Decorating Childrens Rooms with Hand Painted Wall Murals

About 15 years ago I was asked if I would decorate a friend’s daughter’s bedroom; with some hand painted wall murals. It was years before the advent of wall decals and vinyl stickers. But my friend wanted something fun and pretty to break up the vast expanse of magnolia. The room was a bit of an odd shape …

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Introducing Quorn Stone; Why I Love My Stone Floor…

I get lots of messages on my Listed Home Instagram account, asking about my stone floor in our downstairs living space. I thought, I’d write about it on here so I have somewhere to direct the next person to, that asks me! We bought our limestone flooring — and matching exterior paving — from Quorn …

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Oh Faux Fabulous! In Praise of Faux Flowers That Look Real…

I’ve written about my love of faux flowers that look real before. From my glorious hydranges from HomeSense to the fabulous faux florals from Jane Packer, I’ve had a thing about everlasting flowers for as long as I can remember. Once upon a time they were considered a bit ‘naff’. After all, plastic and silk …

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Custom Wall Murals From Les Dominotiers | AD

Have you ever considered decorating with custom wall murals? Made to measure wall murals have been around for a while now; they’re a little like wallpaper but — more often than not — they feature scenes or photographs. Some even have hand-painted, freeform designs; rather than a traditional repeat pattern. There are various options; you …

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How To Create Easy Faux Wall Panelling

Have you ever wondered how to create easy faux wall panelling? I’ve always loved the elegant panelling that can be seen in stately homes; it’s a really effective way of adding charm to a plain wall. And, although our little cottage is full of period features, the walls are fairly plain. Particularly the wall up …

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A Space Theme Bedroom with Desenio {AD}

‘This is a paid partnership with Desenio’ Want to create a space themed bedroom for your little one without redecorating the whole room; or breaking the bank? I’ve just given the boy’s bedroom a little revamp — and totally changed the look and feel — just by painting a wall and adding a few new …

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