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    Liking all of that, Creed.

    Quite similar to what we are going for with the white walls / bright colours in the living space and soft neutrals in the bedroom

    Never been that happy with the layout in my living room but the fireplace is in a really awkward location

    The murals look really cool - how did you do the brightly coloured one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ivan Condor Aasllani View Post
    Liking all of that, Creed.

    Quite similar to what we are going for with the white walls / bright colours in the living space and soft neutrals in the bedroom

    Never been that happy with the layout in my living room but the fireplace is in a really awkward location

    The murals look really cool - how did you do the brightly coloured one?
    Many thanks, the wall is a mural by a company called Wall Murals, Photo Wallpapers & Canvas Prints | Photowall.co.uk

    They have hundreds of designs, please click 'wall murals' at the top of the page then there are some categories (mine was under 'art')

    You simply input your wall measurement and they calculate the price, then print it to the size of your wall and send the mural in pre-cut numbered strips with crop margins top and bottom. All you need to do is paste it up like wallpaper, I did the whole thing in less than 1 hour! I think my wall cost me about 140 delivered.

    The black and white mural in my old flat was a different game altogether, much more expensive (I think approx 460) from Cole and Son wallpapers. It looked great but in hindsight photowall do the same for much less.

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    Like the minimalist look Creed, never felt I could pull it off with four small children!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Martins View Post
    Like the minimalist look Creed, never felt I could pull it off with four small children!
    Absolutely correct Martins, the truth is my house is ridiculous to keep clean and it borders on the annoying at times. My carpet is near-white (sort of very light ivory) and I literally have to carpet clean it once every 3 months or so and my white leather sofa needs regular cleaning. I have to make many silly compromises at times, I definitely never recommend a white carpet or sofa! I have a white car too, I've given up even bothering to clean that

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    My wife and I are both quite keen on getting our home in order, but since we're always going for consensus on what we get for our home, it's quite a slow process. We've lived for two years in our current place, and only now are we starting to agree on what goes on the walls.

    We both like lots of colours and a touch of 1950's aesthetic - no minimalism or monochrome colour schemes for us! I'd put some pictures up, but it's rarely tidy enough for a photo shoot. The kids make a mess of it quicker than we can clean!

    @Martins: I like what you've done! Almost the opposite of how my home, but I can still appreciate that clean look. We've got that Banksy with the escaping heart baloon on our wall as well. I wanted the one where a bobby is frisking a little girl, but my wife wouldn't have it.


    @Ivan: We've got an identical sideboard to the one you've got your TV on. I like your mix of modern and vintage.


    @Creed: I love the patterned wall behind the TV!

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