Decorating your house can be overwhelming sometimes. Just like in fashion, interior design world has many trends that come and go and it’s really hard to keep up with all of them. Not to mention finding budget, that would cover all the assortment and work.
My best advise, when it comes to interior designing, would be: FOCUS ON DETAILS. Painting the walls every 6 months, because deep navy is not ‘in’ anymore, and now it’s all about bottle-green wouldn’t be the sign of wisdom. But adding some pillows, blankets or even paintings, if you are so into ‘the newest color of season’ is not a bad idea (and is wallet friendly). It’s also a great idea for present!
This time I thought: PINK! When thinking about adding some color to your surroundings, nothing is better, than pink. Cool and pastel tones of pink, for those who like more of ‘toned’ colors or don’t like distraction, or crazy neony pinks for those, who on the other hand love a bit of craziness in their home.
Candles are the perfect option as a present (and as a present for yourself). Who doesn’t love a good candle? Those with interesting packaging are a good first step to add some color to your bedroom, living room or working space. And when it’s burnt, it can be used as a make-up brushes holder.
Throws, blankets, bedspreads, duvet covers and pillows are another simple and effective step to add some pink to your surroundings. And in my opinion there is never enough blankets you can have. Even the most boring and bleary couch would look good with one of these amazing blankets on.
Anthropologie Janet Throw, £118 at John Lewis,
Designer’s Guild Sunflower Throw,£225 at John Lewis.
If pink (or any other color you find pleasing) is ‘the one’, investing some money in a good piece of furniture seems like a good idea. One solid, contrasting piece like sofa or airmchair, makes a perfect statement for monochromic interiors.
John Lewis & Partners Meghan Fluted Back Velver Airmchair, £749.00 at John Lewis.
Vase is another perfect present, and my little obsession lately. Just like blankets, I find that there is no amount of vases that could be enough. It adds character to the interior and can be used in varieties – to hold beautiful flowers you get from some special men, as a table decoration during fancy dinner or even as a coin piggy bank (or notes, if it was an ugly vase and you need a reason to break it).
Pols Potten Oily Folds Vase, Medium £58 at John Lewis.