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A Whimsical Explosion

For five years now, Hannah Cecil Gurney—the daughter of Claud Cecil, the man behind the handmade wallpaper company, de Gournay—has been living in a 190sqm home with her husband Eddie Harden, their children and their dog. The property, situated a stone’s throw away from attersea Park and Gurney’s workplace, is a perfect fit for her growing family. “[We] had outgrown our small flat in South Kensington,” she tells us why they decided to move to a new house. While she and her husband adore the location of their flat in South Kensington, they feel the place is not practical for raising children and keeping dogs. “We needed more space and we wanted to be in a quieter residential neighbourhood. South Kensington has a lot of hustle and bustle. Battersea is calm and relaxed but also close to Chelsea where I work and where my husband and I love to hang out with friends,” she says.

The family moved into

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