House in Blomfield road Living Room, London
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Make better use of booksA stack of coffee table tomes provides visual appeal as well as the temptation to pull up a pew and leaf through the pages. Try displaying hardbacks on a tray if you’re keen to get the look without filling up the whole table – or to add extra stability on an upholstered ottoman. Soft cover books can be colour-coded by spine for a rainbow effect or gathered into groups and displayed in a mixture of sideways and upright stacks.What are your home styling essentials? Share your tricks and tips in the Comments.
The first-floor living room is a more formal area and has double doors that separate the front and back of the house. Original moulding and coving and the beautiful, classically styled windows give a real sense of the history of this house, and the spaces on either side of the ornate fireplace have been filled with bespoke shelving. “The original timber floor remained but we had it stained and painted throughout,” says Wright. The coffee table is a reupholstered vintage design.