Hanging photos in your home

A selection of fun and more formal ways of displaying pictures in your home.

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First up some fun ways to hang your pics. Attach them to wall displays like fairy lights, geometric shapes and drift wood style displays.

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Some more formal but still fun ways of displaying your photos. Space saving and interesting different ways to show off your images.

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The salon-style of displaying images is an effective, formal and yet still fun way of hanging images. It is an easy way of filling a wall and making use of wall space such as the stairs.

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And finally a measured and equally placed way of hanging your images.


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Some DIY Storage Ideas

Here are some creative ideas for adding more storage space into your home.

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Use book spines to create a small hidden storage area, great for hiding the less attractive things in your home. Keep your jewellery in order and not all tangled up by slitting some cards and hanging your necklaces on them. Keep your holiday images in order by keeping them in coloured and labelled boxes!

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Jars are great ways to store all types of things. Put labels on them and keep kitchen ingredients in them, attach them to wood and use them to store utensils or use them as flower pots. Use a bracket and books to make a floating bookshelf!

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Always loosing your keys? Attach some hooks to a frame and know where they are at all times. Use painted plant pots to add colour and free up drawer space in your kitchen.


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The Student Room

At the start of every university year a big part of the build up is how to decorate your room.

There are some essentials to add to any university room to give it a fun and homely feel. So here are some little ideas for decorating and some little DIYs to keep to your student budget!

Photographs –  A student essential. Family photos, pet portraits and a growing collection of the best images from an array of those wild student nights out. Here are some fun ways to hang your images.

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Hang your images on string with bulldog clips or pegs. Arrange your photos in shapes like the heart above.

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Stick your images on the wall and use tape as fun frames. Use bulldog clips of all sizes as photo holders.

Organisation – When you’re at university a small amount of organisation for the odd bit of work you’ll do is needed. Here are some simple ideas for interesting ways to organise your desk and yourself!

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Post it notes and pieces of paper attached with bulldog clips are easy ways to keep tract of what is happening each day of the week.

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Bulldog clips are the best. Use them on the edge of your desk to keep cables where you need them. Finally, clipboards, again an easy way to keep track of what needs to be done, have one for each day or each project.

Furniture Essentials – Here are the items of furniture that are often needed as an added extra.

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You can never have enough mirrors in your uni room! Drawers, guaranteed you’ll need that extra bit of storage.

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Lights! Extra light is always good. A desk or bedside lamp and fairy lights add so many more options to the feel of your room. Great for movie nights!

Extras! – Other little bits you may want to take with you.

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Cushions and blankets make a room seem cosy and comfy. Blankets are a definite essential for those chilly winter nights.


Candles and flowers, even if they’re fake! They smell and look nice and can add a splash of colour to your room.


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