First forever home

This time we’re off to Suffolk to look around a beautiful house belonging to the Lloyd family.

Bought by Carla and Ben in the mid 2010’s, it was their first home together as a couple. So they took to Instagram to document their journey turning it into somewhere they love. You can find their story there @athomewiththelloyds but meantime let’s take a step inside…

A palette of calming neutral colours works beautifully in the bedroom, which features Hampton and Astley's Egyptian cotton sateen bedding in pure white

A palette of calming neutral colours works beautifully in the bedroom, which features Hampton and Astley's Egyptian cotton sateen bedding in pure white...

Along with an elegant dressing table and chair, overlooked by a classic circular mirror.

...Along with an elegant dressing table and chair, overlooked by a classic circular mirror.

One of the most recent renovations is the addition of alcove shelving and matching cabinets around the fireplace downstairs

One of the most recent renovations is the addition of alcove shelving and matching cabinets around the fireplace downstairs.

Oak worktops and shaker style cabinets create a modern country vibe in the kitchen.

Oak worktops and shaker style cabinets create a modern country vibe in the kitchen.

An upcycled drinks trolley that started life gold but has now been sprayed black nestles in the perfect cosy corner for relaxing.

An upcycled drinks trolley that started life gold but has now been sprayed black nestles in the perfect cosy corner for relaxing.

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