This just in… the '70s are back! Okay not exactly, but we've noticed a major trend lately – modern '70s style textiles are popping up all over the blogosphere. Think vintage but with a modern twist. We're loving this boho chic look, so today we're sharing ten of our favorite picks.
Our living room has a pretty established color scheme which could quickly and easily get out of hand. To reign it in and keep things interesting, I try to mix in different textures and patterns! It’s not always obvious what will or won’t work, but I promise this approach will keep your decor looking and feeling fresh. Here’s how!
Regardless of your interior style, you’ve gots to be good to show off your gear…and that means brighten it up. And with the days getting shorter, you gotta do your best to keep your space light and airy. Erin says: “As the evenings are turning darker earlier here in the Midwest, I’m craving every last bit of sunlight I can muster up. I suppose I have two options: Hop a flight to California and bask in the bright, sunny rays… or I can make do with what I’ve got. Continue Reading
Not only has Swedish designer Hanna Nyman created a 3 D wallpaper, it’s also interactive. Once applied, you can peel back the parts you want to dangle from the wall to create your own version of sculptured art. She has done these in contemporary colors and floral designs. As you might expect, Hanna is a fan of origami and has melded her wallpaper designs with her beautiful paper lampshades. These designs are so fresh, beautiful, and interesting, it almost makes me want to forsake my anti-wallpaper policy in order to enjoy this visual delight. Continue Reading
Here’s a great idea from the happy homemaker: the DIY embossed wall. Simply make a stencil (dinosaurs are essential), and fill with spakle, then paint as you would. Provides a texture that’s way more interesting than tone-on-tone, especially with a high gloss paint and hard surface, as in the photo.
Although the Pebble rug from 2Form Design may look like it’s made of real pebbles, it’s actually crafted out of 100% wool. Of course, if you have anything in the house that occasionally projectile vomits, you might want to choose a floor covering with less texture, ‘cause whatever gets between those pebbles is gonna wanna stay between those pebbles.