Whether it’s your first flat, your dream house or your retirement cottage, furnishing a home is something we all go through at various stages of our lives. Of course, we seldom get the chance to start with a completely clean sheet.
When we’re starting out, we often inherit pieces from parents or other relatives. As we move we may choose to hang on to bits of furniture that we love whilst replacing others and developing our own personal style.
Adapting to Different Homes
On average we’ll move house three times before we’re 45, but people in the north are more likely to stay put than those in the south. Few of us are in a position to completely change our furnishings each time we move, so we have to adapt.
How we furnish is partly down to the style of the property. What suits a modern flat …