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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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7 of the Best Living Space Ideas From Last Week’s Stories

Steal some of these decorating tips, from adding warmth and maximising space to dressing bay windows Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More Our stories section has so many great ideas for your home every week that it’s easy to miss some, so to give you a chance to recap, we’ve put ...

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Secret Storage Tricks to Make Your Living Room Look Bigger

Living room feeling cluttered, chaotic and cramped? Invest in clever storage ideas to neaten and stretch your space Houzz Contributor. I am an editor, journalist, web and copywriter. I was Editor of… More The living room can be one of the home’s busiest spaces, coping with everything from messy lounging to family admin. So how to keep yours tidy and ...

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Here’s How a Rug Can Make or Break Your Room

Don’t dismiss a rug as a last-minute purchase – find the right one and your room can go from drab to fab Houzz Contributor. I am an editor, journalist, web and copywriter. I was Editor of… More The floor is one of the biggest surfaces in any room, so surely leaving yours unadorned is a missed opportunity? Placed on top ...

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Smart Ways to Work Wall Lights into Your Living Room Scheme

Check out these illuminating wall light ideas to brighten your living space Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More A good lighting scheme combines ceiling lights with lamps to create a layered look that has depth and atmosphere. This is particularly important in a living room, where you want to evoke a ...

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9 of the Best Broken-plan Rooms on Houzz

From half walls to internal glass doors, these neat solutions are a masterclass in broken-plan living Houzz UK and Ireland Editor. I’m thrilled to be part of the team bringing the… More Love the airiness of an open-plan layout but want to retain some pockets of privacy and cosiness? A broken-plan layout could be just the ticket. Here are nine ...

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This is Why Your Living Room Should Include a Dash of Gold

Glamorous, warm and bang on trend, gold is the ideal accent shade for a living space, whether trad or contemporary I am an editor, journalist, web and copywriter. I was Editor of the hugely successful… More Redesigning, redecorating or just adding a touch of glamour to your living room? Gold – in accessories, wallpaper, flooring and even lighting – is ...

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Room Tour: An Edwardian Home Gets a Bold New Living Space

Geometric wallpaper, a sociable seating arrangement and cocooning colour created a living room for escape and relaxation I’m a freelance journalist and editor writing for nationals, magazines and websites…. More “Give me a room I can drink gin in!” was the request to designer Karen Knox from the owners of this Edwardian house. Despite its fabulous period features, the living ...

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