Spring is just around the corner and in February the interior blogging world was full of posts to inspire those of us already itching to redecorate for the new season ahead. Here are our favourite articles we spotted on our search in the last month…
Thanks to a huge crossover from the fashion industry over the past few years, tribal prints have caught the eye of interior designers across the globe. A stylish look for any room, the trend can be incorporated into decor with ease and All About Interiors shows you how in this informative post.
Making the most of your bedroom space is essential as it is the room you spend the most time in. Here Side Street Style demonstrate how to make this important room feel more spacious from using mirrors to thinking vertically to make sure your bedroom remains the haven it should be.
With not a white wall in sight, Cate St Hill’s post on why green is the new neutral offers a contemporary colour scheme for the home. Inspired by the leafy plants and flowers now gracing the design-led homes of the world, green is a hue which can be both soothing and vibrant and it can be injected in all manner of inventive ways.
Experts of colour Farrow and Ball are renowned for their ever stylish paint shades appearing in the chicest of home across the country. The new release of nine new colours is creating a buzz in the interiors world and Jen Love Chic Living is on hand to give us the lowdown on these fabulous just released paints.
5. How to Style Your Home Using Scatter Cushions – Corrin Creative
Scatter cushions seem to either be loved or loathed in the design world and in this post by Corrin Creative we were taught to embrace the scatter cushion love. Starting with placement before moving on colour and pattern then size and shape, this definitive guide will have you rushing out to develop your collection.
Blush is right on trend for 2016. A subtle colour to delicately infuse any room with an effortlessly stylish feel, Polly Rowan’s how to guide to add the shade to the home is a must-read for any fans of the peaceful pink.
Interior styling may not be the always-glamorous career one might think, but it doesn’t mean that the blood, sweat and tears that go into each shoot aren’t worth it. Chris from The Life Creative Blog documents the trials and tribulations of his profession in this post and also offers essential tips for embarking on your own styling career.
A new wave of hotels are starting to pop up around the globe for the travellers who want not only comfort but also a meaningful stay. The forward-thinking ‘good hotels’ incorporate authentic local activities, community outreach and charity into their business models.
They say a picture paints a thousand words and in February, The LuxPad curated a collection of blogs which more than live up to this iconic phrase. Including some of the best photography from around the world, all thirty three blogs need to be seen to be believed.
In answer to the age-old problem of making the most of the natural light in the home Love Chic Living has published this comprehensive guide to make sure you always get it right. From window dressings to roof lights, find out how to make your interior space brighter.
Finding inspiration for your next design project can be troubling at times and you can easily end up suffering from the visual equivalent of writer’s block if you only ever look in the same place. In this post by Organise My House, you will find thirteen places to take a peek at to get the inspiration juices flowing again.
This adorable space themed nursey will ensure your precious little one has the most stylish room around. A case study of author Klarisa’s son’s nursey, the room mixes dark walls with fresh furniture and of course – starry accessories to inspired you for your own children’s nurseries!
For many the kitchen is the hub of the home where the majority of household activity takes places, whereas for others it is simple a functional space to create food as quickly as possible. Whatever your views of the kitchen, make sure it always looks its best with these seven valuable ideas.
Patchwork Harmony discovered the delights of Bert’s Barge, an anchored place to stay in Hackney. Beautifully decorated inside with a subtle Scandinavian feel, it is a sanctuary from the bustle of London and would be the perfect spot to while the evening away after a busy day.
Believing that February is actually the best month to start your new year, new you mantra, Emily Henderson is challenging her readers to start being more zen in 2016. From explaining what the concept means to her top tips to achieve the state, make February the month to make changes for the better.
The new collaboration between homeware brand Iittala and fashion house Issey Miyake launched at the start of February with the hashtag #pauseforharmony. Causing a stir in the design world, the pieces are sleek, design-led accessories and Ems Design Blogg includes a collection video to perfectly showcase the range.
This month is the month of love and Homegirl London has been inspired by Valentine home decor in this post. Perfectly in-keeping with one of Pantone’s colours of the year (Rose Quartz), this post explores the ways in which to add a pink flair to your living room.
Choosing art pieces for the home can be a nightmare. Whether you are fixated on single statement pieces or long for a full gallery wall, staying true to your own tastes can be difficult with so many artistic outlets around. Hunted Interior’s post maintains holding out for the pieces that speak to you to make sure you always love your decor.
Coco+kelley’s motto is ‘life is in the details. Style accordingly’ and in her February moodboard she gives us the low-down on what exactly she means by this statement. This picture filled posts shows us that detail is what fine design is all about…
Kate Watson-Smyth’s book launch has been big news in the interior blogging community this month and here Katy of Apartment Apothecary delves into the pages of this fabulous book and Katy’s own home is also the second case study, don’t miss this sneak peek at the book taking the industry by storm…
Rose Quartz and Serenity are still huge news in the interior blogging world and Bre from Brepurpose after taking a while to come round to the choices has created this excellent decorating guide on how to use them in the home. Preferring to use them separately, each inspiration image is more beautiful than the last…
This living room trends post is a must-read for those looking for room inspiration. An honest no-holds-barred look at the popular trends of today, each trend is accompanied by Emily’s take on longevity giving you an idea on the best looks to go for.
This post has got us wanting to hop on a plane to Australia and beg Twitter to let us see their plush office space first hand! The soft aqua and gold colour scheme makes for a soothing yet inspiring working environment and of course all the quirky Twitter finishing touches are there too.
Honestly WTF has taken an all access tour of designer Luis Gallussi’s Ibiza home this month and it is breathtaking. Taking full advantage of the house’s natural landscape, the home is rustic yet impeccably stylish and we particularly love the laid-back outdoor table setting.
Who doesn’t love a touch of glamour in their interior? Victoria Jackson of Apartment Number 4 insists on it and with her handy article, now you can too! From investing in a headboard to always making use of home fragrance, you home will have that glamorous edge in no time.