“Herringbone” is a pattern with a distinctive “V” shape. It originated as a weaving pattern (think twill fabric), but herringbone has become a hot pattern for a variety of home designs and styles. It slightly differs from chevron in that the herringbone pattern breaks at each section’s reversal, whereas chevron is a continuous zigzag.
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A bed hardly seems complete without a headboard. Large or small, simple or ornate, the headboard can really set the tone for the entire bedroom. If you’re ready for a change in headboard, or if you’ve lived without one altogether for far too long, this is a pretty straightforward DIY project that you can have done in an afternoon. The best part about building your own headboard is the fact that you can customize it to fit your space and your style perfectly. Let’s do it.
It’s getting closer, friends. Halloween, I mean. Are you ready? Have you amped up the scare-factor of your décor this year? If not, I’d recommend it. At least, I’d recommend it if you don’t have young children around to wake up in a cold sweat from nightmares and come screaming into your bedroom. Because that would make for a very long month indeed…
Looking for a fast and easy way to freshen up your space…without breaking the bank? Sometimes a little paint is all that is needed to transform a space. Perhaps you should consider sponge painting as a “new” idea to get that textural look you’re after. Before you get started, though, here are a few things you should know about sponge painting.
Halloween is definitely a holiday that people either go all out for or they do very little. Whichever way you tend to lean, it’s a fun excuse for adults to decorate like children and try to spook the pants off their household and/or their neighbors. If you’re interested in creating your very own haunted house this year, if this is the year ghouls and goblins will tremble at (and inside) your doors, or if this is the year you’re hosting the spookiest haunted house party the neighborhood has ever seen, here are some ideas to get you going.
Shabby chic style, also sometimes known as farmhouse or cottage style and very similar to French country, is a very forgiving, warm, and friendly décor style to have. Many people are drawn to shabby chic styled spaces because they not only embrace imperfection, but they celebrate them.
I think we can all agree that, often, less is more in design. Well, good news – Halloween décor agrees with us when it comes to spooky silhouettes! The great thing about silhouettes is that they say so much about an iconic item, whether it’s a pumpkin, a witch, a spider, you name it.So prepare yourself to be inspired to make this year your best Halloween decorating year ever…starting with silhouettes.