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Carole King
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Interior Designer, author of Dear Designer's Blog & Co Founder and Joint EIC of Heart Home mag.
Interior Designer, author of Dear Designer's Blog & Co Founder and Joint EIC of Heart Home mag.

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I don’t think I’ll ever tire of the classic white metro tile (especially with a dark grout), but sometimes a kitchen just calls for something a bit more creative......
http://deardesigner.co.uk/get-creative-kitchen-tiles/
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Last weekend I was introduced to an alternative idea for the big Christmas shop. I’m talking about The Oxo Tower. That iconic building on the banks of the Thames that many of us pass without a second glance......
http://deardesigner.co.uk/christmas-shopping-sorted-at-the-oxo-tower/

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Bohemian style (or boho for short), nowadays conjures up images of interiors that are indeed unconventional. Layering is key. Patterns don’t have to match. Colours can clash. The trend relies on pulling different looks from different cultures and mixing them up.....
http://deardesigner.co.uk/beautifully-bohemian-bedroom/

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Just as I was beginning to reconcile myself to the fact that I can’t have house plants at home, along comes a book that tells me I can. House of Plants by Caro Langton and Rose Ray is a practical and beautiful guide to how to love and care for your indoor tropical plants, succulents, cacti and air plants...
http://deardesigner.co.uk/book-review-house-plants/

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This calm and muted palette (so Nordic) offers a range of creative ways to bring Scandi style to your own home without eschewing pattern.....
http://deardesigner.co.uk/little-nordic-cool-surface-view/

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I’ve been looking for a new rug for the living room for some time. I loved my Beni Ourain style rug. In fact I loved it a LOT, but then we got a dog. ....

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I’ve been looking for a new rug for the living room for some time. I loved my Beni Ourain style rug. In fact I loved it a LOT, but then we got a dog. .....
http://deardesigner.co.uk/rug-beneath-feet/

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Most people these days aspire to an open-plan living space with kitchen, dining room, and family room opening out on to the garden. It’s the ideal way to live. The family can be together but still have room to spread out doing different things, and the garden just a few steps away, helps to make the most of good weather. And it was also the vision architect Gregory Phillips had for his family home when he purchased a run down Thirties semi eight years ago..... @+Gregory Phillips Architects

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Reviewing the new book by Emily Henson @lifeunstyled today on the blog. Simply beautiful. Published by @RylandPeters
http://deardesigner.co.uk/design-book-life-unstyled-by-emily-henson/

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It’s true. I have a love, hate relationship with plants. I love them. They unfortunately hate me. So I'm on a mission to find the best faux house plants around...http://deardesigner.co.uk/friend-faux-plants/ #fauxplants #houseplants 
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