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Decorating your home to make it bright and happy needn’t be expensive. Here are my 5 Top tips on how to brighten your home with colours on a budget.

I always go back to these 5 decor tricks and it works.

Tip number 1 – Colourful cushions. 

By placing a mix of colourful cushions on any sofa, will give the room an instant lift. The heart and HAPPY cushions are from Bombay Duck London.

You can buy inexpensive colourful cushions from Homesense too. Tip number 2 –  Colourful art prints.

You don’t have to go to an art gallery to buy an original oil painting or  expensive work of art. You can get a similar effect with these colourful art prints.

The 2 abstract art prints in the bottom corners are by Jessica Ford, the headphones print are by The Native State and the H Heart print is by Lorna Freytag. home with colours on a budget Here you see the colourful cushions and art prints together. Tip number 3 – Colourful flowers

I’m so pleased that Tulips are now in season. They are one of my favourite flowers and I’ve written a post on how to care for them if you are interested.

Flowers always add an instant impact of happiness to a space and a relatively inexpensive way to add colour too. How does this make you feel? Tip number 4 – A coloured vase.

I absolutely adore this blue vase from the Relae collection by Nicholai Wiig for Raawi. They come in a variety of jewel colours. Makes me feel so happy looking at this. home with colours on a budget Tip number 5- A colourful rug.

I always go for rugs from Pappelina because the designs are beautiful, colours are vibrant and the quality is so good. I know they will stand the test of time. home with colours on a budget So, here you can see all of my 5 top tips in action on how to brighten your home with colours on a budget. What do you think?

Wishing you all a wonderful weekend. x

( All photography and styling are by Geraldine Tan, editor of Little Big Bell. Products featured are gifts).

Christmas Gift Guide number 3 – featuring customisable gifts

So here’s my Christmas gift guide number 3. If you have missed the others then do check out my gift guide number 1 and number 2.

In this new list, you will find fun, quirky cool and also customisable gifts.

This photo sums it all up. what do you think?

Firstly, I’d like to mention my new plastic rug from pappelina.

You may have seen the rainbow colour ones I always use in my stylings.

I absolutely adore this new colour-way and no doubt you’ll be seeing lots more of it on my instagram.

It’s the perfect gift for an interiors colour lover in your life. Next, let’s set the scene with some gorgeous Christmas scent from EKA. I just love the elegant design of the jar.

Made of 100% soy wax, it smells absolutely delightful. Even before burning it, the lovely festive scent has started to pervade my room, getting me in the mood for Christmas.

You have to buy one to try, it’s absolutely gorgeous. Check out these pretty mugs that Cath Kidston sent me. It’s a collaboration with Fearne Cotton. Aren’t they cute and in such happy uplifting Spring colours? When I spotted Vinnie Boy Vintage’s kitsch style, all the way from Sydney, I was absolutely smitten.

How cute are these little deer cushions with little pink pom-pom edges?

It only took a few days to reach me in the UK by post. There’s still plenty of time to order if you fancy giving something a little different this Christmas.

Just above the cushions, is my gorgeous pink and red print from Black and Beech. customisable gifts Isn’t this art print absolutely stunning? The colours and patterns are so vibrant.

This is a bespoke print specially created for me by the lovely and talented textile designer Amelia Graham.

Above all, you can add any date or words to the print.

So special to have customisable gifts don’t you think? Spot that cheeky tongue print? It’s called Kiss Me Wild by my friend Emily of doodlemoo.

Emily does the most fun and super cool prints.

I already own quite a few pieces of her work, and they are always a feature on one of my walls. customisable gifts I just adore the Instagram community.

Recently, I got a message from Gordana (Goga) Lalic, who told me that she had been following my Instagram for a long time and felt it was the right time to reach out.

She told me that she had decided to challenge herself by creating a collection of embroidery artwork inspired by the Instagram interiors accounts she follow.

As you can see, she has created one of my home specially for me. It’s the same space that her artwork now sits. I feel so honoured.

Do have a look at her site, as she does special commissions.

So, if you want your home immortalised in a piece of art, then Yellow Tulip crafts embroidery is the place to visit. Here are all the gifts together.

What do think? Does anything catch your fancy?

Will you be giving customisable gifts this Christmas? I hope you’ll agree with me that these are all fun and unique pieces.

The Cath Kidston mugs, although available from the high street, are a limited edition print, hence you should grab yours before they sell out.

Hope you’ve enjoyed the post. Wishing you a wonderful weekend and also the week ahead.

Finally, I will be back again with more festive posts.

I’m sure you’ll agree that Christmas is most certainly not far away now.

( All styling and photography are by Geraldine Tan, editor of Little Big Bell. )

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