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Drama, scandal and romance - Downton Abbey has it all, making it one of the most popular British TV shows of recent times. Aside from its captivating storylines and lovable characters, it’s also known for its stunning backdrops, including the fictional stately home itself and the impressively decorated rooms within it.
One of the most iconic settings shown throughout the show is the library - a large room with walled shelving crammed with books and a grand fireplace. The room also contains two red high-back sofas, with an ornate table and patterned rug in the middle, providing the ideal setting for the residents of Downton Abbey to gather and drink tea.
But what if we reimagined this room in the style of different celebrities? From Mary Berry to Joe Wicks, we’ve put together a series of images to describe exactly how we envision some of our favourite celebs would style this space.
National treasure Mary Berry is well-known for her quintessentially British manner, so it seems reasonable to assume that her home decor style would follow suit.
Our vision encompasses a traditionally country interior style, incorporating neutral tones throughout the space to create a light and airy homely feel. To complement the softer elements of the room, we’re envisioning dark wooden flooring, in addition to real oak doors and deep blue panelling above the fireplace.
When it comes to furnishings, we imagine the former The Great British Bake Off host to have large, sumptuously soft sofas adorned with plush cushions - the ideal setup for sipping a cup of English Grey and nibbling a slice of cake. We can also picture a farmhouse-style coffee table in the centre of the room, plus rounded side tables featuring perfectly positioned ornaments.
Keen to recreate this look in your own home? Perfect Mary’s country farmhouse look with pale, earthy hues - but don’t be afraid to throw one or two darker shades into the mix to add some depth to the space.
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