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Decoration is at the heart of what we do at House & Garden, and this section gives you access to a host of material, from shopping guides to galleries of inspiration for every room in the house. Perhaps you’re looking to transform your living room, in which case you’ll want to consult our shopping guides for sofas or sofa beds, and browse through design ideas for bookcases and hanging pictures. If you're in need of paint ideas, our feature on Farrow & Ball colours in real homes is a perennial favourite. And if the bedroom needs a refresh, don’t miss our gallery of wardrobe ideas and guide to the best bedding. You might find you need most advice in the really functional spaces like kitchens and bathrooms, so scroll down for design ideas and plenty of advice. We’ve got inspiration for everything from sprawling country houses to small rooms in city flats, from investment purchases to affordable high street finds.

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