Here's a room with a little bit of everything: a little pattern, a little texture, a little old, a little new. It's a cheerful look, with a bit of a vintage feel, that will keep your dorm room happy, and your wallet, too.
When Chantal and Ryan uncovered a trove of high-resolution vintage botanical images online, they couldn't believe their luck. The couple behind The Horticult are endlessly inspired by scientific drawings of flora, fauna and fungi. Because they're renters, they came up with a smart way to turn an illustration of Protea speciosa latifolia into fabulous temporary wall decals.
A tutorial on ManMade points you in the direction of making a "masculine" candle, and we assume they don't mean a candle that smells like aftershave or bacon (although the latter does sound tempting). A DIY perfect for anyone who'd love a candle free of florals and baked goods scents; instead of lavender-vanilla cupcake, you can do cedar, pine, or even citronella if you want to use it outside your manly-man cave and ward off mosquitoes at the same time.
If you are looking to stock your kitchen with good looking-glasses that won't break the bank if they shatter, these options are pretty enough to use at your next party but are guilt free for guests if one breaks.
We are in the dog days of summer, and I have been dreaming of all things cool. After recently reminiscing about fun summers spent in a Maine cabin with pretty lace curtains, I spent a particularly hot afternoon searching for some new lace inspiration from our house tour archives.
Whether you are walking the beach, hiking through the woods, or playing in the fields this summer, consider bringing home some of the natural treasures you find for your next craft project. Inspired by the branch weaving projects below, I am looking forward to making a textural piece of my own.
There are a couple of weeks left until college students move in and classes start — which means there's still time to think about dorm decor. These ten project ideas will help students save money, get set up and make their rooms stylish and homey.
It's easy to get over-excited when decorating a kids' room, right? I mean, planning a room full of fun items, colorful things, cute things - I know from experience - makes it really hard to keep that cash in your pocket. And yet, as a parent I also know that overwhelming pressure to keep costs down for the family. So today we're broaching the un-fun but essential topic of how to make that nursery creation or room-redo budget work.
If you are looking for a quick and easy way to dress up your dinner table or create a bit of ambiance in your bedroom, candles can add instant mood with very little effort. And you don't have to spend in the double digits for extravagant designer candles to get the look.
In my dream house scenario, there's enough space for a glamorous closet-slash-dressing room. This lovely tufted sofa had me conjuring up that perfect spot for getting ready in the morning, full of luxe little touches. The room can be yours for for less than the settee, and still leave you a nice budget for adding to your wardrobe: