It’s easy to become overly excited and overwhelmed when moving into a new rented place. You immediately want to unpack everything and stuff all your furniture in but it helps if you take a little time to prepare and plan. I’ve been renting pretty much my whole life and have picked up some great tips[…]
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,[…]
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!
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.
I really do value my time off, so as much as I love a good project, if something that I could buy for £20 is going to take me hours and hours to DIY, let’s be real – I’m just going to buy it. However, there are some really simple, easy & CHEAP ways to spruce up your home and here are some of my favourites!