Embellished walls are big right now. Flipping through magazines and catalogs, or browsing the Web, you'll see lots of rooms featuring wallpaper, murals or wood paneling. Lately I'm loving distressed, worn walls that add texture and interest to rooms. It's automatic atmosphere that translates nicely across a variety of styles.
Over the last few years, particularly with the ever-increasing popularity of Banksy and Shepard Fairey, graffiti has been moving off the streets and into the art gallery. Would you let it all the way into your home? This is exactly what graffiti artist Core BTM did — check it out below the jump! More
Over the weekend I visited a vintage furniture warehouse in Bel Air, Maryland called Ryan's Relics (thanks to a recommendation from a good friend and her husband), where I picked up this beautiful wooden bench. I love finding these around town because they make such great accents to the foot of the bed or near the front door. More
Anna over at Door Sixteen has recently moved and is loving her new apartment. One thing she's not digging — all the dingy renter's-white walls and orange-toned trim. While she's waiting to prove herself to the landlord before asking for permission to change the trim, for now she's repainted the bedroom, and it looks leaps-and-bounds better. More
I'm finally getting ready to deal with the stairwell leading to my attic bedroom. I've been staring at this area for months on end with lots of ideas running through my mind, but I still haven't made a final decision. Then I thought, who better to ask for suggestions than the Apartment Therapy Community?. More
I came across this project from a comment left in my recent post Brags! What DIY Project Are You Most Proud Of? It came from Julia from the blog Chris Loves Julia. They were looking to change up their living room for a more sophisticated yet casual look and Julia fell in love with some dramatic wainscoting images and got the bug to re-create it at home. More