Credit: Robert Ormerod As for that bedroom carpet, “we ripped it up and discovered a wood floor and beautiful turquoise tiles where the fireplace once stood”, she adds. Another nice surprise was an alcove behind a false wall: “We pulled it down and found a set of shelves.”
Deep orange is solid and strong against the room’s adventurous colors. It’s the richest hue in the palette and anchors the wild and romantic scheme. In both dinning and living room whether it is on accent pillows or the vibrant ceiling it has added the richness and stand still among other colors.
Credit: Robert Ormerod Dave McGowan was unimpressed when he first set eyes on the Glasgow tenement flat that is now the home he shares with his wife, Laura Spring. “It wasn’t just the mint-green bedroom carpet,” Spring says. “It was the hallway with its false ceiling and homemade cupboard, the magnolia walls and the laminate flooring.” The sofa is Habitat's Ella design.