HOW TO STYLE & ACCESSORIZE YOUR HOME

Okay so you have some nice furniture pieces, paint colors dialed in and some art up…what’s missing?  I know it may seem like accessorizing and styling your home is for those without children or for those who live in a museum but I totally disagree!  That said, if you have kiddos that love grabbing and smashing anything and everything in-sight maybe some of this can wait until they are a bit older.  None-the-less I really enjoy a space with those extra little touches.  I feel it adds to the charm, individualizes the home and makes it “yours”.  If you have young ones that like to touch…perhaps scrap the breakables with kid friendly items, next to a container with succulents or flowers for the same look.  Layering is so important to create that curated feeling.  So be proud of those random family heirlooms (at least some of them) and embrace some of those one of a kind pieces you found on vacation and find a place in your home for them to live!  It’s all about the mix!

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Flowers, flowers, flowers…an expensive habit for me.  Not necessary.  Get some good old fashioned succulents or even trim something from your yard.  Put it into a pretty vintage pot and add accessories with colors that relate to your room.  I like to mix vintage with new, it gives it that vibe that it’s NOT all bought from the same store.
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An example of vintage vs new.  This ceramic blue lamp beauty is new and the accessories all vintage.
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I’ve got the blues…in a monochromatic room sometimes it’s nice to add a little pop of color.   Whether it is a throw blanket, flowers or a piece of art it’s the layers that matter!
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Okay, okay.  I know between the minion backpack and the giant sweatshirts we all can enjoy and embrace what our dream mudroom would look like.  Straw hats, creamy white canvas bags with camel leather handles…ahhhhh.  Since most of our mudrooms do NOT look like this, we can aim and aspire to come close.
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More collections!  I love mixing in books when dealing with a larger surface.  These large branches compliment the antique chest, the coral adds texture and this vase I found in my clients own personal stash.

 

Happy accessorizing! 💛

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