Ah, the coffee table. It’s something of a staple that even comes with an almost foolproof decorating and accessorizing formula – something tall, something fresh, something oddball, something bookish. Which is great, and super flexible, and super easy. But let’s take coffee table décor to the next level. It’s time to incorporate seasonal elements. These tips can apply to any decorated surface in your home – from the side table next to your sofa, to the console table in the entry hall or the bookshelves in your family room and the nightstand in the bedroom. Anywhere you would normally decorate and accessorize can get a little fall facelift. Here’s how. Continue reading
A sturdy wood bench may have humble beginnings, but this simple piece of furniture is often the perfect solution to décor dilemmas. With a little dressing up, the humble bench becomes a beautiful and practical accent piece. Inside, a bench can be a spot to take off your shoes, provide extra seating for dinner, or serve as an impromptu table. Outside, they’re a place to stop and rest for a moment. A bench can change the way a space feels and functions; it can fill up an empty wall, or transform an awkward window or corner into something beautiful.
We’ve talked about the trend to tiny, and how to make a small space feel larger. But what if you have the opposite “problem”? The wide-open spaces of a loft or double story living area have their own set of challenges. Bring balance to your big spaces with these easy tricks. Continue reading
From the living room to the bedroom, the coffee table is a staple in our homes. Sure, they serve a practical purpose – they’re a foot rest, book holder, place to set the remote and of course, holder of coffee cups. But they’re also an often overlooked décor element and that’s an easy fix! Continue reading