Traditional BedroomTraditional Bedroom, Glasgow
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Floral wallpaper and light wallsArt Nouveau, which embraced floral designs and motifs, would also come to influence wallpaper designs in Edwardian homes, although they would feature more muted patterns, such as the soft florals in this bedroom.As homes moved away from industrialised centres, Edwardians could afford to decorate their walls in a simple, light and understated style. ‘Walls could be painted white because they weren’t going to get dirty from sooty air,’ explains Michael Parinchy. The advent of electric lighting in homes also saw a decline in the use of candles, thus diminishing the amount of smoke walls would generally be exposed to.
With five grown-up children who have now flown the nest, there needed to be space for them to come and visit comfortably. One daughter chose Laura Ashley floral wallpaper and curtains in this room to create a light, fresh atmosphere. The basin is the original.Wallpaper, Laura Ashley. Curtains, Laura Ashley.