Prince William and Kate Middleton revamp the living room at Kensington Palace – see the new photo


Eve Crosbie

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have revamped the living room of their primary residence at Kensington Palace.

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Saturday, Prince William met New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at Flat 1A, the historic London property where the couple spend the majority of their time with children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis. The Palace released a photo to mark the occasion, revealing the royal couple did some subtle but significant changes in the reception room of the house since members of the public last saw her.

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Royal fans last got a glimpse of the stunning venue when the Cambridges hosted former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle in 2016, and it looks like six years later they decided to make some subtle but significant changes to the decor of the room.

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At the time the room was shown to have a neutral color scheme, with two matching cream sofas, a range of light colored armchairs for visitors and a large octagonal ottoman in the center of the room which was also finished in a cream fabric with intricate gold details.

The changes to the living room were revealed in the newly released photo

As the recently released photo reveals, since that visit William and Kate had the ottoman reupholsteredand it now sports a much brighter floral print in red, green, blue and yellow colors.

The Cambridges last shared a preview of the play in 2016

The much more vibrant centerpiece not only adds a pop of color to the room butt brings out the red accents of the bedroom’s flower print lampshades and throw pillows which remain unchanged since the last time it was photographed.

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The room is adorned with beautiful ornaments such as candles and vases, while traditional artwork hangs in ornate gold frames on the walls. Scattered throughout the room are framed family photos that were also traded in the years that followed.

As well as the Kensington Palace apartment, Kate and William also have a second home in Anmer Hall in Norfolkas well as a cottage on the Queen’s Balmoral estate.

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