Sunlight filters through the conservatory windows into this newly-built kitchen.
Units in Parma Gray estate eggshell, £64 for 2.5ltr, Farrow & Ball. Acrylic jug, £25, Club Matters
The 18th-century style mural gives this space a distinct character.
Hand-painted mural by Kim Sisson. Camargue dining chairs, £195 each, Oka; in Louis Blue chalk paint, £21.95 for 1ltr, Annie Sloan. True Grace dinner candles, £3 each, Heal’s
Victorian cottage extended and partially rebuilt in 2001
Sitting room, dining room, kitchen-diner, six bedrooms (two en suite), bathroom
‘We lived in a cottage on the family farm,’ says Mary.
A striking sweeping staircase and expansive hall contribute to the house’s elegant first impression.
Regency Hall lantern in bronze, £2,361, Vaughan. Baubles, from a selection, India Jane
‘Never be frightened to add bright neon decorations to your Christmas tree. I mix Day-Glo orange, shocking pink and canary yellow – it lifts the spirits’
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WORTH THE WAIT
Taking time to have a total rethink paid offfor Pippa Jameson and her husband Stuart, who turned a dated house into a stylish home
Clever tweaks enabled Laura Sawyer to enhance the high ceilings of her flat, which she has decorated with a touch of Parisian style
Susie and Pablo Davidson jumped at the chance to rescue a tired Victorian villa and turn it into an elegant family home
Lucy and Chris Wright’s idyllic cottage is now bigger and better thanks to an extension and a beautiful modern-country look
A top-to-toe renovation by Helle and David Moyna has taken this historic house to a new level of beauty
Dana and William Hopkins’ remodelled mews terrace has become the perfect backdrop for their collection of exquisite Middle Eastern art and furniture
Extending up, to the side and at the back has made Jojo Donnelly’s 1930s semi absolutely sensational
Back to its best
Throughout the renovation of her home, Amanda Bradley has respected its history while giving it a modern edge
Clare Morton’s considerable ingenuity has resulted in her apartment getting an extra bedroom and plenty of design flair
Recipe For Success
Restaurateurs Caroline and George Dodds cooked up a stunning renovation of their Victorian terrace by the sea