Gallery walls…. we all want one but we also don’t know where to start. I don’t know about you but once I think about how much time it takes to collect prints, the cost this entails and then the actual gallery wall layout your left feeling rather overwhelmed.
I’m going to talk you through how I created my first gallery wall on our stairwell. This will be in two bite size blog post chunks to give you my hints and tips on creating a fun, eye-catching gallery wall that won’t break the bank.
For those who have followed me for a while would know I love to play with colour. The living room has needed a refresh for a while now. My style is very eclectic and I love to clash colours with pattern but the problem I faced was how was I going to introduce colour when I had so much colourful furniture.
At the end of October I shared with you my Room revamp ideas for the box Bedroom which is my sons room. Chester is a 9 year old boy who has Autism with sensory and sleep issues so this room had to deliver in so many aspects. It’s not a room that particularly filled me with joy.
Let’s dive in…. or should I say squeeze as it is the box room after all.
Working with What You’ve Got.
When we moved into our home this room already had fitted wardrobes, I’m not going to lie these aren’t the most attractive thing in the room but my gosh they are handy. They store away so many toys and items we wanted to clear out of the room to keep it a calm and a comfortable space for Chester. Keeping this room clutter free was high up on the list mainly because of the lack of space.
Chester was very much a part of the process in choosing the colours and design of his room. He has high anxiety so change can be a real problem, taking that into consideration we let him be part of the revamp to keep his anxiety to a minimum. Continue reading “HOW I REVAMPED MY SONS BOX ROOM OF DOOM”
The change of season is a perfect time to switch things up in the home. Everyone wants to snuggle up and get cosy in winter which i suppose i should be using the word i cant actually pronounce “HYGGE” I know right who even am i, I claim to have a interior Insta account and cant even pronounce Hygge.
The past couple of months I mentally signed myself up to three room revamps, one being the dining room and the other two being my children’s bedrooms. There is something about knowing that Christmas is looming round the corner to get you all in an interior fluster!
This room has filled me with doom to say the least, there is so many aspects of this room that puts me in a paddy. Chester is nine with autism so creating a calm space that is not over stimulating is a must, the room also needs to be welcoming and comfortable oh and the last factor it needs to give the illusion of space because oh yes this is the box room of doom. It’s always the way, last one in gets the box room.
So how am I going to pull this off I hear you say, I’m also wondering this to so let’s have a look at my vision.