My Home Style – Edition 7

My Home Style – Edition 7

Morning! Today, as a special treat, I have a bumper crop of fabulous home inspiration from that time wasting-vortex that is Instagram! Due to being so busy (you can read my mind dump on this if you wish!), I have been off Instagram more than is usual, so imagine my joy when I hopped back in and discovered all the loveliness that had been posted by some of the best bloggers and Instagrammers going.

It always fills me with joy and gives me a lift (however sad that sounds) to see so many pretty homes and some beautiful styling. I wouldn’t say I’m particularly materialistic (several weeks living at my in-laws out of a suitcase has confirmed that I don’t NEED stuff as such), but seeing a pretty home/well thought out space/ unusual home accessory definitely gives me a lift. I think the home we live in, whether big or small, bought or rented, flat or house, is the chance to make our mark, even if you don’t have a huge amount of money, and really showcases someone’s personality. I love seeing what people work in brilliant and inspiring ways with what they have. 

If you want to join in with ‘My Home Style’ on Instagram, just use the hastag #MyHomeStyle, and my lovely co-host, Emma, and I, will pick them up and choose our favourites every fortnight. 

Anyway, as I said before, there are some lovely snaps this week, so sit back, grab a cuppa, and see what my interiors picks of this fortnight are…

First up, it’s a hat-trick from @brickdustandglitter this edition, and I’m enjoying Emily’s summer vibe with all the yellow flowers, and her fab drinks dispenser- Pimms ahoy!

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Aimee’s (@missaimeefleur) arty display is so attractive- really like how the colours of the bowls compliment one another, and also the jar with the ‘horse’ lid- very quirky!

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I am a HUGE fan of pretty tiled floors in period homes, and Jo’s (@josidley) gorgeous hallway is no exception:

 

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As a big ‘Kitchen Aid’ fan and owner of a white one, I totally get Chloe’s (@chloegraceb) joy at her red one- a great addition to any kitchen and the red really makes a statement. Great choice, C!

 

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So much of interest here with Lucy’s (@capturebylucy) display. My eye was drawn to the grey and white jug (what is it with me and grey?!), and I ADORE the shrimp/prawn painting- SO cool and SO unusual- I want!

 

 

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Because I’m feeling tres summery, my eye keeps coming back to pics of flowers, and you can’t beat some bright blooms in planter crates, like these ones by Amelia @ohlittleonesweet. Adam and I have a couple of crates as decoration for our wedding in a couple of weeks, so I hope to put them to good use afterwards!

 

 

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Now, if you’re a minimalist, you may not think this room by @florenceelkouby is the most relaxing of spaces, but I LOVE IT. So much to look at! I like homes/rooms that showcase someone’s personality. To me, she looks like she has such an interesting life/ life experiences, and leaves me wanting to know more. I’d love to see some more rooms in this home!

 

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As someone who needs to seriously work on their outdoor decking area, I am green with envy at my #MyHomeStyle co-host Emma’s (@littlewoodlife) FABULOUS outdoor seating area. I could happily spend many an hour on a weekend/evening sitting out here- simply lovely!

 

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Alice’s (@mynameis_alpie) living space is ace- the prints on the wall are well thought out and the colours of them look great with the dresser/table, and I really like the chair and the purple lamp. It all works so well together 🙂 PS love the Lego reality on the table too, makes me feel much better! 

 

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The second of 3 of Emma’s (@littlewoodlife) snaps this edition shows what a great home stylist she is. I think I can definitely do some succulents in an old jar as a fab home accessorising idea, although sadly I am lacking in super-cool vintage cameras! 

 

 

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Donna’s (@genuineplacebo84) jam jar drinking vessels are now on my list to look super-cool at BBQs this summer!

 

 

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I am SO getting hold of one these prints like @bloomingrooms has, to go in our utility room- ‘Wash Hang Fold Repeat’ is the story of my life these days!

 

 

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I’ve featured Claire’s (@xclairewoodx) kitchen before on My Home Style, but I like the angle that she’s taken this shot from, as it really shows off what a great downstairs space she has- it just a really good ‘feel’ to it. If this was my home I’d be having parties and gathering all the time! Do you Claire?!

 

 

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What a great painting idea for a chest of drawers/dresser by Megan (@meganladoucer). I think darker blues are really underrated when it comes to furniture choices, probably because people are worried about it making the room look too dark, but I think they can really ‘pop’ against a light background. Definitely considering something along these lines for the drawers in our new loft room. 

 

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Major bathroom mirror envy here! @notsofrumpy40s apparently got this triple restoration mirror from John Lewis- I so badly want! Just gorgeous!

 

 

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As a lover of grey in the home (2 rooms now!), I think this workspace of Lins (@booandmaddie)’s is fab, but sadly I don’t think I can use any more of the colour without it starting to look a bit odd! Looks great here though, and I love the white desks.

 

 

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3rd time of lovliness from Emma this edition, with her beautiful kitchen, I just had to feature it in all its glory! Where do you keep all your stuff though, Em?! Mine is never this neat!

 

 

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and finally, because you can never have too many flowers, I’ve given you Nanda’s (@nandawiaderna) beautiful pink blooms in an old marmalade pot, the perfect thing to perk up a Monday! What’s not to love?!

 

 

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I hope you enjoyed my selection this week- what has really got your interiors juices flowing out of these?!

 

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2 Comments

  1. June 8, 2015 / 1:55 pm

    Thanks so much for featuring me 🙂 Such great company in this post too! Loving all the gorgeous houses x

  2. June 11, 2015 / 10:49 am

    Your hashtag has become some what of an addiction for me, not only for uploading every so often but for the sheer beauty to view – some fab picks xx

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