My Summer Style #UKHomeBlogHop

Hi I am Becky Goddard-Hill and welcome to my blog A Beautiful Space.

 

 

If you are here as part of the 27 blogger strong blog hop organised by the very lovely Kimberley at Swoonworthy this may be your first time at A Beautiful Space. Do pop to Kimberly ‘s blog to start the beginning of the hop where all this week 27 bloggers are showing off their summer style.

Did you just pop over from The Ana Mum Diary?

If so, I  am so pleased you dropped by.

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Today I wanted to show you a summer refresh I have made to our playroom/consevratory/craftroom/musicroom. This lovely room that leads out on to our garden is the hardest working and most cluttered room in our home and much as I love it,  it was not looking at all fresh and light and ready for summer. My kids store many toys and all their craft materials in this room, my husband keeps about 8 guitars in here and my son has his keyboard. I hardly got a look in despite the fact I work form home and it would be just the most gorgeous room for writing in.

Summer is around the corner and it was time to claim a lttle bit of that room for me and give it a refresh at the same time.

First of all I need to clear the clutter and clean ( have to admit I am embarrassed to show you the  clutter in this room!) – Yikes

 

my summer style

 

 

 

 

As you can see it had become a total ‘dump anything’ in there space and oh did it look ugly. It is the only room in our house that looks like this and we had almost given up on it really.

But then Wayfair sent me this stunning chair and I knew just knew I want to create a little workspace in our conservatory. The tulip dining chair comes in a variety of colours but I stayed with white in order to keep the room as light and bright as possible

Complete with a beautiful white desk from Kit Out my Office I knew I had just what I needed to make a real focal point for the room.

 

 

 

 

I also had a really good declutter and added an Orla Kierly reed diffuser to get some lovely summer scents into the room

 

 

I also found some beautiful botanical prints that I had stashed away on my book shelf that were just perfect for this project

 

 

With the addition of a plant the printer are a suddenly looks so much better.

 

 

So with just minimal effort and a new focus for this room it really has been transformed. It still houses all the craft store and all the guitars and toys but it is also a lovely place for me to now sit and work.

I think it just needed a little TLC

Here is how it looks now – all ready for summer.

 

 

And look at the view from my desk now – bliss.

 

 

Another beautiful and recent addition to my garden is this gorgeous Gardeco Romba Chiminea from Chimineashop.co.uk

which I am reviewing. We haven’t lit it yet but as you can see it is an absolute work of art . It is crafted by Mexican artisans in clay. I think it is so beautiful. Adds to my desk view perfectly

 

 

Gorgeous! I love working whilst looking into the garden,.

I’m handing over now to the gorgeous blog We Love Home  and  Maxine. Enjoy the tour!Here is a list of all the lovely blogs taking part……

Monday 29th May:
Swoon Worthy
Apartment No. 4
The Ordinary Lovely
French for Pineapple
Dear Designer
Seasons in Colour

Tuesday 30th May:
Melanie Lissack Interiors
Candy Pop
Sarah Akwisombe
Design Soda
Around The Houses
Lazy Daisy Jones

Wednesday 31st May:
Old Fashioned Susie
Madmoiselle Poirot
Lisa Dawson Styling
Lust Living
The Pink House

Thursday 1st June:
Fabric of My Life
Making Spaces
Ana Mum Diary
A Beautiful Space
We Love Home

Friday 2nd June:
Renovation Bay-Bee
Fresh Design Blog
Don’t Cramp My Style
Well I Guess This is Growing Up
Tidy Life

 

 

 

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25 Comments

  1. June 5, 2017 / 11:46 am

    What a lovely little space you have made in your lovely family home. I need my very own work space. Must start working on the hubby about this.

  2. June 3, 2017 / 4:50 pm

    Wow you have worked so hard to transform that space. Loving your little monkeys too x

  3. June 3, 2017 / 10:02 am

    Lovely Becky, I love all your little touches of greenery and those botanical prints are so pretty xx

  4. June 2, 2017 / 5:06 pm

    What a fab work space. I’m still working from my dining table, haha! That view must be lovely on a daily basis 🙂 xo

  5. June 1, 2017 / 7:27 pm

    Wow – what a beautiful desk space. I’d love to work there! x

    • becky
      June 1, 2017 / 7:40 pm

      thankyou

    • June 1, 2017 / 6:59 pm

      Mwah

  6. June 1, 2017 / 6:50 pm

    I like how you went for white furniture. It complements all the lush greenery in your garden. Such a relaxing workspace!

    • becky
      June 1, 2017 / 7:39 pm

      Thank you x

  7. June 1, 2017 / 12:05 pm

    That’s such a lovely place to work now. I can’t think of anything nicer than a view into the garden during the summer months. And yours is so lush! x

    • June 1, 2017 / 6:59 pm

      Aw thankyou

    • becky
      June 1, 2017 / 7:39 pm

      oh it is!

  8. June 1, 2017 / 10:51 am

    Wow. So much better! That looks like the perfect spot to work Becky. Especially when it’s sunny!x

    • becky
      June 1, 2017 / 7:41 pm

      oh it was a mess

  9. June 1, 2017 / 10:50 am

    What a transformation – it looks like your space has become so calm and relaxing now, a perfect environment for working.

    • becky
      June 1, 2017 / 7:39 pm

      So much better

  10. June 1, 2017 / 10:49 am

    Brilliant before and after! It’s amazing how quickly a neglected room just goes down hill – I feel like I’m constantly fighting off clutter in my own office space lol What a lovely little spot you have now and such a gorgeous view as well! Thanks so much for taking part in the hop!! xxx

  11. June 1, 2017 / 10:47 am

    What a lovely room and a great view from which to work, looks great. The chiminea is fab too, never seen one like that, what an unusual shape, I really like it!

    • becky
      June 1, 2017 / 7:40 pm

      me too!

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