26 May 2015

Cosy Corner


Wall Hangings - Amazon/eBay
Fairy Lights - Primark

This is the only half decent bit of my not very nice student room.  I'm sorry, but why would you decorate a house with green carpets and magnolia walls, of all the carpets and paint colours there are to choose from...  I really hate magnolia.  What's wrong with white???

I decided to cover the wall next to my bed with something a little nicer than the colour magnolia, and a wall hanging was the obvious choice, because they look amazing.  I got this one off of Amazon for about a tenner - bargainous.  The wall hanging across the top of my ceiling makes it all the more cosy, and it's fun waking up to see a mandala pattern every morning.  The fairy lights hanging across are from Primark - I do wish they were longer so I could hang them across more times, but they'll do.

I've had  the polaroid/fairy light combo up for a while now.  I got the idea off of Pinterest - where else? It looks cute, although I am running out of space on the wire now so a new one may have to be started elsewhere...

Annnnnnddd I have about ten million gazillion pillows (which I forgot to photograph properly) because they are literally the most comfy thing to lay on.

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  1. So so cool, I really want an all white dreamcatcher but i can't find one!!

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  2. Such a cute corner of your room. I love the wall hangings.

    Rachel | www.currentlyrachel.com

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  3. What a cool room! That dream catcher makes such a statement!!!


    Amber
    All the Cute
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  4. Wow, I love the wall hangings! This definitely looks like the perfect way to dress up boring magnolia walls!

    Emma xo
    Wallflower Wardrobe

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  5. This is so nice and creative! My room is white and boring hahaha but I do have some photos hanging, does that count? :p

    Pam Scalfi♥

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  6. Your room looks just like the dream rooms on my boho-chic inspired rooms post! Wow, this is so much more creative than the student room I had haha. What a gorgeous room, and love the dream catcher I have one hanging above my bed too- they're my favourite room accessory!

    Diana xo | My Lovelier Days

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  7. Ahhh, the corner looks so good! You've done such a good job at covering up the boring walls, and that dream catcher is absolutely gorgeous?!

    May x • http://themayden.blogspot.com

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  8. I love the wall hangings! Looks straight out of Norbu's showroom! (But cheaper probably)
    Can't go wrong with fairy lights to make a room more intimate! & I totally agree with you about the crappy student housing- I saw a place filled with bright pink carpet and instantly thought who the heck would ever want that?! (I didn't rent there lol)

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  9. wow, this is so cozy! I love fairy lights so much, I always have mine on with a good candle! The extreme coziness for a bedroom is such an important matter to me! You did great, love your room and I love your mandala idea! :) xx

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  10. I love this little space you've created! It looks so cozy!

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  11. The wall hangings are so gorgeous!! Lovely looking room :)

    A Little Twist Of…

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  12. This little space is just too cute. I absolutely adore the wall hangings. :)
    I have fairy lights in my bedroom too!

    Ellen,
    http://fishnetsxd.blogspot.ie

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  13. I love love love your room!! I would love to wake up to that every morning. It must be so relaxing at night having all the little fairy lights on :D

    -Crystal
    http://crystallizeddaisies.blogspot.com

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  14. Oh. My. God.... This is amazing! I'm literally just writing my room tour post after decorating my room, but looking at this is making me have doubts that I've chosen the wrong theme for newly decorated bedroom! 😍
    Maisie x
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  15. I swear, before the pictures fully loaded, I thought you were in a team room inspire by Trelawney's classroom (Harry Potter). It's so cute! How did you manage to hang the wall hanging onto the ceiling? & how much were the Primark fairy lights?

    Haha, sorry, I asked way too many questions x

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    1. I used sticky back Velcro to stick both of them up, and £3 x

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  16. Wow your room is incredible! I agree, I hate magnolia haha it's so depressing. Love the wall hangings, such a good idea!

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  17. My flat's walls are magnolia and I feel the same way, it also casts a weird yellow light on everything when it's sunny. White is so much cleaner but good job at hiding the magnolia walls with the wall hanging :)! I really like the fairy lights too, I want some for my room but have nowhere to hang them

    Sarah xo | PolkaDotLemon

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  18. wow the wall hanging is absolutely gorgeous! I never even thought of buying one to make my student room look better

    Eilidh from Velvet-Winter

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  19. this looks so cool, wouldn't have thought that this was a student room, you've made it look really homely and cosy! polariods always improve the aesthetics of a room!
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  20. this looks amazin! cosiest corner ever! cant believe that wall hanging was a tenner - have seen them for anything up to about £50! will have to check amazon out! x http://sarahinwonderlust.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/andalasia.html

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  21. This look so amazing! I love surrounding myself with 'hippie/bohemian' prints as I find them so relaxing to look at, I also think dreamcatchers make a huge difference and have never slept a night in my room without one!

    Infinity Of Fashion// Lucy Jane

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  22. Great use of space, you've done such a lovely job with the room. Making me want to buy more fairy lights now seeing as mine have broke! xx

    www.ohjanuary.blogspot.co.uk

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  23. Your room looks so relaxing I love the wall hangings! And I agree having loads of pillows is a must. xx

    A Fashion Tale // UK Fashion & Lifestyle Blog

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  24. wow, that tapestry is gorgeous. Love the look of your room!

    xx Falasha
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  25. Very cool!!! :)

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    Xoxo Jessy

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  26. Very cute and cosy! Love the tapestry - great buy (:

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  27. Hey, love what you have done here. Great idea!
    Amber
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  28. I had green carpet in my student house last year! This year it's grey which is better haha. I have a sheet on the wall above my bed too, me and my housemate bought a few at a car boot sale from a lovely African woman, they all have African sayings on them which she translated for us but I can't remmeber what they mean! I have fluffy fairy lights above my bed too from primark haha :P the home section of pompey primark is great! xo

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  29. wow nice! nice idea and beautiful pictures! i realy love it! i like the oriental style! ;)
    greetings,
    VIvi :)

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  30. WOW so nice!! I love all ethnic details and I love your room. I really love the way you put the pics ;) Your blog is nice and It´s the first time I see it =)
    Kisses from Spain sweety
    Have a nice day ;)

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  31. So lovely! We have a blue elephant design wall hanging and I love it <3

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  32. Such a gorgeous hippie room! I love it.

    Golden chapter

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  33. I love the lights! Going to invest :)

    Emma x

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  34. That looks super nice! I need to make my room more cosy... That ceiling cover is such a great idea.
    Those green carpets sound very... interesting. My room has plastic carpets but at least it's not green!

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  35. Your room looks so cozy and so comfy, it's got that perfect boho vibe to it! It's so you in the best way possible! I want a bed with a bunch of pillows, that's the dream! Hahaha

    xx Bash | Bash Says Hey | bloglovin'

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  36. i LOVE this!! It is so you! The hangings are such a good idea to cover up those walls! Completely agree with the magnolia hatred, what is it even doing?! haha xx
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  37. This is so pretty, I really like it! It reminds me a lot of Morocco :)

    Love,
    Whit

    http://www.whitneyswonderland.com

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  38. Ohhh, it's so cozy and cute!

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  39. I would love to wake up and spend lazy afternoons with those prints. Such a cool little hippie corner! :)

    Miss Eleigh Neux | Bloglovin

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  40. wow so cool, really love it :3

    Love, Ana ♥
    http://aruivablog.blogspot.pt/

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  41. How cool is it! It reminds me of a teahouse in a middle eastern country!

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  42. Love the wall hangings! I was expecting them to be £100+ each from Urban Outfitters or somewhere! xx

    Jasmine Talks Beauty

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  43. Love this kind of inspirations :D
    xoxo
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  44. This is such a great idea and it looks amazing! Will definitely consider doing something similar when I move into my new uni accommodation in a few months. :)
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  45. Lovely setting!

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  46. I love every single detail incorporated into this room. Such a cozy place, indeed! I hope I could build mine like this, too. Haha. Love the dreamcatcher! :)

    Mimi | The Foxy Heroine

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  47. This is so cute - LOVE the fairly lights!
    Rachel Coco

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  48. This looks amazing - I'm decorating my room soon and I'll be taking some inspiration from this!x

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  49. Now THIS is the definition of a bohemian palace! Can I just hire you to decorate my apartment, hehe??? And yes, I'm so guilty of the Polaroids-on-string-lights decor too! It's such a simple but effective way to make a dorm look less like a prison cell. You make me so excited to start planning my apartment decor! :-)

    RUNAWAY IN LA

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  50. Absolutely love it! I have a similar tapestry hanging on my wall :) <3
    -Ava
    http://www.bitsofbrillianceblog.com

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  51. beautiful patterns :)

    theleeday.com

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  52. I love the decor you have done such a good job it looks so cosy and relaxing very boho looking
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  53. love the decors! looks very cosy indeed! :)

    Love Peace and Shimmer

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  54. This looks amazing!! I love your blog!:))

    www.kirstyjennifer.com

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  55. Wow, it looks amazing! It would be a perfect place to relax ♥
    Amy xx

    Little Moon Dragon

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  56. Loving the prins and colours <3

    Trend-Mae

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  57. Omg! If I had a room like that, I'd prolly stay there all day! :)
    It's amazing! Love it!!

    xx,
    Regine
    www.ginnywhowanders.blogspot.com

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  58. Absolutely loving the boho vibe! I would love to be able to channel my inner hippie somewhere in my flat, but just don't have room at the mo!

    Ceri
    October Eleven

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  59. After you left a comment on my most recent blogpost (The Sentiment of Misbehaving) I took a look at your blog and I absolutely love this. Pinterest should look out! Also, loved your Glasto posts. Gave me plenty tips for T in the Park next weekend! x

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