By keeping the backdrop of this large and airy living room simple, the owners have been able to go to town with art, furniture and ornaments for an eclectic boho look. The walls have been painted in All White from Farrow & Ball.
1/10 Clever book storage
2/10 Boho-chic living room
A carved Indian coffee table contrasts with big, cosy sofas, pulling together the look and creating a welcoming space for family relaxation. Find similar sofas at Habitat. The armchair has been reupholstered in felt - find a similar shade at Designers Guild.
3/10 Classic kitchen diner
In this kitchen-diner, a selection of design classics, such as Philippe Starck's Ghost and Bo chairs and a Verner Panton chair, look chic around a wooden table covered in a zinc sheet. You can find these chairs at Heal's.
4/10 Family kitchen-diner
The kitchen-diner is in the old living room, which has been converted into a family-sized space, complete with French doors onto the garden. Treasures collected over the years decorate the surfaces and, along with the gas log fire, add a cosy feel to the light-filled room. Not On The High Street sells similar candlesticks.
5/10 Whimsical girl’s bedroom
The whimsical Midsummer Night's Dream feel in this little girl's room is achieved with a mixture of pretty soft furnishings and unusual but effective decorative features. It's the ideal place for older children to play and sleep. Find similar beds at Ikea.
6/10 Romantic master bedroom
Clever paint tricks have been used in the romantically decorated bedroom, such as contrasting soft tones on the wall to create the seamless silhouette of a headboard. Find paint shades like these at Farrow & Ball, and similar bedlinen at Habitat.
7/10 Glamourous ensuite bathroom
Decorated in earthy shades and cool blues, this en-suite bathroom was designed with relaxation in mind.
8/10 Children’s sitting room
This children's sitting room is a riot of fun colour and texture. Tromp l'oeil drops add an extra dimension to the walls. Heal's stocks similar coffee tables. Find a cowskin rug like this at The Rugseller.
9/10 Light and airy living room
10/10 Dramatic hallway
This dramatic entrance hall demonstrates great use of colour in pulling various design elements together. By limiting the colour palette to two contrasting shades, and painting the staircase the same shade as the floorboards, the eye is drawn along the hallway into the house. Find a Nordic country-style bench at Scumble Goosie.
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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.
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