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3.29.2014

027: welcome to my new shelves

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✿ lego cloud cuckoo palace: £17.99 lego store here 
✿  laduree savoury cookbook: £18.76 amazon here


as i have said previously (here!) my room required a reshuffle before i bought my imac and whilst watching one of lily's videos i noticed her ikea shelves and decided i could do with something similar. i went for these ikea hemnes shelves after much deliberation and i'm so over the moon with them. i love all ikea furniture and there isn't one piece in my bedroom that isn't from the hemnes collection -i'm a dedicated white furniture fan. after spending quite a while on the ikea website i created a new pinterest board for all my first home inspiration, which then led to my wedding inspiration board… oops?! 

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✿ skurar bowl: £7 pink and green here or red and white here

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✿ large sweet jar: £2.49 home bargains similar here 
✿ small sweet jar: £1 home bargains similar here
✿ hemnes shelving unit: £80 ikea here  

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✿ förtjust tea light holder: £2.25 ikea here and here 
✿ förtjust candle holder: £2 ikea here and here

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✿ records: 50p-£30 amazon, rise music   

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✿ typewriter: £20 charity shop 

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✿ cardboard octopus: alex's mum 

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16 comments:

  1. I love all these things, but the lego palace has to be an unexpected favourite! Claire x

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  2. I love your blog! I find it very interesting and inspiring!

    Lyudmila

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  3. Since moving out I've become quite a fan of Ikea, and as I'm currently in the middle of flat hunting for after the summer I'm always pinning lots of interior inspiration. After reading this I reaaaally need another shopping trip! I love white furniture too as it just goes with everything and looks so clean and gives a really nice finish to a room xx

    Charlotte / coloursandcarousels

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    1. i have so much love for ikea and pinterest, the two go hand in hand really! i know what you mean, i like having pops of colour as well!

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  4. i love your white furniture it makes everything so light and easy to accessorise, and ikea is fab for little pieces !
    Lauren x
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    1. thank you! i know! you can spend so much on little trinkets!

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  5. so beautiful I am jealous. Come to London and makeover my room please! x

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    1. haha, i love you jem! of course, i would love to!

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  6. Your shelves are absolutely beautiful! I love the way you've placed and arranged all your knick knacks - it's one of my favourite things about decorating. I'm such an Ikea fangirl too. Everything is mass produced and everyone owns the same thing, but I'm such a sucker for white, minimalistic furniture! I really want the Expidit shelving unit, but after seeing your Hemnes shelves, I'm now unsure!

    I am constantly dreaming of my future first home and reblogging pretty homes on Tumblr. As for my dream wedding, I am totally going Marie Antoinette style with macaron towers and plenty of desserts! Future husband, you better be rich.

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    1. thank you tenneil! exactly, it's so cheap and pretty!

      my thoughts exactly, i'd love a champagne glass tower so they can fill it like they do in marie antoinette, that would be so much fun! (i feel like we'd get along so so so well!)

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  7. I love all the small details like delicate glassware dishes to hold little bits and bobs ^-^

    boho vanity ♡

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    1. thank you! they were super cheap and really handy! i've filled one with nerd sweets at the moment, they are so addictive!

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  8. oh Lily, your belongings and collections are amazing, I wish my room was a pretty as yours <3 x x

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    1. thank you gorgeous! i'm sure your room is so pretty!

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