Author Archives: silkinteriors

10 Budget-Friendly Bedroom Decoration Ideas

Devil’s in the details

Many people want to give their bedroom a quick and cheap makeover but don’t know where to start. If you’re one of those people, you’re in luck, because we have a perfect little guide to help you freshen up your bedroom and not not have to dip into your holiday money in the process. Take […]

5 Beautiful Ideas For Bedroom Wallpaper

Marble Wallpaper - Tile effect

Designing a bedroom seems easy enough. After all, all you need to make a perfect resting room is to include a comfortable bed, nightstand and a closet, right? Close, but not close enough. In this guest post from Chloe Taylor, she takes us through the key elements of designing a bedroom. Your bedroom should be […]

Greenery, Velvet, Japandi and More: Interior Trends You Should Not Miss

Japandi style - Japanese style meets Scandi

We are nearing the end of the first half of 2017, and if you still haven’t treated your home with some design refreshment, it is about time you do so. Some of the interior design trends we loved the previous year are still going strong, and we’ll still be seeing a lot of seamless transitions […]

Essential Tips For Creating A Stylish AND Practical Nursery

Hibou Teepee Wallpaper for kids - Blue

This is a guest blog post by Tanya Burgess, mother of 3 girls and the owner of Baby Hints & Tips. Her website is a virtual parenting village allowing parents to support each other with tips and advice. Styling Baby’s Nursery One of the most exciting parts in the lead-up to a little one’s arrival is […]

Flock wallpaper

Damask wallpaper design

  Nothing speaks luxury in wall coverings quite like fabulous flock wallpaper. Throw in a damask design and I’m swooning in the elegance of it all. What is flocking? Flock wallpaper features a raised pattern on the wallpaper’s surface and they have a velour or velvet-like feel. Flocking is applied during a process where many […]

Using gold in interior decorating

Cobra Anthology 03 Wallpaper by Harlequin

Gold is associated with illumination, love, compassion, courage, passion, magic, and wisdom. It is the colour of success, achievement and triumph. Using gold in interior decorating can bring a sense of luxury, prestige to a room and gold wallpaper can add a little bling and dazzle to your wall. Gold wallpaper designs Gold in feng shui […]

The insect trend in interior decorating

Harlequin Papilio Wallpaper

Have you noticed some creepy crawlies starting to creep into your feeds on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest? I don’t mean realistic photos of spiders and bugs, but beautiful, botanically hand-drawn butterflies, colourful dragonfly motifs on fabrics, vintage bugs on cushions and stick insects stuck on dessert spoons. Some of these designs are quite exquisite and invoke […]

Should I hang wallpaper myself or get a pro to hang it for me?

Should I hang wallpaper myself or get a professional to hang it for me?

OK, so you’ve found the wallpaper design you absolutely love and now you’re wondering whether or not to hang the wallpaper yourself or to pay a professional to hang it for you. It’s a question I’m often asked. Paying someone to hang your wallpaper is not cheap and it often costs the same as what […]

Yellow in interior decorating

Amazilia hummingbird wallpaper - Gooseberry

Yellow is the colour of happiness, optimism, enlightenment and creativity, of sunshine and spring. In almost all cultures it represents sunshine, happiness and warmth. Totally undeserving of its cowardly intonation, yellow in interior decorating can bring a sunny warmth to your home. It’s such a joyful colour, I love it. There are so many different shades […]