Step inside a mid-century style terrace

Take a look around this mid-century style Edwardian terrace which has been decorated in a mid-century style. See more real homes and house tours at

The bay windows at the front of this traditional Edwardian terrace have been decorated with window film for privacy.

1/9 Exterior

exterior of house with brick walls and green door

(Image credit: Future PLC/David Cleveland)

Window film


2/9 Mid-century living room

living room woth curtains on window and sofa with cushion

(Image credit: Future PLC/David Cleveland)

This Edwardian room has been given an Arts and Crafts feel using Setting Plaster paint by Farrow & Ball on the walls and curtains in Lily Leaf fabric. Mid-century touches include vintage Ercol coffee tables and cushions covered in Hedgerow and Kensal Rising by St Jude’s Fabrics.

Setting Plaster by Farrow & Ball
Lily Leaf in Olive by Morris & Co
Coffee tables
Hedgerow and Kensal Rising by St Jude’s Fabrics

3/9 Retro reading spot

table with armchair telephone and wooden flooring

(Image credit: Future PLC/David Cleveland)

A cosy nook was created as a place to read a book or listen to music in. A reproduction vintage-style phone that has modern, push button features sits on an original Ercol nest of tables.

Purves & Purves
After Noah

4/9 White gloss kitchen

kitchen with white cabinet and microwave

(Image credit: Future PLC/David Cleveland)

Kitchen units in a high white gloss finish give a clean, modern look. Handmade Valencia tiles add a splash of colour, while an original 1960s kettle, traditional scales and a polka dot serving dish add vintage appeal.

Faktum kitchen units
Valencia tiles
Opal by Fired Earth

5/9 Mid-century dining room

dinning room with white walls and wooden flooring

(Image credit: Future PLC/David Cleveland)

The mid-century feel is created with a pine table from a second-hand shop complemented by retro dining chairs and a seagrass rug.

Manilla dining chairs
The Conran Shop
Seagrass rug
Natural Rug Store

6/9 Vintage bedroom

bedroom with white walls and sofa with cushion

(Image credit: Future PLC/David Cleveland)

An original Ercol sofa from a second-hand shop and curtains made up in Michaelmas Daisy curtain fabric set the scene for the master bedroom's period style. The bed in a similar wood to the sofa completes the look.

Curtain fabric
Michaelmas Daisy from Morris & Co
Feather & Black

7/9 Contemporary bathroom

bathroom with shower wash basin and wooden counter

(Image credit: Future PLC/David Cleveland)

The warm grey tones of the Retro Metro Holland Park tiles and Neutrals Lustre glass mosaic tiles give the bathroom a modern edge.

Mosiac tiles
Fired Earth
Malm from the Kevin McCloud range at Fired Earth

8/9 Retro home office

white walls with laptop on table and chair

(Image credit: Future PLC/David Cleveland)

An old bathroom has been turned into into a study with a length of wood veneer worktop as a desk and an Eames Daw chair in white.

Similar chair
The Conran Shop

9/9 Vintage guest bedroom

guest room with white walls and chair

(Image credit: Future PLC/David Cleveland)

The pretty guest bedroom includes an original Lloyd Loom chair bought from a junk shop and an old trunk rescued from a garage. A 50’s style Roberts radio adds to the period look. 

Similar chair
Lloyd Loom

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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.