Hallways, corridors and staircases are often overlooked in our home design – considered as mere links between one room and the other. While we spend little time dwelling in these spaces, we use them so much that they are the perfect place for a splash of personality.
Instagrammer Sara Carlton (or @_saralouisa (opens in new tab), who you may know for that fabulous pallet bed) has done just this in her stone cottage in Country Durham. What's more, she has done it all on a tight budget, stripping back as much as she has added in, allowing the bones of the home to do the talking.
Here she takes Sian Astley (opens in new tab) on a walk through her hallways, explaining how cheap tricks and celebrating existing features has created a unique space. From using old magazines as wallpaper to making their own coffee-based wood stain, see how Sara and her partner have put the industrious back in to industrial style.