WOW FACTOR: Flooring
Image: Andrew Boyd
Imagine a Tuscan farmhouse scheme that’s been given an industrial, but refined, update. The atmosphere in this room is relaxed and casual, with modern family living at its core. Cement floor tiles act as a border to the geometric-style tiled rug in gorgeous greys that frames the dining table and chairs – with a cluster of industrial-style pendant lights above. Rich purple walls contrast beautifully with shades of soft sage green and a charcoal painted storage bench, while organic linens and handmade ceramics decorate every surface. A black woodburner and rustic log display give the whole scheme a cosy feel.
DINING ROOM CREDITS
Walls in plush parlour matt emulsion, £14 per 2.5ltr; log storage in opal silk Period Collection emulsion, £24.99 per 2.5ltr, both Crown. Floor in Bottega concrete-effect grey matt tiles, £19.95 per sqm, Zeinah; Galena mosaic tiles, £32.95 per sqm, both Walls and Floors. Villager Duo 12 wood-burning stove, £1,029, Arada.
Lohko granite Roman blind, £106.70, Blinds 2 Go. Alto natural oak 6ft dining table, £549; St Ives display cabinet, £479; natural oak 4ft bench, £219, all Oak Furniture Land. Country wooden sofa, £379, Scumble Goosie. Mia spindle chair in green and grey, £145 each, Graham and Green.
Fowey pendants, £128 each, Rowen and Wren
On walls: Kiln-dried hardwood ash logs, £99.96 for 65, Logs Direct. Reflections in Lavender, Allium Calm and Harvest Passion Blush framed prints by Doug Chinnery, all £66, King & McGaw. Rattan basket wall art, large, £75, small, £50, both Laura Ashley.
On table: Large glass vase, £12; conical glass dome, £69.50; simple bottle vases, £8 each; small potted olive tree, £58, all Design Vintage. Jono Smart water jug, £75; Jono Smart side plates, £22 each; Jono Smart bowls, £28 each, all Such & Such. Mango wood plates, £7.50 each, Holly’s House. Set of four Natural Canvas napkin rings, £16, Denby. Derry glass carafe, £24, Rowen & Wren. Blackberry Souffle candle, from a selection at Landon Tyler. Cutlery set, £27.99, Dunelm.
On cabinet: Petite French lilac spray, £9, Bloom. Glassware, from a selection at Ikea and Rowen & Wren.
In cabinet: Glasses, plates and plants, from a selection at Ikea. Set of four Elements light grey rice bowls, £19.20, Denby. 200g candle, £10; reed diffuser, £12; set of three votives, £10, all Landon Tyler. Vases, from a selection, from £25, Dunelm. Rustic white fruit bowl, £25, Cox & Cox. Raw brass flower pot, £29, Holly’s House. Ceramic white vase, £12.50, Design Vintage.
On wooden sofa: Velvet linen rectangular cushion, £20; velvet linen square cushion, £30, both Cox & Cox. Dorma Maldon plum wool throw, £59.99, Dunelm.
Arada www.aradastoves.com 01297 35700
Blinds 2 Go www.blinds-2go.co.uk 0800 862 0464
Cox & Cox www.coxandcox.co.uk 0330 333 2123
Crown Paints www.crownpaints.co.uk 0330 024 0281
Denby www.denby.co.uk 01773 570211
Design Vintage www.designvintage.co.uk 01273 558675
Graham and Green www.grahamandgreen.co.uk 01225 418 200
Holly’s House www.hollys-house.com 020 7736 2222
King & McGaw www.kingandmcgaw.com 01273 511 942
Landon Tyler www.landontyler.com
Laura Ashley www.lauraashley.com 03332 008 009
Logs Direct www.logsdirect.co.uk 01524 812476
LSA International www.lsa-international.com
Oak Furniture Land www.oakfurnitureland.co.uk 0800 440 2254
Rowen & Wren www.rowenandwren.co.uk
Scumble Goosie www.scumblegoosie.co.uk
Such & Such www.suchandsuch.co 020 366 53452
Walls and Floors www.wallsandfloors.co.uk 01536 314 730
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