Top 25 Interior Posts of May 2017

It’s a brand new month in the interior blogosphere and we have taken a look back at some of our favourite posts of May. There was a distinctive move from minimalistic Scandinavian design last month with many bloggers looking to relaxed bohemian looks to see in the summer months…


1. 10 Things to Consider When Building or Designing Your Home! – La Maison Jolie


Building or designing your perfect home is a dream many of us have but the real prospect of it can be very daunting. La Maison Jolie has ten handy tips for those about to take the plunge.

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Image courtesy of International Designs, Inc.

2. 5 Kitchen Breakfast Nooks You’ll Want to Copy – International Designs, Inc.


Breakfast nooks are a fun yet functional addition to any home and are at times much easier to fit in than a formal dining table. These five breakfast nooks on International Designs, Inc. will have you measuring up your kitchen for one.

3. An Artistic Studio Transformation at Tower Bridge by Maisha Designs – The LuxPad


This art-filled studio apartment was completely transformed by Maisha Design for the artist owner. Creating two separate bedrooms and an extra bathroom, it is now a comfortable space for London living.

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Image courtesy of Our Urban Box

4. Boho Bedroom Love and Styling Tips (With a Hint of Mid-Century) – Our Urban Box


Bohemian design is back for the home and we have seen numerous looks moving away from Scandi minimalism over the last few months. These styling tips are perfect for if you want to recreate the style in the home.

5. Bright California Home With an Earthy Glamour – Decoholic


This bright and airy Californian home is a joy to peek around. The navy and pink hues set against the earthy undertones, form a chic colourscheme along with charming rustic finishes.

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Image courtesy of Danielle Natalie

6. Bring It Home|Canadian Lake Life – Danielle Natalie


This lake side Canadian home is the ultimate escape destination. Called the Lake Joseph Boathouse, it has been designed by Altius Archtects and includes a floor to ceiling glass lookout point, roof terrace and own private boat docking stations.

7. Dark Walls – It Pays to Be Brave with Colour – Organise My House


Dark coloured walls are effortlessly chic in any room in the home. Daunting at first if you aren’t used to decorating with rich colour, once you start you won’t stop as proved by Organise My House.

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Image courtesy of Fall for DIY

8. DIY Polymer Clay Coffee Table Tray – Fall For DIY


This beautiful tray spotted on Fall for DIY will infuse any space with subtle handmade design. With just a few simple steps, this DIY post is easy to follow and the end result can be displayed on coffee tables, dressing tables to hold jewellery or even hung on a wall for an arty display.

9. Homes that are so Wrong they’re Right – Laurel & Wolf


You all know those outfits you see on celebrities which shouldn’t work, but somehow they just do. Well, this phenomenon happens in the interior world too! Laurel & Wolf explores the chaotic interiors which shouldn’t work but miraculously do.

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Image courtesy of Hello Nancy

10. House Tour – Kay of Kinship Creative – Hello Nancy


This home tour on Hello Nancy delves into the home of Kay from Kinship Creative. In the Essex countryside, Kay’s home has a distinctive Scandinavian feel and is filled with a mixture of modern and vintage pieces.

11. How to Create a Gallery Wall – From Evija with Love


Gallery walls are still a lusted-after interior feature but can be notoriously hard to plan and set up. This how to guide we found on From Evija with Love walks you through all of the steps to creating a fabulous gallery wall in your home.

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Image courtesy of Annie Selke

12. How to Set a Bright and Colorful Table for Summer Gatherings – Annie Selke


Summer dining settings are always the most fun to style as you can go crazy on colour and pattern. This summer table on Annie Selke and complementary cocktail recipes have us dreaming of long summer evenings.

13. My Colourful Home Style – PMQ for Two


Part of My Home Style’s blog hop, this hop is focused on what makes a blogger’s style theirs and our first point of call is PMQ for Two exhibiting her colourful home style.

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Image courtesy of Haneen’s Heaven

14. My Home Style Blog Hop – Haneen’s Heaven


Haneen’s Heaven was also part of Casa Watkins Living’s blog hop and her post on her own personal style is all about mixing styles to create the collected look she is known for.

15. My Home Style: mixing Decor Styles -Casa Watkins Living


The start of the My Home Style blog hop, Casa Watkins Living has explored how using many different styles in your decorating come together to form your own personal look which should be celebrated.

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A Designer at Home with her Boho Abode

16. My Vintage, Global Bohemian Home Style Mix – A Designer at Home with her Boho Abode


Last but certainly not least of our favourite posts from the My Home Style blog hop is the vintage and global bohemian style as shown by Corinna on A Designer at Home. Take a look at the eclectic home…

17. Our Cosy Scandi Inspired Guest Bedroom – Ever So Britty


We love a before and after post on the IBA Blog and this one on Ever so Britty ticks all the boxes. The end result is a fresh and stylish guest bedroom that visitors will never want to leave.

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Image courtesy of Design, Dining & Diapers

18. Pineapple Party Ideas – Design. Dining. Diapers


The mighty pineapple is here to stay in 2017 and Design. Dining. Diapers has gone one step further by throwing a pineapple party. From bunting and stools to delicious pineapple cupcakes, this is definitely a party you want to be invited to.

19. Roomstyling: Boho Nursery White Moss Decor – Live Loud Girl


We have more boho inspiration in the form of a soothing nursery on Live Loud Girl. With a unique rattan cot and warm eclectic touches, it is a wonderfully different look for your little one’s room.

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20. Simple Spring Flower Arrangement – Craftberry Bush


Is there anything better than a spring floral arrangement to brighten any room in the home? We don’t think so and this beautiful display will have you rushing out to buy your favourite blooms.

21. The Honest House Tour: Kitchen Diner – Well Guess this is Growing Up


Another fabulous before and after to sink your teeth into, this kitchen on Well I Guess This is Growing Up is the perfect mix of chic and personality, making it a fabulous family space.

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Image courtesy of Oh what’s This

22. The Secret to Getting your Garden to Look Hotel Chic – Oh What’s This


A fabulous inspiration piece, this post on Oh What’s This demonstrates how stripes are the way to go if you want your garden to ooze hotel glamour. Check out all of the chic imagery from top hotels around the world.

23. Vintage Eclectic Garden Inspired Shared Girls’ Bedroom – Domicile 37


This room on Domicile37 is part of the One Room Challenge hosted by Linda from Calling it Home. Spanning six weeks, take a look at the vision boards, final reveal of the space and how she got there.

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Image courtesy of Home with the Haworths

24. My Girl’s Bedroom Makeover – Home With the Haworths


A dash of gold adds glamour to any room and polka dots are fabulous for young children’s bedroom as they are still infused with a sense of fun. This girl’s bedroom makeover is wonderful inspiration if you are looking to update your little one’s room.

25. 5 Storage Space Tricks for Small Apartment Living – Marilen Styles


Living in an apartment can often mean forgoing storage space. This post by Marilen Styles shares five top tricks to incorporate more storage into your flat or small house.

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2 thoughts on “Top 25 Interior Posts of May 2017”

  1. Thanks for featuring me on this roundup. Please let me know if you need a new picture. Nonetheless, I feel so honored and I am so thankful that you thought of me.

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