My Interior Style


Last week my husband and I moved for the second time in under a year! I now feel like somewhat of an expert as to how to make a new place instantly feel like home. I want to branch my blog out into more lifestyle and interiors is something that I’ve become increasingly fascinated with.

When it comes to my personal style in terms of clothes I like neutrals mainly but really love black – I love the way it pops on camera, and getting dressed takes so much less time if you just throw on an all black ensemble with some killer boots, biker jacket and amazing bag. However, for my home I take inspiration from everywhere, I like an eclectic vibe that feels lived in. With nods to Blair Waldorf’s apartment in Gossip Girl (slight Marie Antoinette vibes) mixed with deeper hues. I love the shade of mink of our sofa, and I think it works beautifully with the dark grey Zara Home rug – I love mixing and matching textures.


Picking up trinkets and keepsakes are so important, the majority of the pieces we have were wedding gifts, including this stunning caviar bowl (left) Oka candle holders which were a present from my Grandma for my birthday and this gorgeous art deco piece which was an amazing wedding gift from close family friends.Optimized-floorcushions

We’d had these plush burnished orange cushions for ages and I was sick of them being on our sofa but not quite ready to part with them, instead we’ve created a relaxed vibe by scattering them on the floor in this corner, it adds the vibrancy with the colour and feels almost Moroccan against the wooden flooring and the wicker baskets (where I store all remotes).


This glass coffee table is something that I’ll never part with. I love that it’s got a masculinity about it but also is essentially a blank canvas. I add books underneath between the two layers for pops of colour. I bought the Zara Home tray a year ago and love it’s ethnic feel. I pop candles and knick knacks on it – ordered chaos. This vase is also Zara Home and was a gift from a good friend.


I love our Oka glamorous candle holders either side of our tv system thing (what actually is it called?). I added this amazingly opulent champagne bucket (another wedding gift) and whilst my husband thinks it looks dreadfully out of place, I relish it there. It’s a thing of beauty and I like looking at beautiful objects.

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This print is from Urban Outfitters and I’m obsessed with it. Our kitchen is teeny tiny compared to our old one and pretty much one little rectangle all white with dark granite tops – having this pop of candy pink at the end adds a homely touch. Urban do amazing pre framed prints – I have my eye on a few more! Paris Wall Art £60 available to buy online exclusively here.


In the corner of our bedroom are two of my favourite pieces. Firstly this stunning side table from Urban Outfitters (available here) – It’s the perfect size and height for the corner and feels so art deco and glamorous. It fits perfectly with the eclectic vibe of my flat and makes me smile every time I look at it. On top I have this stunning Oka lamp.


My chair from Swoon editions is also one of my favourite pieces and has that rustic French Marie Antoinette Blair Waldorf appeal. I love Swoon for beautiful pieces to add touches of personality and glamour. As I love Swoon so much they’ve given me a code to give you 10% off any order with the code SWOONS (except non-sale items) until the end of this year. So if you see anything you like on there be sure to use the code! Check them out here – I have my eye on so many pieces including a beautiful chest of drawers and stunning rug.

The key when making a house/flat a home is to stick with pieces that you love, that bring you comfort and joy. I love a Scandi-chich all white apartment as much as the next Pinterest loving girl, but it’s just not us and therefore wouldn’t feel like home. Instead having a mix of ethnic inspired pieces, knick knacks, textures and art deco items make me feel more like me. I can be chic and understated clothing wise, but when it comes to my home I want it to be cosy and liveable!

If you guys enjoyed this post would you like to see more interiors posts in the future and perhaps even a video or two?




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