Sitting room ideas

By Rosanna Holmes,
16th September 2009 - 09:39

Luscious tips for lounge lovers


Recycle cherished pieces of embroidered linen by making them into cushion covers and window screens to add a cosy, country feel to your home.

 

 


Striking wallpaper makes for a bold feature wall. Pick decorative pieces to complement and contrast with the key colours. Most importantly - have fun!

 

 

Give your sitting room a modern feel with vibrant colour. Here, raw-silk scatter cushions in purple and lilac accent the lush greens of this Georgian-style sofa. 

 

 


You can get away with mixing bold floral patterns in different styles and hues, as long as you temper the effect with a neutral backdrop, such as the white shutters and tongue-and-groove walls seen here.

 

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