All posts tagged: small spaces

How to style your home with picture frames

A 20 sqm2 flat with a beautiful gallery wall

Hi guys, did you see the last house tour in Sweden? Today’s flat is also in Sweden but I couldn’t help sharing it with you because I thought it was a perfect example of how to decorate your home with art and create a gallery wall. The other thing that I love about this flat is that it is only 20 sqm2! So it’s a small space, yet everything is beautifully styled and there isn’t a single corner I don’t love…proof that size doesn’t matter.

The small but gorgeous flat of Agathe Perroy

The small but gorgeous flat of Agathe Perroy

I love discovering small spaces, cleverly designed and this small flat (42 m2) is a perfect example of what can be achieve in a small space. I first read about this flat in 2009 and while I have the memory of a gold fish for most mundane things, when it comes to interiors, my brain seems to file things in a funny way and remembers very old stuff. So when I started working on this new interior design project, somehow I kept thinking about the bathroom fitted by Agathe Perroy in her flat. When Agathe visited the building for the first time, it was split in two small flats, one on the ground floor and the other one on the top floor of a small nineteenth century house in very bad state but full of charm. Being an Interior Designer, Agathe worked out how to link these two spaces to create one inviting home. She first started to knock down a few partition walls and removed the false ceiling to gain more height. Luckily, this unrevealed perfectly preserved oak beams which she …

A small family flat renovated with plywood in Melbourne. Read on www.karinecandicekong.com

A small, beautiful flat re-designed with plywood

Since we stayed in a lovely loft apartment renovated with eco-friendly material in Cap-Breton, plywood is fast becoming one of my favourite material. It has the benefit of being affordable while adding warmth and textures to an interior. As we are currently tackling two renovation projects and will re-design a flat in Paris next year, I thought it would be good to show you how to make the most of plywood.

Flatsharing: my fav’ affordable styling tips to create a happy place

When Myrooms asked me to come up with a selection of decoration tips to create a home from home when flat sharing, I jumped at the opportunity because I’ve always been a firm believer that money doesn’t equal style…or taste for that matter and that you actually don’t need a massive budget to make a room looking really nice.