Metallics add a modern touch to a room without breaking your budget. For table decor under $100, Parker Kennedy Living used a sea urchin from Target and a lacquer green and gold box from C Wonder. They didn't have to buy new books, since the homeowner already owned those, as well as the table.
You can find apples growing in every state in the continental United States. The top apple-yielding states? Washington, New York, Michigan, Pennsylvania, California and Virginia. The most popular apple raised in the country is ‘Red Delicious,’ followed by No. 2 favorite ‘Golden Delicious.’ Despite similar names, these apples are not related.
White stair risers, banisters and trim pop against the rich red two-tone striped wallpaper in this traditional entryway. A tabletop topiary, ornate gold box and gold picture frame arranged on a side table add visual interest to the space.
Think outside the box for winter wedding florals, says planner Liz Singleton, of Events by Elizabeth Palmer. "Winter doesn't automatically mean silver, red and white. Creams and pinks with the lambs ear made the arrangement perfect for winter, giving it quite a bit of texture along with a more soft and romantic look. Gold is a fun metallic to pair with winter arrangements because typically, people think silver equals snow. Gold, however, helps create warmth with the candlelight and again, enhances the romantic undertones.” This lantern arrangement uses pink and ivory roses, blush peonies and Dusty miller. Florist: Flowers by Zoie.
A glass display box shows off holiday decorative items used throughout the home's Christmas displays, including a gold wishbone, a pomegranate and pinecone-trimmed greenery. Gifts wrapped in gold and plaid paper contribute to the classic style.
Ginnie Leeming of Hello Little Home found creative, money-saving ways to create her layered neutral decor. That tablecloth? An inexpensive drop cloth cut to fit her table. Those texture-rich placemats? “The placemats were created from a large piece of burlap that was intended for gardening. I cut out rectangles, then pulled strands of burlap off the edges to form a simple fringe,” Leeming says. A golden-wrapped box topped with a buffalo-plaid ribbon adds a bright pop at each place setting.
"I chose to hang flower boxes on the windows and decorate the interior with succulents because they're not only easy to care for but also helped me achieve the natural look I was going for," says Sherrod of the importance of incorporating something living and green into your design scheme.
Pile on the pattern. Here, Claire Sulmers of Fashion Bomb Daily layers decorative boxes, a lamp and geometric-shaped accessories for a chic, upmarket result. Group patterns by style, shape and function for added effect.
The beautifully textured finish of this blue nightstand pops against the white walls. The uniquely shaped black table lamp catches the eye and adds height to the display. Finished with a pastel green planter and decorative box, the details create a simple and stylish display.
Though they look like gorgeous decorative accessories, these gold and geode elements are actually boxes that Boyd uses to keep unsightly items out of view. Boxes and trays, that convert any surface into a table, are two of his favorite design elements to use throughout his home.
This transitional living room features an exposed brick wall with a mounted black mirror. Neutral sectional pieces are placed around the space for seating and striped pillows add red and gold tones. Two green, metal contemporary boxes are next to each other creating a unique coffee table.
Use part of the gift for gift wrap by tying on a vintage Christmas cookie cutter with gold ribbon to the gift box. Keep the rest of the gift on theme by giving a cookie recipe book, some fun sprinkles and a rolling pin.