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Get The Look: 6 interiors buys inspired by Gillian's coffee-and-reading nook
Want to create your own bedroom zen zone? Here are some pieces to get you started.

Each week, we step inside a reader’s home, and indulge in some copycat behaviour, creating a shopping list inspired by their interior style.

This week, Gillian Karaiskos’ bedroom relaxation zone was our inspiration.

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“My inspiration for this space came from some of the hotels we’ve stayed in in the past,” says Gillian.

I wanted to create a corner of our bedroom where I could sit with a coffee or a glass of wine and just enjoy the view or flick through a magazine.

Paint-wise, Gillian opted for Farrow and Ball’s Light Blue, with interiors from Cox & Cox, Graham & Green, for lighting and Fy for prints. And the chairs? Those were sourced from one of Gillian’s favourite local spots in Antrim, Wild About Flowers

Feeling inspired and ready to to create your own zen zone? Below are six high-street products that’ll help you get Gillian’s look in your own home…

1. Audrey chair in royal blue, €130 (was €174), Cult Furniture

Those lavish blue chairs are clearly the stand-out in Gillian’s space. Add some grandeur to your bedroom with these royal blue velvet seats.

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2. Turquoise cocktail chair, €129, Homesense

If you love Gillian’s eye-catching chairs but are a little short on space, try these instead – the low patterned chairs can slot under a table or desk.

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3. Cream Mongolian cushion, €19.99, M&Co

Go maximalist with texture, as Gillian has done, by adding a plush faux fur cushion or two to your seating area.

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4. Face line drawing print, €11.95, Abstract House

Keep your art pared back and let the furniture do the talking, with this low-key abstract print in black and white.

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5. Grey metal tray side table, €72, Oliver Bonas

Perfect for resting your cocktail, coffee or just a stack of books on.

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6. Julieta table lamp, €47.50, Oliver Bonas

Another Oliver Bonas find, the Edison-bulb table lamp is a more scaled-back version of Gillian’s floor lamp. This is currently available in pink online, with the blue version due in next month.

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More readers’ homes: 6 high street pieces inspired by Sarah’s eclectic bedroom>

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