Why I love minimalism – and wish I could achieve it more at home!

Being a Mum to a 2-year-old means that my home inevitably looks like it is in various stages of a hurricane, or maybe the clean-up after a hurricane. There is a regular stream of toys, food, drink, and household items dotted around my home during the day. This is absolutely fine with me, as I’m so grateful to be a parent, but there are definitely times where I long for minimalism in my home, at least beyond my bedroom. I love minimalism and feel that it brings real calm to my bedroom, so today I want to share how I’m achieving this – at least in one room of my home!

The bedroom of my dreams

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How to create the ultimate seaside themed child’s bedroom

The beauty of the seaside themed child’s bedroom lies in its versatility. While, initially, the seaside theme may seem like a restrictive one, there are number of ways you can interpret and re-imagine it. From lighter blue hues and striped walls, to white beach decking and stormy grey tones, there are a range of options to choose from. The seaside theme also owes its popularity to its timelessness. A seaside themed bedroom will never be off trend. So, assuming you’re convinced, how do you go about bringing the seaside to your own home?

How to create the ultimate seaside themed child’s bedroom

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My dream bedroom with Oak Furniture Company

*This is a collaborative post*. Back in 2011, or maybe it 2012, I wanted to re-do our bedroom. Freshen it up etc. At the time I knew that I wanted us to have black and mirrored furniture. This was quite fashionable at the time, I think, and some people I know still love this style. I haven’t gone off the style, per se, just I’m really tired of having to clean multiple mirrors on what feels like a daily basis. Now that I have a 14 month old my mirrors are always covered in lick marks, fingerprints and other random marks. This means that I spend lots of time cleaning, when I wouldn’t need to if we had gone for the other furniture type I was considering, oak furniture. Now I’ve been looking on the Oak Furniture Company website and there are so many pieces of furniture that I love!

Oak Furniture Company

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