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Dark and Moody Navy Blue Interiors 2021

Oh Dark Interiors, how we've been so afraid of you for so long! Yet here we are in 2021 and navy blue is the colour of choice in many homes. I remember going back to my childhood when the 9 year old me decided I was old and wise enough to start having an input on how my bedroom should be decorated. One thing my mother always instilled in me when we were looking was to 'never use a dark colour because it makes the room feel smaller and closed in'. Now, she wasn't the sole mantra of this idea that 'dark' meant 'small', it was common knowledge amongst the top design guru's of the day. Although I do question...

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10 Ways to Jazz up your walls!

One thing I struggled with when we renovated our house (and still struggle with now) is utilising wall space and making it look pretty, but not cluttered. I am always looking for ways to jazz up our walls. I'm not a huge fan of open shelving or having a million ornaments out on display - this for me is 1) a dust haven, and will take me 10 times longer to clean than having a clear surface I can just swoosh across with the duster (total OCD head) and 2) a guaranteed way of making my own head space feel cluttered - like there's stuff actually everywhere... and it's caving in on you..... and I need to straighten that vase......

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Versatile Living Room

For a breakout space that's easy to adapt, choose individual armchairs that can be moved and turned easily. This creates a space suitable for having a chat with friends, sitting and reading a book or for additional seating when you have guests over. Use a side table in the middle and a floor lamp to the side to form a setting, rather than just having 2 armchairs sitting by themselves in the middle of the floor. Frames on the wall behind again add to the overall look and scene, and pull everything together. This look can be achieved with many different looks and styles but we thought this was a particularly beautiful example. Armchairs - Sierra Leather Armchair £840 Floor Lamp - Charlie...

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