Written by Jenny McFarlane

Top styling tips from Good Homes’ roomsets at Ideal Home Show 2019

Good Homes’ style editor Jessica Taverner divulges her styling tips from our Ideal Home Show 2019 roomsets.

green living wall or vertical garden in the outdoor seating area of Kate and William's garden space at good homes roomsets Ideal Home Show 2019

Image: Karl O’Sullivan

Our roomsets are live at Ideal Home Show spring and we think they’re our best yet – if we do say so ourselves, if our shopping picks are anything to go by

We asked our style editor, Jessica Taverner for a few of her ingenious styling tips that you can incorporate easily in your own homes. You’re welcome.

Add texture to hard flooring

colourful print rugs with a contrasting green chair at good homes roomsets at Ideal Home Show 2019

Image: Karl O’Sullivan 

Cosy up a room and add texture to hard floors by layering a mix of patterned rugs. The trick is to pair decorative prints with either a plain or contrasting rug and then play with scale.

Accent colours on furniture

living coral dining area with deep coral shutters and statement lighting at the good homes roomsets at Ideal Home Show 2019

Image: Karl O’Sullivan 

For a vibrant statement, opt for a bright, punchy colour – three or four shades darker than the wall colour – on shutters and curvaceous furniture.

Display wall art on picture ledges

mustard yellow walls with shelves of wall art at Good Homes roomsets at Ideal Home Show 2019

Image: Karl O’Sullivan 

Use staggered picture ledges to showcase a variety of kid’s drawings, accessories and quirky prints. Offset these against an on-trend mustard yellow wall.

Floor to ceiling headboard

blue decorative headboard in a traditional bedroom designed for the Queen at good homes roomsets at Ideal Home Show 2019

Image: Karl O’Sullivan 

An upholstered floor to ceiling headboard suits both traditional and contemporary scheme and is the perfect way to transform your bedroom into a relaxing space, adding both comfort and an eye-catching focal point.

Showcase a living wall

green living wall or vertical garden in the outdoor seating area of Kate and William's garden space at good homes roomsets Ideal Home Show 2019

Image: Karl O’Sullivan 

Liven up small spaces and add visual impact with a vertical garden – use this additional space to grow herbs or simply create a striking backdrop.

Have you seen our roomsets in person? Make sure you head down to the Ideal Home Show spring with our exclusive £8 tickets using code GH8.

 

Which of these styling tips have you used in your home? Let us know by tweeting us @goodhomesmag or post a comment on our Facebook page.

 

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