I have a rocking horse that my dad built for me when I was a child, and I don't know how to incorporate it into my decor. I would, naturally, prefer not to drill holes or damage him in any way, as he is quite sentimental. Oh, and obviously he would be cute in a nursery, but I do not have kids, nor plan on having them any time soon.
This is Offbeat Home's archive of decorating posts.
The idea is simple: After a break-up of two (or more) persons living together, there's often this person left behind to live in the "old house," filled with memories of happier times or painful fights. A good decoration therapy session is about making significant changes to this environment and it usually involves friends, booze and lots of fun.
Apparently, there's such a thing as a "color of the year." A bunch of people at Pantone get paid to travel the world, tour private fashion and decoration events, and BAM!, they barf up a color. They say it's science, I think it's bullshit. If you don't want to become one of those Pantone cultist and actually live with your colors more than 12 months, here's a handful of advice from a girl who learned how to pick the right color through trials and errors.
Don't scoff at that "ugly" vintage bathroom. They have a lot they can teach us about decorating. Here are five things that our resident Oprah, Dootsie, is stealing from vintage bathroom design.
The house we just bought is HUGE at 3077 square feet. But we've always lived in small places. What little furniture we have is apartment-sized. I have no idea what to do with so much space. Do you have any tips on making large spaces feel comfy and cozy, but not cluttered?