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.
Traditional glass mason jars found at county fairs make perfect vessels when adorned with vintage trimmings. Simply wrap thick ribbon or fabric around a jar and secure with double-sided tape before adding a layer of bakers twine as the finishing touch.
This sitting nook is furnished with vintage decor that gives the space charm and charisma. The chairs are from the 1950s and the bistro table is 1940s. Nothing like decade blending to create a singular look.
Designer Stephanie Andrews, founder of Balance Design, is a big fan of hitting up antique stores for cool mid-century pieces, such as the tiered coffee table the used in this Atlanta home. Plus, the shape gives multiple places to display items, such as orange accessories that matched the bar stools.
Repurposed old school lockers offer additional storage space and bring a unique, quirky touch to this mudroom. Cut-out caddies house baskets for shoes and other small accessories to keep the small space neat and organized.
Now that your bar is beautiful, what should you serve your guests? Christian May of Maison 21 suggests mixing the practical with the unexpected. "Have a selection of basic liquors: vodka, gin, bourbon or whiskey and vermouth," May says. "Round these out with a few funky liquors in bottles with different shapes for visual appeal."