IN THE MASTER BEDROOM,
a custom-made headboard sports recessed shelving and built-in wall lights. A pink satin bedspread and velvet cushions create a luxurious feel, while the vintage trunk provides storage space.
In the master bedroom, colorful botanical prints from an art book hang on the wall, while a custom headboard offers integrated shelving and lights in a sleek yet practical design. Claire’s creativity has really been let loose in the extraordinary conservatory, which doubles as a formal dining space and playroom. There black-and-white striped wallpaper gives the space an Alice in Wonderland feel. It combines with an oversized Eiffel Tower sculpture and 1950s dining chairs, which have been given Claire’s tassel treatment. The children’s nursery, adjacent to this room, is decorated in a combination of monochrome textiles, Liberty prints and sophisticated shades of gray, creating a playful but stylish room for the children. And what of that entrance hall that they first fell in love with? Bob painstakingly painted a graphic geometric pattern on the back of the front door, while vintage cinema seats and starburst mirrors add to the theatricality of the space. “Bob and I have different tastes, but between his design ethos and my eclectic busy style, we match very well,” says Claire. The uniting factors in this quirky home are a passion for color and pattern, and a unique talent for mixing the two in winning combinations.