Despite my many years in London, I remain an island girl at heart, and the novelty of snow has never quite worn off.
Peering out of the window behind my bed this morning, I was met with the view of swirling flakes and a distinct feeling of being trapped in a snow globe - understandable, given that I was still half asleep. Within seconds though, I was in the lounge, torso hanging out of our large sash window snapping photos, much to the dismay of my boyfriend.
Inspired by this ethereal environment, I began to imagine the setting as a living room, and then a bedroom, and soon my thoughts snowballed (see what I did there?) into this very post.
Here is a compilation of some of my favourite white spaces, as well as tips to keep in mind when creating a winter wonderland room of your own.
1. Mix your whites. Pairing cool bright whites with warm beige shades creates variation, and prevents the space feeling flat.
|via Busy Being Fabulous|
2. Add a little black for contrast and depth.
|via Apartment Therapy|
|via Obsessions of a Dangerous Mind|
|via Heart Home|
|via House to Home|
|via 0509 Ravenous|
Here's what I would do, if we lived in a budget free world: