If you read my previous post about potentially moving house, you will know that we were torn between upsizing or improving our existing home. Well we made a decision and the plan is to improve our home and add our style to it, and if the right property comes up then to see what happens.
When I was younger I always had an image of what I wanted my house to look like and absolutely loved walking round Ikea with my mum and planning it all in my head. In reality a trip to Ikea now means walking out the door without what I was looking for but a bag full of random stuff well in hand!
Something I absolutely adored growing up was the big wallpaper murals that looked like a city skyline or the middle of a forest and always thought it would be so cool to have one in my house one day. I still do actually but as a homeowner I know now my DIY limitations and as a short individual, would need a tremendous amount of help to get one up on the walls.
It’s definitely got me thinking about design ideas for Freya’s room growing up and how I’d love to create a fun and vibrant space for her to flourish in. Even if I need 5 or 6 people to help me to get one of these murals on the wall, I am determined to do it one day.
Wallsauce.com has a huge collections of fantastic wall murals and photo wallpaper including the ability to upload your own photo. I think that’s such an amazing concept as it would be so special to have one of your own photos on there especially if it held meaning to you. I’ve picked out some of my favourite murals that I think would look incredible in a child’s bedroom/nursery or study and would be the perfect addition to any home.
Autumn Forest – I love a print where the images are shapes and the colours on this one are so warm and cosy feeling that I think it would look lovely in a bedroom or study/lounge.
Redecorating is not a task that everyone looks forward to doing. DIY is something that many of us find a bit daunting. After all, not everyone has the time, skills and cash needed to make a good job of redecorating. However, as you will see, with the right mindset and approach all of these perceived issues can actually be overcome.
Look for the easy option
The first thing you need to do is to always look for the easiest way to get the job done. You do not necessarily have to take the same approach as everyone else does. For example, to avoid having to get down on your hands and knees to repaint the skirting every time you redecorate just install some new ogee skirting board instead.