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Why you should choose a low pendant light instead of a TV

Why I chose a low pendant light instead of a TV

Do you remember this Friends episode? Joey is describing his TV acting job to a woman. But she doesn’t have a TV. Confused he reacts: “You don’t own a TV? What’s all your furniture pointed at?”

Now, you may laugh — but it’s true. Nowadays, everything seems to gravitate towards the TV in a living room. Electronics are popping up in every single room. All your gadgets can stream films and series as well. And this can kill the old art of conversation.

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My top 10 must-have interior design books (+giveaway!)

My top 10 must-have interior design books (+ giveaway!)

Sometimes you’re stuck with a home decor project and don’t know how to tackle it. The inspiration isn’t there. What’s the solution? Nothing beats a top-quality design book. Nowhere else you’ll find such beautifully curated interiors and inspiration.

There are so many books out there that you don’t know where to start! I’ve put together this list for you: my top 10 interior design and decorating books. Including some of my favourite ones and a few from my wish list. There’s also a juicy giveaway …

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A beginner’s guide to discovering the history of your house

A beginner's guide to discovering the history of your house - old deed document (2)

Do you wonder what secrets your house hides? Every home has a story to tell. It’s just there — waiting for you to unravel it. Are you curious and have a passion for vintage? This guide to researching the history of your house is for you.

You will learn how to decipher the secrets of your home. I promise it will give you talking points. And you’ll see your house with different eyes.

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A coastal mid-century modern office

An office is one of those rooms that most of us need, but don’t have the space. Often you end up with an office/storage/guest room. Is there a way to decorate such mess with style?

This is the challenge. Transforming a small dark box room into a relaxing and welcoming office/guest bedroom. Today, I’m concentrating on the office nook and the storage issue.

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The perfect mid-century armchair for small rooms

The perfect mid-century armchair for small rooms

You have a small living room. Got the sofa, a nice coffee table. But there’s something missing — an armchair. Have you noticed that the best armchairs are massive? Even the ones labelled “compact”. I gave up.

Surely there has to be an armchair that ticks all the boxes: smart, compact and comfortable. Like a revelation, I came across the perfect one!

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