Giving something special to people you love is one of my favorite things about the holidays. It's a chance for me to be really thoughtful, hopefully giving something important to the people I care about. It's not about the shopping - though I do love that too - but the sentiment behind it.
Blue is a lovely color for bedding. With so many hues, it has many faces, from light and soothing to dark and moody to graphic and dramatic. Be it aqua, turquoise, dusty, navy or royal, I've rarely met a blue I didn't like.
The idea of geometry itself may be ancient, but these bright geometric patterns are thoroughly modern. I'm sure that Euclid and Thales would have been thrilled with the colorful lines and arcs of these housewares, but never fear; it doesn't require any intricate knowledge of coordinates, curves, or theorems to appreciate their beauty.
I've always been impressed by anyone skilled with watercolors because I appreciate the fluidity and lightness the painting method radiates. This selection of home — and even tech — accessories borrow the style in good taste.
Crane & Canopy started the way many small business do — not able to find the bedding she was looking for in her price range, Karin Shieh decided to take matters into her own hands and design her own. After enlisting the help of her Harvard Business School classmate and fiancee, Christopher, Karin is bringing those bedding designs to the rest of us.
It's time to say goodbye to neons and brights, and hello jewel tones and subtler hues. If you're looking for new bedding, there are some autumnal-themed florals that speak to the season. Here are five fall florals from around the web:
When was the last time you unzipped your mattress, washed its cover and fluffed up its inner workings? Oh, that's right - you can't really do that with a normal mattress! That explains why the concept of building a DIY mattress that can be cleaned, refreshed and revived seems so novel and brilliant.
The light and dreamy quality of a watercolor painting can be applied to more than just canvas. Incorporating these colors and textures into your bedding is a great way to embrace a more soft and soothing vibe in the bedroom.