Tag Archives: accessories

Does burlap work in contemporary decor?

Ideas for using burlap in crafty, country decor have taken over my Pinterest feed lately.  My own decor is a mix of contemporary and mid-century modern with a generous application of contemporary art.  Burlap just doesn’t seem to fit with that mix.  But wait…  just tell me something doesn’t work, and I am on a journey to prove… Read Post »

5 decorating solutions for one traditional mantle

Mantles can bring out your inner decorator or cause you frustration.  I hope at the end of this post your inner decorator will be leaping.  If you don’t have a mantle, but have a buffet, console table or even a wide window ledge all the principles/design tips  still apply.  for additional information about  decorating above a fireplace check… Read Post »

Design trend 2018: Move over Ikat and Suzani

It’s that time of year again. People are beginning to think about 2015 and what it will bring. When you’re a home decor blogger that always means checking out the hot new trends. So here goes- my first trend snippet for 2015. Sometimes even patterns we love can lose favour if they are overused.  Chevron comes to mind.… Read Post »