Home decor blogger Amy Buchanan started with a yard sale table and layered in finds, such as a tobacco stick star, a pinecone garland and a frame from an old dresser. Ticking ribbon and wooden Christmas trees painted to look like old grain sacks are in keeping with the farmhouse theme. "I love collecting vintage items throughout the year, then mixing them together to create rustic and farm-style vignettes," says Buchanan, who blogs at AttaGirlSays.
Accessorizing with vintage winter sporting equipment, such as skis, snowshoes, a sled and skates, gives a rustic cottage appearance to a North Carolina front porch decorated by blogger Amy Buchanan of AttaGirlSays. The sports equipment joins yard sale finds, including the table, vintage wooden toolbox and the dresser frame.
This living room is a comfortable, open gathering space for the homeowner to entertain with friends and display her travel artifacts. The homeowner's existing silk sofa set the color palette for the space. Designer Amy May drew upon the inspiration to incorporate more color while keeping the space classic, comfortable and inviting.
This girl's room blends styles, patterns and colors in fun and whimsical ways. An allover pattern of elephants dressed in pink adorns a single accent wall, bringing attention to the bed. White walls, furniture and bedding allow the pink accessories to pop. A traditional rug continues the pink and coral palette.
A floating vanity with a rich wood finish teams with brass accents to bring warmth to this sleek and cool master bathroom renovation. Gray marble tile sheathes the new walk-in shower. Round mirrors hang above the dual sinks, with their sinuous shape and brass finish echoed in the lighting above.
Woven baskets in this family room are perfectly for stowing away toys or books for quick clean up. For a personal touch, as well as design contrast, a large horse portrait fills the wall behind the sectional.
Layers of dark luxurious fabrics and modern silhouettes create a unique and relaxing master bathroom. The black headboard creates contrast to the gray-and-white graphic bedding, while a contemporary light fixtures makes a bold statement.
This modern Malibu bedroom features gray tile floors, a paneled, whitewashed accent wall and a wall of glass that provides a panoramic view of the Pacific. Dark woods and leathers on the bed, reading chair and case pieces ground the space and give it warmth.
The key feature of this Santa Monica kitchen is a stunning marble monolithic island that acts as a modern sculptural piece. Neutral square tiles ground the room, while sleek wooden cabinets are topped with clean white countertops.
This transitional kitchen has two skylights for added natural light. It features an oversize island and black IKEA cabinets stretching from the rustic hardware floor up to the ceiling. Two globe pendant lights provide illumination for the space.
To create a sense of intimacy in the homeowners' large master bedroom, designers used a seating vignette. This space has two plush chairs that bask in the glow of the light let in from the sliding glass door, while the curtains give the area privacy and help control the light. A final addition to the sitting area was an upholstered, mirrored coffee table that adds just a little extra comfort to the luxurious master bedroom.
A long, rough-hewn slab of wood serves as a headboard in this modern and eclectic guest bedroom. The chandelier adds another organic element to the space, while a graphic black and white rug anchors the bed and brings in pattern.
The homeowners wanted an entry space that really greeted its guests. Designers created a bold accent wall using textures wood paper, and then added layers on top of it. Then, they brought in a console table and black leather stools for charm and a gallery wall of geometric prints add a touch of whimsy to the space, while a skylight lets in natural light, maintaining a clean, bright look.