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12 statement velvet sofas

Give your living room a bold new look with our pick of the latest stylish sofas in show-stopping velvet fabrics...

13 colourful kitchen design ideas

Love living with colour? Check out these inspirational colourful kitchen design ideas to kickstart your scheme

15 dark and dramatic kitchen design ideas

If you favour a more dramatic look for your kitchen, check out these clever tricks and dark and dramatic kitchen design ideas...

(Image: © Katie Lee)

20 pretty pink room design ideas

From the famous Millenial Pink, to earthier, more romantic hues, these pink room design ideas will inspire you to add this on-trend colour to your home...

(Image: © Jeremy Phillips)

Real home | A renovated and extended Scottish cottage

Faced with a huge renovation and with a baby on the way, Leanne and Calum created a cosy cottage home with modern touches

(Image: © Megan Taylor)

Real home | A 1960s bungalow is given a colourful new look on a tight budget

A clever use of paint and colour has turned this once drab, rented bungalow into a bright, contemporary home – affordably

(Image: © Malcolm Menzies)

Real home | A new-build log cabin with serious hygge factor

We're talking wood panelled walls, sheepskin throws and plenty of rugs...

(Image: © Brett Charles )

Real home|A contemporary family kitchen extension

Inspired by friends’ homes, Melanie Sweetland transformed her kitchen into a light-filled space that’s perfect for family living...

(Image: © Kasia Fiszer)

Real home | A candy-coloured kitchen with stand-out metallic accents

We're tickled pink by this statement kitchen-diner design...

(Image: © Katie Lee)

Real home | Take a tour of this boldly decorated period cottage

This cottage in Yorkshire may have been built in the 1800s, but its interior style is distinctly contemporary...

(Image: © Jeremy Phillips)

Real home | A renovated schoolhouse makes the perfect family home

Take a look inside this stunningly restored schoolhouse to find out just what's possible for a spacious family home...

Real home | Transforming a Victorian home with a contemporary kitchen extension

James Hewitt and Pamela Sampson have spent 12 years renovating their Victorian home – carefully selecting new, vintage and reclaimed pieces for their long-awaited kitchen extension...

Real home | A tailor-made retro kitchen extension

Find out how Alex Laidler and Steve Collett transformed their Victorian terrace with a kitchen extension to create a room with a unique, bespoke look...

(Image: © David Woolley )

Real home | A bright, industrial cool kitchen extension

Exposed brick, raw materials and cosy touches make this kitchen extension the perfect space for entertaining...

(Image: © Jeremy Philips)

Real home | A Victorian house with a traditional twist

Danielle and Jason Hughes combined their decorating skills to give their once-bland period home the colour and character it so richly deserved...

(Image: © Malcolm Menzies)

Real home | See colour and luxury combined in this 1940s home

A must-see for anyone who is not sure how to pick a colour scheme, look at this eclectic home with Mid-century chic...

(Image: © Katie Lee)

Real home | Look around this Victorian house makeover

Be treated to a masterclass in using dark and bold colours in a family home. Take a peek...

(Image: © Darren Chung)

Real home | Take a tour of this open-plan home created from a converted school

We love a clever conversion and this Edwardian school in London is a fine example of how to turn any space into a welcoming home. Check it out...

(Image: © Cathy Pyle)

Real home | Step inside this creative and contemporary home

By extending and renovating a dated 1950s house, the owners have created a family-friendly space that's perfect for kids big and small. Here's how they did it...