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Five creative ideas to add personality to your space

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If you’re considering upgrading your space, you might be overwhelmed by the options available. Sticking to the latest trends or adding a fresh splash of paint can help transform your home but this often doesn’t leave much room for individuality, while trying to reflect your personality in your home décor can leave you wondering where to begin.

But, with our top tips, you can create a home filled with individuality and unique touches with minimum effort and that are sure to impress.

A gallery wall

Rather than redecorate your entire space, why not make a feature by choosing a wall to personalise? You could display your favourite artwork, add photographs or mementoes or create a themed space based on locations you have visited. You might also want to add some shelving so that you can include items related to your theme such as framed pictures or ornaments.

Custom furniture

DIY, reclaimed or recycled furniture can create a unique look. Use items you already have or scour your local vintage furniture or charity shops to find unusual pieces. Get creative by turning old crates into a coffee table or revamp worn chairs by reupholstering in your favourite patterns and styles. Not only will this create a new look in your home, but you can be sure that no one else will have the same piece as you.

If you struggle for space, why not custom-make furniture for those tricky areas such as the hallway, landing or in the corner of your bedroom? As well as upgrading the aesthetic, this can also give you options for extra understairs storage or drawer space.

Statement lighting

Lighting can dramatically transform your space and create the right atmosphere for a range of occasions. Choose from traditional chandeliers, sleek pendants or vintage lamps to reflect your personality. Alternatively, add a touch of the contemporary with colour changing LEDs in areas such as the kitchen and bathroom. These can be a versatile addition to any space, allowing you to create a soft, warm glow for those relaxing evenings.


Adding textiles is all about layering and adding depth to your space. Allow your personality to shine through with a mix of cushions, throws and rugs. Soft furnishings work well in any room but particularly lend themselves to living rooms, bedrooms and outdoor spaces. They also offer an easy way to add extra colour to your décor, whether that’s with bright and bold tones or a pastel based palette. The beauty about using textiles is that you can switch them up if you fancy a different look in a few months’ time.

Whatever you choose to include as part of your creative home makeover, remember to consider which aspects of your personality you want to reflect within your space.


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