When it comes to finding ways to improve our homes or make the interior design of a space feel like it’s unique to you, most of us tend to think of the same kinds of changes or improvements. Things like a new coat of paint or a kitchen remodel always seem to be at the top of the list, but sometimes it’s the little details that we often take for granted that, when changed, make the biggest difference. Rethinking your bathroom mirror, for example, can have a major impact without a ton of effort.
There’s something so chic about serving a cocktail from a gorgeous bar cart. Even if you’re not much of a drinker, a bar cart could be an excellent addition to your home. Use one as a coffee/tea/cocoa station, or think outside of the beverage realm and repurpose a cart for something else entirely. Below are some of the best options out there!
To me part of the thrill of decorating for the holidays is the chance to do something different. If I can find a way to make traditional décor new, then I consider my work done. The Christmas tree is one of those traditional elements that when it is refreshed, it can bring a new sense of style and design to your home. Here are some non-traditional tree ideas to get your decorating juices flowing.
Picture books keep bookshelves happy and coffee tables content. They are the accessories that keep on giving. You can find large picture books to fill more space or small picture books that can fit in tight spaces. Depending on what look you are going for, colored books bring interest to a space where neutral books keep things modern and fresh.
Above we see a space that has picture books casually displayed to create a stylish little vignette. Stacking other small accessories on the books will give it more personality.
In my dreams I’m renovating a charming cottage complete with gorgeous herringbone floors. Few flooring options spell elegance and European sophistication more than a beautiful herringbone floor. There are a number of ways to customize herringbone floors to fit the style of your home. Here are some beautiful options.
Early in my life and in my home decorating adventures I much preferred brushed nickel to nearly every other finish. It fit my aesthetic, and it was also akin to my personal wardrobe style. Always choosing silver over gold. As I grew older and my tastes changed, I found myself shifting to the other end of the spectrum, warm finishes like brushed gold and brasses became my preference throughout the home. Here are just a few brass accents that I’d love to add to my space.
The way you organize a room can greatly affect the mood and efficiency of a space. Though any type of shelving unit can greatly organize a space, there are some that can add an elevated feel and become a statement piece more than a simple tool for stacking books. Here are some unique shelving units to create allure in your space.
Emerald is a color starting to take the center stage in the design scene. A rich color that required a few brave designers to break in, and now more homeowners and studios worldwide are starting to take note. Its bold presence is probably why I love this color so much. It is non-apologetic, and equally romantic. Here are a few ways to integrate emerald successfully into a space…
One of many definitions of a vignette is something without a definite border. My personal definition of vignette is a moment of beauty without reason. You can create a vignette almost anywhere. And it doesn’t take a lot of money to make it beautiful. It takes those items that mean the most to you. A few items that create instant vignettes are greenery, books, candles, ceramics and art. Above we see all of the items used accordingly. And none of them are in perfect order, which makes it more perfect.
It’s become trendy to do away with window coverings, but a good window treatment brings such beauty to a space. It feels homey, layered, and put together. There are endless amounts of treatments and looks to try out depending on your needs, style, and desires. Here are some of my favorite looks and why they work.