Today’s roundup is about those little final touches that just add a certain something to a room. Accessories are the quickest and easiest ways to subtly change the tone of a room from staid to playful, neutral to bright, or even boring to brilliant. First up is CasaSugar, walking us through 65 beautiful and inventive DIY projects to make a home sing, including the practically edible confection that is the flutter lamp from Tatertots & Jello, shown above.
And back to that point we made about keeping things from being boring, FresHome shares an astounding “15 Creative & Unconventional Approaches to Taxidermy” article, citing a new trend among designers of riffing on the tradition of stuffing and mounting game. Unconventional indeed:
For a much more classic, slightly less avant garde approach to spicing up your space, Remodelista offers a glimpse into the lithograph-pressed, wallpaper-covered world of Marthe Armitage, with floral and fauna patterns calling to mind visions of the interiors featured in Downton Abbey:
FurnitureFashion has rounded up 10 pieces of student furniture worth taking a look at — some chic, some tongue-in-cheek… because who doesn’t need a rug that looks like fried eggs?
…Design Milk offers up a host of abstract patterns in a roundup designed to support independent artists — an effort we fully support and hope you do too…
…and finally, House Beautiful walks us through a home straight out of a modern day fairy tale. Here’s wishing you a happily ever after, or at least something cozy, comfortable and close to it.