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above ‘I WANTED A TRA­DI­TIONAL FEEL THAT’S IN KEEP­ING WITH THE AGE OF THE HOUSE,’ SAYS AN­GELA. ‘I HAD MY EYE ON A BEAU­TI­FUL BOW-FRONT CABI­NET I’D SEEN IN A BROCHURE. I SPLASHED OUT AND BOUGHT IT AND THIS MATCH­ING VAN­ITY UNIT FROM THE SAME RANGE. I SPENT ON THIS, BUT SAVED ON THE BATH AND SHOWER’

Im­pe­rial Linea West­min­ster van­ity unit and basin, £1,050; Im­pe­rial Re­gent taps, £270; all Ash­ford Plumb­ing and Heat­ing Sup­plies. For a sim­i­lar chair, try Bouji in Pansy Pur­ple, £179, Made.com

above A QUADRANT-SHAPED SHOWER IS THE BEST SHAPE FOR SQUEEZ­ING IN BE­HIND A DOOR

Mi­das dual shower, £287, Ash­ford Plumb­ing and Heat­ing Sup­plies

Be­low ‘I CHOSE THIS DE­SIGN FOR THE FLOOR TILES BE­CAUSE IT’S SIM­I­LAR TO THE ORIG­I­NAL VIC­TO­RIAN TILES IN MY PORCH,’ SAYS AN­GELA

Galena Tiles, £33 per sq m, Walls and Floors

“See­ing an item in the flesh is bet­ter than buy­ing ‘blind’ online. I wasn’t sure if the wenge fur­ni­ture was the right colour for my scheme un­til I tracked down a sup­plier with a show­room and had a proper look”

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