1/11 Pale flooring with black staircase
Get a contemporary look by creating a strong contrast. Pale Oak-effect laminate softens a strong monochrome scheme in this dining room-cum-hallway. The attention is drawn to the dramatic black painted straircase and white Eames-style dining chairs. Add character with a reclaimed table for a modern and eclectic mix.
UK Flooring Direct
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2/11 Striped open-plan living room
Continue a colour scheme with attractive dark-wood laminate flooring. Smart horizontal striped wallpaper shows off the wood-effect tones of this open-plan floor space. Keep the look balanced and maximise the sense of space with cream and white furniture.
3/11 Cream gloss kitchen
The walnut laminate in this kitchen is a practical choice for a small space. Team with a similar shade worktop and high gloss, oyster cabinets for a calming modern look. A splashback of ice white split-face slate tiles makes a great impact.
4/11 Colourful family living room
Use warm laminate flooring to tie a scheme together. This living space is mostly yellow and grey and, by choosing a similar warm-toned floor, you can create an attractive and practical space perfect for relaxed family living. Funky wallpaper blends in perfectly and adds a sense of fun.
5/11 Glass dining room extension
Inject classic style into a modern glass extension with the use of comforting oak-style flooring and an inviting deep-pile rug. The French artisan dining chairs are a quirky addition and give the light-filled room wow factor.
6/11 1950s-style kitchen-diner
Bring together an eclectic mix of colourful upcycled furniture and rich-coloured flooring. This dark-wood laminate creates a timeless canvas and helps level up an even concrete base underneath. The finished look is bright and homely, with a subtle 1950s vibe.
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7/11 Clutter-free hallway
Keep a high traffic area, such as a hallway, clean and clutter free with practical modern laminate. Fresh-blue walls and warm wood-effect flooring ensures the look is fresh and up to date, while an iconic retro console table gives the space character.
8/11 Pastel country-style bedroom
Create a rustic French feel by choosing a soft cream backdrop, and a mix of white wood and metal furninture. Display pretty boxes, glassware and pastel bedlinen for feminine charm and complete the look with distressed wood-effect flooring.
9/11 White Shaker-style kitchen
Enhance the sense of light and space in your kitchen with continuous flooring throughout. Soft colours create calm in this modern Shaker-style kitchen. The central island helps to break up the large floor space, while a touch of instant glamour is added by a glass bar light above.
Yew Tree Designs
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10/11 Traditional bathroom
Give a bathroom a sophisticated look with parquet-effect flooring. The geometric block design adds interest and gives the room a refined feel. Continue the scheme with a traditional suite and vintage accessories like this Venetian mirror. A vibrant aqua paint colour and stand-out bath mat bring the look up to date.
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11/11 Child’s bedroom
Give your children's room a practical finish with an easy-to-clean floor. Choose a neutral backdrop that can be easily updated and add colour with a mixture of different frames to display artwork. A soft textured rug will warm the scheme and tie everything together.
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Rachel Homer has been in the interiors publishing industry for over 15 years. Starting as a Style Assistant on Inspirations Magazine, she has since worked for some of the UK’s leading interiors magazines and websites. After starting a family, she moved from being a content editor at Idealhome.co.uk to be a digital freelancer and hasn’t looked back.
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