A collection of hats are artfully arranged above the modern wood and metal console table at the foot of the bed. Displaying collections of similar objects is an easy way to maximize storage and transform everyday objects into works of art.
This installation of vintage Bracero hats hangs in the stairway between the first and second floor of a Mexican-inspired restaurant. The display, paired with a rustic wood dresser and mounted metal horse heads, creates an overwhelming sense of authenticity.
Make a favorite fashion accessory into decor, as seen in this clever way of storing hats in Pap Shirock's Los Angeles home. "Hanging them on the wall was just a way to try to keep them from being crushed, but I do like the way it looks."
Native plants are famous for their carefree personalities and ability to thrive on rainfall. Mexican hat plant is no exception. It delivers season-long color to the landscape in plants that demand minimal care and water.
Keep the kids entertained at their next party with this whimsical hat project. You'll need: brown or tan card stock, brown marker, scissors, craft knife, hole punch, hot glue gun and glue sticks, 3/8" width elastic, pom poms in pastel colors, ribbon and a downloadable cone template.
Usually dwarf Alberta spruce is a go-to plant for adding an air of formality to gardens. But the topiary forms also lend themselves to playful garden whimsy, like this pom-pom spruce decked out with sun hat and shoes. It’s a great choice for a children’s garden. If your dwarf Alberta spruce develops brown needles or dead spots due to winter burn or spider mites, you can always prune out those branches to create your own one-of-a-kind topiary style.
This pretty laundry room is conveniently adjacent to the kitchen. Patterned tiles and interesting details, like the metal-and-glass pendant and the cabinets' leather pulls, add compelling layers of texture.