Step inside Susanna's vintage-style home

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Susanna's living room gives her plenty of chance to show off her vintage and junk-shop finds. Her coffee table came from a charity shop, while the dark wood flooring is from B&Q. You can get the look on the high street – try Next for similar chinzty vintage-style prints.

1/10 Living room

living room with brick wall and black sofa

(Image credit: Future PLC /Matt Cant)

2/10 Wood-burning stove

fireplace with wood burning stove and bunting

(Image credit: Future PLC /Matt Cant)

wood-burning stove keeps Susanna's living room warm and cosy, while decorative hearts from her shop Bow add a pretty touch. The empty gilt frames draw attention to the exposed brick wall.

3/10 Pretty dining room

dining room with wooden door and blue vase

(Image credit: Future PLC /Matt Cant)

Susanna's dining room has a great vintage feel, with quirky accessories, a pretty table runner and re-upholstered old comfy chair. Try Bow for similar tableware, while Argos has leather dining chairs.

4/10 Open-plan hall

hallway with wooden table and white wall

(Image credit: Future PLC /Matt Cant)

There's a mix of old and new in Susanna's dining room, with a painted dresser and new dining table and chairs. The table has white painted legs, which works works with the country look. The stairs and hallway were given a makeover by painting walls and woodwork white. Try Crown's Milk White matt emulsion and satinwood paint.

5/10 Painted dresser

dresser with cushion and grey cabinet

(Image credit: Future PLC /Matt Cant)

The dresser is painted in Farrow & Ball's French Gray and is the perfect spot for displaying Susanna's vintage crockery.

6/10 Country kitchen

kitchen with gas stove microwave and teapot

(Image credit: Future PLC /Matt Cant)

New kitchen units from Wickes, gave Susanna her country-look kitchen, while a pretty floral Roman blind hangs at the window. The worktop is made from extra-thick pieces of timber from a builder's yard, stained dark. Find similar cute storage tins at Cath Kidston.

7/10 Plate rack with pretty vintage china

plate rack shelf with crockery and teacups

(Image credit: Future PLC /Matt Cant)

Pretty bone china plates and cups line Susanna's plate rack in her vintage-style kitchen. Try Dibor for similar.

8/10 Chintzy bedroom

bedroom with wallpaper and cushion

(Image credit: Future PLC /Matt Cant)

It's pretty patterns galore in Susanna's bedroom, with vintage quilts, ditsy bed linen and floral wallpaper, mixed with a modern leather upholstered bed. Try Debenhams for similar bed linen, while Laura Ashley has a great range of chintzy wallpaper designs. Dreams has a great range of affordable leather beds.

9/10 Floral bathroom

bathroom with wallpaper and white basin

(Image credit: Future PLC /Matt Cant)

Practical tongue and groove gets a floral hit with a Cath Kidston wallpaper in Susanna's bathroom. Try EASIpanel for panelling, then paint with Litttle Green's Bone China Blue.

10/10 Front of Susanna’s home

exteior of house with white window and brick wall

(Image credit: Future PLC /Matt Cant)

The front of Susanna's three-bed Victorian semi, which she renovated to give each room her own take on vintage style.

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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.