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Inside Clarence House, Prince Charles and Camilla’s London Home

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Photo credit: Getty Images

From House Beautiful

For nearly two centuries, Clarence House has been home to senior members of the British royal family. Nowadays, the house is known as the London home of Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, but the residence has a fascinating history of its own, and has undergone many a reinvention over the years.

Here, what you should know about Clarence House.

It was built between 1825 and 1827.

The residence was designed by John Nash next to St. James’s Palace as a home for King George III’s son—then Prince William Henry, Duke of Clarence, soon to be King William IV—in the 19th century. The three-story stuccoed mansion was luxurious, to be sure, but far less resplendent than Nash’s work on Buckingham Palace.

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Photo credit: Hulton Archive – Getty Images

Clarence House has been home to several royals and their families.

King William IV

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Inside Quibi’s Murder House Flip with Designer Joelle Uzyel

The best show to come out of quarantine since Tiger King is Murder House Flip, a new series from Quibi that offers the true-crime-meets-home-improvement mashup you didn’t know you needed. It follows a format familiar to HGTV’s Fixer Upper, but with a spooky twist: All the houses being remodeled have a dark past. Like, bodies-buried-in-the-backyard kind of dark. Literally.

The show’s designers, Mikel Welch and Joelle Uzyel, operate as a Chip and Joanna Gaines-esque duo (except they’re not married) to renovate disturbing digs where infamous killings have taken place, like the brutal 1988 murder of Jaws: The Revenge child actor Judith Barsi.

ELLE.com spoke to Uzyel, a Beverly Hills-based interior designer, about working in these spaces—and what it’s like to have the occasional run-in with a ghost.

So…how does one get into flipping murder houses exactly?

When I first told my family, they thought it was a joke.

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