We can all find ourselves getting bored of our home. Perhaps we are fed-up of the magnolia walls and we are wanting to add colour to our home, or we want a new kitchen that is not only funky but also practical for family life too. We know that we want to change our home. We want to create a home that reflects our personality, but where can we find inspiration for our home?
Pinterest is a great platform for finding interior design inspiration. You can create virtual boards with all of your favourite images and design ideas. You can also search Pinterest for other boards that have interior design pins. You could create a board for each room. Pinterest is great for organising your ideas as well as inspiring you. Be careful though, you may find that you have spent hours/a whole Saturday on Pinterest!
There are so many interior design magazines on the market. You really are spoilt for choice. Pop into WH Smith and have look at their selection. There is an interior design magazine for everyone and you will find one that suits you. There are interior design magazines like Good Home aimed at your more traditional home. Then there are your interior design magazines like Elle Decoration, which is aimed at the more modern and luxury living market. Go into the shop and have a flick through the magazines before choosing the right one for you.
Interior Designer Websites
Interior Designer websites like Sasha deBretton, are a great source of inspiration. These websites often showcase their work and you can see examples of their makeovers. Looking at Interior Designer websites also means that you can see the very latest in interior design trends. These websites are great for inspiring you and opening your mind up to something new.
YouTube is a popular platform, and it’s also a great place for home tours. Lots of vloggers do home tours and it’s a great way of picking up some inspiration. You might see someone using bold colours and really like it, or you might like how someone has created their own home office space. YouTube home tours aren’t just about having a nosy at someone’s home, they really can be used to inspire us!
Blogs like this are great for finding interior design inspiration. You will find people who are just starting out in interior design, through to people that are more accomplished. The Telegraph has an article on the 20 best interior design blogs.
Get Out And About
We can find inspiration anywhere. It could be at your local park where you notice the colour of a tree. You could find inspiration at a local hotel, or even at your favourite restaurant. Just keep your eyes open and always ask yourself what it is that you like about the look, and could you recreate that look at home.
Decorating your home can give it a new lease of life and make it feel brand new again. Start looking for inspiration and get inspired. You could soon be creating the quirky and creative home of your dreams.