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A Kitchen Update with Samsung

A Kitchen Update with Samsung

Post contains gifted item from Samsung At 15 years old my old American style fridge freezer was on it's last legs. The fresh water dispenser and ice making machine had long since packed up, the lights no longer worked, all the door shelves had broken and the fridge seemed to freeze everything whilst the freezer didn't quite manage to freeze anything. Add in to the mix that every so often I would wake up to a flooded kitchen  (how does that even happen with the water supply is turned off) and well, it had come to the end of it's ...
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Mini Kitchen Revamp With Cult Furniture

Mini Kitchen Revamp

Hello, my name is Rachel and I am a serial decorator. There, I said it! I get well stressed when I go more than a couple of weeks without any creative outlet. I become impossible to live with in fact! That said, I am always on a budget and so buying new things for the sake of buying new things is never an option for me. Even if I was lucky enough to be in that position I wouldn't buy, buy, buy anyway. It's just not me. When I do redecorate a room I always have to look at a ...
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Raspberry Flavoured Windows Limited Edition Art

Raspberry Flavoured Windows – The Shop

Hello lovelies, can you hear the fanfare playing in the background? No! How about the drum roll? No?? Surely you can. I'm letting you into a little secret, guess what? Yep, that's right. The clue is in the title. I'm only launching a THE shop here on Raspberry Flavoured Windows! Eeekkkkk! Please be gentle with me. Well currently it's more like a single product but hey, from small acorns and all that ...
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Monochrome Hallway Reveal

Monochrome Hallway Makeover Reveal

That's it, I've decided on the epitaph for my gravestone. 'Here lies Rachel, she hasn't decorated her hallway since 2019!' I am never, repeat never, decorating the hall, stairs and landing ever again! Talk about cut off from the world. My every waking moment for the last three weeks has been spent painting. I had the walls and ceilings done in less than a week, but OMFG there is A LOT of woodwork. And cutting in! No masking tape was used or harmed in the process of this makeover. Mainly due to nothing being straight! Are you ready to see ...
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My Current Hallway

Monochrome Hallway Design

It's all go chez the RFW  household at the moment. I've definitely got my decorating mojo back with a vengeance. Youngest RFW's bedroom is complete bar a couple of bits I'm waiting for. And they're exciting bits at that. And so now I'm moving onto the dreaded hall, stairs and landing. I've talked about Monochrome design before and that's the way my hallway is going. Isn't this area of the home the worst to decorate though? Firstly you've got that stupidly high drop over the stairs. And secondly oh sooooo much woodwork. And doors!! Count them, I have 9 doors ...
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Vestibule Makeover from Raspberry Flavoured Windows

Vestibule Makeover

Vestibule, a small room or chamber which separates the outer door of a home from the interior of a building. I'm not quite sure why some homes have them. Maybe it's so we can greet a visitor and decide whether we want them to come into our home. Maybe it's to reduce heat loss?? Whatever the reason I'm lucky enough to have one. It may be small in stature but as with all my small rooms I want it to be big on style and so I decided to give my own vestibule a makeover ...
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DIY GOLD LEAF WALL LETTERS

DIY Gold Leaf Wall Letters

Isn't it really annoying when you have an awkward space and you just can't find anything to fit it? Especially when it's wall space? I mean art can be so expensive can't it? Especially if you like it oversized and in your face like I do. So what do we do with these most annoying areas? The ones that taunt you every time you pass by? Whispering over and over at you how unloved they look. And equally your bank balance is yelling above the said whispering that it doesn't care how much you need to get your post New ...
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2018 Christmas Dining Room Reveal

2018 Christmas Dining Room Reveal

Well I've finally got the decs out and my 2018 Christmas Dining Room is ready for it's reveal. Ever late to the party but always the last to leave! I think I'm catching up and the house is now beginning to feel a lot like Christmas. Sorry if that's not going to embed the tune in your brain. So if you fancy a bit of a nosy at my 2018 dining room Christmas decs, click on the read more bit and come have a goggle at the reveal ...
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How To Make Brass Kitchen Plinths At Home

How To Make Brass Kitchen Plinths

Every chasing glamour and sophistication in my interior design aspirations I was on the hunt for Brass Plinths for my kitchen makeover. Brass is really a show stopper in kitchen design with anything from splash backs to the cupboards being clad in it. My own plinths were looking extremely tatty and I knew that a pop of gold would help to lift my design. Too much brass and it would be garish, not enough and the result would be dark and dingy. So as always Google is my friend and I duly set about researching brass kick boards. And guess ...
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The Best Brand Of Paint For Kitchen Cabinets

The Best Brand Of Paint For Kitchen Cabinets

Way before I started decorating my kitchen, even before I started a Pinterest Board for inspiration I was researching paint. Since I started Raspberry Flavoured Windows obsessing is an understatement. You see, I knew I wanted to paint my very tired looking kitchen cabinets. But I was so afraid the paint would chip or peal off. After all if you're going to spend all that time and effort painting you certainly don't want it to look tatty again within a matter of weeks. So for months I sat at my laptop searching paints brands. I wanted the paint the top ...
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