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March 27, 2019
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Portable mid century bar in a barrel — so cute!

[ad_1] Just some happy this morning: A vintage mid century portable rolling bar — that looks like a barrel when it’s closed! Spotted at Retro Genie’s  in Northampton (one of my all-time favorite vintage stores!) a while ago.  Let’s see how it opens… Top first… And here we go — […]
March 27, 2019
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2019 Home Renovation Costs Per Square Foot in Philadelphia

[ad_1] A cost breakdown on materials, labor, and permits for your home remodel (Above) Bathroom remodel in Yardley, PA by Sweeten contractor Stephen. Photo: Joe Alfano Thanks to the city’s long history, you’ll find a rich mix of historic and modern architecture in Philadelphia, from row homes and trinities, modern properties […]
March 26, 2019
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Hotel Hakuba: A Japanese Ski Lodge for Scandi Design Fanatics

[ad_1] Located in a village near Nagano, the site of the 1998 Winter Olympics, Hotel Hakuba is a ski lodge from Onecollection founders Ivan Hansen and Hans Henrik merging Japanese architecture with midcentury Scandinavian design. A bit of history: In 2000, Hansen and Henrik acquired the rights to produce the designs of Danish […]
March 26, 2019
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Karma

[ad_1] If you’ve been following our home improvement adventures for a while you’ll probably already know that we’ve had a few fun things happen to us because of the blog. We’ve been lucky enough to meet some fab people we now call our friends, we jetted off to the bright […]
March 26, 2019
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Self Build Homes for Every Budget

[ad_1] Get an idea of the kind of home you could build on your budget by taking a look at these self build homes organised by build cost The post Self Build Homes for Every Budget appeared first on Homebuilding & Renovating. [ad_2] Source link
March 25, 2019
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Decorating the Christmas Tree and Our Yearly Christmas Traditions

[ad_1] This is the first time in four years that our house has felt finished enough to properly decorate for Christmas. Don’t get me wrong, the house is FAR from finished and half of it is still very much in chaos, but we have more semi-finished rooms than we’ve ever […]
March 25, 2019
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Our Mini Patio Refresh

[ad_1] Today I’m sharing a few small steps I took to get our patio ready for spring, along with the one change I made that completely transformed the feel of the space (and I’m betting, how often we’ll use it!) with our new Enbrighten Cafe Lights! This post is sponsored […]
March 25, 2019
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Hampton Court Flower Show

[ad_1] Last weekend I went to Hampton Court Flower Show with my parents. It’s not too far from here but feels like you are well and truly out of the city. It was glorious summer day with everyone in straw hats and rocking the linen trousers. And plenty of chances […]
March 24, 2019
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LEDs & tourist tip for London

[ad_1] The humble incandescent light bulb started to get phased out in 2009, and ours hadn’t quite given up the ghost until now. We had a bit of a struggle finding LED replacements that worked with the dimmers. The first pair to arrive wouldn’t dim at all, and cast a […]