From storage solutions to small touches to elevate a space
Never have I been more interested in interiors than this year. I have even invested in plants! It’s partly down to the pandemic and partly to moving into our new home over the summer.
I have a newfound appreciation for small touches that can bring something different to a room. Find a space and start layering it with ceramics of different shapes and sizes, dry bunches of flowers, candles and coffee table books and there you have a bespoke corner showcasing your personality.
If you don’t know where to begin, how about the entrance to your abode? First impressions count, plus it sets the mood. I’ve got into the habit of storing all our shoes in the corridor which was just a visual nightmare so to create some sort of order, they had to go. As did random things we left on the small windowsill by the front door. Now I want to focus on the table in the corridor and start adding small touches that reflect something you’d see in a chic boutique hotel.
I loved Deliveroo and going out when we lived in Dubai, but being back in the UK means the majority of our meals are homemade. To make dinnertime a little more special, play around with glassware plates and small table décor. Candles for me always bring a sense of warmth and relaxation but avoid scented ones while you’re eating.
A toddler running about the place means that you might need to invest in a few sofa covers for any spills or mishaps. I love neutral throws which can be enhanced with a selection of colour cushions in a variety of textures.
For the kids
Lola’s room can be chaotic so baskets have become my go-to’s for packing away toys, bedding, nappies and baby wipes. Stackable storage boxes are also useful in bathrooms (especially if like me you have an unnecessary amount of beauty products).
I am impressed with the high street selection of interior pieces and ARKET is one of the latest stores that has come across my radar. The selection mimics the minimalist and timeless aesthetic of the mainline collections and you don’t need to invest in a lot of the pieces to elevate your space.
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