If you are short on space then a bookshelf wallpaper could be a fantastic solution for your home to give the illusion of a larger room. These walloper styles come in a range of colour and styles and can be bought on a budget too.
A minimalist lifestyle is becoming ever popular. However, I believe that no one can ever be truly minimalist… there is always space in a home for some frames, photos and memories. After all, your home is a reflection of you, your family and everything you have been through.
Winter maybe officially over but I dont believe that should stop us from taking design inspiration from our Scandinavian neighbours over in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Skandi design has become ever popular for its simple colour schemes, high functionality and endless versatility.
Tropical prints are bang on trend for 2017 and are here for the long haul with their timeless fun and colour. I have seen so many amazing uses of the style recently, in shops and in homes so I decided to give the low down on my top favourites. Get to the shops asap, these prints are set to be sell outs and will give your home some va va voom!
I love a statement chair and think that no matter what room its always good to have somewhere to perch… chair in the bath room? Yes, definitely, why wouldn’t you want to take a seat while your luxurious bath is running? Honest, put one in there and you’ll never look back.
Blue is one of my favourite colours for its versatility and broad range of shades. You can never really go wrong with a strong navy, deep turquoise or subtle pastel and a combination of all three might even work too.
The modern rustic look is perfect for homes with some original character, for example, open wood floor boards, beams or decorative fire places. The style is simple and chic and carries an element of log cabin come beach hut with it. Focus on natural materials and not the most perfect pieces of furniture.
For those with a love of metallic there are so many options to use these shiny hues in your home. From lampshades to cooking utensils and mirrors to cushions you can accentuate metallics in many ways.
Whether you live in the countryside or not you can make the country cottage style work for you. It’s all about warm colour palettes, rustic materials, classic patterns and plenty of throws and cushions. The look will give your home a cosy feel and can be made even more homely with an open fire or log burner.
Does your house have that small and unusable space that you don’t know what to do with? It may be by the stairs, under a slanted roof or on the landing. In new build houses architects will often try to develop these areas by making them into useful storage areas. However, if you find you have a little space like this don’t just let it be a corner for hoarding your junk, make use of it! Continue reading “Small Spaces”