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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
2/7 Living room
Original period pieces have been replaced, including coving and the fireplace, and the living room is now a serene retreat in white.
Lifestyle Shutters (opens in new tab)
White kitchen units mixed with a wooden work surface and chrome fixtures and fittings creates a classic combination.
MFI (opens in new tab)
4/7 Dining area
An eclectic mix of dining chairs and freestanding furniture create an informal and relaxing area to eat in.
The Kitchen Dresser Company (opens in new tab).
5/7 Home office
Create a feminine workstation by using pretty floral fabrics and white-painted rustic furniture.
Zara Home (opens in new tab)
Harts Fabrics (opens in new tab)
This pine bed, painted white, creates the inspiration for a glamorous French-style bedroom.
Laura Ashley (opens in new tab)
Heather Young has been Ideal Home’s Editor since late 2020, and also edits its sister title Style At Home. 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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