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Get The Look: 6 budget-friendly buys inspired by Ashling's cosy and chic bedroom

Thinking of updating your bedroom for winter? Take Ashling’s room as inspiration.

Each week, we step inside a reader’s home, and indulge in some copycat behaviour, creating a shopping list inspired by their interior style.

This week, Ashling Kelly’s (@the_home_where_nothing_matches) calming bedroom was our inspiration. 

IMG_7073 Source: Ashling Kelly

“This room is north facing and as a result it doesn’t get a great amount of light during the day,” says Ashling. “This caused the walls to be very shadowy and simply look a tad depressing. Of course, I needed to fix that and make it the cosy, relaxing retreat a bedroom should be.”

I opted for soft lighting, fairy lights, linen bed covers, a soft headboard and velvet curtains to create a comfortable and cosy atmosphere.

H&M, TK Maxx and Ikea were Ashling’s main ports of call when decorating this space. Below are six high street items that’ll help you get the look in your own home… 

1. Cotton duvet cover set, €49.99, H&M

If linen bedding is out of your budget, brushed cotton is a more affordable alternative that’s just as cosy.

BeFunky-design (1) Source: H&M

2. Gold string lights, €11.80, Oliver Bonas

Fairy lights instantly create a warm and inviting atmosphere. 

BeFunky-design (2) Source: Oliver Bonas

3. Decorative vine, €13, Urban Outfitters

We love how Ashling incorporated her fairy lights into a decorative vine. 

BeFunky-design (3) Source: Urban Outfitters

4. Forest print, €9.95, Desenio

This print matches the green and pink theme perfectly. 

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BeFunky-design (4) Source: Desenio

5. Pink abstract print, €22, Fy

… As does this one. 

BeFunky-design (5) Source: Fy

6. Green cushion cover, €5.50, Ikea

Give old cushions a new lease of life with a new cover. 

BeFunky-design (6) Source: Ikea

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