I’m a product of parents who lived the life of handmade. Houses, food, gardens… I’m surprised we even had a car growing up and not some recycled Fred Flinstone mobile that promoted good health whilst on the go. Handmade (in all nature) is of immediate interest, and most certainly when it comes to homes. I’m instantly entranced. My love for exteriors/interiors and the brains behind them go far beyond fascination. Best described as an unfounded respect and awe for individuals that stepped outside of the trained parameters, to create unique spaces and structures that were both kind on mind, body, and earth. It’s art, in its truest form… art that one can live within and amongst. Read more »
If you wear makeup, you probably own a few makeup brushes. Maybe you keep them neatly tucked away in a brush case; maybe they’re kept on top of a vanity table for easy access; maybe they’re thrown in the nearest drawer to get them out of the way. If you have the urge to change up your storing situation, here’s some inspiration! These methods can also be used for storing other items like pens, pencils, and paint brushes :). Read more »
I always love to add a special hand-touch to the items I own, whether it’s my clothing, accessories, or home décor items. I’ve always thought that wood burning would be a cool and fun way to do this, and I finally tried it! I used this decorative technique three different ways, and now I can’t stop. Read on to see what I made – and how. Read more »
Now that the leaves are just beginning to change color where we are in Philadelphia, it’s the perfect time to bring some into home as a form of décor. What I really love about decorating with leaves is that it’s a short-lived thing. Leaves only change color for a short period of time, and once you pluck them from a tree, it’s only a matter of time before they dry up. This forces us to really appreciate every moment of beauty that these colored pieces of nature give to us. Here are two ways I love to decorate my walls with autumn tree leaves. Read more »
Update: This post originally ran April 8, 2013, but we wanted to bring it back in hopes that it would offer some home decor inspiration as we move from summer to fall!
Our senior graphic designer has one of the most gorgeous homes I’ve ever visited. It’s a brightly lit loft with tremendously high ceilings, and it’s filled with treasures she’s picked up over the years. Every piece she owns seems to have its own story; a memory that brings a smile to her face – and that’s one of the main reasons her home is such a joy to be in. Read more »
When the seasons change I always want to give my apartment a little bit of a makeover. We have a lot of lace fabric scraps and doilies lying around so I finally attempted a project I’ve been wanting to do for a while – a lace doily curtain. This is so easy to do and the end result is a beautifully delicate and completely unique curtain. Read more »
I’m on a constant search for new ways to incorporate both nature and fashion into home décor – and today’s DIY does both. I’ve always loved the idea of displaying some of the prettiest pieces from your wardrobe around your bedroom, and these tree branch clothes hangers are the perfect way to do it. Read more »
Everyone loves to add a little boho to their spaces now and again. Whether it’s a spring clean, rearranging objects, or creating lovely wall displays, décor refreshes your mind and captures a new light in the home.