Mediterranean Style Open Shelving | The Elgin Avenue Blog

7 Tips For Styling Happiness-Boosting Open Shelves

If you LOVE an open shelf, and creating an opportunity for a major ‘shelfie’ moment, there is SO much goodness in this blog post for you!

I’m sharing exactly how I style the two big shelving units in our kitchen, and all of my tips and tricks for creating a cohesive open-shelf-style . . . totally a thing!


Also! Lots of pretty pictures coming your way . . . !

Also also! This is the last blog post from me until late September, since Oli and I are about to hop over to Menorca to get married! <<< feels VERY surreal typing that!

11 Of My Favourite Affordable Home Decor Brands

One of the things I get asked about most often, by friends and by readers, is where to shop for great affordable home decor. And I GET it, I always want to know peoples’ tips and tricks! Off of the back of such requests (and much research!), I thought I’d pull together a list of my favourite affordable home decor brands.

Cue a VERY fun task!

Some of these brands are SUPER affordable (like hiiiii £1.99 candle holders!) and others will stretch the ‘affordability mark’ a little. But all of these are brands I have products from in my own home, and which I believe are WELL worth purchasing from.

You ready to dig in?!

Here are 11 of my favourite affordable home decor brands . . .

Mirror Ideas For Your Home | The Elgin Avenue Blog

4 Ways I’ve Used Mirrors In My Home

Today I wanted to highlight a decorative basic: mirrors.

A well-placed mirror can add SO much light to a room. It’s a great way of filling up a wall. And of course, it’s very handy for applying makeup/taking a mirror selfie/double-checking your hair on the way out the door.

Oli and I have collected an array of mirrors over the years, and a few since we moved into our new flat, so I thought it would be fun to show you how we’ve put them to use!

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