This small antique birdcage decoration sits on a wood shelf just off the breakfast room. Similar to Spanish nichos, these recesses in the wall allow you to place art and treasured objects in them, creating a unique display for even mundane items.
Encourage little ones to interact with one another with playing card place holders. First, pick up a kid’s card game and read the instructions before the soiree. Next, place a card on each child’s napkin to assign them a character, number, letter or activity.
As seen on America's Most Desperate Kitchens, John and Anthony designed a kitchen space that is family friendly. Adjacent to the both the kitchen and the office space, the kids' play area provides the little ones with a place to play within eyesight while mom and dad fix the family's meals.
Segmented concrete pavers provide access to this section of the backyard that contains a small area of turf, a sunken trampoline and a line of Sweetgum trees. These trees provide privacy to the yard, separating it from the street, and the green space gives the kids a place to play. Finally, a sunken trampoline with six jets enhances the fun on a hot summer day.
The homeowner had been collecting whimsical egg cups for many years and wanted a place to display them in the dining room. A plaster arch that looks original to the home was installed for the cups, adding a playful touch to the formal room.
The large grain wood book case in this space is accented by the brass frame that holds this structure together. This textured piece gives the homeowners the perfect place to display their unique sculptures and vases, while focusing on the design of the room.
Looking for a more masculine way to decorate for the holidays? An excellent way to do this is by replacing flowers with cut greenery. Here, discarded soup cans were given new life as vessels thanks to a coat of black spray paint. To add life, simple cypress tree cuttings were placed inside to bring a pop of green to the mantel.
Woven wall hangings are totally on-trend right now, but they can be difficult to place. Sometimes, they’re simply too small on their own, or they need an odd-sized wall. Solve this problem by hanging them on and around an accordion rack, which will help visually fill wall space. Incorporate other bohemian accessories to tie the look together.
Train prints and a railroad crossing sign sit above the crib in this train themed nursery, while a plaid rug provides a place to play on the floor below. Modern green crib bumpers tie in with the bold green stripes on the ceiling.
In addition to a mix of different whites and textures, shape and sheen play a crucial role in the success of a white-on-white tablescape. Stylist Camille Styles creates placeholders from jingle bells, cream card stock and nude-toned satin ribbon to introduce new shapes and sheen to this holiday table.