Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

How to Turn Houses Into

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

How to Turn Houses Into

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APROPERTY may be four walls, but the way you transform the interior turns it into a home.

Builders Yuill Homes have produced a sophisticated Salisbury showhome at their High View development, flourishing with vibrant cosmopolitan greens and urban charcoal greys.

The three-bedroom Salisbury, at the development in Blaydon, Gateshead, has sumptuous patterns that combine beautifully with fabrics in fresh greens and neutral greys and accentuate the contemporary silver and glass furniture, helping to create a warm and inviting environment.

Interior designer Louise Tucker-Kasonali said: "Green is traditionally a calming colour and is perfect for creating a relaxing haven, but we have added an extra twist to this contemporary home by giving it a rejuvenating quality.

"Vibrant, crisp greens are highlighted by neutral greys, filling the rooms with a style that is bright and cheerful.

"Rich tones catch the eye, creating a sophisticated yet practical environment that would appeal to a diverse range of buyers, from families or individuals looking to share with others." The living area is lit by floods of natural light, pouring in from the elegant French doors. Sparkling, ribbon style halogen light fittings highlight the smart, colour co-ordinated canvases and create a relaxing feel at night..

There is good seating with a stylish patterned sofa and armchair, as well as a welcoming dining area for family meals and breakfast bar. A great place to eat, socialise and relax, the colour scheme of the living area provides a modern, yet comfortable feel to help the homeowner unwind.

Great for preparing meals without being separated from family and friends, the open plan kitchen has warm, modern vanilla cream kitchen doors which are complemented by grey marble work surfaces and a stainless steel oven, hob and hood. …

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