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Use these easy, stylish ideas to give your rooms wow-factor. Includes creative ideas for wall murals and stencilling, clever ways to clear up clutter and useful tips on using colour and pattern in your interiors.

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Use these easy, stylish ideas to give your rooms wow-factor.

Add wall art

Floral printed wallpaper mural

Left: Wall painted in Crown Feature Wall Laguna Bay matt emulsion, £13.99 for 1.25 litres; headboard painted in Crown Sophistication metallic emulsion, £18.99 for 1.25 litres, both Homebase.Upcycle easily

Painted candlesticks

Left: Frame shelf, (W)10.5x(L)110cm, £45, The White Company. One-strip walnut wood Atlanta floorboards, with a satin lacquer pre-finish, (W)13x(L)180cm, from £105 per m², from the American Naturals Collection at Kährs.Create impact

Gallery wallpaper featuring a variety of classical artworks

Left: Dresser shelves lined in Pretty Maids linen fabric in (from top): Dusky Pink and Winter; Sweet Pea and Winter; Duck Egg, Pumpkin and Winter; and Lime, Sweet Pea and Winter, all £48 per m, from the Swedish collection at Vanessa Arbuthnott.Display photos

Family Tree handmade vinyl wall decal

Left: Urbino resin half-tester (on wall behind bed) in Antique Gold, (H)56x(W)54x (D)27cm, £155; drapes made from Phula silk/cotton mix fabric, £55 per m; Hutton two-seater sofa in cotton/ polyester mix Damson velvet, (H)87x(W)148x(D)86cm, £1,650; Mantua chest of drawers, made from weathered acacia wood, (H)87x(W)78x(D)50cm, £965; Vasili wool rug, (W)244x (L)305cm, £1,150; Oban mirror, with carved wood frame, (dia.)52cm, £155; Phula silk/ cotton cushion cover, (W)51x (L)51cm, £36; Barrel metal lamp, (H)44x(dia.)24cm, £175, with pleated Phula silk/cotton shade, (H)33x(dia.)50cm, £99, all Oka.Create a feature wall

Feature wall in Louise Body Patchwork Jade Tile wallpaper

Left: Jewel cotton/polyester mix double bedlinen set, including a duvet cover and two pillow cases, £39, Kingsley Home.Clear away clutter

Plywood storage units in white, mid blue and dark blue

Left: Maria SC single test tube chandelier (flowers not included), with ceramic ceiling rose, 60 glass test tubes and ring with hanging strings, (H)110x(dia.)47cm, £130.42, Etsy.

All prices and stockists correct at time of publishing.