The holidays are fast approaching. Both my husband and I come from families who love the holidays, so we both are super excited to have our own place to holiday-ify and celebrate together. However, the problem is we have NO room to store any decorations post-holidays. How do the Homies who live in small spaces decorate their homes without generating the tubs of decor to store away later?
This is Offbeat Home's archive of decorating posts.
These incredible framed chairs and sofas from Slokoski — a design company run by two brothers — are the definition of statement furniture. The hand-carved, incredibly ornate frame makes it feel like a work of art, framing you while you no doubt enjoy macarons and luxury-brand tea on the velvet tufting.
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.
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.