Transform your living room in a weekend with our quick-fix decorating ideas for a bright new room full of spring colours.
Updated April 2009
Paint it in four hours
Pale yellow paint can revive a room in an instant. Use an emulsion paint – cut in with a small brush and then finish off with a roller. Apply two coats for even colour. Walls painted in Twighlight Sun 1-13P vinyl matt emulsion, Sanderson. Sofa, armchair, cushions and rug, all as before. Oslo sideboard (H50 x W180 x D45cm), Heal's. On sideboard: American milk green glass pitcher, RE Found Objects; pink glass carafe, pink glasses, The Conran Shop; Filofax Breast Cancer personal organiser, John Lewis; Afternoon Tea teapot , sugar bowl with lid, teacups with saucers, all Bhs; Leaf vases, large and small, House of Fraser; Blomster yellow vase, Ikea; white table lamp, T K Maxx. Framed prints (on wall), from a selection, Habitat.
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