Take Interior Decoration Inspiration from Films

If you're struggling to come up with creative new home decorating ideas for your house or apartment, have you considered taking inspiration from your favourite films?

Comedies, romances, thrillers and dramas all often feature expertly decorated homes with unique themes, so take a closer look next time you hit the flicks.

Here are some ideas from Ghost and The Holiday

The Holiday

The Holiday is a beloved romantic comedy with a world of decorating inspiration contained within.

If a spacious, light and bright LA-style of home is what you're after, Cameron Diaz's character has the perfect house for you. Decorated in crisp white finishes with sleek modern lines, it's filled with top of the line technology and luxurious linen.

Emulate her home by introducing light colours into your design and update your kitchen furnishings with sleek stainless steel cooktops and finishes.

For those who are more into quaint, cosy spaces, Kate Winslet's character's home might press your buttons. Complete with fireplace, well-worn furnishings and mood lighting, it's the epitome of an English cottage and immediately seems lived-in and loved.

Introduce this charm into your home by living your walls with bookshelves and choosing shabby-chic decor.


If you're looking for love, you might not find it in Patrick Swayze's ghost but you could get halfway there by stealing his apartment's style.

Go for a wooden loft look with timber touches, such as a rocking chair and painted wooden stools, and if you can strip back your carpet to expose your floorboards this is even better.

The loft is complete with huge windows and interior columns, but you don't have to completely refit your apartment to get this vibe. Why not add a small bust to get the Greek theme in your space?

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