AT Home with Lorraine Kelly - April 2011 - (Page 302)

Shades of romance SLEEP SOFTLY IN A rELAxINg, PASTEL WOrLD OF VINTAgE BEAUTY UNLIKE YOUR kitchen or sitting room, the bedroom is totally your own; so the decor has to please no-one but you and your partner. And with summer just around the corner, what better choice than a pastel bedroom: fresh, subtle and sophisticated. Think taupe, not beige; elegant silvery grey, not dreary ash; grown-up dusky pinks, not little-girl Barbie shades. Combine those pastels with creams and milky chocolates, and then add some stunning white for unbeatable clean crispness. The white could be a background colour on cushions or the duvet cover, or perhaps in thin, floaty curtains – or, of course, fresh white sheets. And to avoid the end result looking bland, introduce some patterns to contrast with the plains. Even the coolest of bedrooms benefits from the occasional floral touch, such as pink and cream roses on a bedside table. On the subject of florals, this pastel pink and café-au-laît colour scheme lends itself beautifully to a theme of vintage romance. Find rattan bedsteads, printed fabrics with big old-fashioned roses and ornate mirrors… and even a glamorous chandelier. Or look for other pastel combinations, such as the mauves and turquoises featured in the peacock fabric. If you'd like something a little less dreamy, seek out mirrored furniture, stout lamps and blinds. St yliSh living FINISHED EFFECT Taupe Inferno double bed £700, Sofa.com Oisseau duvet cover £70, Houseoffraser.co.uk WORDS: Patricia Pett Brands like Luxaflex® blinds are tailored to your personal needs, available in hundreds of colours and in semi-opaque and opaque fabrics, filtering light in wherever you want it. Vintage victory: Rattan bedstead £1,249; Garden rose duvet cover £65; Seraphina chandelier £240, all Houseoffraser.co.uk 18 http://www.Sofa.com http://Houseoffraser.co.uk http://Houseoffraser.co.uk

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of AT Home with Lorraine Kelly - April 2011

EDITOR’S LETTER
HELLO FROM LORRAINE
NOTEBOOK NEWS
ONE FOR THE DIARY
LITTLE BLACK BOOK
GOING STRONG
WIN BIG!
LORRAINE UNCUT
TOP HONOURS
FIT FOR A QUEEN
KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON
SEX LIVES
CAREER CORNER
MOTOR SKILLS
DRIVING MISS DAISY
RETIRE HAPPY
CURTAIN CALL
ON TREND TRAPPINGS
IT'S A WRAP
BAGS OF STYLE
STEP AHEAD
WEDDING BELLES
FROCK FRENZY
WHAT YOUR CLOTHES SAY
JEWELLERY BOX BOUNTY
WOMANLY WOES
A BUMP IN THE ROAD
LOVELY BONES
FANCY FOOTWORK
PROTECT YOUR PEEPERS
VITAMIN VITALS
LOOK TO THE STARS
BE WELL
A RACE AGAINST TIME
MANAGE YOUR MAN’S HEALTH
EXPERT OPINION
MEZZE MADE EASY
DIG IN!
METABOLISM EXPLAINED
HEALTHY HYDRATION
READY, STEADY, RUN
THE GYM-FREE WORKOUT
MIRACLE WORKERS
NAKED AMBITION
WHEN LESS IS MORE
HAIR HEROES
FOXY LOCKS FOR OVER 40S
ASK THE ADULTS
TRAVELLING TOTS
KIDS ON THE CATWALK
A HELPING HAND
WHY I BECAME A FOSTER PARENT
FUN HOUSE
PAMPER TIME
LIFE AT THE RSPCA
WHAT'S FOR DINNER?
MINI MENAGERIE
ANIMAL INSURANCE
MUM'S THE WORD
EASY ON THE EYE
WEDDING BLISS
CREATE YOUR OWN
ONE MORE THING
COMING SOON
STOCKISTS
STYLISH LIVING SUPPLEMENT
SPRING HOME STYLE
GOT TO HAVE IT
HEART OF THE HOME
BEDROOM BLISS
LIVING IT UP
BOLD BATHROOM
SMALL CHANGE
DON'T SLIP UP
IMPROVE, DON'T MOVE
LET ME IN
WINDOW DRESSING
AL FRESCO DINING
DECK IT OUT
CLEVER CONSERVATORIES
GLAZE OVER
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS
TRAVEL SUPPLEMENT
HELLO FROM LORRAINE
TRAVEL NEWS AND VIEWS
WILD AND FREE
BRILLIANT BLIGHTY
ONE FINE DAY
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
ISLAND HOPPING
THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT
THE GREAT OUTDOORS
PARK LIFE
BEFORE YOU JET OFF
GLOBE TROTTER
JUST THE JOB SUPPLEMENT
LORRAINE'S WELCOME
YOU CAN HAVE IT ALL
GO GIRL
FIRST-CLASS EMPLOYER
THE SKY'S THE LIMIT
A RIGHT BALANCE
A WOMAN'S WORLD
BUILDING BEAUTIES
GET SWOTTING
BACK TO WORK
COUNT ON BANKING
BRIGHT SPARK
PLAYING HOUSE
PLACE YOUR BETS
SHOP AROUND

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