Don’t Cramp My Style: How to Use Bold Colours in Your Home Even in a Rented Space
Living in rented accommodation is increasingly common these days, and is a constant battle between wanting to put into practice some of your design ideas while still staying within the rules of what your landlord allows. Usually, “what your landlord allows” begins and ends at “magnolia”.
Double-award winning Anna of Don’t Cramp My Style is one of the many renting interior designers we have, she also happens to have an excellent blog, impeccable taste, and a veritable smorgasbord of great ideas to make your rented accommodation better represent your personal style.
This particular blog is full of great tips for using traditionally forbidden brighter, bolder colours in your rented home. There are great ways to add some colour to proceedings without making your landlord angry or forcing you to redecorate again before you leave.
Apartment Therapy: Live Your Truth: 7 Ideas for Building a Home that’s 100% You
Scandi-chic, hygge, greens – it seems like everywhere you turn today you’re reading about the hot new interiors trend that you simply must follow, lest your friends and family disown you for bringing shame upon them. Fortunately, your friends and family are much nicer than that and you are indeed allowed to focus on making your home your own without giving the latest trends a second thought.
Apartment Therapy agree with us on this, and have put together these tips on making your home 100% yours, it also includes some great shots of wildly different homes, just in case you’re looking for a bit more inspiration.
Strawberry Squeeze: Why You Should Forget Trends and Design a Home That Reflects You!
And just in case you don’t believe us when we say you don’t have to follow the latest trends to having an amazing home, here’s Sam from Strawberry Squeeze giving the exact same advice.
With some great reasons for forging your own path, alongside some useful tips for what you should be looking to achieve with your home, this is a great blog to refer to as you continue to ignore everything green – or buy everything green. That’s the beauty of design – it’s all up to you.
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