There’s more to minimalism than clearing your home of every ounce of clutter, character or colour.
Although some of these stereotypes ring true – less is more, storage solutions are important and paired tones work better – this isn’t the whole picture.
Minimalist decor has always been cool, but life under lockdown has meant more of us have been looking for easy ways to not only clear our homes of mess and use this time to re-organise, but try a new decor look, too.
To make it simple, we’ve picked out five minimalist interior design ideas that are flying high on Instagram and suggested how to get the look yourself without having to redecorate your entire home.
From adding a well-chosen vase to sticking to a particular colour palette, these tips are easy to pull off but will make a big impact in your home.
Forgo a photo frame
Get the look: single line drawing print
This beautiful print by Line and Honey is elegant and eye catching, while maintaining a minimalist vibe with its neutral colour palette.
Use similar shades of the same colour
Get the look: ceramic shell vase
Fill a large vase with dry flowers
Get the look: large clear vase
This handblown vase is made of recycled glass. Each one has unique ripples and bubbles to make it a little different from the next.
Hang decorative shelves
Get the look: Scandi shelf unit
These chic, simplistic shelves are perfect for attaining a minimalistic look.
Seek out some neutral coloured ornaments to decorate them with and you’re set.
Use clever storage
Get the look: storage boxes
This set of three storage boxes fit together or can be used separately, which seems pretty smart to us.