Top 25 Interior Posts of April 2017

We have seen countless examples of beautiful interior reveals this week proving that spring is definitely the season for an interior revamp. From quick updates to refresh any space to sage design advice suitable for any season, here are our favourite posts of April…

 

1. 14 Ways to Get Out of Your Decorating Slump – The Inspired Room

Are you coming out of a winter decorating slump? If so The Inspired Room has some ideas for you! Check out these 14 posts to help inspire you to redecorate…

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2. 4 Easy Steps to Get Your Home Spring Ready – Bungalow 5

The perfect time to have a declutter, spring is ideal for having that clear out you keep saying you need to have. Energy and happiness boosting, having a declutter can work wonders on the mind as well as the home.

3. 5 Colourful Collections You’ll Wish Were Your Own – The Chromologist

Jill Macnair of The Chromologist is used to spotting aspects of people’s homes she wishes she could recreate in her own. Here are 5 that she shared with us all last month.

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4. 6 Cool Ideas For Reclining Sofa Makeover – Essenziale

Even the most practical of sofas can benefit from an update to give the whole room a new look. From switching up your pillows to even dip-dying the cover, this is a must read.

5. 6 Ways to Bring Home Cottage Style – The Ace of Space Blog

Cottages are always a sought after home choice and have a unique warmth and character. Even if you aren’t fortunate enough to have your own cottage, there are still ways you can replicate the look.

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6. What are the Key Elements that REALLY Make a House a Home – Fresh Design Blog

There is so much design inspiration out there that it can be easy to create a stylish look in the home but how do you ensure it still feels homely? Find out how here.

7. 8 white Walls Interiors you Will be Smitten With – Daily Dream Decor

White is a fantastic colour for spring and has the power to add light and freshness to any space. These inspiring photos will have you dashing out for the white paint in no time.

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8. Be Floored by This Year’s Trends: A Look at What’s Set to Be Big in 2017 – Italian Bark

Flooring is one of the most important aspects of any room and is the foundation of any discerning design scheme. Take a look at the top flooring trends for 2017…

9. Before & After: A Hotelier’s Century Old Retreat – Design Sponge

Beautifully restored, this Cuban Hacienda style home was once a famed hoteleier’s retreat which had fallen into disrepair. Take a look at the couple’s home transformation.

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10. Discover the Home Design Evolution With Seletti – The LuxPad

Seletti is one of quirkiest homeware brands out there and we can’t get enough of their monkey lamps. The LuxPad delves into the brand’s stylish collections.

11. Distinguishing Fads from Lasting Value Boosting Interior Design – A Beautiful Space

Many trends are fads which will pass as soon as they have arrived, so how do you distinguish fads from lasting design…A Beautiful Space shows you how.

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12. Give Me All the Tassels and Fringe – Z Design at Home

Tassels and fringes are all the rage at the moment in both the fashion and interiors world. Z Designs at Home shows you how to add these summery accessories to your interiors.

13. How to Style a Side Table 3 Different Ways – Swoon Worthy

We love a side table just as much as Kimberly of Swoon Worthy so we loved this post on how to style them in all different rooms.

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14. Industrial Mirror has Transformed our Smallest Sitting Room! – Lazy Daisy Jones

This post on Lazy Daisy Jones demonstrates how just one simple accessory can transform any room and showed us just how important mirror are to interior design.

15. It Starts in the Bedroom: Design Tips to Boost Your Well-Being – My Unique Home

We’ve always said that good design can has well-being boosting benefits and this post on My Unique Home shows you how to take full advantage of this idea starting with the bedroom.

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16. Living For Milan – An Ode to Our Favourite Design Festival – 2 Lovely Gays

The 2 Lovely Gays were at their favourite design festival in April and spoiled us with the tour of Milan Design Week afterwards. We are already booking our tickets for next year!

17. My Home Office: The Before & After – Dotty Dishes

Home office reveals are always one of our favourite blog posts to read as we love hearing that bloggers have overhauled their offices to help their production and creativity. This is our favourite from last month.

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18. Our First Few (Surprising) Home Problems – Little House on the Corner

Moving into a new home always brings with it a host of problems, many of which are unexpected. Little House on the Corner documents the unusual problems they have encountered just two weeks in.

19. Simple Spring Decorating – Lovely etc.

Decorating for spring doesn’t need to be a mammoth task, a few simple touches here and there can work wonders, as Lovely etc. demonstrates…

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20. The Interior Colour Rules You Should Nearly Always Break – The Pink House

We have all heard of those steadfast interior rules that are still followed today but rules are there to be broken as Emily from The Pink House showed us last month.

21. The New Gold Arched Mirror is Here – Cuckoo 4 Design

We simply adore the mirror in this monochrome bathroom on Cuckoo 4 Design. A wonderfully glamorous touch, it perfectly finishes the space.

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22. How to Get the Mid-Century Modern Aesthetic in Your Dining Room – Simply Grove

Mid-Century Modern Design is a fabulous look in any room but is particularly stunning in the dining room thanks to its dramatic feel. Here’s some of the best inspiration we’ve seen on style.

23. Tribal Style: a Who’s -Who of Moroccan Rugs – Decor Envy

A well-made Moroccan rug will never go out of style and in this post, Decor Envy explore the three main types and which is best for your home.

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24. Welcome to the Gold is a Neutral House – Gold is a Neutral

Jess of Gold is a Neutral revealed some of her own home in this post from April. Including all of the family’s bedrooms and the living room, it’s nothing short of what we would expect from the beautiful blog!

25. Sideboard Pimping (Or Adding Stepped Panels to Sideboard Doors!) – French for Pineapple

Often our interior design dreams can be very far from our price range but as French for Pineapple proves, a bit of DIY can achieve nearly anything! This ultra-glam stepped sideboard oozes glamour and looks like something straight out of a Jonathan Adler lifestyle shot.

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3 Comments

  1. Lazy Daisy Jones Says :

    Posted on May 4, 2017 at 4:49 pm

    What a lovely round-up of posts, thank you for including mine in there too!
    best wishes Ashley

  2. Emmerey Rose Says :

    Posted on May 5, 2017 at 9:22 am

    Cool! Thanks for sharing these articles. I now have a list of good stuff to read. Btw I was wondering,, how do you select and feature interior design posts?

    • Emily Bird

      Posted on May 12, 2017 at 3:11 pm

      Hi Emmerey Rose,

      Thank you for your comment and I’m glad you like our posts. The IBA team always try to keep up to date with all of the interior blogs we are aware of across the world and if one of the team spots a blog post they love we make note of it to include in our roundups. We always love to hear about new interior blogs so if you haven’t already please sign up to our newsletter on the IBA website and we also have a dedicated newsletter for the IBA Blog which share our tips & advice posts to help you grow your blog. We hope to see you involved in this year’s awards!

      kind regards,
      Emily

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