A pair of antique kid gloves (below, far right) in palest grey inspired the new room scheme. The classically proportioned drawing room (below) was redecorated with luxurious fabrics in shades of lavender and grey (right and far right) to give a subtle touch of glamour. Furniture: armchair, from £666 plus from 7 m fabric, Hart Villa. Stool, £345 plus 1 m fabric, DINING ROOM IDEAS HGTV David Seyfried. Supper table, to order, Arthur Brett. Dining chairs, £488 each, The Classic Chair Company. Console table, £780, Interiors bis. Accessories: on footstool: tray, £24, The Conran Shop. Pewter dish, £74; wine glasses, £35 each; all Interiors bis. On console table: vase, £58, Interiors bis. Candlesticks, £89 each, Nordic Style at Moussie. Coffee cups and saucers, £3-95 set, The Conran Shop. On wall: mirror sconce, £220, The Blue Door. Paint: on walls and ceiling: Lime White estate emulsion, £15-99 for 2-5 litres; on woodwork: Lime White eggshell, £20-99 for 2-5 litres; both National Trust Paint Range by Farrow & Ball. Flooring: Fine Bleached Herringbone Jute JT906, £16-80 sq m, Crucial Trading.