The easiest way to incorporate a carpet that gels with the decor of your living space are to opt for one that is in a neutral shade. Muted colours of grey, beige, ecru will add interest to your floor without creating a big visual impact. This grey
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While we all love a good read, but the reality is that coffee table books tend to function more as stylish home decor accents as opposed to serving as actual reading material—and while that’s totally okay if you ask us, if they’re actually themed around home decor inspiration and design, you get extra points. They’re also just a wonderful way to display your distinctive sense of style and interests by adding a personalized touch to your space.
If you’re a lover of style and interior design, decorating your living room set up with aesthetically-pleasing coffee books about your favorite designers, magazines, photographers, and set decorators is also an excellent way to bring your love for home decor to your central space. Aside from their chic covers and glossy pages, they’re also filled with plenty of material to soak up, from compilations about the
When shopping for home decor, there’s a whole lexicon of design-world terms that might be unfamiliar to a regular shopper. But many of these terms actually have a pretty significant impact on the product you’re looking to buy. So we’re here to help you decode some of the most common interior design words you might stumble upon on your next shopping excursion—to help you make the most informed purchase.
Bench-made: Officially, bench-made furniture is crafted by a single highly-trained artisan from start to finish; some retailers, however, used the term to signify high-quality handmade pieces, regardless of how many people work on them.
8-way hand-tied: A high-quality type of suspension in the seat of a sofa where springs
Sisters Mo and Michelle Mokone are making a name for themselves in the decor space with their range of stylishly upcycled planters and baskets.
The Mokone sisters’ venture into design began just four years ago when they attended the Kamers Makers market in Pretoria. “After looking around at the stalls we were drawn to one selling origami and became inspired. This was something I had done before but only for the sake of gifting to friends and family,” said Mo.
Describing her sister, Michelle said she was a “born artist” who had a talent for creating things with her hands from a young age. “She used to make rugs and place mats using old plastic by stripping it into threads and crocheting it. She also made pottery and loved to knit and sew
Now that it’s September, and the official start of fall is a few weeks away, it’s the perfect time to update your seasonal decor. There are plenty of ways to decorate your home for fall. Some people like the spookier, Halloween-inspired items, and others like subtler items that feature the stunning colors of fall foliage. If you’re someone who enjoys either type of these decorations, the Etsy shop Print A Pot has the cutest pumpkin planters that you’ll want to add to your fall mantel or dining table immediately. Plant a few small succulents in them to complete the sweet display.
Buy It: Pumpkin Succulent Planter (from $29, Etsy)
The 3D-printed planters come in three sizes and 18 colors, including orange and white, if you
No matter if you started listening to Christmas music back in March or you prefer to put off decorating until post-Thanksgiving, it seems that the holiday season is beginning extra early this year. According to data from the coupon and deals website RetailMeNot, 31 percent of consumers plan to shop early this year in order to avoid inventory issues and shipping delays. “In-store foot traffic is down due to the pandemic, so we will continue to see shoppers shifting to shopping online throughout the holidays,” says Sara Skirboll, the shopping and trends expert at RetailMeNot. Plus, with many of us spending more time at home this year, we predict that holiday home decorating—both inside and out—will happen earlier than ever.
Eager to welcome some holiday cheer into your home? We asked the trend experts at Etsy, Pinterest, Home Depot, and Bloomingdale’s for their predictions for the top holiday decor trends … Read More
Simple and convenient, this liquid soap dispenser pump will add a decorative and functional touch to your bathroom. Perfect to be used in kitchen, office, schools and more, this liquid soap dispenser has a high-quality push technical pump with
I’ve successfully moved from a super-small NYC apartment to an averagely-small apartment, and in an effort to upgrade my new space without filling it to the brim, I’ve been implementing the very best small apartment decor ideas as I make my new living room feel like home.
When it comes to furniture, decor and what I like to call random knick-knacks, what you put in your space can definitely affect how large it looks. My apartment’s living room isn’t huge, but it has high ceilings and big windows with tons of natural light, so knew I could implement a few good small apartment decor ideas to make it look spacious and inviting.
A few art prints, some well-selected furniture, a great rug and tons of plants later, I couldn’t be happier with my space, and I’m here to share the tips I learned that really made it all come together.
This modern and elegant furniture piece will furnish your bedroom with class and sophistication. This engineered wood wardrobe is designed with a chest of drawers that look distinct and modern. The smooth texture and walnut finish of this wardrobe make it a stylish piece that will complete your essential storage need. The wardrobe has a knock-down construction that can be
THIS Bingley bar has emerged from lockdown with a very different look and a new name.
With floral decorations and ‘Real Queens Fix Each Others’ Crowns’ lit up on a neon sign, The Secret Garden – our Pub of the Week – is particularly popular with female customers. Afternoon tea is served in the daytime and when the sun goes down there’s a bar vibe, with cocktails and Prosecco.
Sammi Elliott bought the venue, opposite Bingley Station, a year ago when it was the Rail Yard. During lockdown she transformed it, with new decor and furniture. Since re-opening as The Secret Garden it’s been so busy she has employed more staff and is taking bookings for Christmas.
Afternoon tea is served during the day
“She’s really changed the vibe of the place, says Sammi’s mum, Cheryl Elliott, who co-owns the venue. “The interior was previously a long booth, Sammi took