Inspiring interiors #mydfs

Scandi Style hero

Modern scandi with a twist

Starting with the ultimate blank canvas, @newbuildinspire has taken elements of the ever popular Scandi look and given them a modern twist

electic armchair

“There was plenty to choose from in my local store”

Making a house a home

Taking an empty space and turning it into a home is a big challenge. But that’s exactly what Natalie, aka @newbuildinspire, faced when she set out to decorate her brand new home.

Quartz: Left Hand Facing Chaise Sofa

Quartz: Left Hand Facing Chaise Sofa £998

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“We need sofas that are
stylish and practical”

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Modern scandi chic

Modern Scandi chic

Inspired by the house’s new build structure, Natalie’s ambition was to make sure that her home looked suitably chic and modern. She chose the Quartz to be her centrepiece sofa, complementing the minimal white walls in the eminently practical but no less stylish shade of grey. Making the most of the ample space in her living room, Natalie has recently added a cuddler from our new Lydia range, choosing silver to fit in with the cool-but-cosy Scandi vibes.

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Love at first sight

“It was love at first sight.
The Lydia fits my
space perfectly”

Those all-important personal touches

With a young family and a dog to entertain, function is as important as style for Natalie; the living room is arranged and accessorised to be super snug, with plenty of cushions and personal touches to keep everyone happy. Buddy the dog even has his own blanket so he can get up on the sofa with the kids. It’s the perfect family space – light and bright, but cosy in the evenings when everyone gets together.

Lydia: Cuddler Sofa
Lydia: Large storage footstool

Lydia: Large Storage
Footstool £279

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Biography

Natalie is the author and content creator behind @newbuildinspire, the Instagram profile where she documents the interiors of her new build home in Lancashire. She shares her home with her husband Kevin, two young children and their dog Buddy.

Working with the completely blank canvas that is a new build can be very daunting, but Natalie has got stuck in to the challenge, spending her time and energy outside of work to turn the new house into a warm and welcoming family home. Natalie is a regular customer of DFS, and as well as the Quartz and Lydia in her living room, she also has a teal Zinc in her dining room / kitchen.

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Handcrafted in Britain

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Choice of colours

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