Take a look inside a stylish family home

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The nightmare 1970s interior of this Victorian house has been stripped out to create a stylish family home.

1/7 Stylish exterior

stylish exterior with brick wall and iron fence

(Image credit: Future PLC/Lizzie Orme)

2/7 Living room

living room with white walls and black fireplace

(Image credit: Future PLC/Lizzie Orme)

Original period pieces have been replaced, including coving and the fireplace, and the living room is now a serene retreat in white.

Similar shutters
Lifestyle Shutters

3/7 Kitchen

kitchen with mounted burner and white cabinets

(Image credit: Future PLC/Lizzie Orme)

White kitchen units mixed with a wooden work surface and chrome fixtures and fittings creates a classic combination.


4/7 Dining area

dining area with white table and crockery dresser

(Image credit: Future PLC/Lizzie Orme)

An eclectic mix of dining chairs and freestanding furniture create an informal and relaxing area to eat in.

The Kitchen Dresser Company.

5/7 Home office

home office with white interiors and laptop

(Image credit: Future PLC/Lizzie Orme)

Create a feminine workstation by using pretty floral fabrics and white-painted rustic furniture.

Patchwork throw
Zara Home

6/7 Nursery

nursery with white walls and cradle

(Image credit: Future PLC/Lizzie Orme)

A dash of black and white cow-print adds a modern touch to a classic white nursery.

Chair fabric

Harts Fabrics

7/7 Bedroom

bedroom with white walls and bed

(Image credit: Future PLC/Lizzie Orme)

This pine bed, painted white, creates the inspiration for a glamorous French-style bedroom.

Similar bedlinen
Laura Ashley

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.