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10 Elegant Home Decor Spring 2018 Trends

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10 Beautiful Spring 2018 Elegant Home Decor Trends

With the warm Spring season of 2018 right around the corner it’s time to get ready for it. Now is the perfect time to style your home in unison with the Spring. As a home decorator and fan of interior design, you want your home to resonate with the season. You want your home to be a representation of you yet still be in tune with nature and the current season. To help you accomplish this, here are 10 beautiful Spring 2018 elegant home decor trends.

 

1. Bold Floral Patterns for Elegant Home Decor Spring Look

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Elegant throw pillow set with floral print pattern for 2018 Spring trend

This Spring of 2018 decorating with vibrant, bold floral patterns is a popular elegant home decor trend. When home decorators add floral print designs to their home they usually play it safe. They don’t want to go overboard. They don’t want to give their home an overbearing look. This is understandable. However, this Spring season don’t be afraid to style with a lot of floral patterns. Although floral print and flowers have always been a common look for the Spring with interior decorators, there was never quite a boldness to it. This year instead of “safe”, “moderate” floral patters go large. Add an accent chair that has large flower patterns all over it in your living room. Add a decorative throw pillow set with grand flowers printed all over them to your favorite sofa.

 

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Gorgeous example of a floral printed sofa great for an elegant home decor look this Spring 2018

2. Velvet Material and Luxury Home Accents

Another popular elegant home decor trend this Spring of 2018 will be velvet material and accents. Velvet creates a sophisticated, classy theme in your home. Don’t be afraid to use it this Spring. It’ll especially be popular with home decor accents such as sofa throws, accent pillows, etc. Velvet material will also be common among large home decor accents such as love seats, dining room chairs and more. Add a gorgeous throw pillow set designed with velvet material to your living room couch to instantly give your home a Spring vibe.

3. Colorful, Two-Tone Kitchens

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Neutral color kitchen a popular home decor Spring 2018 trend

Colorful kitchens will be very popular Spring 2018. The standard all white or stainless steel kitchens are no longer in style. Interior designers and home decor lovers are going for a more lively look. Kitchens that have colors will be very popular. Although colorful kitchens are what most decorators will be going for it can’t be just any colors. Neutral colors that have a natural look to them are specifically what home decorators are looking for. Colors such as sky blue, gray and cream are the hues to design your kitchen with this Spring of 2018. Styling your kitchen with two of these neutral colors is a great way to go. This is because two-toned kitchens are another popular home decor trend. It’s not just about styling your kitchen with 1 neutral Spring color. Take 2 of your favorite hues and allow your kitchen to come to life.

4. Earthly Look for Spring 2018

A very popular elegant home decor look you’ll see this year is the natural, earthly look. When most think of the Spring they think of a very colorful atmosphere. This year things are somewhat different. The graceful, natural, earth look is in. Entire living room and dining room layouts will be designed in hues such as cream, tan, light blue and other neutral tones. This includes large, decorative pieces for the living room such as tables, sofa sets, large floor vases, etc.

5. Geometrics,  Patterns and Elegant Designs

Add gorgeous, fun, creative geometric shapes and patterns to your home this Spring of 2018. Elegant home decor doesn’t always have to be sensual and calm. You can give it a spunky aura as well. Geometric patterns and shapes will be very popular among home decorators this Spring, The great thing about this trend is it can go any where in your home. It’s not limited to simply home decor accents or only in your main room. This warm Spring season spruce up your home with geometric designed wall paper, throw pillows, floor tiles and more. These geometric shapes include triangles, diamonds, circles, etc. To make this vibrant look all come together make sure you design the remaining area of your home with colors and undertones to match.

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Stunning example of a living room design with a geometric pattern.

6. Large Paintings and Art this Spring

Another elegant home decor trend coming this Spring 2018 are large paintings. Adding beautiful paintings to your home compliments any warm Spring theme. It says intimacy, love and character. The larger the painting and wall decor art is, the more charm it gives your home. Making sure the painting has Spring colors alway helps as well. These paintings and wall art can be placed above your favorite piece of furniture, the largest piece of furniture or simply in its own area. Either way getting in touch with your artistic side this Spring 2018 isn’t a bad idea. It’s a great way to jazz up your home and be in touch with the popular decorating trends this season.

7. The Color Olive Green

According to experienced interior designers and fashion industry experts the color olive green will be popular this Spring 2018 for home decor. With a striking, strong tone such as olive green it’s easy to style softer colors around it. Give your residence a beautiful Spring design with large olive green accents and smaller pieces such as pillows, picture frames, candle holders and vases to go around it. You can also paint your walls olive green. Or you can purchase a predominantly olive green sofa set. This color is guaranteed to give your home a stunning, Spring vibe.

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Gorgeous olive green decorative glass vase perfect for Spring 2018 home decor trend

8. The Color Lavender

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Intimate living room designed with the color lavender, a very popular Spring 2018 home decor trend.

Another popular elegant home decor color this Spring is lavender. Lavender naturally has a classy, Spring, soft look to it. This year it will be extremely popular with home decor lovers. Lavender is naturally beautiful in tone. It compliments many other colors. It looks great with a floral print style theme. Most importantly it literally screams Spring is here. Add the color lavender to your curtains, table cloth, throw pillows and more.

9. Elegant, Shapely Furniture Pieces

Large shapely furniture items will be extremely popular this 2018 Spring season. Decorating your home with an exotic shaped furniture accent adds elegance, uniqueness and sophistication to your home. Add a medium size fabric material bench to your living room that has an exotic shape to it. You can also add a shapely, swivel chair to your decorating theme to spruce up your home this Spring.

10. Woven Material Accents and Gifts

Luxury home accents that are woven will be really popular this Spring as well. Many home decorators will be adding woven accents to their theme such as baskets, bowls, rugs and more. Woven material home decor accents exhibit Spring due to their light weight size and warm texture. When you think of woven you usually envision Spring gift baskets, fruit baskets and other Spring related accessories. A great way to use this woven look to bring your home to life this up and coming season is by adding a large fruit basket to your living room table. Adding a small, woven gift basket to your living room coffee table. The options for how to make your home stand out with this unique home decor trend is endless.

These popular elegant home decor trends approaching this Spring of 2018 is just the beginning of lavishing your home. Don’t stop with these 10 beautiful ideas. The amazing thing about interior design and home decorating is the fact that the possibilities are endless.

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Artistic Home Decor: 5 DIY Artful Design Tips

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5 Great Ways to Blend Artistic Home Decor with Design

If you’re a fan of artistic home decor and have a passion for arts and crafts then these 5 DIY tips are perfect for you. When most think of home decor and decorating they think of modern design or luxurious accents. However, there is a whole other aspect to decorating. You have plenty of home decorators who adore artistic home decor. These interior decorators love crafts, sewing, collages, artful collections and more. If blending home decor with artisan style isn’t typically your “thing”, after reading these colorful tips you just may become a fan yourself. Below are 5 amazing ways to beautifully combine artistic home decor with modern design.

 

Colors and More Colors for Artistic Home Decor Design

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Gorgeous example of a colorful room that has an artistic home decor while still remaining modern

One of the most simple yet amazing ways to style your house with an artistic home decor theme is through multiple colors. Most home owners when thinking of renovating the home only work with 2-3 colors. This is great for a modern, contemporary design theme. However, when creating an artistic home decor theme the more colors the better. This can be accomplished without making your theme appear overbearing or having too many colors. You can use different shades of the same color. Undertones of the same color. Similar hues and so much more. Having multiple colors in your decorating theme can be done very clean, smooth and elegant. In stead of giving your living room sofa set 2 colors. Add four different colors to your sofa set. This can be done with vibrant color throw pillows, multiple color blankets and more. Some other great examples of where to add various colors throughout your home are:

  • the living room or main room in your home
  • the kitchen
  • your living room and dining room walls
  • your bedroom
  • your sofa area

Various Painting for Artistic Home Decor and Modern Blend

Another great way to blend your love of artistic design and modern decorating is by adding paintings to your home. Nothing says “I love art” quite like a gorgeous painting. At the same time a timeless painting can give your home elegance and class. It’s the perfect accessory that provides the balance you’re looking for. The great thing about using paintings to spruce up your home into an artful layout are the many varieties. You can select a large painting to hang in your living room above your most attractive piece of furniture. This will really bring an artisan styled theme to your home. You can also hang this large painting on the most spacious part of your living room wall. This gives the room a full, lively, artful look. With smaller paintings you can hang them over medium to large size furniture pieces such as your fireplace, table vase, china closet, etc. You can also hang smaller paintings in your kitchen, dining room and on your stairway walls.

 

Handcrafted Throw Pillows to Create Artistic Decorating Theme

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Handcrafted throw pillow set that’s perfect for artistic home decor theme. Vibrant combination of colors, large in size and still possess modern appeal.

Perhaps the most stylish way to transform your residence into an artistic sanctuary is with handcrafted throw pillows. Throw pillows are a home decor favorite among many fans and decorators. They are small yet powerful items that give your home character and personality. If you desire to give your home an artful theme then handcrafted, artisan inspired throw pillows are the accents for you. Handcrafted throw pillows provide a more artistic style and personal touch versus standard throw pillows. With handcrafted pillows you can give your home a custom design that displays your energy, spirit and crafty side. The best decorative throw pillows to complete this look with are large throw pillows that typically comes in a set. The more colors the pillows have the better. Give the area you’re going to place the pillows at a crafty, fun look by adding different shapes and size pillows. This gives your sofa, living room or dining room set character, style, charm and creativity.

 

Abstract Shapes and Sizes for Artistic Home Decor Blend

An amazing way to blend art and modern design to your home decorating theme is with abstract shapes and sizes. If you’re looking to create an artistic theme yet still remain modern abstract shapes are the way to go. Decorating with standard shapes and sizes are better for elegant, classic style themes. If you want to add a splash of artful flare then abstract shapes are ideal. Instead of a rectangle shapes coffee table add an oval shaped coffee table. Instead of a square picture frame jazz it up with a circular picture frame. Sit your large furniture items on a slant. This gives the illusion that they aren’t a standard shaped item. This helps give your home a creative, artistic layout and tone.

 

Decorative Collages for Artistic Home Decor Theme

Adding an interior collage to your home is a great way to create an artisan theme. Most collages naturally have an artistic aura to them. Collages have a way of saying  creativity. There are plenty of ways to incorporate collages into your home design theme. One of the easiest ways is with books. Don’t use a standard 2-4 shelf bookshelf if you want to give your home an artistic theme. Use an exotic shaped book shelf or stack books on top of each other creating various shapes. This gives your reading area texture and character. It’s also an unique look. Another great artful collage are wall decor collages. Pick a large wall area in your home and hang multiple pictures and wall accessories close together in that area. Don’t give the wall items space in between each other. The goal is to make the space as close and tight as possible. Make sure you shape the collage into an exotic shape. Nothing too perfect or standard. You now have a grand, wall collage hanging in a main area of your home. Other artisan inspired collages you can create are:

  • mosaic inspired collages
  • ornament collages
  • marble collages
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Stunning example of an abstract shaped bookshelf collage. Perfect for creating an artistic home decor theme

These 5 DIY tips on how to combine your love for art with modern design is only the beginning. There are countless ways to give your residence an artistic home decor theme. The great thing about styling with art is there are no rules. The key is to simply find creative, modish ways to allow your character and passion for art to resonate in your home.

 

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Elegant Home Decor Tips for Romantic Styling

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7 Amazing Tips on How to Style a Romantic Theme with Elegant Home Decor

 

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Modern romantic living room theme with large elegant home decor

During this time of the year everyone is feeling the love. Everyone wants to indulge in the magic of romance. This can be expressed through love themed movies, events, outings and more.  If you’re a fan of decorating then you know all about expressing romance through interior design. Nothing welcomes the season of love like designing your home into a gorgeous, romantic theme. Now you can accomplish this with 8 amazing ways to create a romantic interior theme using elegant home decor.

 

Vases and More Vases to Create the Perfect Romantic Theme

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Elegant glass vase set gorgeous example of romantic theme accent.

Roses are red, violets are blue. We love styling with elegant home decor and you should too! A classic, high end way to transform your home into a romantic theme is with vases. Decorative glass vases for the home are great pieces to start off your romantic theme. Vases are luxury home accents that symbolizes love and romance. A beautiful vase can never go out of style. It’s a classy home decor standard. No one can deny the beauty, magic and appeal of decorative vases. Not only do they represent love. They also represent elegance and poise. The amazing thing about vases are their versatility and many layers. You can literally style with a case of any color, texture, shape or size. It’s the perfect accent the blends elegant home decor and romance together. Another great thing about decorative vases that completes a romantic style them is their ability to hold roses! Nothing says love and romance like a gorgeous dozen roses. What better way to make those roses pop then placing them in your favorite interior vase.

 

Floral Print Accents for Modern Romantic Styling

          Simply decorating with a dozen roses is a great way to start off your romantic theme. However, turn it up a notch by really utilizing flowers and how they play a part in romance. If you’re a fan of modern lifestyle decorating then floral printed accents are the perfect tool for you. To create a marvelous, romantic theme in your home add floral theme accents. Having unique home decor accents that are floral printed combines modern flare and romance. A simple yet powerful way to do this is by adding floral printed throw pillows to your living room area. Throw pillows already represent comfort and intimacy. If you’re excited about the season of love and  want it to show with your interior design, floral theme pillows are a great choice. Flower design wall paper is another way to add a touch of class and romance to your home. This can added to only 1 room in your house or many. You can do the entire wall or just a border around the center.

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Floral printed throw pillow set. Great example of home accent that compliments romantic theme.

 Laced Accents for Upscale, Romantic Home Decor Theme

       Nothing says class with a blend of romance quite like lace. The material itself simply spells quality. Lace possess an upscale, stylish aura that’s guaranteed to make an design area pop. If you’re looking for a way to create a romantic theme with elegant home decor accents try incorporating lace. A quick way to style with lace that will give you amazing results is with curtains. Curtains are long, stunning home accents that will already make your residence stand out. Whether you go for a simple or extravagant look curtains will make any room in your home pop. Styling with lace material curtains only adds to the quality and elegance they naturally bring. The amazing thing about using curtains to compliment your lace is the various styles you can go with. You can make the skirt of the curtain lace. You can make the main body of the curtain lace. You can layer the laces. The possibilities are truly endless. Other luxury home accents you can add lace to that will help create your romantic home decor theme are table cloths, runners and decorative throw pillows.

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Simple yet elegant example of lace curtains that helps create romantic design

The Beautiful Color Black to Add a Touch of Class

Styling with the color black is a gorgeous way to echo romance and love in your home this season. When most people think of the color black they think of high fashion. However, black is such a stunning and universal color it too can scream romantic interior design. The color black in the world of elegant home decor symbolizes being mysterious, classy, exotic and passionate. All of these can be incorporated into a romantic home decor theme. The best way to accomplish this goal is with large home decor accents. Since black is such a dominant color using it with large accents will help your living quarters resonate the language of love. Examples of this would be an all black sofa or love seat. An all black coffee table or large floor vase. An all black entertainment set or TV stand. Then you can add gorgeous love theme undertones to such as vases, picture frames, candles and more to your large black home decor accents. This will create a more sensual, mature romantic home decor look.

 

Adding a Love Seat to Set Perfect Romantic Tone

As cliche as it may sound adding a love seat to your home will create an amazing romantic style theme. A lot of home decorators like to shy away from standard, cliche design ideas. This is understandable. However, using a cliche or popular interior design idea can sometimes lead to a beautiful finish. To create a world of romance in your home add a love seat to your living room or main room. The love seat itself will make the room pop and say romance. To get fancy with your romantic interior theme place a square shaped throw pillow in the heart of the love seat. The pillow should be a color that compliments the love seat already. Or you can toss a throw blanket on the shoulder of the love seat. Make sure the throw compliments the love seat as well. If the love seat is a solid color, then the pillow or throw should have some print in it and vice versa.

 

Grand Centerpiece to Blend Class and Romance

If you’re a home decorator who loves adding class and poise to your design this next idea is perfect for you. Another great way to style with elegant home decor to accomplish a romantic theme is by adding centerpieces. Although similar to vases, centerpieces are a bit different. Centerpieces are usually more round, have a larger bouquet of flowers in them and generally goes on tables. Vases cam be lean, tall or skinny. Vases doesn’t necessarily have to have flowers and them and they don’t always have to go on tables. The reason centerpieces goes so well for a romantic home decor theme is because of their grand, elegant and intimate look they possess. Placing a full flower bouquet into your favorite centerpiece is guaranteed to echo intimacy, love and passion. The best say to top this off us by making sure the flowers in the centerpiece are pink, red, white or yellow. This creates a quality, refined romantic style theme.

 

Decorating with Red and Pink

        As cliche as this decorating idea may sound you can’t go wrong with it. Adding the classic colors of love is an easy and amazing way to create a theme of romance. Red and Pink are the standard hues when it comes to a romantic theme in any area. Why not add these lovely colors to your home. Although you can create a romance theme without these colors, your romance design wouldn’t be the same. You don’t  have to be too cliche and go overboard with pink and red. You can go light. You can only add small pink and red accents. Or you can have only a few large pink and red accents. Then decorate a bunch of smaller accents around them but make sure the smaller accents are other colors. Some examples of red or pink home decor pieces are sofa sets, throw pillows, vases, wall decor, lamps and more.

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Stunning example of styling with pink elegant home decor to create romantic theme

These 7 elegant home decor ideas are quick yet effective and will give you the ideal romantic theme. Now you can spruce up your home just in time for the season of love without a spending a huge amount of money or spending too much time.

5 Great DIY Ideas to Create Luxury Home Accents

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Style With Luxury Home Accents Using These 5 DIY Ideas

Who says to have gorgeous, designer home accents in your house you have to go above and beyond? Who says to have upscale, elegant home decor you have to pay expensive prices? You can dazzle and delight your living quarters in a matter of minutes. It’s not about the time or price you put into your home accessories. It’s about the style, spirit and charm you create. A simple 5 to 10 minute DIY project can make your home appear to look like a million dollar venture. Here are 5 easy ways to make your residence stand out with these DIY luxury home accents ideas.

 

Spraying Furniture Pieces to Create Luxury Home Accents in Minutes

Nothing says quality, elegance and poise quite like metallic toned decor. The glossy, shimmery color and antique nature of metallic theme home decor echoes elegance. Rather than going out and purchasing metallic colored accessories why not just spray paint them. This will save money, time and it’s a fun activity a home decorator would enjoy doing. Try spray painting large furniture items in your home to accomplish this look. The reason you should go with large furniture to spray paint is because their large size will create a strong presence in your home. A metallic styled large furniture piece will exhibit sophistication. It will also allow your residence to come to life. Some decorative pieces for the living room that are large and can be spray painted are:

  • The china closet
  • The living room table
  • A wooden rocking chair
  • The fireplace
  • The mantel
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Sophisticated example of spray painting decor into luxury home accents

These mentioned items can be transformed into unique home accents in a matter of minutes. Due to their large size once these items are designed into a metallic look they will become absolutely stunning. Anyone that enters you home won’t be able to miss them. Beautiful yet standard colors you could use to create this metallic look include silver, gold, sparkling black and crystal white. This look can also be done with smaller items that you wish to transform into luxury home accents. For example you can have a metallic style:

  • Vase
  • Picture frame
  • Candle holder
  • Wall mirrors

 

Adding Lace to Fabric Textured Items for Exclusive Luxury Home Accents

Another way to give your any area in your house a sophisticated look is by using lace material. If you want your place designed with custom, luxury home accents you must use lace. It’s a simple yet powerful addition that will allow your home to ravish. What makes lace such a great choice to complete an elegant decor layout is its classy texture. No matter what color or print lace comes in, it screams sensual and grace. Something about lace being add to an interior design layout compliments the atmosphere. Adding a string a lace to any accent can make the difference between traditional and classy or standard and romantic. These are just some of the decor items adding lace to can convert them into breathtaking luxury home accents:

  • Decorative throw pillows
  • Blankets
  • Table cloths
  • Table skirts
  • Table runners
  • Welcome rugs
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Adorable example of a luxury home accent that has a lace trim

 

Adding Tassels and Other Adorable Dangly Accessories

If you want your home to stand out and make a statement while going for the poise look you’ll love this next idea. Decorating with tassels, ribbons and other dangly accessories is a great way to provide your home with gorgeous accents. Something so small as a tassel may seem unnecessary. However, that small piece can be the key to creating exquisite area in the place you call home. For example a throw pillow that’s a standard square size and has maybe 2 solid colors is pretty. But when you add something as small yet stylish as tassels you now have character and personality on that pillow. This isn’t to say plain, square pillow can’t be pretty. Sometime less is more. But when you’re going for a particular look such as the luxurious kind adding various pieces to your accents will help you accomplish this. The amazing thing about tassels are their varieties. They can short, long, full bundle, thin bundle, multiple colors and even different styles. You could go for the traditional tassel look, or you could go for the extravagant tassel look. Whatever tassel you decide to go with just has to be a reflection of you. Some home decor items that would go excellent with dangly tassels are:

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Cute and stylish way to create luxury home accents with tassels

  • Throw pillows
  • Foot rests
  • Fireplace stand
  • Lamps
  • Dressers

 

Create Luxury Home Accents with Clothing

This DIY idea may come as a surprise to some. However, it’s a great choice for artistic home decor lovers. Recycle clothes that you no longer where and incorporate them into your interior decorating scheme. This will give your home an antique and unique vibe. When most think of luxury and styling the home for sophistication they automatically think of purchasing high priced items. This can accomplish the classy look you’re going for. However, if you’re into home projects and have a crafty side you’ll enjoying utilizing every option around you. This is where styling with clothes come into play. Take your favorite t-shirt that you can no longer fit and sew it around your living room throw pillow. Now you have a customized pillow that’s a reflection of your personality. Take your winter sweater and add it on to your quilt that you lay across your sofa. You can also cut up jean material items to create luxury home accents throughout your house. Here are a few accents that make seem simple but can be convert into unique home accents with fabric accessories:

  • Fabric coasters
  • Vases
  • Throw pillows
  • Living room rugs
  • Picture stand

 

Arts and Crafts Options for Luxury Home Accents

If you love customizing your home and also adore arts and crafts this next DIY idea is perfect for you. You can style your home with elegance while still creating an artisan look. These two themes may not seem like they go well together. But the beautiful thing about home decorating is it’s truly a reflection of your voice. With the proper colors, combinations and mates you can match any two styles together. Give your living quarters a high end look and feeling with arts and crafts by using beads, feathers and other art accessories. A bead that normally used for arts and crafts can be added to many accents in your home. The gloss and shine of these beads on your accent will bring an elegant, mosaic inspired look. Adding feathers to different decor pieces in your home will create an exotic, high end look. Some examples of how to create luxury home accents using an artisan design are:

  • Candy bowls
  • Wall clocks and other elegant wall accessories
  • Table pictures
  • Decorative pillows
  • Curtains

 

These are just a few of the fun, stylish and simple ways to turn house items into luxury home accents all by yourself. However, the list doesn’t stop here. The magical thing about interior design and decorating is there are endless possibilities. Also there is really no right or wrong way. The main mission is to style your home in an elegant way to says who you are.

 

10 Beautiful DIY Vases to Decorate the Home

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Creative DIY Vases to Bring Charm into Your Home

 

Decorative vases are one of the most loved home decor accents around. It’s clear to see why. They are elegant, classy, gorgeous and provide versatility. With arts and crafts becoming more popular and combined with interior decorating DIY Vases are now a fun favorite among many. Interior designers and home decorators absolutely love DIY Vases and being able to add an artisan touch to this accessory. Here are 10 simple ways to decorate a vase and create a unique style all by yourself.

1) DIY Crackle Glass Vases

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Gorgeous example of the crackle glass look great for diy vases

Crackle glass vases are very popular in the world of home decorating. They display elegance, sophistication and style throughout your home. If you are a fan of crackle glass vases then you’ll love this easy idea. You can create a crackle glass vase in your own. To accomplish this simply take an empty wine bottle or cylinder shaped glass and paint colors of your choice. In order to give your vase a crackle finish texture you have to add the paint with a towel or rag. You don’t want to paint it with a brush because this gives the vase a smooth texture. If you’re going for the crackle glass look, smooth is not what you want to do.

2) Soft Painted DIY Vases and Patterns

Like the crackle glass vase mentioned above another diy flower vase idea is to paint your vase, but this time with a smooth texture. You may want to add your favorite flower, fruit or animal to your vase to give it your personal style and character. The best way to accomplish this is to choose a clear or all white jar, bowl or tall glass and simply paint over it. The marvelous thing about this type of diy vase is you can literally paint whatever you like. If you want to go for a modern yet 60’s inspired modish look paint patterns on your vase. This can be stripes, poke-a-dots, zig zag or a series of triangles. To accomplish this paint look as a soft, smooth texture you want to use skinny paint brushes. The skinnier they are the more particular and personal you can make the design. Decorating the home is ultimately about creating a space that reflects your personality, style and vision. Hand painting custom vases to display your favorite color, pattern, theme or hobby; what can be more personal than That?

3) Spray Painted DIY Vases

Another paint related idea when discussing ways to decorate a vase is spraying your vases. Although similar to the soft paint diy vase idea mentioned above it’s actually different in terms of the finished look. Spray painting a vase to your personal liking may be a form of painting. However, spray painted accents have a completely different look at the end of the project. Grab an empty wine bottle or standard size glass for your project. Then select a dominant spray paint color of your choice. Spray the paint on your desired vase and witness a whole new style transform. The best colors to select for accomplishing an elegant spray painted look are gold, silver or black. These colors are great for spray painting ideas because of the finishing touch they provide. A spray painted gold, black or silver vase gives yoir home a metallic, extravagant theme. If you’re going for a strong, upscale predominantly silver or gold theme these spray painted vases are the perfect choice. Now you can create this gorgeous look right at home by yourself.

4) Mason Jars for DIY Vase Ideas

If you have ever created a vase by yourself or saw examples of any I’m sure you are familiar with the use of mason jars. This choice is a pretty common one for creating diy vases in the home. The reason it’s so common is because it works like a charm every time. As the old saying goes “if it isn’t broke then don’t fix it. Although using mason jars as vases is popular and common, if it works beautifully every time why change it? Take a recycled or brand new mason jar and add charm into any area of your home by transforming it into a decorative vase. With mason jars the options on how to decorate them are endless. You can paint them with a soft texture like the example mentioned above. You can also give mason jars a crackle finish technique. Or you can opt to not paint your mason jars at all. You can simply add a ribbon or now around the center of them, sit your favorite bouquet of flowers in them and still have an adorable vase to place in the home. Another fantastic idea when using mason jars as diy vases is to place rocks or pebbles in them instead of flowers. This gives your home a more earthly, natural look. Mason jars make beautiful vases in the spring, summer, winter or fall. It’s up to you how you design theme and what theme you decide to go with. The great thing is you have countless options.

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Hand painted mason jars are beautiful examples of diy vases

5) Cylinder Glass for DIY Vases in Your Home

Another popular favorite among many interior decorators who are into diy, arts and crafts are cylinder glass cups. These type of glasses are perfect for creating chic, stylish diy vases. Due to their tall height, graceful look and soft texture you can literally transform these items into vases within minutes. The best feature about cylinder shaped cups are their size and shape that already resembles decorative vases. Most vase lovers adore tall, radiant vases that allows them to place full flower bouquets in them. With cylinder glasses being tall enough in height and wide enough in width these are the perfect choice. Take your favorite cylinder shaped glass and decorate it to now become one of your beloved vases by adding a ribbon around it. You can also paint these cylinder shaped glasses. The look you give your vase once you paint is solely up to your style and inspiration. You can give them a solid based color, two-tone color or fancy pattern like the previous vase idea mentioned. Another way to really personalize your now cylinder shaped vase is to glue your favorite picture around it. Take your favorite family portrait, a picture of yourself, etc and glue it around the entire perimeter of your cylinder shaped glass. You now have an intimate, personal decorative glass vase like no other. Similar to mason jars, creating diy vases with cylinder shaped glasses gives you endless possibilities.  You can go modern, romantic, earthy, artisan, etc. when you create vases out of these items.

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Cylinder glasses perfect for diy vases and designing

6) Arts and Crafts Decorating Ideas for DIY Vases

This option is arts and crafts lovers paradise. If you are a fan of blending home decorating with arts and crafts you probably love every diy vase idea mentioned so far. However, this idea is specifically for artisan inspired interior decorators. If you want your home to look crafty and artistic on purpose this next creative tip is just for you. To create an artisan style diy vase you can use just about any size or shape cup, glass, bowl or jar. As long as the item you select can hold flowers or common items that vases hold. Now that you have your jar or glass of your choice the best way to give it an artistic look is to glue accessories onto it. To make this look stylish and contemporary you should have a certain theme in mind of what you’re going to glue on the vase. For example, glue a variety of buttons on your vase. This says arts and crafts yet it still has a theme and it’s still cohesive. You can also glue pebbles on your new vase. Depending on what type and color these pebbles are this will give your home an earth tone look. You can glue small seashells on your jar that’s now transformed into a vase. This gives your home an artistic and ocean theme vibe. If you have super strong glue you can even glue marbles onto your vase. This screams exotic, upscale and mystery.

7) Home Style Ceramic DIY Vases

This next choice isn’t as fast as the previous diy vase ideas mentioned. However, if you have extra time on your hands it’s a great option to go with. Create your own ceramic diy vases. In order to complete this style you have to have a special oven to cook the ceramic vase. Some interior decorators already have one. If you don’t have one you can always take a ceramic class. There the instructor will guide you every step of the way. The great thing about this option is the opportunity to create versatility with your vases. A ceramic vase you can literally handcraft to be any shape, size or texture. If you want to go for an unique, exotic look you can shape your vase to drift to one size. You can shape your vase to be skinny at the bottom and large at the top. You can even shape your vase opening to be wide and abstract. Then when it comes to painting your ceramic diy vase once again the options are endless. You can go with funky patterns. You can go with a solid, smooth color. You can go with a collage of colors. Once again the options are endless.

8) Different Shape DIY Vases to Compliment the Home

With any type of design and decorating shapes and sizes are very important. A particular shape or size can literally make or break what you’re trying to get your room to say. They have a voice of their own. With most vase lovers desiring variety and versatility, shapes and sizes are very important. When creating your own diy vase don’t just go with the common circular shape. Try squares, rectangles and even triangles. What can you use to accomplish these multiple shapes? You can use a square shaped glass bathroom soap dispenser. You can use a triangle shaped, glass candy dish jar. The options and possibilities are full. Now that you have your jar and shape of your choice simply paint over them and you now have an original vase.

9) Wine Bottles for Perfect DIY Flower Vase Idea

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Small, mini wine bottle handcrafted great for diy vases

As we briefly mentioned before empty wine bottles are excellent for diy decorative vases. Their size, shape and width have such a striking resemblance to standard vases. If you have empty wine bottles, why not save them and transform them into a magnificent vase. Most of our crackle finish vases here at Charisma are wine bottles and are created through recycled art. You can create the crackle finish look like ourselves with your wine bottles. You can create a more standard vase look by painting the wine jars a solid color. You can even glue your favorite picture on these wine bottles like the cylinder glass idea described earlier. You can also delicately wrap a bundle of yarn around your wine bottle. This gives your vase an artisan look. It also gives a cloth-like texture to the vase. It’s original, adorable and echoes intimacy.

10) Adding Jewelry as a Way to Decorate a Vase

If you are a jewelry lover then you’ll fall absolutely in love with this next idea. Whether you choose a wine bottle, mason jar or cylinder glass as the base for your vase try adding jewelry to it. You can take and glue jewelry beads onto the item one by one. Or you can take a beaded necklace or bracelet and firmly wrap it around the vase. You can even dazzle the vase by wrapping multiple bracelets or necklaces around it. This really provides elegance, personality and charm into any room of your home. With jewelry being the main accessory on your vase you can go with an artisan, antique, modern or mysterious look. It all depends on your jewelry style and bead patterns.

 

These 10 quick and easy ideas will allow you to accomplish a gorgeous look in your home that will appear as if it took days to complete. Now you can look no further than your own kitchen or basement the next time you want to jazz up your accents by adding a custom vase.

 

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5 DIY Tips for Elegant Home Decor this Winter

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5 Simple, Sophisticated DIY Elegant Home Decor Tips for the Winter

 

With everyone just now settling in to the new year of 2018 this is now the perfect time for home decorating lovers to compliment their residences with luxury home accents. If you are a fan of interior decorating then like most decor lovers you like to style in unison with every revolving season. Although the winter season has already started you still have 2-3 months of winter left where you can style your place with elegant home accents that screams “winter wonderland!” Here are 5 top diy elegant home decor ideas great for the remaining winter season.

Create a Cozy Atmosphere with Easy Fireplace, Borders and Shelves Design Ideas

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Gorgeous example of adding elegant home decor to the fireplace for a great winter theme

Nothing says a warm, welcoming home in the winter time like having a fireplace. It literally keeps your home warm and it also provides a cozy, intimate atmosphere on the design end. A great way to add style and flare to your fireplace by yourself that will make your home pop is to decorate your fireplace as a particular theme. Don’t just let your fireplace sit there empty as it heats up your home. Add large home decor accents to your fireplace such as decorative vases, flower pots, medium size picture frames and more. Try adding two large vases to each end of the fireplace shelf and then sitting a smaller centerpiece or candy jar in the middle. This has a welcoming theme that spells out elegance, intimacy and class. Not to mention the candy jar is a small yet stand out gesture guarantee to finesse any guest. You can also put a runner on the fireplace shelf and then place accents of your choice on the runner. This will surely help your fireplace and the gifts on it pop. If you don’t have a fireplace or would like to choose another area the shelves in your home are a great choice. This can be a book shelf, a shelf on the wall or the kitchen shelf. Great accent pieces for shelves throughout the home are square shaped picture frames, small statues, standard size books, candles and more. A great way to get your home to display a winter vibe is to add more accessories to your shelf. In the winter time people think of closeness, bundles and filling any area. The same would go for your shelves. The more accessories you add, the more your home says intimacy, warmth and togetherness.

 

Decorating Your Home with The Perfect Winter Color Scheme

One of the most popular and easiest ways to bring any season into your home is by adding the right colors. All colors have a voice and vibe that gives you a certain feeling when you see it. This isn’t only in the world of home decor and interior design. Businesses, signs, advertisements, etc. all choose different colors to get their brand to deliver a certain message. You should do the same for your home. Your home is your palace and should be a reflection of you and the present season. The most popular winter interior design  color is gold. Gold is a standard winter design color due to its warm feeling, classic look, majestic style and universal appeal. Although gold can be styled to go along with any season theme. No other season truly does gold justice the way winter does. You can give your home a large gold inspired theme by having large furniture pieces such as the china closet, sofa and TV stand gold. Or you can do a chic, stylish layout where the larger pieces of furniture are one color and the smaller, fine accents that makes your home pop are gold. Another winter decorating color that’s a favorite among many is navy blue. Due to it’s dark, mysterious nature navy blue also screams out winter and is guarantee to bring a warm atmosphere into your home. Different shades of orange is another common choice for interior winter decorating. For this option you would want to go with darker shades of orange such as chestnut orange, scarlet, rust, amber and squash orange. With these shades you can give your home a winter garden theme, a winter season fruit and vegetable theme or an intimate tan forest theme. A gorgeous elegant home decor combination great for the winter season is white and silver. Although both of these colors are light and may be affiliated with hotter seasons they actually have crossover appeal and can be styled all year around. White and silver may seem more like summer or spring individually but together they have winter written all over them. They symbolize snow, frost and cold climate. A great way to utilize these colors is with larger areas like the living room, kitchen and dining room.

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Solid example of an elegant home decor winter theme with colors silver and white

 

Adding Popular Winter Home Accents

You’d be surprised how certain unique home decor accessories are more compatible with one season than others. Some may say “how can a certain gift or accent only be for one season?” It’s not that certain accents should only go with certain seasons, but some accents when styled or decorated a certain way is more cohesive with a cold, hot or warm season. For example during this winter season candles are one of the most popular home decor gifts. Die-hard candle lovers decorate with them throughout the entire year. However, to get your home to say “welcome to winter” in an elegant tone candles should be on the top of your accessory list. A great way to make any room in your house come to life with candles is to have a variety of sizes and colors. You don’t want all your candles to be the same size. Add a group of candles to your living room coffee table, your fireplace or dinner table but make sure there are about 2-3 different sizes. You could have 2 large, tall candles on each end. Then you can have a medium size candle in the middle with the 2 smallest candles in the front. Space the candles out so they can give the area of your home texture and shape. Make sure the candles fit with your interior color scheme and are popular winter shades. Gold, orange, burgundy, silver, black, dark blue and tan are the most common winter colors. If you go lighter in your choice of candles make sure large accents in your home are darker. That way your winter color scheme can still pop.

 

Elegant Wall Accessories and Window Decor

The winter season is arguably the season where you are in your house the most. People tend to vacation less, a lot of people want to avoid the cold weather and most home owners are more likely to cook delicious home meals during this time of the year. With that being said you have more time to style your home, which means certain areas you may usually ignore now has your undivided attention. One of those areas being your walls. The walls in your home may seem trivial and can do without being decorated. However, having elegant wall accessories and decor in your place can truly make or break your winter style theme. Most interior decorators add wall paper or pictures as accessories to design the walls in the home. But styling the walls run much deeper than those 2 options. Try taking the largest area of your wall or the wall of the biggest room in your home and giving it a particular theme. Give your largest wall a garden, “alice in wonderland”, renaissance or artisan theme by adding a large reef or wall accessories to the area then adding smaller accents to surround it. This can be done with your favorite portrait, a stylish wall banner, your favorite quote in a hangable glass case or with a fancy, extravagant wall clock. Now you have a certain area of your home where the wall is decorated with purpose and intent. It also gives the room in your house a sense of closeness and warmth that once again reflects winter. The window is another area of the home that should receive special attention in the winter time. If you’re more likely to be in your residence during the winter time your windows should be safe and secure and also bedazzled. Due to the cold weather of the winter season your windows will be closed and your curtains will be closed majority of the time. Add heavy, layered curtain during this time of the year. This will provide your home with physical warmth and also give it a warm scenery. Layering your curtains also provides your home with a physical and theoretical warm atmosphere. Great colors to accomplish this look with are darker shades of brown, winter to fall orange hues, navy blue, black, silver or a deep shades of purple. Tassels, beads and fabric cotton balls are adorable accents that can be added to your curtains and goes great with any winter decorating theme.

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Stylish example of elegant home accent for the walls that goes great with winter theme

 

Living Room Styling with Elegant Decorative Pieces

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Easy example of how to dazzle the home with decorative vase piece for the living room

Arguably the most important room in any home during the winter season is the living room. It’s where family, friends and company come together. With that being said this is also why the living room is the most important area to design in style for the winter season. Here’s a step by step great way to bring a loving winter atmosphere in your living room all by yourself. The first thing you would want to focus on is your couch or living room sofa. Even if your sofa isn’t extremely large it is still the main attraction in your living room, so it should be your main target to decorate. If your couch or sofa is a standard, solid color such as tan, brown, black or white then you would want to go with multi-color accents to decorate it with. The number one accent that compliments the sofa are throw pillows. In the winter time the large the pillows, the better. To bring color and patterns into your home make sure the throw pillows aren’t a solid color. Ideally it should be at least 3 shades in the pillow. You don’t want to have too many colors in the pillow because your sofa area now looks bright and colorful which normally doesn’t reflect winter. If you have a solid black sofa you should go for throw pillows that are blue and white or maybe blue, black and white. If you have a couch or sofa that’s brown you should go for pillows that have orange, blue and brown in them or orange and yellow in them. Another elegant decorative piece that goes well in the living room especially during the winter season are glass vases. The great thing about vases are their variety and countless options. Instead of having the standard picture table on the right or left side of your main sofa. Try replacing that table with a large, floor vase. The vase should be correspond with the accents your already have around your sofa. Meaning if your sofa throw pillows are silver, white and blue and you have a navy blue sofa then the large floor vase should be silver, sparkling white or a darker shade of blue. Another option for decorative glass vases is to have a medium centerpiece size on your main living room table. This vase ideally should have flowers or some sort of accessory in it. Other living room accents perfect for the home during the winter time are family portraits in a frame, large table cloths, decorative furniture pieces, mini grand piano, a tall picture frame rack and more.

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A sophisticated yet simple way to design the sofa in your home for the winter with elegant home decor pillows

Now you see how easy it is to dazzle and jazz up the home while having a gorgeous, elegant winter home decor theme in mind. You can literally transform your home from simple and empty to sophisticated, charming and welcoming in only a matter of minutes. These diy winter home decor ideas don’t take long to complete and they’re not hard looks to achieve. They are even affordable and easy to obtain. With the common gifts and furniture pieces mentioned you probably already have most of what you need in your home already. Now all you have to do is apply these decorating tips and enjoy the look of your own, personal elegant winter sanctuary.

Decorative Wall Art Stylish Ideas and Trends

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Unique Decorative Wall Art Ideas for the Home

 

 

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Modern, artistic example of decorative wall art

Decorative wall art has always been a popular home decor topic among many. Whether you are an interior designer, home owner or art lover knowing the latest trends to jazz up the walls in your house is very important. The walls in your residence may seem to go unnoticed however, they play a major part in the atmosphere and layout your create for your home. Of course we’re all aware of the common ways to decorate and style your walls by adding pictures, paintings and family portraits. But there are dazzling ways you can expand your creative side and design your walls with one of a kind art and elegance. Here are some amazing ideas to bring decorative wall art to your house and make it your cozy, adorable sanctuary.

 

Go with the elegant, artisan inspired mosaic look when styling your walls for a look guaranteed to pop. Instead of adding a picture to your wall switch it up by hanging up a  few square mosaic pieces. This is perfect for arts and craft lovers as well as antique admirers. The glossy and sparkling glass look brings an artistic presence to your home while also echoing elegance and grace. Another fun, artsy wall theme you can go with is the colorful look. Similar to mosaics but somewhat more modern, the colorful wall art look screams youth and originality. A lot of home decorators like to play it safe and don’t want to go with too many colors. However, with the right undertones, layers and blend having a colorful home can be absolutely beautiful.

 

Another  creative way to style your home walls is to add patterns. During this time of the interior decorating season it’s all about patterns. A great way to make any room in your home pop is to incorporate these popular patterns into your wall design. Stripes and zig zags are a good way to style your walls with fine art. For example you can take a picture of a simple zig zag pattern and hang it on your wall. You can make the picture with the zig zag or strip the main attraction. Then you can add other non-pattern wall pieces around the main piece to make centered pattern art piece pop. If you’re really into the pattern wall art look you may want to go with a 60’s inspired layout. During the 1960’s stripes, zig zags and poke-a-dots were very popular on the scene especially in the home decorating industry. Why not take a trip through time by adopting this look but adding a splash of contemporary flare to the equation.

 

For die-hard arts and crafts lovers adding wall art to your house is a huge favorite for you within itself. Regardless of the color, look or theme you want making your walls a main focus instantly brings out your crafty side. A great way to add decorative wall art to your home and make it an artistic theme is to do so with recycled art. Nail a few mini shelves on the wall of your living room or main attraction room and add your favorite art pieces. A great way to make this entire scenery pop is to layer the shelves and make sure they’re not all on the same row. You can place a cute, hand sewn doll on one shelf. Then you can add a decorative vase on another shelf. You can also add a knick-knack or jar on the final shelf. Another alternative way to style your walls as an artisan lover is to simply hang a large picture frame in the center of your wall without a picture in it. This changes up the traditional look of having a picture in a frame hanging up. Make sure the picture frame is pretty, eye-catching and chic.

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Gorgeous example of an empty picture frame that’s perfect for decorative wall art

 

These are just some of the ways you can add quality, elegance and creativity in your home while focusing on just one element which is the wall. You’ll be amazed and surprised at how lavish your home will instantly become when you add these small yet powerful techniques.

Adding Elegant Home Decor Winter 2018

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Elegant Home Decor Ideas and Trends for Winter 2018

 

The new year will be here before you know it. It’s just around the corner. Like many of us we’re wondering where did all the time go. 2017 seem to have come and gone. With 2018 sneaking up on everyone in such a hurry one may not have the time to rejuvenate his or her home in time for the New Year. A home owner who wants to decorate their house may be wondering how do I style my place? What idea do I go with? How do I know what’s in season? Maybe you didn’t have time to find out. If you’re looking forward to designing your home to correspond with 2018 winter trends now is the perfect time to read below our elegant home decor 2018 winter trends and ideas.

 

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Beautiful example of how navy blue screams elegant home decor for winter decorating

The best way to start decorating your home to match the up coming season is to begin with colors! Picking the right color to compliment any project is a major key. Whatever color you go with will lead you to your choice of accents, accessories and even your layout. Navy blue will be a very popular home decor color this winter of 2018. It’s dark enough where it screams interior warmth and winter, yet light enough where it brings chic and style. Navy blue is also popular due to It’s versatile nature and design. You can go shabby chic, classy and elegant or modern when you decorate with navy blue. Solid gray is another popular winter color that will be buzzing this 2018. With solid gray you can style your home with a contemporary feel or a old-fashioned layout. Other popular colors that will add elegance to your home this winter are copper brown and dark orange.

 

Now that you have a few highly anticipated colors to work with you have to figure out what pieces of decor you’ll be adding. Dining room tables will be very popular this winter 2018. The key is to style your home with a fancy dining room table. Instead of the standard rectangle, go with an oval shaped table or a table that has fancy legs. This will make your dining or living room pop. Accents rugs are another favorite that home decorators will be buzzing about this winter of 2018. With accent rugs the key to bringing style to your residence is the print you choose. Modish prints and patterns on home decor accents will be very popular this year. So if you add an accent rig to your home don’t just add any one. Design whatever room you choose with an accent rug that has stripes, poke-a-dots or some funky pattern on it.

 

Another way to add elegant home decor to your place while being in style for the winter 2018 is to utilize books and magazines. If you’re a book lover or magazine collector grab a stack and place them in the corner of your favorite room in your home. Stack the books or magazine in a neat, mini like then place something small on top of them. You can place a stuff animal, a nick-nack, etc. Whatever it is make sure it’s something that makes the layout pop. You can do this trick with several corners of the home. Now not only do you have books to read, you also have them as a design tool.  It gives your home instant class, elegance and sophistication.

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An example of styling a room with books for an elegant home decor theme

 

These are just a few interior decorating ideas for home decor lovers to follow the trends this up and coming winter 2018. Elegant home decor for the winter is just the start to styling your home this entire 2018 coming up. However, It’s a fun and amazing way to start. Of course the biggest accent you could add to your home for any season is your own personal touch and style.

Artisan Home Decor Tips to Styling on a Budget

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Creative Design Tips for Artisan Home Decor Lovers Decorating on a Budget

Decorating is about being yourself and being creative. It’s really that simple. When you get right down to it there are no rules for interior designing and renovating your house. There are standards that the home décor industry follow and consumers feel compelled to follow suite as well. However, if the place you call home is a reflection of your personality, aura and spirit then who can really say what’s the right or wrong way to decorate. Now add the fact that you’re on a budget and can’t afford all the glamorous accessories you’d need to conform to the rues. Well designers and homeowners who have a passion for art, crafts and eclectic style never worry about facing this issue. That’s one of the great things about being an artisan home decor stylist. You can truly create magic throughout your residence with fun, playful artistic accents. To all the crafty, artisan style home decor lovers who happens to be new to this type of decorating out there;  we’re going to show you how to decorate on a budget.

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Artisan home decor stylish accents while on a budget

Regardless of what type of interior decorating personality you are you can make the vision come to life on a budget. Even upscale, elegant home decorators can create an impression effect while designing within a budget. However, for vintage artisan home decorators styling on a budget really fits their creative voice. Here are some chic, fantastic ideas and tips on how to transform your home into an artistic castle without spending a penny:

Old clothes can be recycled

Before you throw that t-shirt or sweater away that you’ll never wear again think about why you brought it in the first place, how it made you feel and use it to bring that same feeling into your home. Maybe the t-shirt can be sewn into a pillow case. If it was once one of your favorite shirts, now it can become one of your favorite pillows. Sit it in the middle of a three count throw pillow set guaranteed to make that souvenir stand out. For that sweater you’ll never wear again combine it with some other cozy fabric and make a warm quilt perfect for the winter out of it.

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Simple but stylish example of artisan home decor pillow case with t-shirt.

Use your hobbies/ personal likes to style a room

Take whatever sport, hobby, artist or color you love and design a room out of it. This is free, fun and absolutely reflects exactly who you are. If you’re a music lover create a music theme dining room or den. Take that old keyboard or drum set stored in your basement and add it to your desired area. Style with other small yet powerful artisan home decor  accessories around it.  Take a written music sheet and frame it over the piano or drum set.  If your a huge sports fun add a football or basketball to your newly designed sports theme living room. Paint an old stool or stand and sit it on there to make it the main attraction of the room. You can also add sports cards and a framed jersey to the layout.

Decorating with recycled items

One of the most popular ways to style on a budget is to simply recycle. Besides using old clothes and music instruments you can use old home décor items themselves. There are numerous ways to restore life back into a product. You just have to find an alternative to what it was originally used for. That old wooden chair that can no longer be sat in can be used as a display. Sit something light in it but make sure the light object is one of the main attractions. A grand, decorative throw pillow that is too gorgeous to get lost in a set can stand alone in that chair. The chair itself can be used for decorations. Add some tassels, ribbons or super glue some artisan jewelry beads to the chair and watch it come back to life. Large glass bottles can be saved and turned into elegant glass vases. Simply paint the bottles or glaze them with your favorite color, stick a bundle of flowers in them and you now have an exotic vase.

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Recycled glass transformed into vase for artisan home decor design.

With these small yet distinct tips you can now have an entirely new designed home without spending any money or even leaving your house. You’ll be surprised how these simple artisan home decor tips will make your house appear like a brand new place.

Chic Summer Ideas for Artistic Home Decor Style

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Fun Artistic Home Decor Ideas for Summer Season.

 

 

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Spacious summer designed room with artistic home decor accessories.

With a whole new month of the summer season fast approaching there’s still plenty of time to flourish the home with breathtaking accessories. A great way to style while remaining seasonal and fabulous is by selecting a theme. One of the many interior themes that can make designing for the summer fantastic is artistic home decor. Vintage, artisan inspired home decor products are a great way to add style and character to your residence while enjoying the warm summer season. Artistic home decorating provides a youthful, original, elegance appeal to your home that can’t quite be created anywhere else.

 

If you’re wondering where to start when it comes to adding an artistic spin to your home one of the first things you should do is gather a color scheme. Do you want artistic home decor items with a modern spin. If so you should go with standard summer colors such as yellow, orange or blue. If you desire an exotic, artistic style then should use 3-5 colors with a modish pattern such as stripes or zig zags. The next thing you should do is pick an area of room to focus on. During the summertime your rooms don’t have to be as furnished or cozy as it usually would in the winter. The area should be more spacious and given the illusion of being broader. To accomplish this look spread large items such as the sofa, t.v, and center table apart. Try decorating the living room around the patio door or a large window. Also pull the curtains on the window back, lift up the window and let the sun shine through. This will scream summer design and allow a natural look.

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Summer theme throw pillow with artistic home decor style.

 

Another idea for summer decorating lovers who want an artistic style blend is choosing the perfect accents. Home decor accents can truly make or break a room. Although small and sometimes overlooked, they play a major part in the atmosphere of the home. With summer decorating you don’t want to use to many items. This will give the area a cluttered, unpleasant look. For the living room pick about 3 large pieces to focus on. Then use 5 smaller gifts to style around those accents. A large item can be an in house plant with a seashell or a small picture frame surrounding it. To give this structure an artistic blend paint the seashell a two toned and make sure the picture frame is a bright shade.

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Artisan painted vases great for summer decorating.

 

Other rooms in the house that’ll look gorgeous with an interior artisan theme is the kitchen, backyard, upstairs hallway and the front porch. For outdoor perimeters of the home add an multi colored rainbow to the porch table stripe pattern pillows for the lounge chair. Red, yellow and blue are a great color combination that will exhibit summer and artistic design. For arts and crafts lovers who enjoys decorating the kitchen, hang a paint try accompanied with paint brushes above the sink for an unique vintage summer theme. Compliment this accessory with colorful dishes, cups and towels.

 

All of these tips and countless others can transform your home into a warm, breezy castle while you still maintain your artful spirit. You can decorate and style your home in time for every revolving season while adding a theme or creative undertone. Artistic home decor accessories is just one of the many styles that goes great with summer design.

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Summer decorated room surrounded by modern, artistic home decor.

 

Decorative glass vases: Unique outdoor tips

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Decorative glass vases for the perfect outdoor design.

The beautiful, warm, sun kissed summer season is still in full effect. Vacations are being taken, gatherings are being held and the home is filled with laughter. One of the more popular areas of your residence during this time of the year is the backyard and patio. This frequently missed section of the home can be transformed into a loving pad with the right combination of style, accessories and blends. A chic yet classy way to accomplish this marvelous look is with decorative glass vases.

Decorative glass vases outdoor

Warm, cozy outdoor design featuring decorative glass vases.

Everyone wants that gorgeous, magazine worthy spread outdoor house look. Gazing through pictures, commercials and more you might say “my backyard could never look like that.” This is a huge misconception with plenty of home decorators. With the right vision, theme and accents in mind anything is possible. The first step is deciding what your outdoor area will be used for. Will you use it solely for entertainment, guests, parties or just decorating purposes. Once you make a decision then you get a theme in mind. The overall theme will be summer but it needs a more in depth theme. Will it be summer beach, summer garden, summer romance etc. After that decision is made then you can start designing away. The reason decorative glass vases are such a good choice for any style you use is because they’re elegant, versatile and says summer is here.artistic vintage home decor vase

 

Add a fireplace or wooden mantel to your backyard, then decorate it with a flower glass vase as the centerpiece and main attraction. For standard size vases be sure to place a beautiful bundle of flowers inside. For grand, large vases you can leave it empty. This will allow your centerpiece to stand out on its own. A good way to make this area pop is to use flowers that have the same undertone as the fire within the fireplace. This will create a gorgeous, golden bronze layout as the summer sun sets. For a relaxed look design the backyard with a table and chair set. Place your favorite decor vase in the middle of the table accompanied by a soft tone table cloth that matches the chair cushions. This will give your outdoor area a contemporary, polished finish.

 

Flower glass decorative vases.

Smaller outdoor area with modern glass vases.

Creating the perfect look for a summer outdoor design can be achieved with countless techniques, ideas and themes. The amazing thing about decorative glass vases is the fact that they’re versatile, welcoming and poised. A unique, summer inspired vase can add a simply yet alluring touch to any outdoor home decor style your desire.

 

 

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