Hi, Iím Joanna, a writer for Design Shuffle, a cool online portfolio site for interior designers and those looking for gorgeous interior design ideas. I love my work, as I get to look at beautiful designs all day and share them with readers like you. A big thank you to The Joy of Decorating for allowing me to visit with you today to share some ways to create feature walls. Continue reading →
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Allow to me to rave a bit about a great little wall decor find I stumbled upon a few months ago.
I had heard and seen all these posts on blogs about creating your own artwork by framing wrapping paper, wallpaper, and scrapbook paper. I thought it sounded like a perfect solution to my wall decor problem so I was really excited about finding the perfect printed paper. I am also incredibly fickle when it comes to artwork and so I figured that if I just invested in nice frames I could afford to buy lots of different papers to switch out whenever I needed a change. Continue reading →
Like with most of my home decor items, this mirror also has a story. It’s original home was the powder room of my parent’s house. My mom hated it. It was sort of an ugly brassy-gold, in an unusual octagonal shape and the part that bugged mom the most was that it was hung crooked. She wanted to get rid of it immediately, she just had to find it’s replacement. After she settled on a fairly plain, unframed mirror for the bathroom she set it’s unfortunate predecessor in a corner to collect dust.
Enter her home decor obsessed daughter. Continue reading →
Whether vertical or horizontal, wide or narrow, painted, decaled or wallpapered, I love stripes on walls.
I have been contemplating stripes in several different areas of my apartment but especially in the hallway. We have a long narrow hallway so I can’t fit any furniture and because the doors to the laundry room and hall closet are on half of the hallway I don’t really want to hang any nice artwork, for fear of breakage while I’m folding clothes or rearranging the coat closet. I am particularly drawn to bold, horizontal stripes but there is also something soothing about a light, barely there, wall stripe. Ah, decisions decisions. While I’m daydreaming about color, width and orientation, check out these great stripe-y wall examples and maybe you’ll develop some stripe envy of your own. Continue reading →