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How to Create a Gallery Wall

We have a bit of A Thing for gallery walls. Looking at this picture of Lisa Dawson's staircase might actually make us swoon a little. So I thought I'd do a little post dedicated to how to create a gallery wall. …

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We want to live here: a stylish family home in London

There are few Wear & Where features I love more than ones focusing on interior designer Laura Stephens' projects. Not only has Laura a great eye for decor and colour, she is also brilliant at explaining the thinking behind her process. Which means that as well as drooling over stunning pictures of exquisite homes, you can also pick up some great interior tips too....…

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How to Decorate with Grey Paint

One flat. One owner who loves the idea of grey paint, but is baffled by the array of shades on offer.(Forget 50; more like 350…) One interior designer who can see through the maze of grey. Want to see what happens next?…

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6 Paint Dilemmas: Solved (by an Expert)

“I am”, said my friend and fellow journalist, Claire, “actually losing sleep over paint samples.” She was 8 months pregnant, with a toddler and a job clamouring for attention, in the throes of moving and doing up her new flat. I knew exactly what – or rather who – she needed: our favourite interiors guru Laura Stephens, here to answer every one of her – and your – paint dilemmas. (Check back in next week to see Claire’s flat…)…

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Home Again. Not just a movie, but a house. You *have* to see this…

I was lucky enough to see a preview of Home Again, starring Reese Witherspoon and directed by Nancy Meyers. Now, I make no pretence of being a film critic (although read on for my review), but what I am is an amateur interiors critic. And the interiors in this movie are insanely good. The Home Again house might actually be my dream home.…

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How to design a children’s room by interior designer, Laura Stephens

Decorating a nursery seems relatively easy (cot, chair, changing table, some sweet wall stickers, maybe a rug), but as children grow up (how dare they?!), it seems to be harder to design a room that will not only suit them when they're young, but also when they're a bit older and have more opinions of their own (again - how dare they?!) And so, we turned to Wear & Where's favourite Interiors Guru, designer Laura Stephens who is amazing when it comes to creating family-friendly spaces that are also stylish. If you are thinking about redecorating, then you've come to the right place...…

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Our Stationery Addiction

The other day, when I was in & Other Stories, queuing to buy the dress which may or may not make me look like a milkmaid, but I love it either way, I noticed their gorgeous new-ish stationery range. How has this passed me by? How has my desk survived without it?…

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Spring Home Updates (Simple as you like)

Much as I love to be cosy at home, it feels good to throw open the French doors to the garden and let the air in. (And to dry my washing outside. Brief pause to appreciate the lovely Instagrammers who share my obsession. Honestly, when it’s warm-ish and sunny I start prowling the house for things to wash.) Whilst I am unlikely (in the near future anyway, with small children and work to contend with) to find time for a good old-fashioned Spring clean, I do think it’s worth casting a critical eye over your home and seeing where you can add some seasonal tweaks. I do love a so-easy-it’s-almost-cheating Spring home update.…