How To Get Your Home Style Right Like a Pro

How to get your home style right like a pro

You know when sometimes you can’t even get your own personal style right. Your outfit just doesn't feel like you're truly expressing your true style. You want to feel the entire flow with your clothes, hair and shoes. To make it more confusing, you see hundreds upon thousands of style and home images that inspire you to get started on your own renovation / design journey. 

The problem is you love a mix of boho and eclectic with a touch of rustic and industrial influences and you know this may be a problem when planning your design because this mix may not add up to the right flow…….like when you make a cocktail and you put too much vodka but not enough kahlua and it doesn’t taste right. 

 

Let’s start with the desired end result first.  

I always start at the end and work out how I'll achieve that goal.  I fill in the gaps once I know exactly what the outcome is, what...

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5 DIY Steps to Creating Your Bedroom Haven

With a crazy world we live in, we want a peaceful sanctuary which makes us feel calm and relaxed at night and when the sun rises.

How do you make your bedroom a sanctuary? Why create a haven in your sleeping headquarters?

Well.....you want a space which makes you feel warm, relaxed, calm and ready to fall asleep in. To make you feel happy to get into bed and replenish your much needed energy levels. 

 Breathe new life into your bedroom with these 5 steps you can do yourself and on a weekend.

 

1. Sleep Easy colour.

If you want a calming and serene space for your resting time, then consider these colours and tones to create just that.

Colours with a relaxing feel.

  • Lavender & Mauve tones
  • Soft Green
  • Pale Blue
  • Royal Blue
  • Soft Greens.  
  • Soft Greys and Beiges
  • Pinks and Peaches

DIY Idea: If you don't want to paint the whole room, then paint a feature wall in your bedroom with a soft dreamy colour.


Left Image, Pantone & Right, onechitecture.com 

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6 Interior Styles Trending In 2019

I’m not just about following all the latest trends, but I’ve got to say I definitely get inspired by some of the new styles which are showcased in the shop window or on Pinterest’s trending pics.

From uber stylish interiors, glossy magazine spreads and also Instagram, I love getting inspired by new ideas which hit me with such an exciting impact. I then hunt and source the items which I think will work beautifully and incorporate (my interpretation) into my space, always with my personal stamp on it.

Which creative being doesn’t enjoy being inspired? Inspiration creates new ideas. And new ideas always stir up passion.

This is my take on interior style trends to look out for and to contemplate in 2019.

Remember, there are no certain rules. This is to inspire you and go wild.

1. Natural materials

Think natural fibres such as linen, wicker, rattan, and sisal (which I saw a lot of in 2018). I honestly don’t see these materials or this look...

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