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Against a constant tide of new trends, a home with its own unique character is pretty special. As tempting as it is to get on board with what’s hot on Instagram – from dark blue kitchens (arguably closer to a classic these days) to boucle sofas (soft, but not red wine friendly) – the best homes are those that reflect their inhabitants’ personalities, and are filled with treasures and knick knacks from years of memories. 

It’s the quirky, one-of-a-kind style that makes Charlotte and Sam’s house renovation (opens in new tab) so special. They’ve transformed a cramped and dated bungalow, taking an empty shell and adding their stamp to it. ‘The actual property looked a little bit like a cottage, and it just wasn’t big enough for us,’ Charlotte says. ‘I was keen to reconfigure from the start – I love American Hampton-style homes and the rest of the street looks a bit like a scene from Desperate Housewives, so my vision fitted in quite well! 

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