Barbiecore Style

We are having a love affair with all things Barbie this summer, as the long-awaited Greta Gerwig movie ‘Barbie’ comes out starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling. The candy-coloured surreal universe is being brought into daily life through fashion, design, make up and of course interior décor.  Barbiecore started as a Tik Tok trend, a…

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New Etsy Summer Product Launch! 

After a quieter start to the year with my Etsy shop Jalan Interior, I have recently been on a massive sourcing spree and subsequently added lots of lovely distinct preloved vintage pieces, perfect for home décor that fits with an eclectic, cosy or country themed interior.  I am so close to achieving my star seller status…

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8 ideas for decorating your hallway 

An often overlooked and underutilised part of our home, hallways tend to be ignored when styling and decorating. Nonetheless there are countless examples online and within interior design magazines where individuals have adapted a hallway to show off their personality whilst also allowing this transitional area of the home to become the star of the…

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Window Treatments IV

SHUTTERS COLONIAL/ LOUVRED A frame with vertical stiles and horizonal slates that sit within window or door frames. A solid, stable and immovable window treatment as the slats can not be lifted up or down, but simple just be manually tiled. Usually made form wood or plastic materials. A great insulator and practical as you…

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8 ways to Style your Laundry Space

If you are anything like me and you love peeking on the socials into the organisation and cleaning methods of others, then you must also adore the notion of a ‘laundry space’. A nook, cupboard or even a room that is dedicated to washing machines, clothing orderliness and general utility storage. After the last few…

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Interview: Behind Canvas

As a new year begins, so does a new blog series! I have aspired to include an ‘interview’ section on my site for a while now, chatting to people, brands, insta personalities and artists I am motivated by or admire.  For my first go it is only right that I interview Stephanie from Behind Canvas.…

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Hard Materials V

Stainless Steel Stainless Steel is a metal alloy made of steel along with other elements including 10.5% chromium. Other additions added to the steel when it is in the electric furnace before it is moulded into shape,  include carbon, silicon and manganese which help strengthen and toughen the texture of the material. The chromium used…

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10 Ways to Style a Hallway

Often overlooked, the décor and design of your hallway is crucial as it is the link between spaces within your home, a high activity, functional area and the first impression people have once they arrive. In recent studies it was found that 80% of potential home buyers decide whether the home is right for them…

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Window Treatments III

BLINDS ROLLER A piece of fabric that rolls around a wooden or metal cylinder that is fixed to the top of a window frame. The fabric can then be pulled down as the cylinder turns and this blind then covers the window space. The hanging / pull cord is either attached to the bottom of…

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8 Paint Ideas to Transform Your Home

If you have grown weary of your surroundings at home and want to inject some fresh life into the space, yet do not want to go down the costly and time-consuming road of redecorating – simply sprucing up your paint colours can totally transform your interior. There are countless creative ways to utilise paint that…

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Kitchen Design

CONTEMPORARY Contemporary kitchens are the epitome of a sleek, minimalist environment that is understated as well as attention grabbing. The layout and cabinetry  is simple and uncluttered with clean lines. Every item has a function and purpose, there is no unnecessary decoration. The colour scheme is toned down and often monochromatic. This style of kitchen…

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