Notting Hill Living roomContemporary Living Room, London

Photography ©Simon Eldon 2015

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    Laura Wheat added this to Why Your Home Needs a Pair of Vintage Armchairs10 January 2017

    Try out fancier fabricVintage furniture is crammed full of character, offering an exclusive edge that may also upgrade the look of off-the-shelf items. Why not experiment with colours and patterns you’d be intimidated to try on larger pieces? Accessories – like these monochrome cushions – can always be used to tie different styles together.

    Sophie Seeger added this to 7 Common Design Dilemmas and How to Solve Them5 May 2016

    Solution 2: Hide awayBlinds are a perfect means of blocking ugly views or creating some privacy from too-close or nosy neighbours. Unlined blinds in a sheer fabric still permit plenty of light through, but offer some privacy at the same time. You can also have Roman blinds custom-made with transparent horizontal rods, instead of the more traditional dowel sticks, for a seamless look.

    Sophie Baylis added this to How to Choose the Perfect Curtains28 February 2016

    How to get the layered lookSarah Quilliams’s top tips for layering are:Choose complementary shades for a coordinated impression, or different prints for a more eclectic feel. Teaming curtains with blinds can create the illusion of a bigger window or make your ceiling appear higher. Just fit your blind a few centimetres above the window, with the curtain pole at the same height but extended up to 60cm out at each side. Rollers or Romans are a stylish way to dress a bay. Go for a bold pattern on the blinds and plain curtains in a toning hue at either side, or vice versa, for a decorative focal point.

    Laura Wheat added this to 10 Stylists’ Tricks to Steal for the Living Room5 January 2016

    Shift your sofa In most living rooms, there are only one or two positions in which a sizeable sofa can fit. However, perhaps there’s a prime spot you haven’t considered? Placing a sofa in front of and away from the window is one idea. You could also try moving the couch and other furniture so it’s not pushed up against the walls, to lend a feeling of space. This subtle tweak may help with positioning smaller pieces, such as side tables and lamps, as well.

    Laura Wheat added this to Lifestyle: 12 Ways to Warm Up Your Home with Throws and Blankets26 October 2015

    Double upIn a living space with a large seating area, make sure there are cosy throws for all of your guests. Smaller, thinner blankets are easier to arrange and layer.

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