We opened up the hallway - we took out the door and wall to the living room and pushed back a wall to the guest room creating a light entrance with a view of the sash windows in the living room and guest room.
The chaise offers the best view of the park opposite. The rug is temporary.
The desk is a family piece. Chair Bech, part of a pair, through www.interioraddict.com. Desk lamp Broku from www.heathfield.co.uk, for a touch of traditional - tying the modern and the Georgian surroundings together. The shade comes in different inside and outside finishes. We choose a gold inside and ivory exterior fabric.
www.camerich.co.uk, houses a ceramics collection. We simplified the niche, taking off the clumsy wooden trimmings and we replaced the wooden shelves with glass.
www.cocoonhome.tumblr.com. The melon fabric was specially re-printed by www.nancy-straughan.com and the toile is Pavilion from www.titleyandmarr.co.uk. We struggled to find the right match of fabrics, to go with the walls, the furniture and especially to go with each other. But I think the end-result is elegant, in keeping with the room and not too serious...
Double doors to the left lead to the guest room. They have been papered with Sussex Downs in grey by www.sanderson-uk.com.
The bench in the niche is made to measure. The green fabric, Allegra Lime, is from www.harlequin.uk.com, and matches the painting next to it and the green in the blinds.
This is the back of the house. To the right of the bathroom is the kitchen.
www.sisalrugs.co.uk, it virtually covers the whole floor.
The photo below is the charming entrance to the house. In the process of re-doing the flat we changed the sash windows and the outside woodwork was painted at the same time.
This is a happy place to come home to. For more on this flat, please click here www.rutgerhopster.com and scroll down till you see a print of a Georgian couple.