Step inside a boho-chic Victorian terrace

A four bedroom period house with a mix of contemporary and vintage styles.

A four bedroom period house with a mix of contemporary and vintage styles.

bricked house exterior with white windows and garden

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white living room with sofa and fire place

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Rich fabrics in deep jewel-like colours look understated and glamorous against a bright white background. Statement vintage lighting adds sparkle while a thick rug lifts the dark glossy floor.

The Vintage Chandelier Company

white kitchen with worktop and drawers

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The open-plan kitchen features pale ceramic floor tiles which help create space.

Kitchen units

bedroom with dark flooring and bed

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Make a comfortable bed the focus of a relaxing bedroom with a softly patterned wallpaper behind the headboard. Matching bedside tables and ornate lamps will give your scheme a balanced look. Finish the look with satin sheets and glamorous crystal accessories.


mwhite children's bedroom with cupboard

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A bright white look is great for a nursery but add some colour with a fun Union Jack rug and baby blue accessories. A wall-sticker adds interest and can be easily removed when it's time for a change.

Mamas & Papas

white bathroom with cupboard and washbasin

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Add a personal touch to a classic white bathroom suite with some stylish silver accessories. Here a wall sticker adds detail to the walls and complements the Moroccan style storage unit and framed family photos. Make the most of your space with open-shelving above the toilet.


Heather Young

Heather Young has been Ideal Home’s Editor since late 2020, and Editor-In-Chief since 2023. She is an interiors journalist and editor who’s been working for some of the UK’s leading interiors magazines for over 20 years, both in-house and as a freelancer.