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Growing up can mean letting go of the things which used to seem mysterious and magical when you’re a child. For some however, they held on to those ideas, Peter Pan style, and put a little bit of magic into their adult house – by putting in an ingenious hidden door! 1. Brick wall disguise This design is clever in the way it uses the indents of the brick to disguise the opening of the door. It probably keeps any envious eyes away from your wine stash too! 2. Mirror Mirror on the wall Where can I hide it all? The owners of this house have created a perfect secret garden hideaway through a framed mirror. 3. The Classic A huge library with a secret room, accessed only by the strategic movement of an obscure book – now that’s a dream house! 4. Let it slide This has to be…

The Pantone colour of the year for 2018 has been announced, and this year it’s ultra-violet. This colour conjures images of the cosmos, ideas of endlessness and new opportunities and discoveries. It’s a symbol of what is possible, and what could be a better mindset to have going into the new year? We’ve put together a few mood boards of inspiration based on ultra-violet! Colour inspiration Space and exploration Get the look: Nebula wallpaper Texture and depth Get the look: 3D effect wallpaper Purple garden stones Glitter wallpaper Purple grass Purple sleek Get the look: Trolley Candles Curtains Chandelier Garden loungers Flower power Get the look: Violet flowers Patterned purple Get the look: Snakeskin wallpaper Stag head https://blog.manomano.co.uk/pantone-colour-2017/ https://blog.manomano.co.uk/incredible-diy-feature-wall-paint-ideas/

It can be very difficult, when staring at a blank wall, to start imagining ways to fill it that will fit in with your style and your space. Hopefully these wall art deco ideas will give you a jumping off point and inspire you to have fun and get creative with your decorating. Wall Art Deco Ideas Get reflective Mirrors add space to a place, and there are so many options! Mirrored walls can be large or, as featured, smaller and hung in patterns. Wall moulding Wall trimmed walls boast plenty of different types of mouldings and layouts, and it’s a great way to add subtle dimension and texture to a space. Wall moulding is a great alternative to hanging art on your walls, furthermore the variety of choice means you can still get creative! Make your own art Art doesn’t have to be complicated or take any extraordinary skill. The…

Finding enough storage space is always a challenge, but with these DIY shelving ideas you’ll soon be spoilt for choice. There are designs for every size of room and style of decor. From simple hanging shelves to stylish hexagon shelves, there is a huge range of ideas. Not only that, but for some of these DIY shelving ideas you don’t even need to pick up a single tool! Have a browse and find the design that is perfect for your home. 1. Pretty And Painted Give your simple, wooden shelves a pop of colour and visual interest by adding painted designs. For this project the DIYers used both paint and spray paint to get a mixture of finishes, although just one or the other could look stunning. They kept things easy with a simple design of lines, but you can be as bold as you like. This design would even enable you to pick up…

A mirror can be a key design feature in any room, but finding the perfect design for your room is no easy feat. These stunning upcycled mirror designs bring something special to any room. Best of all, because they’re DIY creations you can make sure that they’re a perfect match for your decor! 1. Daring Dinosaurs Unleash your inner child with this fun upcycled mirror frame. Simple grab some paint, kids toys, and glue to create your very own Jurassic Park-inspired piece. 2. A Nautical Touch Give your room a nautical feel with this simple rope frame. This mirror is as simple as gluing and wrapping, but it still has a polished feel. source: moderndaymoms.com 3. Gem Stone This simple DIY transforms a plain, frameless mirror into a subtle, design piece. This project also gives you the opportunity to practise your glass cutting, or learn a new skill! 4. Silver Starbust Mirror If…