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Visit Privee: An old church transformed into home outsized

Gianna Camilotti had a real crush on this ancient church, built in 1890 in Chingford, Essex. Cleverly converted in 2005, she was a beautiful blank space that could comfortably house the home of Gianna and activities of decorator. «I love everything about the architecture of this place», exclaims Gianna. «I was looking for a place with high ceilings, the character and history: I am filled You! «

The main concern of Gianna was to find furniture that will not be lost in such a large space. «It was an exciting challenge, there was no limit to what I could project», She says. «I never imagined living in Chingford, but I moved into that house or that she is. «

Coup d ‘eye
Location : Chingford, Essex, England
decorator: Gianna Camilotti Interiors
area: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

Visit Privee: An old church transformed into home outsized

Gianna Camilotti Interiors
What has seduced Gianna, classee in this church in 1890, it is the vaulted ceilings and wooden beams. «When deciding a dominant color, I chose a neutral tone so that the beams are put in value», says Gianna.

Visit Privee: An old church transformed into home outsized

Gianna Camilotti Interiors
«The establishment of the decoration has not been an easy one», says Gianna. «The living room is open, which increases its size outsized. A normal sofa would have seemed tiny, so I chose one extra large! « She had always had a weakness for large furniture. In her house, she can give free rein to his desires of magnitude. «The upholsterer did not believe me when I give him the dimensions of my sofa», She smiled.

Visit Privee: An old church transformed into home outsized

Gianna Camilotti Interiors
Gianna was naturally scope on a monochrome palette and one she has chosen really highlights the architecture of the place. «I could not have imagined a different color, white is perfect», She notes. The white Koishi coffee table, sofa that very well the full, is both beautiful and practical. Its glossy surface plays with the light coming through the large windows.

Visit Privee: An old church transformed into home outsized

Gianna Camilotti Interiors
The space on the ground-floor is so great that Gianna was able to divide into zones. This cozy corner, located near the entrance and offices, serves as a waiting room for customers. The table in walnut and chrome is a find vintage.

Visit Privee: An old church transformed into home outsized

Gianna Camilotti Interiors
Under the incredible staircase, Gianna box automatic piano that plays for hours while she and her team work. «I always dreamed to install my office with me and now I can say it was a good idea. The whole entire house reflects my style and personality «, She says.

Visit Privee: An old church transformed into home outsized

Gianna Camilotti Interiors
Gianna’s personality is expressed even in the smallest details of decoration, such as printed cushions lily or canvas representing the Gherkin tower. «I am a graduate in fine arts and I love having fun with Photoshop. As I could not find anything satisfactory for this space, I realized myself that canvas «, She says.

Visit Privee: An old church transformed into home outsized

Gianna Camilotti Interiors
The black granite surface of the island is enhanced by the elegant suspension Nur Artemide. A hood is cleverly hidden in the ceiling. It unfolds only when it is used. The brown stools reminiscent of the wooden beams. «I myself designed these cowhide chrome stools and did realize was the Milan», says Gianna.

Visit Privee: An old church transformed into home outsized

Gianna Camilotti Interiors
During the day, this is huge table full of brochures and catalogs. At night, however, it is freed to give back to the dining room its primary function and accommodate up to twelve guests. «It was I who draws the table. The glass top rests on two large blocks of wood «, says Gianna.

Visit Privee: An old church transformed into home outsized

Gianna Camilotti Interiors
A dressing was feeding into the main chamber for not cluttering cabinets that would cover the vaulted ceiling. «The mirrors were way tickets to reflect the beams, the effect is stunning! «, exclaims Gianna.

Visit Privee: An old church transformed into home outsized

Gianna Camilotti Interiors
The adjoining bathroom is the master bedroom is relatively small comparative to the rest of the house. To overcome this, Gianna opened the room as she could. The white tiled floor remains discreet and poses mirrors along the walls enlarge the room.

Visit Privee: An old church transformed into home outsized

Gianna Camilotti Interiors

Visit Privee: An old church transformed into home outsized

Gianna Camilotti Interiors
«This window is so beautiful that I wanted to be visible from the downstairs room. The colors and shapes are amazing «, Gianna continues.

She chose gilded tones and brown to give a baroque touch to the bedroom. «I fixed images representing angels on a blackboard. It’s very glamorous, but the guard room anyway a contemporary look thanks to the white soils «, She says.

Visit Privee: An old church transformed into home outsized

Gianna Camilotti Interiors
«The garden delights me! «, exclaims Gianna, who has the scent of lemon reminds vacation spent in Sorrento. Although small, it can accommodate a few people to dinner or simply relax on a lounger. «I love to spend time there. With the piano corner is my favorite place in the house «, She says.

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Comments: 2

  1.  
    Laura Benjamin 

    I had a lot of trouble with the huge couch and the area around it. It Seemed like a good look for an upscale Train station. That big spaces are a challenge though. Have to admitted I’d need a smaller space to work with. Loved the guest room and master bath!

     

  2.  
    outsidethebox 

    Perfection!!

     

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