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Makeover Mayhem 21 Mar 2008
1960s room - photo coutesy of the Geffrye Museum
What do our decorating choices say about us?

A generation of homeowners took up DIY as the only practical way of maintaining their homes after the war, but necessity became a pastime and the trend for flamboyant interior design peaked in the 1990s when home makeover programmes were a mainstay of the TV schedules. Jane is joined by designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and Christine Lalumia from the Geffrye Museum to discuss the merits of chucking out the chintz and unblocking the fireplace.

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen's History of Home- a 10 part series begins at 3.45PM on Easter Monday.

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