Put a playful spin on classic game taxidermy with silhouette pop art. Paint the surface of the cardboard backing in a picture frame, then trace the silhouette of a buck head to the backing with a pencil. Cover the traced silhouette with colorful buttons, fastening them in place with hot glue.
Make it modern this holiday season with graphic felt silhouette stockings. Decide on a holiday shape that's easy to identify, trace it directly onto colored felt with a marker, cut it out with scissors and attach to a felt stocking body with fabric glue.
Inexpensive painted trays, which were popular in the 1950s and 1960s and are still made today, can bring a farmhouse motif to a kitchen, breakfast nook or adjacent area. Small silhouettes often are bargain-priced at vintage and antiques shops, or you can make your own by printing silhouette-style clip art and placing it in small wooden frames. Pick three or four types of objects, such as silhouettes, blue-and-white serving platters, trays and resin horns, and arrange them in a composition, says Susan Sully, author of “Past Present: Living with Heirlooms and Antiques."
The silhouettes of tree limbs and leaves in gold bring to life this symmetrical laundry room. The simplicity of the cabinets and countertops allows for the elegant detailing to flourish. A classy patterned laminate floor allows for easy spill cleanup.
Add some rustic charm to your yard with tree silhouettes made from plywood and nail heads. These attractive trees, designed by Brian Patrick Flynn, are fun in the daytime but look breathtaking when silhouetted at night by outside lighting.
A little girl will feel all grown up in this gorgeous bedroom featuring graphic wallpaper. Orange-red nightstands add a punch of color next to the decorative black headboard. Floral pillow cases and a monogramed throw pillow layer color and pattern for a playful twist.
Layered rugs give this colorful, eclectic home office a unique look by mixing style and straying from traditional style norms. Stacked wooden boxes on the desk provide extra storage for knickknacks and act as a textural, homemade art piece.
Hints of rustic style are seamlessly incorporated into a more modern space in this dining room. The wood dining table would look right at home on the farm, but it meshes surprisingly beautifully with the nailhead trim blue velvet chairs, mirrored end table and globe-shaped chandelier.
An open frame and set of mounted antlers hanging from this built-in shelving unit add depth and visual interest to this sitting area. When styling a bookshelf, don't limit your collection to the shelves.