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August 2015

Living room makeover with new cushions
Decorate

The great cushion conundrum

It’s possible that I have an unhealthy obsession with cushions. I’m unable to walk past cushions in a homewares shop without stopping to consider and, sometimes, caress them. Weird, I know. I can’t explain it, except to say that cushions are so soft and…

August 20, 2015
Fireplace renovation herringbone marble tiles
Renovate

Our post-war fireplace gets a makeover

  When we bought our 1940s post-war house – one of many originally built to accommodate returned servicemen and their families – we inherited an unsightly fireplace, complete with a retro-tiled hearth and bricked-up firebox. After coming across this fireplace makeover on Young House Love, we were inspired to remodel ours too,…

August 15, 2015