The interior blogosphere has been abuzz this month with essential interior design inspiration across all types of rooms and trends. Here is our May round up of the best posts we could find from the top bloggers out there…
Once a practical storage option for the home, bookshelves are now a stylish interior essential. Not the easiest of items to style, Katrina Chambers shows you what you need to make a bookshelf work in the home and how to arrange books and accessories perfectly.
Oh What’s This opens the doors to this 1920s family home designed by LA interior designer Christos Prevezanos. Experimenting with playful patterns and colour pops throughout, it incorporates the Art Deco style of the building and the whole design has an enviable glamorous feel.
Twice a year the High Point Market is held in North Caroline which seeks to report on the top interior design trends of the moment. Jeanne from Cozy Stylish Chic headed over there to check out what’s new on the interiors scene.
London’s celebration of the British craft industry was held in the capital in May and we have spotted loads of intriguing posts on the popular event. Here is one of our favourite posts on the week-long celebration by Oliver Burns.
In this post Emily Jayne highlights one of her favourite Instagram accounts – @denadanielle_designs. Filled with shabby chic and romantic interior inspiration, Emily focuses on the living and dining areas of Dena’s home…
Window dressing isn’t just for shops anymore, it’s for the home too and Bret Decor is on hand to demonstrate what makes a killer window display to ensure no part of the home is left unstyled.
Kitchens can be the bane of any homeowner’s or renter’s lives, those with plain kitchen don’t despair, Cassie Fairy is here to show you how to transform it into a luxury space to be proud of.
Beautiful blossoms are out in force this spring and Style Made Simple have used the delicate pink hues for this style guide. Combined with sky blues and apple greens, it is the perfect springtime colour palette.
There’s a new popular animal trend on the block to rival flamingos this month as seen in Laurel & Wolf’s post on equestrian themed rooms. From horseshoe prints to faux horse head wall art, this new trend will definitely make the neighbours jealous…
We are all guilty of the odd painting mistake when redecorating but by reading House and Home’s handy guide you can make sure the faux pas never happen again!
In case you didn’t already know, flatlaying is the art of creating beautifully layered product, food or fashion shots for the likes of Instagram and Twitter. Here Jenny from Seasons in Colour explains how to make sure your flatlay never falls flat.
Swings aren’t just for outside use as Little Green Notebook demonstrates in this inspirational post on indoor swings. Not just for children either, it includes a host of fun snaps featuring indoor swings for reading nooks or playrooms.
Have you ever looked at the art in your home and thought it looked a bit drab? It could be the lighting! Kate from Mad About the House has written this expert guide on how to ensure your lighting complements your favourite works.
It’s that time of year to sort out your garden ready for the summer. This post by Anneli Bush is all you need for this year’s garden inspiration and we love the cosy seating arrangements.
Will of Bright Bazaar has explored one of London’s hottest new restaurants this month and it has us dreaming of a visit to SHOT café in the near future! Located in St Paul’s it has been designed by Wilson Holloway and we can’t wait to try it out!
Blue is a long-time favourite in the interior world and for May navy is blue hue of choice as seen on My Warehouse Home. Filled with top products to help you incorporate the moody shade into your home, the colour is a sophisticated addition to any space…
If you are lucky enough to live in a country where the climate is predictable in summer you are able to transform your exterior into an extension of your living room. Perfect for outdoor entertaining and dining, an outdoor living room is a must-have for sunny weekends and evenings.
The month of May saw the news of a law soon to be passed in the UK, outlawing replica designer furniture, which spread like wildfire across the community. Following on from his original post on the moral dilemmas and implications surrounding the debate, Daniel of Ateliertally has released a new post with more on the popular topic…
Missoni Art Colour opened at Bermondsey’s Fashion and Textile Museum to uproarious praise. The exhibition which focuses on the art behind the fashion and home powerhouses’ design has been an instant hit and here The Chromologist takes a look at the showcase.
Cassandra of Coco + Kelly has been looking at how to add a flash of warm metal to the kitchen in this post. After deciding copper and brass is better used separately, she has demonstrated what works in the kitchen with these shimmering hues, with some inventive placement throughout.
Bold colours never go out of style as Design Sponge’s rainbow gallery shows. From bold pops of colours on feature walls, to bright stairways and splashbacks, the opportunities are endless to add some shade in the home.
It looks like pineapples are here to stay for the summer and we have seen them popping up all over the interior bloggersphere this month. From pineapple shaped side tables to tropical wallpapers, there are so many accessories available to make sure your home stays up-to-date with the trend.
It’s flower show season and Lucy from Lucy Loves Ya has shared her favourite image from The Japanese Garden in St Mawgan Village near Newquay. The third of her Japanese Garden posts, it showcases the calming beauty these types of garden exude.
As the bedroom is where we get most of our rest, this space should remain a calming sanctuary. Abigail Ahern’s article shows you how to make the most of your bedroom to ensure each night’s sleep is as restful as possible.
More bold colour pops can be seen in Interior Desire’s post on colourful kitchens and dining areas, showing that bright is the way to go this summer. We love the colourful world map wall in No.2 and retro feel of No.3.