Choosing a side table in color was actually not my first choice. Oddly enough, it was never my first choice in any of my designs on Olioboard. Side tables are very rarely the star of the show. I prefer to let the colors shine through on walls (even if it’s gray or black), arts, pillows, couches, chairs, rugs, accessories, and lighting (such as lamps, etc.) Side tables are an important part of the living room, but they’re so versatile that I don’t think they would make or break a room per se.
Why do we have such a fascination with skulls? You don’t get a skull until it’s bare down to the bone- after someone or something has passed away, if we’re talking about the real thing. For the longest time, skulls always creeped me out, like its soul was still around and would put a curse on anyone who messed with it. I know such a thing wouldn’t happen, but in our culture, skulls are associated with Halloween and death. Rather semi-negative things.
Although the popularity for tropical leaves has been around for a while, I actually did not entirely get on board until I saw these pillows on the couch of the blogger behind Bliss at Home, Kristin’s living room.
How is it December already? How is it that Christmas is basically here? Did I blink for a whole year instead of a second or something? I must have. It’s time to decorate for Christmas now.
Usually when I think of Christmas decorations, I think of red and green, but I thought I would share a few decorating options that are not just red and green and obviously Christmas. I think as the years go by, people are decorating less and less with those typical colors, trying to think outside the box.
Angel+Blume shared a few suggestions:
Sorry about the delay in getting this post out! It’s been a busy week!
It looks like spring is here to stay and that usually strikes a lot of spring inspiration. For me, the particular inspirations are floral and botanical patterns.