How to create a romantic bedroom

PUBLISHED: 15:53 01 February 2015 | UPDATED: 15:53 01 February 2015

Grand Versailles by And So To Bed

Grand Versailles by And So To Bed


Give your home that loving feeling and enjoy staying in this Valentine’s Day surrounded by sumptuous fabrics, wallpapers and great lighting

1a. Muse Chaise in Loseley Park Lime with upholstery satin detail:

available in left or right-hand orientations, handcrafted and upholstered to order, £1,407

1b. Crinoline chair in Water Flower velvet cobalt, £1,456

Both from, 0115 946 2121

2. William Yeoward Crystal Gabrielle 5 Candle Candelebra, £350, Amara, 0800 587 7645,

3. This Imperium Bateau Bath, £1,996, is inspired by the luxurious French baths of yesteryear. Available in five different sizes from The Albion Bath Company, 01255 831605,

4. Decadent fabrics from Linwood’s new Metropolis collection are used to create this stunning headboard and curtains. The former is covered in Delano Velvet (Caribbean) from £99.90 per metre and the matching fabric for the curtains is from £59.90. Local stockists Vinall & Macey, Tonbridge 01732 850484 and Wesley-Barrell, Tunbridge Wells 01892 536286 or visit

5a. Set of three butterfly and flower glass votive candle holders, £5.50

5b.Hurricane Lamps with bird, flowers and leaves design, small £28, large, £34

Both from Pastel Lane, 07949 339416,

6. Garbo gold bands Champagne flutes, set of two hand-painted glasses in gift box, £36, Adventino, 0845 120 3224,

7a. Cherub, £12, Marks & Spencer,

7b.Crochet throw, £69, Marks & Spencer,

8. Duck egg bedspread (also in pink) £150, Ragged Rose, Wateringbury 01622 812 897

9a. Shamley gold wall light £80, Laura Ashley

9b. Josette free-standing mirror £25, Laura Ashley

9c. Laura Ashley’s new Spring Summer Natural Glamour range includes this pretty Henrietta Lavender wallpaper at £42 a roll (other wallpapers shown start from £39),

Laura Ashley, Tenterden 0871 223 1452, Tunbridge Wells 0871 223 1454, Canterbury 0871 223 1438

10. White linen Matilda bed-end stool, £378, Sweetpea and Willow 0345 257 2627,

11. Delicately embroidered lace throw or tablecloth in grey or white, £145 Sweetpea and Willow, 0345 257 2627,

12 James Hare’s new Diamond Bouquet fabric (shown here made up as cushions) is so intricately embroidered it takes a full day to produce three metres. There’s a romantic story behind it too – the design is based on a diamond brooch founder James Hare gave his wife when business grew prosperous in the 1890s. Availablein three colourways at £150 a metre, Kent stockists include Teasel Fabrics & Interiors Ltd, Tunbridge Wells 01892 616556 or visit

13a. Beds don’t get more romantic than And So To Bed’s Brodsworth hand-carved sleigh bed. Available in gold leaf or silver leaf finish as well as a natural wooden finish, prices start from £13,500

13b. The Grand Versailles by And So To Bed is an extravagant variation of their Versailles Leafed Bed which start from £4,825. The bespoke version (POA but the one pictured would cost £14,995) features Swarovski crystals and can also be upholstered in any fabric with many wood finishes available.

And So To Bed, Tunbridge Wells 01892 515 099,

14. Pearl jewelled cushion £30, House of Fraser, Maidstone 0344 800 3743, Bluewater 0344 800 3708,

15. A contemporary twist on the traditional Chesterfield, The Harefield sofa from Sofas and Stuff is shown here in velvet, £2,033. Sofas and Stuff’s Kent showroom is at The Estate Yard, Eridge, 01892 572 309 or visit

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