For as long as I remember I have always been obsessed with other people’s houses. I am that person who sneaks a look in the cupboards when I’ve gone to the bathroom and the person you see who’s creepily looking in your window as they walk past. Coming from a poor-ish background, I’ve never lived[…]
It was a Sunday evening, I was sitting quietly watching Love Island (don’t you dare judge me) and it honestly sounded like a bomb had gone off. My trusty command hook had failed me and the mirror I had hanging crashed down and smashed all over the floor. Now I am not one to make[…]
Don’t feel disheartened by your small lounge – any room of any size can be made beautiful! Follow these tips and pick out your furniture carefully and you’ll have turned your small living room into a cosy paradise in no time. 1. Hang Mirrors Use mirrors to help create the illusion of a bigger room,[…]
Oh it’s been a hectic week, I have made some progress on Project Living Room though – hallelujah! Of course I’ve changed my mind on the colour scheme, I’m over teal, over it! I’ve been SO inspired by the #urbanjungle movement and have seen so many neutral, simple rooms over the past week that have[…]
A well-organised bookcase can be a piece of art in itself. It’s a great place to show off your personality with keepsakes, favourite items and of course your book collection. Stop haphazardly throwing things on, it’s time to utilise that space!
There are so many different interior design styles to choose from it can all get a bit overwhelming. Hopefully, you’ll find this guide useful – it is still a work in progress and will be added to over the coming weeks. I’ve tried to explain each one as best I can in layman’s terms and it should help you wade through the world of Interior design.
If you’re like me, you may have to use a room for a few different purposes, maybe you have an open plan kitchen and living room or a living-dining room and are not sure how you can split up the space. Fear not as I have compiled a list of the most inventive ways to create your own room dividers and you may already own the items you need to do it!
If you’re anything like me you’re constantly asking for the ‘big light’ to be turned off in the evenings – there’s something about the warm glow of a softly lit room that makes you feel so cosy! It can be hard to find affordable lamps that don’t scream out the price tag but I’ve filtered through the cheap tat to find some pieces you’ll be proud to light up – and they’re all under £20!
So, I got a bit over excited over the weekend and have already started buying a few bits like these wonderful curtains I found at IKEA. I really feel like they are going to make a HUGE impact on the room, so am very eager to get those up. I’ve also ordered some little teal accent pieces and some more greenery and I think that’s going to be it until payday this month.
Fed up of being constantly told about the perks of minimalism? Me too. I like stuff, I like living in a home that looks lived in so I am DOWN for this trend. It started gaining popularity at the end of last year as an antidote to Marie Kondo’s ‘less is more’ ethos and is based on the idea of creating your own unique space by injecting your personality and interests into a room.