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Sitting Room, East Sussex

This beautiful sitting room room was the old school room for the Grade II listed, East Sussex stately home it's attached to. It's owner loves blue and green, so the space became a celebration of these colours, inspired from a stunning painting now hung over the elegant Chelsea Textiles drinks cabinet. As the space needed to have plenty of seating for family visits, the heart of the room is centred around the woodburner and offers comfort for six. I kept the fireplace neutral, but gave it more character and the room a little extra 'perch' seating with a bronze and fire fender upholstered in a jolly stripe from Acres Farm. Lots of existing joinery houses the owner's ornaments and books, plus hides away the television, but I did design some more bespoke joinery to form an office corner for sorting admin, designed to be minimalist in style; painted India Yellow to give a punch of colour, but with a sleek oak worktop. A pair of curtains and matching blinds are made up from a pretty beige print from GP&J Baker. The kitchen was still in good condition so I breathed new life into it with a new paint colour in a soft green that was spray painted on effectively, then lifted further with a marble corian work surfaces, a glass splashback for the hob and antique brass knobs and handles throughout.