Top Interior Blog Posts of May

May has been an exciting month with bank holidays, a royal wedding and some more hotter than average spring weather which seems to have put us all in a good mood. There seems to have been a focus on design ideas for small spaces last month which are must-reads for most of us, take a look at our favourite posts from May…

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1. One Room Challenge: Week 5 Final Details – Rambling Renovators

Rambling Renovators have been taking part in the One Room Challenge over the last five weeks with Jen adding the final finishing touches to the master bedroom last month. Take a look at the details.

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Image courtesy of Rambling Renovators
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Image courtesy of Zoe Hewett
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2. How to Become an Interior Designer – Zoe Hewett Interiors

Many people dream of becoming an interior designer, but how many actually have what it takes? Zoe Hewett takes a look at the skills you need to make it.

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3. Flip House Bathroom Remodel – Centsational Style

Kate from Centsationale Style has been getting this Las Vegas property ready for sale and here she showed her amazing transformation of one of the property’s bathrooms.

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Image courtesy of Centsational Style
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Image courtesy Rooms for Rent
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4. New Barn Door in the Kitchen – Rooms for Rent Blog

A barn door is a beautiful inclusion in both rustic and industrial interiors and when done right they can be incredibly stylish, like this pale blue and gold version on Rooms for Rent Blog.

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5. Inspiration in the Living Room – Blooms Bites Beautify

Interior refreshes don’t have to mean a whole room or large area, it can simply mean spending time on just a small corner to instantly revamp your style like this post from Blooms Bites Beautify.

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Image courtesy of Blooms Bites Beautify
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Image courtesy of Room for Tuesday
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6. DIY Pedestal Dog Feeders – Room for Tuesday

Our furry friends deserve some design flair too in their living spaces like these DIY dog pedestal feeders we spotted on Room for Tuesday, we love the doggy portraits too!

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7. The Thrill of the Hunt (Vintage Items I Can’t resist at Antique Shows) – Finding Silver Pennies

Danielle from Finding Silver Pennies has been antiquing from a very young age when she went antique hunting with her mum, here she shares the thrill of the hunt…

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Image courtesy of Finding Silver Pennies
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Image courtesy of DKOR Interiors
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8. Home Styling Tips: Decorating Your Sofa With Throw Pillows – DKOR Interiors

The placing of throw pillows can be a challenge as a sofa or bed can quickly descent into messiness if done wrong. DKOR Interiors share their top tips for throw pillow perfection.

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9. Progress in my Little Boy’s Bedroom, A Landscape Gallery, Bedding & More! – The Painted Hive

This little boy’s room is a delight to explore and full of fun antique treasures which provide an unusual twist to the decor. Take a peek for kids’ bedroom inspiration.

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Image courtesy of Live Laugh Decorate
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10. A Black and White Kitchen with a Surprise Pop of Pink – Yum! – Live Laugh Decorate

This sleek monochrome kitchen is chic in its own right but the finishing touch of the cool pink bar stools really make the room come alive.

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11. How to Decorate with Botanical Prints – We Love Home Blog

We Love Home delves into the world of botanical prints which is set to be a big trend again this year. Here she shows how to the style the look which featured in Good Home Magazine.

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Image courtesy of Lazy Daisy Jones
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12. Our Kitchen 2014-2018 the Story so Far – Lazy Daisy Jones

Lazy Daisy Jones shares the story of her ever evolving kitchen and dining room in this post which she found from 2016 but had never published, so here’s the finished post!

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13. Outdoor Herb Bar: Give Summer Recipes a Little Something Extra – City Farm House

This year, Jen from City Farm House has created a new addition to her garden – a herb bar! A mini herb garden if you will, it’s a one stop shop for summer seasoning and looks beautiful too.

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Image courtesy of Francoise et Moi
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14. Slow Design: A Bedroom a Year in the Making – Fancoise et Moi

Francoise et Moi’s bedroom has been a long time coming, but now it’s done it’s time to show it to the world. We love the cosy rustic feel with subtly textured walls and natural details.

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15. Find Your Happy At Home: How to Make Your Home Your Happy Place – Boreal Abode

It goes without saying that your home should be a peaceful retreat from the outside world, so here Boreal Abode demonstrates how to make sure your home is your happy place.

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Image courtesy of Girl About House
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16. 5 Ways to Achieve a Luxury Boutique Hotel-Style Bedroom – Girl About House

Is there anything more sumptuous than a luxury boutique hotel room? But why are they just reserved for hotels? Sarah from Girl About House offers some top advice for transforming your own room into a hotel suite.

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17. How to Translate Abstract Decorating Inspiration to Your Home (My Step by Step Process) – The Casa Collective

In this unique post from May, The Casa Collection looks at how you can get inspiration from anywhere for your interior, including abstract art. Find out how to pick key elements from your favourite works to create new interior schemes.

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Image courtesy of The Casa Collective
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Image courtesy of Kylie M Interiors
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18. Ideas and Tips: How to Decorate Small Spaces and Rooms – Kylie M Interiors

Small rooms can be the bane or any homeowner’s life, but with these top tips from Kylie M Interiors you can transform the smallest of spaces from cramped to chic.

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19. Bedroom Ideas: 52 Modern Design Ideas for your Bedroom – The LuxPad

The LuxPad shares their top modern design ideas for bedrooms in this post from May. From glam to colourful, there ideas and tips from experts to suit every taste.

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Image courtesy of Lisa Fogt
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20. Lisa’s Scandinavian Style – Style Mutt Home

Style Mutt Home took a tour of reader Lisa’s chic Scandinavia style home last month and we have fallen in love with the beautiful simplicity of the rooms too.

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21. 10 Small House Interior Design Solutions – Upcyclist

Another look at how to handle small spaces, Upcyclist explores 10 small house interior design solutions to help you maximise your space.

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Image courtesy of Nicolette Johnson Ceramics
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Image courtesy Eclectic Trends
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22. 5 Reasons Why Mood Boards are Vital – Topology Interiors

Topology were talking the importance of mood boards on their blog last month as they believe it’s a very undervalued part of the design process. Take a look at how it can help you create a more cohesive interior scheme.

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23. The Return of Natural Rattan Furniture – Create Perfect

Natural rattan is back and Create Perfect couldn’t be happier to banish the brown plastic varieties which have been cropping up in recent years. Discover the natural look…

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Image courtesy of Out There Interiors
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Image courtesy of Designecologist
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24. Fresh Design Ideas for Little Living Rooms – Fresh Design Blog

Another fantastic look at how to design small rooms, Fresh Design Blog focused solely on the heart of the home in this post about making the most of small living rooms.

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