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Guest post by Torie of Torie Jayne Design ?>

Guest post by Torie of Torie Jayne Design

Hello, I am Torie of Torie Jayne Design! As a fellow pastel lover, I am delighted to be Louise’s guest at The Vintage Room today. I just adore Louise’s gorgeous style and am always lusting over her beautiful Instagram feed and blog. So it is a real treat to be nestled in here amongst such pretties!  First up I am sharing with you my DIY Outdoor bar that I made using Ikea wooden crates and some outdoor decking. The outdoor…

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Lydia’s pretty florals ?>

Lydia’s pretty florals

As my daughter Rebecca has previously blogged about my little grandson Joshua’s lovely nautical bedroom here  I thought I’d do a quick post about my granddaughter Lydia’s bedroom & wardrobe. Lydia features lots on my IG stories as she loves the camera and shouts cheeeeese as soon as someone takes their phone out whereas Joshua now objects to having his pic taken so he doesn’t feature as much! Rebecca loves Liberty florals and classic children’s fashion so Lydia’s wardrobe is very…

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Dining room revamp ?>

Dining room revamp

Now that I’ve finally finished my dining room revamp I thought I’d take a few pics and let you see the finished result.  Emptying this room to have it repainted was a major operation as this was where I stored all my vintage china and bits & pieces that I hire out for weddings and parties.  It’s also the room that I use as a work space to show potential clients what items I have for hire etc. I have…

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Joshua’s nautical bedroom ?>

Joshua’s nautical bedroom

When Joshua was moving out of his little nursery into his big boy bedroom I knew I wanted a nautical theme and did lots of searching online for ideas. I initially found the Harlequin ‘Sail Away’ wallpaper and then based the rest of the room around it. The red, white & blue striped curtains, nautical bedding and navy & white star rug were all from John Lewis and really brightened up the room. I had previously had a large unit made for my family room…

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Laduree pastels in my kitchen ?>

Laduree pastels in my kitchen

  My kitchen units were originally dark pine with multi coloured tiles behind them and I really wanted to lighten the room up by getting the units painted and replacing the tiles with cream ones so we contacted a local company for a quote. Once we decided to go ahead it was all systems go and I set up a mini kitchen in my dining room as the kitchen had to be sealed off for a few days to be…

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