Majestic Monday – Issue 2

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In this weeks issue of Majestic Monday we continue to look at some superb blogs. Lighting is a crucial aspect of interior design so we’re always reading up about new design trends. These are some of our favourite interior design blogs, which we thought we’d share with you.

1Design Hunter

Helen’s award-winning blog is the perfect place to find inspiration for your home and your wardrobe, so you can bring great design into every aspect of your life.

Start big, with grand ideas for redecorating entire rooms and sneak peeks into real life homes, including a gorgeous Barcelonian apartment. Helen also pays attention to the details with her suggestions for stylish modern ceramics and other accessories. If you like design that will take your breath away, you can’t get much better than the Design Hunter.

2Designers Block

Are you suffering from designers’ block? We have a remedy! This amazing blog will have your creative juices flowing again in no time.

Not only does blogger Di share the things she loves, she also shows off her furniture-renovation talents. Her dreamy, tassled lampshades speak of indulgent luxury that we just love. Ever wondered what it’s like to spend your days creating hauntingly beautiful pieces of furniture? You’ll get a unique view into this world at Designers’ Block.

3Hop Interiors

Can’t get enough of interior design? Hop Interiors is the perfect place to indulge your design-lust, as it’s jam-packed with photographs that’ll have you itching to redecorate.

This brilliant blogger is very well-travelled so she brings interior inspiration from all over the world, including Morocco, Stockholm and her favourite city, New York. Get the scoop on American brands making their way across the pond, and discover how to bring a world of design ideas into your home.

4Lobster Swan

For Jeska, it all started with a Wendy house. Since childhood she has nurtured her love for beautiful treasures from the past and used it to create the wonderfully informative Lobster Swan.

If you feel your blank walls are getting a little stale, this blog will give you loads of great ideas for filling them, including framed artwork, photo collages and even paper chains in the shape of mermaids! Combining modern living with antique and vintage chic, Lobster Swan strikes a perfect balance between classic and contemporary design.

5Love Chic Living

Jen has been dreaming about designing her dream home for as long as she can remember, and Love Chic Living is her online moodboard where she works to make her dreams reality.

Love poking your nose into other people’s houses? The regular ‘real living’ feature will satisfy this urge by letting you peek into all sorts of stunningly designed rooms, including a child’s nursery that’s simply to die for! If you’re after some more practical advice, check out her top tips for decorating all sorts of rooms, from the big to the very small.

6Love Nordic

You can’t beat a bit of Scandinavian chic, and Love Nordic is the perfect place to indulge your passion for smooth, clean design. Here you’ll find interiors, furniture and even a little food!

This excellent blog is filled with great seasonal inspiration – including lots of great ideas for decorating your home for Christmas – as well as classic design that will look good all year round. Want to know how to turn your bathroom into a beautiful Swedish spa? With just some wooden planking and statement accessories, it’s easier than you might think!

7Moon to Moon

Are you a fan of Bohemian style? Do you like a little vintage in your interior design? Then Moon to Moon is the perfect blog for you. It’s a haven for fans of texture, pattern and colour.

Nobody knows that battered can be beautiful better than this excellent blogger, and she’ll take you on a breathtaking tour through the world of Bohemian interiors. Take a look inside the houses of some inspirational people, including the eclectic houseboat home of a London-based illustrator. One look and you’ll be dying to make your own cosy bed nook

8My Friend’s House

My Friend’s House started out as an interiors blog with a unique twist – it’s written by two bloggers, each sharing the things they love most about each other’s homes!

Now they also write about upcoming trends in the design world and practical advice for incorporating these into your home. From pondering the merits of painting your walls dark blue, to rooting out tips for removing felt tip from throw cushions, this is a humorous and helpful interiors blog with a refreshingly down-to-earth voice.

9Obsessilicious

When your love of interiors borders on obsession, this is the place to go. Obsessilicious drips with images of stunning indoor and outdoor spaces – you won’t be able to look away!

As well as regular themed moodboards about all elements of design – including a lovely collection of outdoor lounging spaces to get you dreaming of summer – you can also follow the renovations of the Obsessilicious flat. They’ve recently refloored their main living space with grey Glamorgan tiles that bring real style to the home

10Pargy’s Modern Decor Blog

Pargy is the first word in quirky and unusual interior design, and it’s also perfect for weekly inspiration posts and unmissable insights into the latest trends.

If you’re looking for a special twist on a classic look, Pargy will help you out. Everyone knows that tiles look great in the kitchen, but don’t be a slave to dull coloured ceramics that will only serve to protect your walls – turn them into a feature by using bright colours and unusual textures. You’ll find loads more great ideas at Pargy for creating the perfect modern home.

11Pippa Jameson Interiors

Interior stylist Pippa has been at the top of the design industry for many years, and worked with many of the best photographers and magazines. Now you can discover all her trade secrets – and lots of creative tips – at Pippa Jameson Interiors.

This expert blogger will tell you everything you need to know about major design events and the must-have trends that are sweeping the design world. This year it’s all about the Scandinavian Christmas: think red and white accessories and bags of rustic charm. Gorgeous

12Sania Pell at Home

At work Sania Pell styles interiors for photo shoots and publications. At home her addiction to interiors doesn’t wane and she blogs about all the wonderful things that inspire her.

Sania’s eye for detail is stunning, so if you’re after interiors photography that will inspire you to get creative yourself, there’s plenty to be found here. If, after all that looking, you want to try your hand at something crafty, you can check out her easy tutorials for making print-patterned candles or your own festive wreath.

13Stylist’s Own

Design shows, trend-spotting and even a satisfying helping of real DIY projects, Stylist’s Own is written by a stylist, for stylists (and those aspiring to be!).

This blogger certainly practices what she preaches, as she’s in the process of renovating her old Victorian terraced house, using all the tips and tricks she’s picked up from working in the industry. She’s recently tackled the garden and turned a rather bare backyard into a little outdoor haven, complete with pink-roofed shed!

14The Beat That My Heart Skipped

Your heart is bound to skip a beat when you get your daily dose of inspiration from this lovely blog. Art, shopping, food, books, DIY – it’s all here, at the The Beat That My Heart Skipped.

There’s plenty to get your teeth into, including new paint colour schemes designed to look edible. If you’ve never chosen new colours for your kitchen walls by looking at an ice cream sandwich, you should give it a go! You can also take a look at interviews with designers and business-owners, for expert insight into the world of interiors.

15The Colonies

Megan and Jessica, the brains behind The Colonies, are American expats in England and they use their blog to bring a little quirky US style to the UK.

Forget bog-standard bedrooms; turn yours into a luxurious boudoir, with some elegant feature wallpaper and drapery above the bed. No matter your taste, The Colonies will have something for you. There’s interiors inspiration for lovers of 18th century Europe, and striking home accessories for fans of modernism and minimalism – the perfect online home for budding designers.

16The Curiosity Project

The Curiosity Project started as a year-round Secret Santa for people who wanted to swap unusual gifts with strangers. It has since blossomed into a thriving community centred around ‘discovering beautiful things to make a happy home’.

Here you can curb your curiosity by reading interviews with industry experts about everything from designing fabrics to modelling iconic buildings. For the more hands-on amongst you, there are some fantastic DIY tutorials, including a fantastic guide to designing and making gorgeous, Scandinavian-style children’s bedding.

17The Design Sheppard

At The Design Sheppard, Stacey ‘rounds up’ all the things she loves from the world of interior design and delights her readers with her divine discoveries.

If you didn’t know that Modern Restoration is an up and coming interiors trend, or that even your new ironing board cover can embrace the craze for colourful, geometric patterns, then you need to get over to this blog sharpish. Stacey knows her stuff and can give you tips for every part of your home, from the floor to the ceiling!

18What Wilson Wants

What Wilson Wants is a place to show off all his favourite design discoveries and document his wanderings through the streets of London, where he unearths all sorts of hidden treasures.

Wilson’s eye for detail is unmatched and he demonstrates just how much of an impact seemingly small elements can have on a room. Take a look at how some well-placed Delft tiles give a kitchen that iconic pantry feel, or how a kids’ playroom can look magical and enticing with only a very simple colour scheme. This blog is not to be missed!

If you’re an interior design blogger or know of any other great interior design blogs that should be added to our list, please don’t hesitate get in touch by clicking here.

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