Top 25 Interior Blog Posts of August

Summer is on its way out now it’s the 1st September and there has been a noticeable shift in posts in the interior blogging world over the last month to get us ready for the change. Here are our favourite posts from August from chic before and after reveals, to getting ready for autumn…

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1. Magical Lighting: Giopato and Coombes – A Design Crush Interview – 2 Lovely Gays

 

2 Lovely Gays talks to lighting duo Giopato and Coombes in this interview on their blog. Take a peek at their statement lighting and what inspires them…

Image courtesy of Giopato and Coombes
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Image courtesy of The Estate Trentham
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2. Bathroom Makeover | Part 1 – Kate Young Design

 

Kate Young Design explores bathroom update ideas in this post from August. It would appear that tongue and groove walls are the way to go but which floor tiles should she pick?

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3. Leen’s Colourful Palace in Borgerhout – No Glitter No Glory

 

No Glitter No Glory took the tour of freelance journalist Lenalena this month. Filled with colour, it is a treasure trove of vintage finds and eclectic style.

Image courtesy of LenaLena Est La
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Image courtesy of Lissa Lee Hickman
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4. Big Kitchen’s – Inspired Space – The Builder’s wife

 

Faced with a much smaller kitchen and a family of six, Nicole from the Builder’s wife is longing for a bigger space to cook. Here is all the inspiration for her dream kitchen extension.

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5. How to Decorate for Autumn – Hege in France

 

The new season is just around the corner so autumn style is just beginning to appear, we love this apartment tour on Hege in France which is full of cosy details and sumptuous touches.

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6. Master Bedroom Nook – Blooms Bites Beautify

 

We all dream of a bit of extra space in our bedroom to relax in and this post on Blooms Bites Beautify demonstrates how to style this area with a restful chaise lounge.

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7. Before + After // Client Z to the E to the N Again – Amber Interior Design

 

Amber from Amber Interior Design revealed this outstanding fast-turnaround project on her blog in August. A returning customer, she had to get it ready at a super speedy pace in time for the family’s new arrival.

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8. Farmhouse Bedroom Makeover – Christina’s Adventures 

 

Decorating a country farmhouse can be a difficult task, but we love this serene room reveal found on Christina’s Adventures with soft neutrals and warm wooden touches.

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9. Totally Tempting Traditional Bathroom – Home Girl London

 

A traditional bathroom will never go out of style and Home Girl London knows only too well. Take a look at her edit for inspiration if you are looking to update your bathroom.

Image courtesy of Victorian Bathrooms 4 U
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Image courtesy of Fifi McGee

10. 5 Ingenious Ways to Reuse Bottles, Jars and Glassware in Your Home – Fifi McGee

 

We live in a throwaway society with so many reusable vessels making their way into our home daily. Fifi McGee shows you how to stop disposing of these often beautiful pieces and to create new purposes for them.

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11. Decorating with Blue & White: Coastal Living Idea House – Bright Bazaar

 

Will from Bright Bazaar toured the beautiful Coastal Living Idea House in Newport, Rhode Island in August. Here are his favourite looks from the house to inspire his own beach house renovation.

Image courtesy of Bright Bazaar
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Image courtesy of Getty Images

12. Colour: Pink and Blue Colour Inspiration – Camilla Pearl Interiors

 

Camilla Pearl Interiors showcased this colour inspiration post inspired by none other than Princess Diana’s old sitting room at Kensington Palace. With a few modern day twists, take a look at the homage post.

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13. 10 Instant Kitchen Updates for Your Rental Home – Kerry Lockwood in Detail

 

Updating a rented home can be tricky as what you can change will depend on the landlord’s wishes. Here Kerry Lockwood shares 10 easy kitchen updates which won’t upset the owners.

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Image courtesy of Abigail Ahern
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14. How to Keep Your Home Looking Fresh – Abigail Ahern

 

Abigail Ahern demonstrates how to ensure your home never looks out of date with her handy hints on keeping your space looking fresh. From botanicals and layering, it will update any room instantly.

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15. The Starting Point of Design – Revisited – Confetti Style

 

Confetti Style answers one of the key interior questions in this blog post – where do I start when designing a room? Read her top tips on where to begin!

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Image courtesy of Nina Bruun
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16. 5 Micro-Interior Trends that Will Become Mega-Trends – Bungalow 5

 

Bungalow 5 have noticed 5 micro trends just starting to emerge in the industry, make sure you are up to date with them before they hit the big time.

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17. How to Create a Small Office Space When you Don’t have an Office Room – Very Me Interiors

Office space is a luxury many of us simply don’t have nowadays, however with some careful planning you can turn even the smallest of corners into a functioning home office as Very Me Interiors shows us…

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Image courtesy of Eden Locke
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18. Hotel Design Love – Flat 15

 

Gabby from Flat 15 takes a look at hotel interiors that have caught her eye recently and we particularly love the pastel perfection which is the Eden Locke Hotel in Edinburgh.

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19. Natural Interior Design Inspiration with the Origin Trend – The LuxPad

 

The A by Amara AW17 collection launched in August which saw The LuxPad look at the inspiration behind the two new trends. Discover the natural inspiration behind the Origin look.

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Image courtesy of A Beautiful Mess
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20. How I Built a Channel Tufted Storage Banquette – A Beautiful Mess

 

This channel tufted storage bench and breakfast nook spotted on A Beautiful Mess was created by Mandi Johnson for her own home and includes a handy storage space inside. Find out how she made it.

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21. Before & After: Beach Huts Nursery – The Room Alive

 

This beautiful pastel nursery was spotted on the Room Alive this month and it includes shots of the room before it was redecorated. Talk about transformational!

Image courtesy of The Room Alive
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Image courtesy of The Painted Hive

22. Tiny DIY Vintage Girl’s Bedroom Reveal! – The Painted Hive

 

Another stylish children’s bedroom we loved this month is this DIY vintage girl’s bedroom found on the Painted Hive. Small but chic, it includes a bed, desk and plenty of storage all in a beautiful vintage style.

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23. Made in Poland – Scandilove – Passion Shake

 

Passion Shake’s Made in Poland series shares creator Agata’s homeland’s design news and this month she looked at Scandilove who transform homes for sale or rents into pieces of art.

Image courtesy of SCANDILOVE
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Image courtesy of Karen Barlow Stylist
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24. The Many Designs of our Lounge Over 20 Years – Karen Barlow Stylist

 

When Karen first bought her home 20 years ago, those around her were worried she had bitten off more than she could chew with the renovations. Take a look at her lounge through the ages…

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25. Affordable Office Accessory Ideas – A Day in the Life of a Mum of 6

 

Accessorising an office can be difficult as you need to bridge the gap between form and function to make sure the space will serve the purpose it was created for. Take a look at these affordable office accessories which are both beautiful and useful.

Image courtesy of A Day in the Life of a Mum of 6
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Top image photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash

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