Accessorize more than your outfit
January 26, 2012 § Leave a comment
Accessories are the easiest way to take a simple outfit from drab to fab. Throwing on an armful of bracelets a la The Man Repeller, or a n eye-catching collar necklace add interest and aesthetic appeal to any look. I have always loved accessories for their ability to transform outfits. I have jewelry that I wear every single day, like my four sterling silver rings and my Michael Kors watch, and I have accessories that I love to employ to make my outfits extra special, like waist cinching belts, printed scarves and statement jewelry.
Just as accessories can add that extra something special to any outfit, they can do the same thing for any room in your house. And while the accessories you can use in your abode may not be the rhinestoned jewelry, fringed scarves or structured belts that you’re used to, they can be just as effective at adding interest to your home’s interior.
Wallpaper is no longer reserved for the bedroom’s of babies and grandmas, wallpaper with punchy patterns and cool color combinations are the perfect way to add an instant statement wall to your sleeping sanctuary.
Kitchen’s are often overlooked when thinking of interior design; though many people do dream of gourmet kitchens, they forget about the easy updates that accessories can add in the meantime. One of the quickest ways to add appeal to a kitchen is to insert some graphic kitchen jewelry, like teapots and canisters, which are both functional and decorative.
Living rooms open themselves up to a wide array of accessory opportunities; candles, throw pillows, book ends, lamps, rugs and artwork all come into play when decorating living rooms. Looking for pieces that are colorful or utilize interesting textures and finishes can keep living rooms from being run of the mill and too simple.
Even if you don’t have a place of your own yet, you can still accessorize your temporary room. Removable wall decals are a great way to personalize any utilitarian dorm room. You can choose a pattern or icon that is indicative of your personality and move it around your room anytime you want a change. Sets of picture frames are another great way to add some personal touches to any dorm room, with countless styles and sizes, frames are one of the best quick fix accessories.
So whether you’re looking to totally spruce up your space or just add a couple of new elements to a room, make sure you don’t forget the accessories. Taking the time to complete your room’s decor down to the smallest details ensures that your room will have the visual flair your looking for.
Keep living the fashionable life in your fashionable home!