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When we first moved into our home the living room proved to be the easiest to decorate.
Some specially fitted bookshelves, a small plaster job and quick re-paint meant we could save our cash for the bigger jobs (hello ‘money pit’ kitchen) – but it also meant that I didn’t really give much thought to the ‘look’.
The colour was pretty much governed by our curtains from our previous flat – as they had cost an arm and a leg – and they fitted the new windows so seemed a waste to change them.
I still love them – thankfully. But, if I’m honest it would have been nice to start afresh and plan a whole new colour scheme.
Maybe because I’m having a bit of a grey moment. Isn’t everybody?
As I love how it can be mixed with up-to-date shades and more subtle hues to create a fresh look. I’ve noticed a lot of blush tones around at the moment – and pink is not normally a colour I would think of for a grown-up lounge.
But, it works especially well when mixed with this seasons continuing love of rose golds and coppers.
If I can’t have a new front room in real life then I can sure make up a dream wish list on here – can’t I?
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1. Hanging Consuela rose gold Lamp made to order Light Living
Simple, elegant and so on trend.
2. Jacquard-weave cushion cover £12.99 H&M
Love this – will help to liven up the sofa.
3. Cosy Rug from £30 Next
A classic rug to break up the carpet – great prices too.
4. Umbra Pace wall clock £30 Amara
An elegant pale grey clock that doesn’t take over take the room.
5. Cushion from £3 Primark
Love the tassels – love the prices even more.
6. Chair £359 Fishpools
I’ve always liked the idea of two chairs – that are different to the sofa – side by side with a table between. Sadly, don’t have the space at moment
7. Wire nest coral tables £79 (set of 2) Marks & Spencer
How gorgeous are these? So modern and yet the perfect update that will last.
8. Candle £12.99 H&M
An easy way to inject some colour into a room.
9. Shades of Grey- Decorating with the most elegant of neutrals by Kate Watson Smyth £13.59 Amazon
Am so over the film – but a book on grey interiors – hello!
10. Umbra Prisma Mirror £80 Amara
What a beautiful mirror – and sure to be a focal point to any room.
11. Nantucket Large Sofa from £999 Marks & Spencer
A modern shape that allows any accessories and dressing-up to take centre stage.
12. Dove Grey DAB Radio from £170 Roberts Radio
Every front room needs one of these vintage style radios.