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Scotland’s Home of the Year winner revealed

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The Scotland’s Home of the Year (SHOTY) judges – interior designers Anna Campbell-Jones and Banjo Beale and architect Danny Campbell – picked the winner from a shortlist of six finalists found across Scotland.

The 1960s Bungalow has been extended twice and the judges loved its clever decorating techniques and the use of reclaimed materials including the flooring from a school, complete with colourful markers.

Ms Campbell Jones said it was a very worthy winner.

“This electrically eclectic creative home exemplifies what it means to truly make your home unique to you,” she said.

“It was fun and playful – an absolute dream family home to spark children’s imaginations and keep that same feeling alive in any adult who has the good fortune to experience it first-hand.”

She said she was impressed by the ingenious use of “normal” things in extraordinary ways, such as patterns made with electrical tape, inexpensive Zebra carpet which gave a new cool context to the house as well as colourful decals on plain tiles and light switches.

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