Traditional living room
Try a new take on a traditional living room to create a warm and inviting home. Colours span the neutral palette while layers of natural textures are key - mix wool, leather, rattan and wood for the ultimate classic, cosy look.
Homespun living room
New England living room
Vintage living room gallery
Updated September 2008
Pick a cosy fabric and use it as your scheme's starting point. Robertson sofa in Old English tan leather, Sofa Workshop. Burlington armchair, Laura Ashley. Tyninghame I footstool, Clock House Furniture, covered in Calcott LF0824C/001 jet, Linwood. Marlow rug in natural, The White Company. Magnetic world map, Pedlars. Log basket, The Conran Shop. Paper basket, find similar at The Holding Company. Cushions on sofa (from left): brown check, Melin Tregwynt; Boston cable knit in grey, The White Company; Alpaca in cream, Liberty; Boston cable knit in truffle, The White Company; knot garden in charcoal, Melin Tregwynt. On mantelpiece: windlight, egg timers, all Baileys; tea-light holder, The Conran Shop.
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