Here are some corners of my house, in response to a request from Sweet Irene.
Firstly my Indian themed dining room.
Secondly our fire place. We live in a 1930s terrace and when we moved in this fireplace was the original 1930s one which was a dark mahogany, quite dark and forbidding. We have always wanted a pine fireplace so Mark painted it with pine coloured paint. If you look you can see that he has even put in the knots in the wood, which is a nice touch. So it is a rather strange hybrid, a 1930s pine fireplace. On it (the grey shape) you can see Eleanor's vase which she made out of clay and coloured aquarium stones at Brownies for Mother's Day. Quite heavy this, and you have to take care not to knock it off.
Thirdly my impressionist lampshade, as I like the colour effects of the impressionist school of painting and wanted it on my lampshade.
Because I don't like cooking and my kitchen is small and dark and wanted to make being in it the most positive experience I could make it I tried to think of the most positive experience I could think of and came up with a Mediterranean theme. The colours of the walls are contrasting oranges (quite pleased with the combination of colours here) as orange is the colour of celebration and life. Note the border with vines and grapes. I put three little terracotta pots on the window sill to complement the theme, but two have been knocked off.
Our Roman Baths. Mark made the mosiac and I put on a mosiac border of sea creatures. Again it is a 1930s bathroom, as you can tell by the tiles. The bath is very narrow and coffin shaped, but environmentally friendly as it does not take much water. You have to be very slim to use it, as maybe they were in the 30s, due to rationing.