Decorating a long narrow hallway

By Avalon: April 18th, 2011 in category.

Long hallways are always challenging. Dark colours are fine, as long as there is a good light source (and the ceiling is kept a light colour), otherwise it will feel very low and tight. Large pieces of art work well too. Too many small frames will overpower such a narrow space. Hanging art higher on […]

Read more

March ’11 House Price Index from Rightmove

By Avalon: April 12th, 2011 in category.

Key Points from this month’s report   New sellers nudge up average asking prices by 0.8% in the continuing absence of mainstream or forced sellers – new listings up 5% year-on-year but still down 26% on pre-crunch levels Housing market now driven by need for larger deposits, leading to greater liquidity for more expensive property […]

Read more