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Elements of a Cosy Home

Elements of a Cosy Home

After a long hard day at the office, or entertaining the kids, or running errands around town, there is nothing more satisfying than coming back to your slice of paradise; your beautiful cosy home.

Here are our top tips for making your slice of paradise, the cosy home you have always dreamt of - Elements of a Cosy Home...

How to Make a Small Room Feel Bigger

How to Make a Small Room Feel Bigger

The key to making a small room feel bigger is using the space carefully and with intention; everything in the room should have a purpose or a use.

Here are our top tips for helping you to make your small room feel bigger; so you can relax in your room feeling light and airy...

Self Build & Design Exhibition

Self Build & Design Exhibition

Here at Elm & Blue we have some big renovation projects in the pipeline, so we were excited to attend the Self Build & Design Exhibition here in the southwest and we wanted to share with you some of the companies we discovered, that may help you with your own self build or renovation project in the future...

Homely Touches For Your Uni Room

Homely Touches For Your Uni Room

Leaving home for the first time can be a daunting experience, but it is also hugely worthwhile and it is a right-of-passage into the real world. No matter whether you are excited or nervous about leaving home to go to university, Elm & Blue thought we would help you to feel more at home, and therefore relaxed, whilst you are away: Homely Touches For Your Uni Room...
Going For Gold - 9 Decor Ideas

Going For Gold - 9 Decor Ideas

We know there are people out there who will shy away from adding the colour gold into their home decor choices, but here at Elm & Blue we encourage it; we openly urge you to rethink this colour and find ways to bring it into your home, and don't be afraid of making a bold statement with this bold metal, or if you prefer you can bring it in subtly to add a beautiful accent to your room...
The Ultimate Man Cave Decor

The Ultimate Man Cave Decor

Even when young boys grow up into men, they are still big kids at heart; give them a train-set, a water pistol or a helium balloon and we know the end result before it has even happened - either we will loose them for half a day whilst they play with the train-set, we have a full on water fight on our hands or they are trying to make us laugh with their 'new' high pitch voice curtesy of the helium balloon...
11 Beautiful Real-Life Living Rooms

11 Beautiful Real-Life Living Rooms

We LOVE the ability to follow a hashtag on Instagram!

LOVE IT!

It is an opportunity to see a whole new range of exciting posts from people you may never have found, had it not been for the hashtag, which is why we wanted to share with you

A Treehouse Villa in the Forest

A Treehouse Villa in the Forest

Elm & Blue decided to take a last minute get-away and we wanted to share some of the decor features, quirky surprises and hot tub adventures that we enjoyed, and you could too; Let us show you inside a treehouse villa in the forest.

Having decided (very) last minute to whisk the family away for a long weekend we were excited to book a villa with the added bonus of a...

Adding Depth: Textures, Patterns and Layers

Adding Depth: Textures, Patterns and Layers

There is an art form to creating the perfectly styled room in your home; to be able to take that room from being bland, boring or dated and making it feel cosy, loved and beautifully styled. The way to do this is through adding depth with careful choices of different textures the mixing of patterns and layering things up to perfection.

And although there is a certain art form to it, it doesn't have to be difficult...

Styled: Bedroom

Styled: Bedroom

Here at Elm & Blue we are always coming up with new ways to inspire, motivate and encourage you to create your ideal home through our love of interior design, home decor and Nordic inspiration. So, we are starting a new blog series entitled 'Styled:' where we will take you through the stylings (everything from paint colours to cushions, house plants to wall art) of various rooms in the house that have been styled by us, Elm & Blue. The first in this series begins in the...
What Your Cushions Say About You

What Your Cushions Say About You

You can tell a lot about someone by the type of cushions they have from their home decor choices. This is Elm & Blue's guide to finding out what your cushions say about you.

Not literally, I mean, imagine if your cushions could talk? We definitely do not have a guide to what your cushions are actually saying... But here is our guide to what your cushions symbolise and what it says about the person that you are...

6 Ways to Embrace Your Inner OCD

6 Ways to Embrace Your Inner OCD

If like us, you believe that everything has it's place in your home and you like to keep things neat and tidy. Then you will love this blog post showing you 6 ways you can embrace your inner OCD, all whilst keeping things stylish, functional and tidy.

A bugbear of ours, that I'm sure other parents out there can agree with...