Well, the budget was tight for this room, but we got there. By using our imagination (and reusing plenty of bits and bobs lying around the place), we turned our tiny study into a botanical bolt hole. Tell me what you think! (And scroll to the end for a breakdown of our costs.)


study renovation

A bland and boring before


study renovation

An awesome and amazing after



Wallpaper and fabric samples – free

Botanical prints – free

Mirror – free

Lamp – £15 from B&Q

Flex and lightbulb – £2.50

Chair – £8

Desk – £23

Shelves – £13

Rug – £20

Birds artwork – £10

Kilner jar storage – £2.50

Cushion – £5

Total: £99