A majority of the porch's outdoor decor was sourced from antique stores and flea markets in rural areas. To create moments of pause, vignettes were arranged with an assortment of shapes, finishes and textures to keep the porch feeling one-of-a-kind and collected.
Off to one side of the dining room, Nana Yaa’s favorite form of transportation makes its own colorful contribution to the decor. This simple yet chic vignette is completed with the inclusion of an African mask hanging on the wall. Though minimalist, Nana Yaa’s style includes a lot of art, which the fashion designer often uses as an ode to her culture, a memento of places she’s been or a reminder of old friends.
Vintage hats provide the perfect conversation piece, an almost sculptural look and a wonderful Heirloom moment. Collections of vintage items are a great way to bring the Heirloom trend into your home and lend personality to your space.
A paned mirror, lucite lamp, potted plant and framed photo sit atop a sleek glass console table in this urban bedroom, creating a stunning vignette that oozes personality and pizzazz. A wooden chair with a woven seat adds bohemian flair to the space.
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.
Put all of your mismatched holiday heirlooms to use by creating charming holiday vignettes around your home. Group old serving dishes, candlesticks, vases or boxes together with tabletop trees and holiday figures.
In this light-hued hallway, artwork featuring a cool, contemporary home entry hangs above a sleek wood and metal console table topped with a black pillow. The pillow adds an element of surprise to the funky vignette and also provides stark contrast against the light walls.
The garden at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2014 leads to a final vignette, designed by Kate Webster and Thayer Hopkins, to inspire and encourage reflection. A brick path draws the eye toward the abstract, mirrored sculpture that reflects light and creates the illusion that the pillars are also decorated with the flowers.