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1 YEAR OF BLOGGING!

I did it, a whole year of blogging! I'm so glad that I stuck at it because I enjoy it so much and can't believe how much progress I've made with it all. Not only that, but I've connected to so many people all around the world which is just amazing, I can't wait to see what the next year working on my blog brings! Anyway, here is a sum up of my blogging journey so far.

What I've achieved
- Just over 50 posts which is equal to roughly 1 per week, and I'm definitely pleased with that! I started off slow and could have probably done a lot more but at least I've got something to work towards! - Hit 1.5k+ followers on my blog Twitter account and also had 30.5k impressions in my best month - Reached 200+ followers on my blog Instagram account after starting to properly use it in May - Had 2562 viewers on Pinterest in one day and an average of around 1000 - Over 9000 pageviews, the fact that I'm on the way to 10,000 blows my mind! - Worked with some brands …

INTERIOR DESIGN PLANS


My love for interior design goes back to being a young child,  I started off cutting things out of magazines and sticking them onto some A4 paper to design my room. I didn't care that my bed was the same size of the Tamagotchi, I just enjoyed creating a collage of my 'dream room'. I have always been one to be designing different rooms and house plans, whether that is on paper or using computer software. Colour schemes is also a big part of my love for interiors, you know those paint colour charts you find in hardware stores like B&Q? Well I think I must have collected most of them over the years, seriously it's an impressive collection!

Back along started to do some 3D interior planning based on how I would currently design a theoretical one bedroom house/apartment etc. - using Planner 5D to do this as it was easy and quick to use. The availability of furniture isn't amazing if you don't pay but I think I managed to show a basic idea of my ideal layout. My youngest sister (she's 9, almost 10) has also used it to 'design' her own house. But she also got the hand of it pretty quickly so I'd definitely recommend the website.

Anyway, here are a couple screenshots of the overall plan of my house currently. I would love an open plan living room and kitchen, especially with big windows to let in a lot of light, maybe looking onto a garden of some sort! Besides that feature I don't mind too much about the layout of the bedroom, bathroom or any other rooms.


As you can see my colour theme is white/cream with touches of grey, a sort of minty green/duck egg colour and wood. I've picked out my favourite colours from the Farrow & Ball paint chart booklet. I absolutely love the way it opens out, instead of the usual and conventional booklets!




Favourites 
  • POINTING/WIMBORNE WHITE
  • PURBECK STONE/WORSTED
  • TERESA'S GREEN/DIX BLUE

If you like my designs so far feel free to check out my project in full below - in both 2D and 3D.  You can navigate your way around the rooms and zoom in more closely to see everything properly, enjoy!

                             




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