True Romance: 6 enchanting schemes to keep you cosy this autumn

Hunker down this season with a soft, soothing scheme in a pretty romantic palette

Steer away from the traditional autumn palette of amber, brown and gold, and bring a little romance into your scheme with soft pinks, delicate purples and soothing greys.

1. Cosy Comfort

Give your living room a subtle romantic feel with dusty rose, cool pewter and soft cream colours, then add comfort with luxe velvet fabrics. Finish with fresh flowers in uplifting pinks.

Three-seater sofa in Canvas pure Belgian linen, £1,540; armchair in Pewter pure Belgian linen, £720; both Snowdrop range, Velvet cushions, from £20 each, Cox & Cox.

living room with three seater sofa in canvas pure belgian linen armchair in pewter pure belgian linen and velvet cushions

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2. Blooming Lovely

Add a hint of boho to your bedroom scheme with folk inspired florals, such as those on this new bedding collection from Linea. The deep plum tones against the embroidered flowers have a delicately romantic feel, with a canopy fashioned out of a co-ordinating folk inspired set to complete the look.

Linea Gretel Embroidery double duvet set, £70; Fable Folk rabbit cushion, £20, Embroidered Bird cushion, £30; (canopy) Anastasia Embroidery double duvet set, £50; Sprig Vase, £30; Rabbit mug, £5, all Linea by House of Fraser.

bedroom with linea gretel embroidery double duvet set anastasia embroidery double duvet set fable folk rabbit cushion embroidered bird cushion sprig vase and rabbit mug

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3. Going Grey

Opt for traditional romance with this simple, elegant wallpaper from Cole & Son. Let the intricate wallpaper dictate the palette, and add pared-back furnishings in understated grey. Tip: bring the look up to date by opting for a modern bedstead, or add a French feel with wrought-iron furniture.

Plumbago wallpaper, £82 per roll, Cole & Son. Poppy king-size bedstead, £820, Button & Sprung. Bed linen, from a selection, Secret Linen Store

bedroom with plumbago wallpaper and poppy king size bedstead

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4. Timeless Traditional

Go for a refined, classic take on a romantic scheme with antique-style furniture, luxe printed wallpaper and neutral tones with hints of mink and putty. Add shimmering fabrics for a final touch.

Rose Gold Taupe wallpaper, £20 per roll, Kelly Hoppen range, Graham & Brown. For a similar rug, try John Lewis.

living room with rose gold taupe wallpaper rug and fireplace

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5. French Fancy

Put a heavenly spin on a lilac palette with hints of oyster and silver. An ornate headboard and intricate wallpaper add a luxurious feel, whilst layers of soft fabric bring a romantic touch.

Sylvia silver luxury king-size bed, £1,345, The French Bedroom Company. For a similar wallpaper, try Wallpaper Direct.

bedroom with sylvia silver luxury king size bed ornate headboard and intricate wallpaper

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6. Restful Romance

Create a relaxed, casual look by teaming lilac walls with fabrics in an array of grey tones, then add metal highlights to give the look a little lift.

Walls painted in Emile chalk paint, £18.95 for 1 litre, Annie Sloan.
For a similar Throw, try

bedroom with walls painted in emile chalk paint bed with cushions

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