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Fabulous modern outdoor space.
I managed to incorporate 'taste' into our bedroom by converting one of our armories into a mini-breakfast bar. It has everything we need for a quick breakfast-in-bed - a small refrigerator, a microwave and, of course, coffee & tea to get us going!
Garden inspiration...I'm thinking some fake stuff and some real stuff??