"If you look closely in the background, you can see one of my favorite design elements for this project. I had turquoise bird silhouettes applied to the window treatments and also painted one on the ceiling to give the illusion they were flying through the room," says Clements.
A square glass vase, filled with sunflowers and greenery, is wrapped in a series of rubber bands that create a grid across the top of the vase that allows for easy arrangement and keeps the flower in place.
Vases don't always have to be filled with flowers. Create a stylish design in a home office by filling clear vases with supplies like pencils and paper clips like in this study. Abstract artwork can also provide a little inspiration to kick-start productivity.
Gold leaf scraps add a shining finish to this baby pink vanity tray. The tray keeps vanity items organized and adds to the colorful display. Vased flowers and small storage containers create a blend of texture and color.
Fill vases with a shiny finish, such as mercury glass, with iced branches and flowers to give your holiday centerpiece a sophisticated winter refresh. Add a few snowflake votives (these are Allen + Roth brand from Lowe’s) to transition into your new year look. Then while packing up ornaments, keep out shapes such as pinecones or finials, that can finish off the transformation.
As seen on season one of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson decorated a chic geometric coffee table with vintage accessories such as a silver candelabra, glass flower vases and a green glass ashtray repurposed as a catchall.