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shelldockley Sat 15-Aug-15 09:34:21

Just found this beautiful house, think they quite like red and green thoughsmile

Loveleopardprint Sat 15-Aug-15 09:45:33

It doesn't even look like a cottage inside! What are those hideous red flowers stuck on the walls everywhere? Not for me.

Amethyst24 Sat 15-Aug-15 09:46:50

The giant mirror in the. Master bedroom is a bit dodgy too.

clam Sat 15-Aug-15 09:47:41

Oh my word!

BumWad Sat 15-Aug-15 09:48:51

Gorgeous house but yes what's going on with the matchy matchy, too much!

NoArmaniNoPunani Sat 15-Aug-15 09:50:10

At least the walls are basically neutral and the bright colours can easily be toned down.

clam Sat 15-Aug-15 09:52:08

Yes, it looks well-maintained. Get the current owners to take away the curtains, cushions and rugs, paint over those poppies shock and start from a blank canvas.

shelldockley Sat 15-Aug-15 10:00:16

In one or two rooms the matchy matchy would be fine but it's like they've picked a 'theme' for each room. Actually I could see myself doing this but it's not until you see it as a whole that you go shock

sebsmummy1 Sat 15-Aug-15 10:09:51

That smacks of the wife doing an interior design distance course to me shock

TremoloGreen Sat 15-Aug-15 10:22:50

Oh my god shock Fancy taking a beautiful old cottage and making the inside look like some awful new build shock

TremoloGreen Sat 15-Aug-15 10:23:32

The shiny laminate floors!!!!

cashewnutty Sat 15-Aug-15 10:26:44

It is a beautiful house but the interior is so not in keeping with the exterior. It is far to modern and those accent colours are so garish. Smacks of new money to me. Footballer? Lottery winner?

lalalonglegs Sat 15-Aug-15 10:55:42

What NoArmani and clam said.

I find the snobbery on some of these threads quite depressing. "New money"? hmm. I didn't realise you had to have a three-page entry in Burke's Peerage before you were allowed to decorate your home.

cashewnutty Sat 15-Aug-15 11:16:57

It isn't snobbery just my thoughts on a house interior. I have come from nothing to having a comfortable lifestyle and i suspect some of my home furnishings are not to everyone's tastes either. People who have come from money, in my own experience have fabulous houses which are well worn and shabby in a genteel way.

sebsmummy1 Sat 15-Aug-15 11:26:49

I totally understood the comment about new money. It's basically having the funds to buy what you want without the style to purchase taste. It is a pretty snobby comment but I tend to agree with it.

Often old money drives clapped out Volvos and has Agas. New money drives a brand new BMW with tinted windows and accents wildly with red and green grin

Roseybee10 Sun 16-Aug-15 17:04:36

I must be weird but I can't see the big deal.
I don't get why they should have stuck to a 'code' of decorating. Personally if I was to buy a cottage I wouldn't want it to look 'old' inside. I like the meeting of traditional with modern.
The people who live there must like it. It's hardly majorly tacky so I found the comment about 'new money' really judgey tbh.

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