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There's simply not a bad word that can be said about nautical homewares. Not to be confused with coastal (which relies more on a calmer, beachy aesthetic), nautical is as bold in colour as it is in pattern. And if you ask me, it's perfect for injecting some pizazz into your home in the colder months!

There's no denying that paint is a necessity, but nothing transforms a space like a stunning strip of wallpaper can. With this interior design trend on the rise again, I thought it timely to showcase five wallpaper ideas that'll have you forgetting all about those paint sponging effects of feature walls' past!

Chevron Wall Decal - Black and White It's tough being a renter at times. Sure, the invention of the 3M hook was possibly the most amazing moment of my decorating life, but it still left my love for wallpaper completely unrequited. Thankfully, the wall decal has arrived to make my interior dreams come true. And the ones in today's post can be nabbed right now.

Freedom - Christmas Entertaining - Blue Gifting RangeI'd never quite describe myself as traditional, so it should come as no surprise that when Christmas rolls around, I'm all for abandoning red, green and gold and heading toward hue that veers away from the typical. I've long been a fan of blue and white Christmas tree decor and this year, I'm pleased to say, shall be no different.

Rugs - colourful chevron designRugs are the new cushions if you ask me; they're so affordable nowadays that you can swap them around at a moment's notice when you tire of your old one (unlike when they swapped old Pippa for new Pippa on Home and Away - that was just too big a change for me to handle). The added bonus with smaller, lightweight rugs like the ones above is that you can layer them for a relaxed and casual vibe that still packs a visual punch (and you can score them at a discounted price - read on!)