When it comes to decorating for the holidays, there’s definitely one type of decoration that transcends the winter festivities. We’re talking about lights, fairy lights in particular. You may know them as string lights or icicle lights, but they can definitely be used in your decor long after the tinsel has been put away. Make a beautiful fireplace centerpiece with fairy lights under glass hurricane vases!
Add them to your living room decor for a whimsical and relaxed vibe!
Combine your lights by using fairy lights on the wire that connects your pendant light!
Or create a cozy corner for playtime.
When it comes to fall colors, there’s one that is almost always in our homes, on our feet, and dominating the landscape. We’re talking about a neutral that goes with almost everything, and imparts an undeniable classic flair: cognac. The color is like its namesake; woodsy and warm with a hint of masculinity.
Cognac is the perfect shade of brown for leather accessories like bags and boots. A pair of cognac boots and skinny dark-wash jeans are a match made in heaven for fall.
Want to make your home feel cozy, rugged, and also somehow luxurious? Enter the cognac leather couch. This warm color makes your home inviting, especially when used on such a statement piece in the room.
While cognac may seem to take a backseat to other fall wedding colors, don’t be fooled! This beautiful brown makes its way into wedding decor through leather and wooden accents.
Everyone loves decorating pumpkins for fall, but do you know what nobody loves? Dealing with pumpkin guts. That’s right! Having to clean up the ooey-gooey insides of gourds is probably the least fun activity of autumn. Our solution? A bunch of pumpkin decorating DIYs that don’t have to be carved! Another added bonus? You pumpkin stays in tip-top shape too!Add feminine flair to your fall decor with this floral and glittered pumpkin from PBTeen!
This string art pumpkin from Dream a Little Bigger ensures you can still make the creepiest pumpkin on your corner, without dealing with all of that cleanup.
These gold leaf pumpkins from The Home Steady are beyond elegant, and are beautiful enough to earn a spot on any dining table!
If you love the look of metal on pumpkins, check out these copper-accented beauties from Home Oh My!
Have a talent for typography? Take a look at these chalkboard pumpkins from Fairgoods!
Fall may be hunting season, but the only hunting we’re doing is finding as many inspiring decor ideas involving our favorite fauns. Whether you’re into real taxidermy, or the ever-popular deer silhouette, this trend is one that works for many different room styles. It adds a taste of the great outdoors to your decor, but can easily work in a modern room. Or you can fully commit, and make your place as rustic as a hunting lodge. The deer can also work really well in both feminine and masculine spaces. Dress it up in gold and pink, or leave it unbleached for authenticity.
Do you love deer decor? How would you integrate it into your space?
With all of the meteor showers, eclipses, and astrological phenomena happening recently it’s no wonder our heads are up in the exosphere! Inspired by above, we’ve been on the lookout for some of the coolest star DIYs in the galaxy, and we think we’ve spotted them! A constellation art piece makes for a fun conversation piece in the home, and can get your guests talking about astronomy or astrology in no time!
A constellation table runner is great for evening dinner parties, especially if the party is in celebration of a celestial event!
Who knew such beautiful lights could be easily made at home? Make them for your next star party with this tutorial!
Take the start with you wherever you go with this awesome constellation scarf!
Holding a fall star gazing party? Make sure you spot the right stars with a printable constellation guide!
When it comes to decorating, mirrors are the ultimate element to add impact to a space. Not only are they practical and purposeful, they also help to give the illusion of more space with their reflective surfaces. If you’re looking for a way to add more light to your room without cluttering up your space, get a mirror! They reflect your other lights, automatically adding brightness!Basic mirrors are easy to upgrade with elements like reclaimed wood, or even just a can of spray paint!
Got a lot of space? Double up on the mirrors, and make your room seem that much bigger!
What about an entire wall of mirrors? This mirrored bathroom wall makes for an dramatic statement in an otherwise tiny space.
Go with the grain, and add earthy elements to your mirror. The outline of of the wood grain creates the illusion of a river.
If you have a bold personality and want your decor to reflect that eccentric quality, give high contrast a try. This style is identified by bringing in elements that are essentially opposites of each other. While one might assume this translates into a busy and overwhelming room, the end results of high contrast rooms are often really impactful and dramatic. A classic pairing is black and white. We love the additional botanical elements to infuse the room with a natural element as well as a dash of color.
Kitchens are usually a central hub of activity, and your space can reflect that with accents of bright colors!
Modern and minimalist styles look especially dramatic with this type of color scheme.
If creating an entire room with a high-contrast color scheme seems scary, start with a small spot in your house first to test out this trend!
With autumn on our tail, you’d think we would be starting to think about warm, earthy colors, but in 2014 we’re moving away from the home decor status quo. This fall we’re going to see a spike in cool saturated colors making its way into homes, specifically the striking cobalt blue. This gorgeous shade works perfectly in almost any room. It’s relaxing in your bedroom, enticing in a living room and clean in your kitchen. It’s a beautiful color to use on your walls, or, if you’re just trying it out, as an accent color. Pair it with yellows for a high contrast look, or with different shades of blues and grays for a more muted approach.
2014 was the year of Radiant Orchid, a cool toned medium-pink that captured the fashion, decor and beauty world by storm; but today we want to give a nod to one of Radiant Orchid’s close cousins: fuchsia. Fuchsia is a bright reddish-purple that takes its name from the equally beautiful fuchsia flower. This color would look beautiful in any season because it’s vibrant enough for summer, but rich enough for winter.
A fuchsia dress is one way to liven up a room! It’s as dramatic as red, but a little more modern and playful.
A popular choice for bride, this bold color is perfect for accenting more muted colors.
And don’t forget about home decor! Adding fuchsia to your room is a fantastic way to make any room more lively!
New York, and many other bustling metropolitan cities are an ideal place to live. The access to culture, entertainment, and public transportation cannot easily be rivaled. But there is a setback to living in a beautiful, boisterous city: lack of space. More and more urbanites are living with less, and making the most of the small spaces they have. One great way to save space, while also adding dimension to a studio, is renting a lofted apartment. These tiny abodes, show just how much you can do with limited square footage!
Rooms can be simple, clean and modern; with white helping to widen the room.
Make your footwear a focal point with a pair on each step!
Lofts don’t have to be modern and minimalist. They can be feminine and shabby chic too!
The best tip to keep your studio looking spacious? Keep it tidy and clutter-free!
Wood floors and and exposed brick can add warmth to any small space, making it a cozy alcove.