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Movable walls

I like this concept.  Some small appartments can leave you with very little room.  Can’t tell you the number of times I’ve had to measure the bedrooms of a certain building to confirm that yes we can put in a queen bed.  This allows you to enjoy the square footage your bed would normally occupy when […]

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21 Ways to Decorate with Velvet

I’ve had this link saved for a little while but until this morning the thought of velvet wasn’t appealing to me. But this morning when you read Feels like 1 sounds appealing. I love that the selection goes from traditional to very modern. Why is it I’m somehow remembering something with crushed velvet and a […]

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Exterior Colour of the Week: Tasteful Taupe

Taupe this weeks featured exterior colour. The subject of exterior colours reminds of a story. Unless you’re superhuman don’t pick your own exterior colours! Many years ago the exterior of my townhouse (a New Edinburgh Barry Hobin infill from the 80s) needed painting. It was beige with off white trim: not my favourite. Got everyone […]

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25 Everyday Bathroom Cleaning Tips

Well we can never have too many bathroom cleaning tips. I’m most intrigued by the Bounce sheet to remove soap scum from the shower door. I have seen a door or two that could use that trick. On the plus side of the soap on the door I have occasionally discovered is that it does […]

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A New Old Kitchen

How amusing that they found 1948 kitchen cabinets and oven that had never been used.  Now that’s a time capsule.  It would be great if they found a way to make it work in a new space.89 total views, 1 views today

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Surrealist Decor — The Stuff of Dreams

In this selection Houzz.com proposes surrealist home décor pieces.  I love the Essey Illusion Clear Side Table and some of the others are fun but the Corbett Lighting Houdini Silver Leaf Pendant at $2700 is less so to me.  Perhaps yes to that price for a light fixture but how long would you be happy with that piece.  Could […]

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