8 new ways to get home improvement inspiration | Crystal Living

8 new ways to get home improvement inspiration

Conservatory Design and Installation- home improvement inspiration

If you love nothing better than finding new trends for your home décor, you will be used to finding home improvement inspiration. But have you run out of new ideas? There are so many resources available now to help you find that new idea perfect for your home.


This is an amazingly useful app for everything from home décor inspiration to recipes. You can create pinboards on there to collect images and ideas you like. Suggestions will then appear based on what you’ve added before. It’s a great way to find out what other people have done to their homes as well as follow designers and brands. It allows you to share ideas with friends and as it’s on your phone you can show designers exactly what it is you want.

Mood boards

Before Pinterest, this was the original way to collect your ideas. These can be just as useful if not more so than online versions as you can keep it in your home. Cut out images from magazines and collect wallpaper and paint samples to create your ideas masterpiece. Whether it’s the colour you want your new windows to be or a plan for an orangery, create your dream home.

Follow designers

Social media can be a great tool to keep up with your favourite design brands and designers. They will keep you updated with their favourite trends as well as advice on how to incorporate these trends in your home.

Home improvement events

There are loads of shows and events where you can talk to the experts in the home improvement industry. Grand Designs Live has an exhibition twice a year in London and Birmingham. The Ideal Home Show is heading to Manchester from the 8-11 June. These events are great fun as well as showing you tips and tricks for your home that you’ve probably never considered.

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Not a new idea but home improvement magazines can still provide a wealth of information. They’re always on trend and can show you aspirational ideas for your dream home as well as simpler solutions for the modest property. Full of beautiful images as well as products you can pick up in high-street stores.

Shops and garden centres

Home and furnishing stores and garden centres are often beautifully decorated to the highest standard. They’re a great way of finding out what might look good in all parts of your home and garden.

TV shows

Shows like Grand Designs and The Restoration Man never seem to waiver in popularity. Full of amazing dream homes, they showcase the potential that home improvements can offer. Adding that beautiful bespoke extension to your home is easier than you might imagine.

Come and visit our showroom

Our Cheshire showroom is full of stunning examples of conservatories, orangeries as well as windows and doors. Walk around and see for yourself how we can make your dream home become a reality. Get in touch today to book a showroom consultation and speak to our dedicated team about your vision for your home.

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