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In this guest suite at Galashiels Lodge in Stanford, owner Rosalind Nale created a fabulous fabric focal point with a colourful cherub-and-roses print that turns an ordinary bed into a showstopper.

“The angels and roses are a tribute to my mother Gill, who passed away in 2017,” says Rosalind. “She adored flowers and fervently believed in guardian angels. When I saw this beautiful linen fabric at a décor shop in Cape Town, I knew it would be perfect.”

Taking advantage of the extra-high ceiling, Rosalind used wooden cladding at headboard height all around the room as a functional decoration that not only ties the space together but also serves as an actual headboard and provides a solution to rising damp in this old heritage home.

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