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We want to live here: Emilie Jacob of Stella and the Stars’ Dubai home

I stumbled across Emilie Jacob's (@StellaandtheStars) gorgeous home on Instagram and it was love at first sight. At first, I lusted after her East London pad, but then, when she moved to Dubai a year ago with her husband Pete and 3-year-old daughter Stella, it was all about her new desert retreat. Her chic, contemporary style works just as well in rainy England as it does in sunny Dubai and there is plenty here to steal (I mean *inspire*). From a gorgeous gallery wall to a perfect pink desk area, this cool, lovely, creative French blogger is one brilliant interiors fiend.....…

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We want to live here: a beautiful family home in South London

Love interiors? Good, so do we. And even better, we know someone who is not just brilliant at putting together a beautiful home, but is also willing to share her secrets. Step forward Laura Stephens, Interior Designer, colour-whizz and all-round amazing decor guru. We particularly wanted to share this, her latest project in South London, because it is a brilliant example of how you can have a stylish, clever home and have children (yes, it really, it IS possible! *although maybe not in my house* she whispers quietly). Ready to take a look? The children's bedroom are particularly lovely...…

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We want to live here: a contemporary family home in Wimbledon

If there's one thing guaranteed to brighten up a dull January day, it's a house designed by Laura Stephens. Our go-to girl for anything decor-related, Laura is an interior design whizz with a taste for colour. This house in Wimbledon is the perfect case-in-point. Cool, contemporary and decorated in a really soothing palette, young children also live there (I know!), going to prove that you don't have to sacrifice style for the sake of small people. Read on, this one's a treat...…

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We want to live here: Tula Goodwin’s colourful Singapore home

Colour is always a good idea, especially when it comes to decorating. And, especially when it comes to pink. Which is why my heart fluttered a little when I saw pictures of Tula Goodwin's beautiful Singapore home. Tula, who lives in an Peranakan house with her husband Henry and 3 daughters also loves colour, "especially pink" and wanted her home to "be cosy and homely." With a beautiful mix of gorgeous fabrics, colonial-style furnishings and bright pops of colour, Tula's home is just the thing to swoon over on a grey old November day...…

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We want to live here: Natalie Cardew of Wonder & Rah’s gorgeous London home

Forget magazines, Instagram is my go-to destination for shopping inspiration. From fashion to home to those things that you never knew you needed until you saw them and then KAPOW you have to have them NOW - it's a brilliant showcase for style. It's where I've made a number of great finds including, most recently, Wonder & Rah, a gorgeous brand selling original design-orientated wall art for children's rooms by the very talented Natalie Cardew. Of course, as soon as I saw the pictures of the home she shares with husband Chris, son Leo (4), daughter Robyn (2) and cats Biffy and Whitney, I knew we had to feature it and ask her more about her decorative style and how she got Wonder & Rah off the ground...…

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How to….create a stylish family-friendly living space

As an Interior Designer with an amazing eye for unique pieces, colour and family-friendly living, Laura Stephens is our go-to girl for anything Interiors-related (having just moved house I'm sure she dreads my frequent emails asking about trims, curtains, cushions....). If you haven't already seen our feature focusing on her beautiful home or the gorgeous living room makeover she did for a client, then do check them out asap. Otherwise, read on to see just how she transformed the ground floor of a pretty normal house into a beautiful family-friendly living space...…

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We want to live here: Marielle Wyse’s beautiful London home

If you haven't yet discovered Wyse London, then you're in for a treat. Founder Marielle Wyse has created the ultimate lust-pot of gorgeousness with her beautiful (and brilliantly-priced) cashmere designs (find out more here). Rather unsurprisingly for someone with such a good eye, Marielle's home is just as beautiful. Furnished with her finds from "anywhere and everywhere...Ikea, French flea markets, the Conran Shop, local junk shops and little interior shops I find along the way," it is serene, calm and just the kind of place for creating those beautiful sweaters we love her for...…

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We Want to Live Here: Lisa of Edit 58’s Amazing London Home

Whilst in the throes of redecorating (some of) my house, I have found much inspiration on the hugely stylish interiors edit58, the brainchild of the lovely Lisa Mehydene. It's a wonderful site: cherry-picked finds from around the world. But it's not just her site which inspires, her Instagram feed @edit.58 is one of the best. She shares snapshots of the incredible London home which she shares with her husband and four-year-old twins, Milla and George - you can imagine how excited we were when she agreed to take us on a tour. And share her genius styling tips. Put your feet up, grab a cup of tea (or glass of wine - no judgment here) and join us on an epic tour. This one's a real treat.…

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We want to live here: Georgie Soskin’s beautiful London home

Georgie Soskin’s home is the perfect mix of style and practicality, bought when Georgie and her husband Fred were a couple and now home to their three children. As trained chef and co-founder of Cooking Them Healthy, the utterly brilliant website dedicated to healthy and delicious family eating (the Supercharged section dedicated to the foods needed for immune-boosting, skin-nourishing, respiratory health etc is incredibly useful), Georgie, unsurprisingly, loves her kitchen. Where she feeds her family, entertains friends and, of course, tests out new recipes for Cooking Them Healthy, it really is the hub of their home. “We’ve lived in the house for 5 1/2 years and when we moved in we thought it was gigantic and now 3 children later…well…not so much!” She laughs. Filled with “an eclectic mix of old and new”, Georgie says that, “I have always loved glossy mags and have torn things out and kept them aside along the way. I guess from doing that I kind of developed my style, and my likes and dis-likes. Overall, I’ve always been drawn to lots of colour and light.” Take a peek inside here……

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We want to live here: Ulrica Wihlborg’s beautiful Swedish home

I have a bit of a lifestyle crush on Entertainment journalist, editor and founder of brilliant online magazine Sweden with Love, Ulrica Wihlborg. Not only was she an award-winning LA-based journalist for several years (a place that I’ve always had a hankering to move to for a while – the orange trees! The sunshine! The ocean!), but she has since returned home to Sweden, a place that Natasha and I are ridiculously fascinated by (personally I blame it on a gap year spent with Swedish snowboarders, but that’s another story…). Having moved from LA in 2012 where she had an incredibly successful career writing cover stories for People magazine, Ulrica, her husband and three children are now based in Karlshamn, “a small coastal town in the south of Sweden that hails from the 1700s, with a population of about 20,000 people”. Here, she tells us about life in Sweden, moving from LA and how she created her beautiful family home….…