A contemporary stove from Saey provides a stylish backdrop for a relaxed mix of furniture in this living room. It is from a cowshed in rural France transformed into a relaxed family home by the owners of Pinch: trib.al/xQz0OX6
When it came to decorating the master bathroom in her Georgian farmhouse, Louise Roe was stuck for ideas until a chance encounter with Russell Crowe gave her the inspiration she needed. trib.al/NNiyNr2
'I was told by the wife that her childhood dream was to have a house with a series of rooms each with its own distinct personality - Chinese, Japanese, American. That would have been too much but I did want to give the house variation and changes of mood.' trib.al/ijiq56C
Nicola Harding has combined Farrow & Ball’s ‘Light Blue’ paint on the walls of the family room and panelling with a slightly darker shade – ‘Blue Reef’ by Pure & Original – on the joinery in this 19th-century London house that oozes relaxed sophistication: trib.al/yKhEyj4
Occasionally, while viewing other houses in the area, the now owners of this house found themselves 'just driving by', noticing once more its lovely Georgian proportions and how elegantly it sat in this unspoilt part of Oxfordshire. trib.al/tQNaJlC
Flora Soames moved into this peaceful woodland cottage sight unseen, having only ridden past it a few times and stuck her head in the windows once. ‘I had waved goodbye to London life,’ she says. ‘I needed to be somewhere I could put down roots, a place to call mine.'
A conservatory allows you to enjoy the outdoors whatever the weather. In Butter Wakefield's design, a smart green window seat is luxuriously heated by the radiator below and is the perfect spot from which to contemplate the garden: trib.al/3C4IV7j
‘We bought a little townhouse, threw all the cards up in the air and arrived with a six-month-old baby and no work, but a bit of spare cash from the sale of our London flat. It was a magical time.’ trib.al/Tf9WloB