Fearlessly Fun: Playful, Whymsical Interiors. Get the look for less!

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Sometimes a quirky, colourful show piece is the finishing touch a room needs. When I renovated my study, I painted the walls, put up a gallery wall, invested in a glass desk and acrylic ghost chair and upcycled a marble sideboard, but the room still looked drab and boring. Enter my papier-mâché ‘lanky giraffe’, a DIY bird cage lamp and some felt budgies and the room is instantly lifted:

Whether you want to go all out with colourful maximalism, or are looking for that one piece to inject fun and personality into a room, find some inspiration below and scroll down for a few of my favourite picks!


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Image Credit: One Kings Lane

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Image Credit: One Kings Lane

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Get the look:

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And a few favourites from my favourite shop for quirky finds, Rockett st George:

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Can’t find what you’re looking for? Try Trouva, Cuckooland, OhWhatsThis, Notonthehighstreet, Etsy, Maisons du Monde, Graham & Green and Out The Interiors!

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