Whatever you want inspiration for it’s likely that you’ll have gone to Pinterest to search for it and the majority of us will be familiar with those Pinterest fail moments by now. Whilst recreating some of the splendor we see on Pinterest may seem unachievable at first, by taking a few hints of inspiration you’ll soon have a Pinterest worthy home within your clutches. If you’re stuck as to where to start these easy home updates will soon have your home looking like it walked straight out of a Pinterest board.
White Wash Walls
White walls seem to be the colour du jour of the Pinterest elite and whist the colour provides a good backdrop for your space it also has many other benefits too. Painting your walls white will also give the illusion of space and help to brighten up a dark home or room.
Painting you walls white allows you to add in pops of colour elsewhere, giving you the freedom to go colour crazy if your wish. Add in colour accents with soft furnishings such as cushions or throws or spice up your flooring with a printed rug. For a real injection of colour then look to Moroccan influences or keep it simple with monochrome for a chic look.
You may have painted you walls a crisp, clean white shade but it’s even better to adorn with photos now. You don’t need to stop at photo’s either, collect up other memorabilia too and you’ll be surrounded by happy memories of days gone by. Keep hold of gig tickets, old book covers, LPs and other treasures and get ready to decorate.
Your frames don’t need to match when creating a photo wall, the more mismatched the better in fact! Collect a mixture of vintage, shop brought and old frames to make your wall really stand out. You don’t need to keep things even either, when creating a photo wall you need to experiment with what works for the space you have.
The Luxury Bathroom
For many of us when we are looking to buy or rent a house a bathroom is the one room in the house we want to be just right. It’s our little slice of paradise away from everyday life and our own little spa sanctuary. Whether you prefer a vintage look or you’re after an ultra-modern bathroom, creating a spa environment in your bathroom can provide you with that much needed time out after a long day at work.
The Pinterest set love a roll top bath but if this isn’t within your clutches then there are plenty of other ways to add a luxury feel to your bathroom. Add luxury touches to your bathroom such as scented candles and snuggly towels. Update your fixtures too with a rainfall showerhead or a new bath tray to rest your book as you soak.
Create a Curated Bookcase
If you thought a bookcase was just for storing books then you were wrong, so very wrong. In the homes of the Pinterest worthy the bookcase is for a select few books, often fashion, food, interior or photography related. The remaining shelves are then adorned with trinkets, candles and ornaments.
Think of the bookcase as your own mini museum, the opportunity to present the very best of what you and your home is about. Curate your favourite items and then arrange them on your bookcase. Don’t worry about making things look to even or balanced, you’re after an ‘oh I just popped this down doesn’t it look great?’ vibe. If you don’t have a bookcase to hand then you could also get creative with some shelving.