Chair rails, casings, crown... any and all of it will forever hold a special place in our hearts. It is a classic application, guaranteed to stand the test of time. And well worth any additional costs you may incur as a result!
Scour flea markets, vintage shops, or, heck, your neighbours garage sale for unique, one of a kind pieces. A mosaic mirror, a rustic bench, items with history and patina are guaranteed to add those layers of love to your space.
Whether it is a love poem scribbled on a napkin from your beloved, the movie ticket stub from your very first date, or the note the doctor scribbled during your 18 week check up that excitedly proclaims ITS A GIRL!, there is just something about framing sentimental pieces. Bonus? It is free.
You heard it here first folks: gold is here to stay! So whether you infuse it into your home using a twisted, gilded mirror, sparkling wallpaper, simple, classic, sconces or all of the above, this is one design decision you will not ever regret.
There is not much that dampens a space like a hideous radiator staring at you from the across the room. Consider having a radiator cover built, and utilizing the surface above. A simple mini-bar will always get our vote!
For the chefs amongst us, do not be afraid to show off your tools! And if you are not a master in culinary arts, you can still join the fun and trick everyone into believing you know just what you are doing in there.
This application is probably the best bang for your buck. Thought slightly more labour intensive with all the measuring and taping and what-have-you, the results are always impressive. Grab our tips for painting a striped wall here.
Not only is the matte black finish incredibly appealing, its also super handy to have on hand. Distract your kids while you are whipping up dinner, keep track of weekly to-dos or, if you're feeling fancy, write out tonights menu in your prettiest penmanship for a kitchen chalkboard wall!
If you have spent any time on Pinterest in the last year, you are already well aware that gallery walls are all the rage these days. But I can attest to the fact that those babies can run you a pretty penny. If you are on a budget, consider a mini version! Its a quarter of the price with similar impact. I call that a win!
Your grandmothers vintage scarf, a snippet of your babies first pyjamas (the ones he grew out of in record speed *tear*), or a swatch of Kelly Wearstlers exquisite fabric that you simply can not afford en masse... Yep. Frame it. The results are lovely!