STYLE SECRETS WINTER FLORALS
Ideal Home UK|October 2021
Rethink feminine designs with a move to the dark side – these dramatic looks will give your space an immersive feel, perfect for cosy nights in
NICKY PHILLIPS

Add tone on tone

Paint walls in a dark, dusky hue picked up from a statement piece of wall art. This shade of rich aubergine adds drama to a hallway.

Walls painted in Brinjal estate emulsion, £49.50 for 2.5ltr, Farrow & Ball. Gorm bench in Grape Leaf, £683.50, Broste Copenhagen. Flamingo coat stand in walnut, £1,765, Porada at Harrods. A vase of flowers with a watch by Willem Van Aelst, print on canvas, £335, Ashmolean Museum collection, Surface View

Play with scale

Supersize a favourite floral print and repeat it on a floor-to-ceiling mural for the wow factor in a living room, bedroom or home office.

TOUCH OF LUXURY

Velvet gives extra depth to rich colours like garnet, midnight blue and emerald

A vase of flowers with a watch by Willem Van Aelst, wallpaper mural, £355, Ashmolean Museum collection, Surface View. Harper two-and-a-half seat sofa in Deep Turquoise pure cotton matt velvet, £1,500; House cushion in Dusty Rose pure cotton matt velvet, £65; Harper footstool in Dusty Rose pure cotton matt velvet, £550; Lowry large rug in Petrol, £700, all Sofa.com. For a similar floor lamp, try Arnold Double, £280, Sweetpea & Willow

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