25 Top Interior Posts of April

The clocks have now gone forward and we are all enjoying additional daylight hours. It appears that that bloggers have been inspired by the longer days and they have been creating even more wonderful content we are dying to share. Here are our favourite interior posts for the month of April…

 

 

1. My Dream House – Salt and Chic

From hints of nature to a huge bookcase/home library, Amy of Salt and Chic, in her recent post, delves into the elements her dream home would have and she shares some top tips on how to realistically achieve those Pinterest goals.

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Image courtesy of Salt and Chic
Image courtesy of Hannah of the House
Image courtesy of Hannah of the House

2. A Chat with Interior Designer and Stylist Laura Trøstrup – Hannah in the House

Hannah of Hannah in the House caught up with interior designer and stylist Laura Trøstrup on a recent trip to Copenhagen and this post takes a look at Laura’s chic studio full of stylish office design elements…

3. Inspired by Nature – Design Hunter

Celebrating the beauty of natural design and tones, Design Hunter reviews the new Summer Home Edit from John Lewis which taps into the seasonal shift we have seen since the clocks went forward. Think golden tones and nature infused prints.

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Image courtesy of Design Hunter
Image courtesy of Marcus Design
Image courtesy of Marcus Design

4. Two Bright White (and Brass) Spaces Done Right – Marcus Design

Bright white can be a tricky colour to work with, with many rooms overpowered by the stark shade. Nancy from Marcus Design shares two of her favourite examples of bright white spaces which really work for those looking to take the plunge with the airy scheme.

5. 9 Things I Learned to Keep my Home from Going to the Dogs (and Cats!) – Swoon Worthy

Kimberly of Swoon Worthy’s post is all about living with pets and how to make sure your home can remain styled to perfection even with furry friends running around. From having two vacuum cleaners to enforcing ‘no-go’ areas, it is an essential read for design enthusiasts who are also animal lovers.

Image courtesy of Swoon Worthy
Image courtesy of Swoon Worthy
Image courtesy of Stacey Corrin
Image courtesy of Stacey Corrin

6. Why You Should Consider Swapping to LED Lights – Stacey Corrin

They may not be at the forefront of interior design, but LED lights are seriously going up in the world. The money saving, energy efficient lighting options are quickly replacing traditional bulbs and this post by Stacey Corrin gives comprehensive reasons as to why you should switch over.

7. Pattern Carpet – French for Pineapple

First wallpapers received the patterned treatment and now it’s carpets’ turn to bask in a patterned revival. Bianca from French for Pineapple shows us how to work animal print carpets into the home, what do you think of this new trend?

Apartment 34
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Image courtesy of Apartment 34
Image courtesy of Apartment 34

8. How to Add a Glamorous Touch to Your Space – Apartment 34

Apartment 34 know how to transform any space into a glamorous dwelling and in this post Erin demonstrates how a subtle hint of blush can make all the difference in the home.

9. How to Add a Warm-Weather Feel to Your Living Room – Decoholic

The sun may be on its way this month but that doesn’t mean you need to abandon cosiness at home, so make sure you read Decoholic’s top tips on how to add a warming feel to any room and the colour combinations are exquisite.

Image courtesy of Decoholic
Image courtesy of Decoholic
Image courtesy of The Green Eyed Girl
Image courtesy of The Green Eyed Girl

10. How to Style Your Home Like the Movies: The Intern – The Green Eyed Girl

In case you haven’t already seen The Intern, it is full of fabulous interior inspiration from Anne Hathaway’s enviable brownstone to the airy, industrial office space. This post gives you the low-down on the spaces designed by Nancy Meyers and Green Eyed Girl’s top picks for recreating the looks.

11. 5 Reasons Why Coastal Blues Never Go Out of Style – Fresh American Style

This post by Fresh American Style takes a look at why coastal blues are always on everyone’s favourite colour lists. From the calmness and serenity of the hues to blue’s suitableness for any situation, it’s no wonder it’s the colour we frequently look for when decorating.

Image courtesy of Fresh American Style
Image courtesy of Fresh American Style
Image courtesy of Laurel & Wolf
Image courtesy of Laurel & Wolf

12. Find Your Floral: Spring Blooms to Match Your Rooms – Laurel & Wolf

A must read post for spring, Laurel & Wolf have matched a huge range of beautiful bouquets to a selection of living room styles to help you choose the best blooms for the new season.

13. Black, White and Coral Baby Girl Nursery – Inspired by This

Babies’ nurseries are having a style revival of late, with bright new ideas for your little ones’ first rooms popping up all over the place. We particularly love this black, white and coral nursery spotted on Inspired by This…

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Image courtesy of Inspired by This
Image courtesy of Oh So Amelia
Image courtesy of Oh So Amelia

14. 4 Ways to Make Your Child’s Room Special – Oh So Amelia

Oh So Amelia takes children’s room design to the next level with her post on how to make sure your little treasure’s room is infused with personality by swapping some key elements for personalised pieces.

15. The Brooklyn Home of Swedish Photographer Pia Ulin – Nordic Design

A wonderful example of industrial style meets bohemian chic, Pia Ulin’s Brooklyn apartment is a joy to discover in this post on Nordic Design, we especially love the spacious open-plan feel.

Image courtesy of Nordic Design
Image courtesy of Nordic Design
Image courtesy of Amara
Image courtesy of Amara

16. Remembering Zaha Hadid – The LuxPad

One of the world’s top architects sadly passed away this month but her design legacy will live on and is explored in this article on Amara’s online magazine The LuxPad.

17. Windows – Make or Break Your Home Design – Noah and the Girls

The devil is in the details and there is no detail in a room that can have more of an effect on the overall look than the windows. Noah & the Girls demonstrate how choosing the right windows can make or break a redesign.

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Image courtesy of Noah and the Girls
Image courtesy of Element of Style Blog
Image courtesy of Element of Style Blog

18. A Green & Gorgeous NYC Hotel – Element of Style Blog

The hunt is truly on for luxurious hotels which are also eco-friendly and no establishment does this better than 1 Hotel in New York. Part of a new hotel brand focusing on sustainability in the hospitality world, it is a breath of fresh air for the hotel industry.

19. Interiors Roundup – Colourful Insta-Homes – Rachael Taylor Designs

Rachael Taylor’s Instagram round-up is a fantastic clash of colours which will provide endless inspiration for decorating projects. From crazy patterns to mix and match colours, it shows how adventurous people are now getting with their homes.

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Image courtesy of Rachel Taylor Designs
Image courtesy of Bodie and Fou
Image courtesy of Bodie and Fou

20. How to Hang a Gallery Wall the Perfect Way – Bodie and Fou

Gallery walls are the hottest thing to do with your walls at the moment and this post by Bodie and Fou shows you how to hang your pictures in the perfect way. Don’t miss the handy templates at the bottom!

21. The Inspiration and Joy of Creative Friendships – Candy Pop

The benefits and joys of creative friendships are vast and varied; here Candy Pop explores why getting to know like-minded creative people is essential for interior bloggers.

Image courtesy of Candy Pop
Image courtesy of Candy Pop
Image courtesy of Katrina Lee Chambers
Image courtesy of Katrina Lee Chambers

22. 10 Entrance Styling Ideas – Katrina Lee Chambers

Entrance hallways are the gateways to our homes and are the first room guests see when they visit, make sure yours is up to scratch with these inspirational images from Katrina Lee Chambers.

23. Blogging Tips With the Stylish Splash – Recycled Interiors

This month Recycled Interiors got to know Yvette, the blogger behind The Stylist Splash in this intriguing interview. A fantastic read for those looking to embark on an interior blogging career…

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Image courtesy of Recycled Interiors
Image courtesy of Bright Side
Image courtesy of Bright Side

24.Interior Design Styles for Newbies: a Handy Guide – Bright Side

Another fantastic resource for new bloggers, Bright Side have collated this handy guide of some of the key design styles from Provence to Art Deco to help you remember what’s what.

25. Retro Kitchen – Coco Cozy

This glamorous retro kitchen is a sight for sore eyes for those used to the current trend of ultra-modern kitchen spaces. Including palm tree columns, blush pink splash backs and bold pops of green it is a unique room to take a peek at.

Image courtesy of Coco Cozy
Image courtesy of Coco Cozy

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