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7 Inspiring Ways to Use Duck Egg Blue in Your Living Room

This delicate shade is super-versatile – check out these varied schemes to see how it could work in your home Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More Light, fresh and tranquil, duck egg blue is a timeless colour choice that looks good in any space. These living rooms show how this versatile ...

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5 Things You Never Knew You Needed in Your Living Room

Think you’ve ticked all the boxes? You might be surprised… Sometimes we don’t know we need something until we actually see it. Check out these five finds and see if they’re just what your living room is missing. More in this series: 5 Things You Never Knew You Needed in Your Garden A reading lampLow-level living room lighting provides the ...

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How to Create a Storage Area Underneath Your TV

Make room for your digital equipment with these neat ideas Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More A television is an essential item in many living rooms, but we’re often stumped about how to store the digital items that go with it. Check out these ideas for some inspiration on how to ...

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How Do I Brighten Up My Dark Living Room for Summer?

See how to make a dark-painted room feel fresh and bright in the summer months with these quick updates Houzz UK and Ireland Editor. I’m thrilled to be part of the team bringing the… More Dark-painted walls, from inky blues to smoky greys, are a popular sight on Houzz, and they’re a great way to create a welcoming, cocoon-like feel ...

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7 Ways to Disguise Your Sofa if You Don’t Love it

Bored with your couch? Check out these ideas for changing its look without starting from scratch We head there to relax at the end of the day, so the more inviting your sofa looks, the better. But as a big investment piece, it’s not something most of us can upgrade whenever the fancy takes us. Or maybe you inherited your ...

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10 Ways Good Lighting Can Transform Your Living Room

Badly lit living room showing you up to the neighbours? Work magic by illuminating yours in clever and simple ways Houzz Contributor. I am an editor, journalist, web and copywriter. I was Editor of… More Illuminating a living room needs to be carefully thought-out: not only does your lighting need to look good enough to create an impression – even ...

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Here’s Why We’re Going Nuts for Velvet Sofas

Fall for the appeal of these oh-so soft, comfortable and brilliantly coloured sofas Houzz Contributor. I’m a freelance journalist and editor writing for nationals, magazines… More If you’re after a sofa that’s a fantastic centrepiece, a velvet number has your name on it. Subtle colourways and brilliant shades alike show themselves off to striking effect on this piled fabric, so ...

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Is the Corner Sofa Interiors Trend Over?

Should we ditch this practical classic, or does the corner sofa still have a place in our living rooms? Houzz Contributor. I’m a London-based journalist with years of experience writing… More Corner sofas have been a staple in living rooms for a while now, and they still seem to be going strong. They’re great for stretching out on, but with ...

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10 Things Houzz Designers Have Taught Us About Living Rooms

Last year’s Houzz Tours featured living spaces packed with ideas to steal. Be inspired by these fabulous rooms Houzz Contributor. I’m a freelance journalist and editor writing for nationals, magazines… More There’s nothing like a peep behind the closed doors of someone else’s home, but more than just satisfying our curiosity, Houzz Tours are rich in examples of wonderful colour ...

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9 Ways to Work Your Room Around a Blue Sofa

Bagged the blue sofa of your dreams? Make it the star of your scheme with these different design ideas Houzz UK contributor. Freelance interiors journalist with over 20 years’ experience… More Navy, indigo, teal and turquoise show no signs of taking a nosedive on the interiors radar. So picking out a blue sofa is a great way to anchor a ...

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How Many of These Do You Have in Your Living Room?

Here are some styles and designs we’ve seen a lot of in 2017 – have any of them found their way into your home? Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More Take a look at this roundup of trends we’ve noticed popping up in living spaces this year, and see if you ...

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