25 Top Interior Posts of June

Well summer is supposedly here, but with what seems like one of the wettest Junes on record we have skulked back indoors to avoid the downpours which means even more time spent in the home. Our favourite interior bloggers appear to have had the same idea with numerous essential interior inspiration posts popping up here, there and everywhere, here are our top 25…

1. Indoor Plants Look Better in a Basket – Katrina Chambers

Katrina Chambers has come to the conclusion that the perfect way to showcase indoor plants is to display them in a basket and we couldn’t agree more. From copper wire baskets to traditional weaving, there are so many styles to choose from.

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Image courtesy of Katrina Chambers
Image courtesy of Corrin Creative
Image courtesy of Corrin Creative

2. Introduce Steel and Glass into Your Home for Contemporary Design – Corrin Creative

Steel and glass are two of the most popular materials in contemporary design and give any space a modern edge. Corrin Creative demonstrates the best ways to add these chic elements to the home.

3. My 15 Favourite Home Design Blogs for Inspiration – Dear Designer

We love discovering new interior blogs and we also love seeing blogger’s favourite blogs too, Carole King of Dear Designer has rounded up her top fifteen blogs for home design inspiration and a darn good read.

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Image courtesy of Dear Designer
Image courtesy of Italian Bark
Image courtesy of Italian Bark

4. Amazing Home in Sardinia – Italian Bark

In this post Italian Bark have explored a rustic, coastal style home in Sardinia which is filled with natural wooden elements, clean lines and fresh white.

5. A San Diego Rental Proves How Design can Comfort Kids – Design Sponge

Moving home can be stressful for the whole family especially for children, meaning it’s important to get little ones’ spaces sorted as quickly as possible. Design Sponge takes a look at this San Diego rental property where the parents have created a comforting room for their children.

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Image courtesy of Design Sponge
Image courtesy of Little Blue Deer
Image courtesy of Little Blue Deer

6. Easy Ways to Display Black & White Art – Little Blue Deer

Black and white art can look ultra-chic if done properly and it is one of the easiest ways to update your home without breaking the bank. Little Blue Deer has collected five fabulous ways to showcase your favourite monochrome pieces in this post.

7. Our Office Reveal – Cupcakes and Cashmere

Cupcakes and Cashmere have been getting their new office ready to go over the last few months and the big reveal happened in June. With intriguing elements at every turn, it is a treasure trove of stylish interior design to discover.

Image courtesy of Cupcakes and Cashmere
Image courtesy of Cupcakes and Cashmere
Image courtesy of Honestly WTF
Image courtesy of Honestly WTF

8. A Flat in Barcelona – Honestly WTF

Erica of Honestly WTF is obsessed with this Barcelona flat which she documented in June. With vaulted ceilings, white painted exposed brick walls and copious curiosities, you’ll be gazing at these snaps for the rest of the day…

9. Exquisite Modern Dark Interiors – Adorable Home

Not your average summer style, Adorable Home has been discussing the contemporary dark interiors this month with this interior by YØ DEZEEN. Forming a striking look, the completed home is dramatic yet still retains a cosy, luxury atmosphere.

Image courtesy of Adorable Home
Image courtesy of Adorable Home
Image courtesy of Oh What's This
Image courtesy of Oh What’s This

10. Expert Kitchen Inspiration for the Copper Coveters – Oh What’s this

We know that copper is here to stay in interiors for the rest of 2016 and designers are constantly inventing new and interesting ways to use the metal in the home. This kitchen uses recycled copper piping for a fresh new take on the top trend.

 11. How to Find Time for Creativity – Matilde Heart Manech

It’s hard to stay creative when busy lives always get in the way but Mathilde Heart Manech is on hand with fifteen helpful tips to ensure you maintain creativity no matter how busy you are – a must-read for busy bloggers!

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Image courtesy of Mathilde Heart Manech
Image courtesy of West Egg Blog
Image courtesy of West Egg Blog

12. Hancock Park – By Studio Willian Heffner – West Egg Blog

West Egg Blog delves into the interior of this Hancock Park abode by Studio William Heffner which includes a bright, room height windowed kitchen and diner opening straight onto the lush green garden.

13. How to Mix Pattern Like a Pro – Danielle Natalie

Mixing patterns is a huge trend of the moment and one that moves away from the perfectly matching styles we have seen in classic interior design. Filling a room with intrigue, the look can be difficult to master so read Danielle Natalie’s handy tip post to pull the trend off in style.

Image courtesy of Danielle Natalie
Image courtesy of Danielle Natalie
Image courtesy of Don't Cramp My Style
Image courtesy of Don’t Cramp My Style

14. Ideas for Making Small Spaces Seem Larger – Don’t Cramp My Style

Most of us aren’t blessed with large spaces in our home and one room frequently serves a multitude of purposes, Anna from Don’t Cramp My Style has addressed the problems of living in small spaces in her post and shows us how to make them appear larger.

15. 5 Stylish Plant Pots – Hannah in the House

Hannah in the House is another blogger with an indoor plant obsession this month and her post which focuses on the best and chicest pots to use to display your favourite foliage in the home.

Image courtesy of Hannah in the House
Image courtesy of Hannah in the House
Image courtesy of Smart Style Interiors
Image courtesy of Smart Style Interiors

16. The Meaning of Luxury – Smart Style Interiors

The word ‘luxury’ can be overused in the interior industry and at times it can feel like the word has lost its essential meaning, Phoebe from Smart Style Interiors is reclaiming the world and in her post she explains the true meaning of the word that’s everywhere.

17. How To: Brushstroke Art – Fresh American Style Annie Selke

Who doesn’t love hanging art in the home that you’ve actually created yourself? Annie Selke found herself in an arts and crafts mood this month and set about creating brushstroke art which you can replicate for your own interior!

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Image courtesy of Fresh American Style by Annie Selke
Image courtesy of The Early Hour
Image courtesy of The Early Hour

18. 5 Feng Shui Tips for a Happier Home – The Early Hour

Feng Shui isn’t for everyone, but as The Early Hour Demonstrates, there are a few key practices that can make the home a happier place to be in. Steering clear of the more superstitious tips of the practice, they have rounded up 5 tips to create a welcoming environment.

19. London Craft Week 2016: Walking Tour – Martyn White Designs

Martyn White documents his tour of the 2016 London Craft Week this month on his eponymous blog which showcases the exceptional talent present in the historic stores on Pimlico Road.

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Image courtesy of Martyn White Designs
Image courtesy of Flat 15
Image courtesy of Flat 15

20. 5 Ways to Bring Greenery Without Using a House Plant – Flat 15

It’s no secret that adding greenery to the home adds natural colour and a fresher feel but what do you do if plants just don’t work for you? Flat 15 has opened our eyes to other ways to incorporate vibrant greens in your interior space…

21. 14 Office Spaces That Inspired Me – Devon Rachel

If you work from home you’ll know how important an organised & stylish office space is for productivity, but getting round to transforming your office into this is always last on the list. This was a problem Devon Rachel had so she has shared the images that helped her

Image courtesy of Devon Rachel
Image courtesy of Devon Rachel
Image courtesy of 2 Lovely Gays
Image courtesy of 2 Lovely Gays

22. Summer Party Style – 2 Lovely Gays

The days of summer parties are just around the corner (we hope) and Jordan and Russel of 2 Lovely Gays have been showing us how it’s done. From foraged flowers to vodka jellies, this post is full of summer party inspiration.

23. Nelson Street – Copperline

Fiona of Copperline explored this Edinburgh flat in the Georgian Old Town area of the city in June which is currently on the market. Owned by Andrew and Anna, it has been completely transformed into a striking home with unique eclectic style.

Image courtesy of Copperline
Image courtesy of Copperline
Image courtesy of The LuxPad
Image courtesy of The LuxPad

24. How to Plan the Perfect Picnic – The LuxPad

With the rain hopefully clearing soon it will be the ultimate time to pack a picnic and go on an adventure. Planning a picnic isn’t always the easiest job however, with food options, placement and environmental factors frequently causing problems. Check out Amara’s top picnic packing tips on The LuxPad.

25. Industrial Chic Styling Tips – Designed for Life

Industrial chic has been on the radar of interior designers for a while now and the trend is unlikely to go anywhere soon due to the versatility of the look. Designed for Life has got the look down to a T and in this post Myrline has rounded up top styling tips for the style.

Industiral chic styling tips
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