Nasty Niffs and Nice Whiffs

Arh. The smell of Christmas is all around. Pine and plastic christmas trees and tinsel. Such a great smell. But what happens when there is a bad smell in your home? Nasty odours might not be actually bad for you, but they're hard to live with. So how do you get rid of them? This blog firstly provides a few natural solutions but then goes to the next level and introduces scent architecture.   

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Return, only if you yearn

Have you ever seen something you've absolutely loved? Then walk away. I've been applying the 'yearn' principle for many years, and it seems others do too. What is interesting though, is that I struggle to remember what some of these items were months later.  What felt like a case of life and death purchase, has now completely slipped me by.  I've learnt I'm part of a No to FOMO movement. Who knew? Are you?

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Do We Take Interiors Too Seriously?

After a recent trip to the roller rink, I've been wondering if adults are too serious too often. Do interiors fall into the 'serious' category and should they? Why are we so afraid to stand out and have a bit of a laugh by giving something different a go?   As I have pondered seriousness in relation to interiors and our homes, I realised that I could be potentially thinking, and now writing, myself out of work!  Gulp. Read on....

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Faking It - Is it OK?

Kick off a "Faking It" series, this blog looks at faking materials, lining and fabrics within interiors. Materials that are pretending to be another material are everywhere. But is it OK to Fake it?  

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Forced Design Eras - Design Styles to the Rescue - A Loop!

By following interior fashions you are instantly caught in a trap of needing to update your space(s) as fashions fade.  But theres always been an interior fashion, or style, so to speak, for centuries. So why is it a problem now? Is it a problem?  If so, what's the answer?

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