Retro living room
Wood is the perfect material for creating a homely living room. For this look, combine different tones of wooden furniture with leather seating, and add texture with flooring made from hard-wearing woven paper.
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Updated October 2010
Retro living room
Mix in natural materials such as stone, leather and wool, to complement the wood tones. Wall in Olive Drab vinyl matt emulsion, Johnstone's. Papaflat paper flooring in Dark,Crucial Trading. Cowhide rug,Marks & Spencer. Lindmon blind, Ikea. Ellipse leather armchair, Content by Conran. Luna cushion in Stone (50 x 50cm), Melin Tregwynt. Large Hudson cushion cover in Fawn (65 x 65cm), The White Company. Viktor leather three-seater sofa in Mink, Habitat. Cushions on sofa (from left): Marina Natural, Luna in Stone, Round Cross in brown and black (all 50 x 50cm), all Melin Tregwynt. Coffee table, find similar at The Modern Warehouse. On coffee table: yew wood placemat, coffee pot, both House of Fraser. Ljuvlig mugs,Ikea. Wallamoppi game, Lakeland. Updown floor light (H175 x Dia47cm), The Conran Shop. Veneer shade, Next. Oak rocking chair, Habitat. Chevron cushion, Tesco. Wooden stool/table (Dia35 x H46cm), Marks & Spencer. Notebooks, from a selection, Paperchase. (All items from 2008)
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