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All About Blue, Blue & Blue

All About Blue, Blue & Blue

Blue is one of the favourite colours that the Scandinavians use in their home decor designs and we can understand why they love it so much; the colour blue can invoke so many different feelings and emotions with it's broad range of tones, depths and hues.

We wanted to share with you some of our favourite blue...

The Perfect Mix of Old & New

The Perfect Mix of Old & New

In this era of up-cycling, recycling, eco-friendly, planet saving world we live in right now, there are endless ways we can do our bit to contribute towards making the world a healthier and happier place to live. 

When it comes to decorating your home, using a mix of old, up-cycled, classic or vintage items in your room will do wonders for your soul and the planet. We wanted to share with you 23 beautifully decorated examples of when...

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...

How to Create Ambience Using Light

How to Create Ambience Using Light

As the light in your room changes throughout the day, so too does the ambience. At different times during the day, you may wish to create a different mood in your room and the best way to do this is through carefully placed and well thought out lighting.

In your kitchen it is great to have lots of light to help you see what you are doing with your kitchen utensils, whereas in your living room you will need a much softer lighting to allow for a more relaxed and at ease feel...

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...
Top 11 Essentials for Your Superhero Bedroom

Top 11 Essentials for Your Superhero Bedroom

If you are one of the lucky parents out there to have a little superhero (or multiple superhero's), then you will love our top 11 essential items for your superhero bedroom.

Help them to inspire their imaginations, get creative with their playtime and dream big about the future, with their own little imagination station bedroom designed especially for them.

12 Accessories for Your Dream Princess Room

12 Accessories for Your Dream Princess Room

If you are looking to create that perfect, dream princess room then there are some accessories you won't want to miss off your list.

Everyone should be encouraged to dream, and dream BIG. And the perfect place to start is in their very own fantasy room, where all of the best dreams begin.

From entrepreneurs to homemakers, from farmers to shop owners, from interior designers to fashionistas, all of them began dreaming of the future they wanted back when they were a little child.

9 Uses for Your Pom Pom Garland

9 Uses for Your Pom Pom Garland

If you are wondering how to get the best use out of your new Pom Pom Garland or you are deciding if a Pom Pom Garland is the right accessory for your room decor to help complete your look, then take a look at these 9 uses for your pom pom garland and feel inspired to try out different ways to show it off.

A pom pom garland is a fantastic accessory for any room and here we explore just 9 ways you can use them to add intrigue, style and fun to your chosen room decoration.

14 Essentials to Nail the Nordic Look

14 Essentials to Nail the Nordic Look

If you are looking to create the perfect Nordic look in your home, then this short guide will give you the 14 items that are essential for nailing the Nordic look for your interior design project.

Whether it's your bedroom, living room, kitchen or home office you are looking to makeover, this quick little guide will help you find those essential, on-trend Nordic pieces you are looking for.

The Greenery Obsession for 2018

The Greenery Obsession for 2018

There is a new trend that is creeping its way onto the interior design scene for 2018 and it is known as the greenery obsession!

Never before has it been so popular than it is today. In this fast paced lifestyle we all lead, with busy lives, busy apartments, busy busy busy, we are looking for something to slow us down, cool us off and bring our feet back to the ground.

So what is this greenery obsession all about?

9 Scandinavian Trends to Follow

9 Scandinavian Trends to Follow

We have all been hearing about Scandinavian and Nordic trends recently, so here at Elm & Blue we thought we would give you some inspiration, top tips and guidance to create your ideal Nordic inspired look in your newly decorated room or to add to the look in your already wonderfully styled room.

You may be sat there wondering what all the fuss is about, or maybe you aren't quite sure what 'Scandinavian design' is - well, this post will certainly help you to see the wood from the trees.Scandinavi

the best and worst of changing rooms

The Worst & Best of Changing Rooms

You may well be reading this and have no idea what 'Changing Rooms' is! Well let me enlighten you... A number of years ago there was a show on T.V. called Changing Rooms. The idea of this show was that you would...