Leaf Wall Décor, 2 Ways

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

Photo Tour: Inside Our Intimates Merchandiser’s Bright Space

Our intimates merchandiser has a love for simplicity, as well as antiques. She has an eye for creating simple yet powerful vignettes, which can be seen as soon as you enter her bedroom. Read More

DIY Zen Garden

When I first came to Free People, I remember falling in love with the giant zen garden that was in the lobby. It was filled with crochet-covered rocks and tiny little trinkets, and FP girls would draw all different designs in the sand to help calm and relax their minds. Read More

Decorating With Birch Wood

As a decorator, I have a huge crush on all things birch. I love nature and I love light colors, so the fact that these trees have a natural white bark is so aesthetically appealing to me. I love bringing birch inside to offer a soft, happy, natural element to my home — and there are so many different ways to do it. Read More

The Houseplant You’ll Never Kill

I’ve always been a houseplant lover. I love the energy they bring into a home and how a plant-filled room has the ability to make you forget you’re even inside. The only problem I have with houseplants is that I physically cannot keep them alive. Even the ones that are supposed to be un-killable, like aloe. I killed an aloe plant, and it makes me sad to think about it. Read More

Color Palette Inspiration: Winter White

It’s always hard to believe how fast the holidays sneak up on us, but I’m already in the spirit. I always like to change up my home décor to get into the feeling of each season – and I don’t just mean by putting up holiday decorations in December. When I think of winter, I feel an overwhelming presence of white; huge, fluffy snowflakes falling gracefully from the sky, covering the ground in a soft, white blanket. Read More

3 Ways To Decorate With Leaves

There is something so astounding about all the leaves changing color in the fall. I’m always mesmerized by the beauty that’s created among the trees as different leaves are at different stages of change, prior to falling gracefully to the ground. It’s as if you’re starting directly at real life artwork… because that’s exactly what you’re doing. Read More