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The Master of Master Bedrooms – Decor I Love!

The Master of Master Bedrooms – Decor I Love!

*This is a collaborative post.

 

After having our youngest baby, we decided that our home would be our forever home. It’s not the biggest, but it has enough room for the four of us and it’s in a really nice location. Getting the right house, in the right location isn’t always easy to achieve. So we think ourselves lucky to have landed our forever home the first time around.

We didn’t always think this house would be our forever home though, for years we thought we’d move. That meant that we left any renovations that needed doing, as we didn’t think we should be ploughing our money into a house we weren’t going to stay in. As it turns out though, we should have started work on our home years ago. This is where we love to live and this is where we’re staying!

Renovating a house with two toddlers in the house isn’t a walk in the park, but this year we’ve cracked on and our home is looking and feeling better than ever before. We’ve had new windows and french doors, the whole of the downstairs has had a fresh lick of paint and now we’re ready to tackle the master bedroom! We left this room until last, as we wanted to get the girls settled first. Now though it’s time to make the master bedroom somewhere to relax in after a long hard day of working and parenting!

Before I decorate a room, I like to do a little research to find out exactly how I want it to look. I don’t want to do a half hearted job, as I want it to be perfect packed full with luxuries!

Here are some of the best bits I found to make our bedroom, the master of master bedrooms;

 

Bedside lamps –

Lamps at the side of the bed are super important for me. I love to have a little read before I go to sleep. so good looking lamp is essential! Here’s one of my absolute favourites:

 

Bedside Lamp Image Credit

 

The bed –

The bed in the master bedroom just has to be perfect. For years we’ve made do with a very basic bed frame, so now I want the king of all beds! I’m super impressed with this TV Bed. I would love to be able to watch the TV when I felt like it, whilst also being able to hide the TV away to create a soothing, tranquil environment.

 

Scatter cushions –

Now scatter cushions might not seem like a bedroom essential, but they can make a bedroom space look pretty and cosy at the same time. I love this super cute set, I’m just not sure hubs would go for the pink theme!

 

Scatter cushions image credit.

 

 

 

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Decor: Combining Travel and Home Comforts

Decor: Combining Travel and Home Comforts

*This post was written in collaboration with Wallsauce. As always, all thoughts ans opinions are my own.

 

I’ve spoken before about the effort Hubs is putting into redecorating our home. Ever since we decided to make this place our forever home, its been his mission to make it as beautiful and as personal as possible. I’m a huge fan of white furniture and white walls, it makes everything look so clean and fresh. It can look a bit too clinical though, so I think a feature wall can be a huge compliment and can really finish a room off.

So I’ve spent some time researching mural wallpapers. They are such an amazing statement piece and are ideal for breaking up an otherwise all white space. I’ve seen a lot of houses with vibrant colours used to make feature walls, I just feel like these can still look a little too plain though. I want something that’s a complete conversation starter, something that really stands out and something that means something to us as a family!

That’s why we’ve decided to add cityscape wall murals to a few of our rooms. After a lot of thought and even more research, I’ve found the three murals that will add the perfect finishing touches to our home. Here are three cityscapes that we love;

 

New York –

Visiting New York has been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember. I’ve had dreams of heading to New York over the Christmas period. I’d love to walk the streets, wrapped up in my finest winter togs and spend a fortune on festive shopping. One can dream! For this reason, we decided that one of our rooms should have a mural of New York. Have you ever thought of having New York Scenes in your home? Image how amazing it would be to look into the New York sky every evening as you sit down to relax!

 

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London –

Hubs and I have visited London on numerous occasions. It’s somewhere that we both love to spend time and over the years we have made some amazing memories down there. I also love to be near water, I find it so relaxing. I remember spending time down by the Thames when we were in London, it was a beautiful summer’s night and it just seemed so idyllic. So for our second wallpaper mural, we decided to go for a London scape with the Thames in the foreground. Not only will it bring back such good memories every time we look at it, it will also make the ideal feature for when we feel like we need to chill out!

 

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Venice –

Venice is another destination that both Hubs and I would love to visit. We are both really into history and would love to venture around this city, to take in the spectacular views and ways of life. I think a wallpaper mural of Venice above my desk would be a great touch. It would make breaks from my laptop so much better, as I could sit back and get lost in the picturesque view in front of me. We will definitely visit Venice one day, for now though I’ll have to make do with my mural!

 

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A Room of Their Own: Where to Start with Kid’s Room Design

A Room of Their Own: Where to Start with Kid’s Room Design

Everyone needs their own space, including children. Even if your kids have to share a bedroom, they can still have their own private space to enjoy. Some children’s bedrooms can seem a little dull if you don’t think much about how to decorate them. If you get creative, you can make them much more interesting for your kids.

Get Colourful

Any kid’s bedroom should be colourful, whether you go with soft pastels or bolder shades. It makes a room brighter and more cheerful, and perfect for children. When you’re designing a kid’s room, think about different ways to introduce colour.

Make It Playful

A child’s bedroom shouldn’t be boring and look like it’s an ordinary adult’s room or guest room. It should have fun elements that your child can enjoy. While you don’t want them playing all night, you can still include some playful things, like bunk beds or a play tent.

Let Kids Have Their Say

Of course, if you’re designing a bedroom for a child, they should get to express their opinion. You might not give them full control, but you should still ask them what they think and what they want to include. It’s their bedroom, after all.

Think of Favourite Fiction

If you’re looking for some inspiration for a child’s bedroom, you can do well by thinking about books and movies your child loves. You don’t necessarily need to pick a specific character. It could be a theme, like pirates, magic or fairy tales that your child loves to read about.

 


Infographic Design By www.factory-direct-flooring.co.uk

 

 

*This is a collaborative post.

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