Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Iron Wall Decor Art

Iron Wall Decor is very popular now. It's a very classic and timeless way to decorate and goes with just about any decorating style as well.

This beautiful style is Talevera style iron art. Talevera tile is from Mexico, but the style is showing up in Iron decor and it's stunning.


Try an Arch shaped metal piece for Spanish, French Country or Tuscan style.


Photo: Bella Casa - Decorating on a Budget

I love this Monogram Art Grille, it would look great in a foyer.


And I just love this Iron Wall Pocket with a beautiful floral arrangement and pheasant feathers, wow!


What kind of iron art do you have in your home?

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

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Friday, April 17, 2009

Decorating with Tiffany Box Blue

Decorating with Tiffany Box Blue is the hot new look now, not only in home decor, but weddings and fashion, too. It's easy to see why, it's such a soothing color, yet it's also bright and energizing ... there's not too many colors that can say that! So, whether you call it Aqua Blue or Tiffany Box Blue, why not give it a try on your next home decor project. Here are some ideas to help get you on your way...


If you want to paint your walls Tiffany Box Blue, one color you may want to look at is "Spa" by Behr, available at The Home Depot. It is the color that I used on my master bedroom and bath walls. If you cannot find Behr paint, you can really use any brand. Just bring home several paint chip samples from you local paint store and pick the color closest to Tiffany Box Blue that you can find. Make sure not to go too light, or it will look like Baby Blue. And don't go too green, or it just won't work at all. Stay in the 'cool' blue tones for best results.

Phot0: Bella Casa - Decorating on a Budget (Darnit!)

Decorating a bedroom with Tiffany Box Blue paint is really fun. It really goes great with black and white. I chose black and white damask in my bedroom and it really makes that aqua blue pop.

Photo: Bella Casa - Decorating on a Budget (Darnit!)

If you are into decorating your home with the Shabby Chic look, try pairing up the Aqua Blue with Pink. I love how they used leopard print here on the chairs, too. You could really have "Breakfast at Tiffany's" in this kitchen!


And don't forget the outside! Tiffany Box Blue is perfect for outdoor decor, like picnic tables, flower pots and Adirondack chairs. Bring on the sweet tea!

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Add Curb Appeal with Outdoor Front Porch Curtains

I am absolutely in love with outdoor curtains on a front porch. OK, so they are not exactly indoor couture, but they do help to make an outdoor room on your porch or patio. Curtains on your porch also add instant curb appeal and elegance to any home, as well as privacy.

Outdoor curtains do not have to be expensive, you could use canvas drop cloths from a hardware store and just hang on a homemade rod, made of plumbing pipe or wood. You can even use shower curtains, which would really make them water-proof and easy to clean.

Photo: Visual Vamp Blog

They do make curtains specifically made for outdoors, though. They are made of a heavier fabric than indoor curtains and are more water resistant, as well. Here are some from Target:

I love the orange and white together, too. It's actually more of a copper color, perfect for Summer, right on into Fall.

These outdoor curtains also come in a soothing blue:

Another material that you could use for outdoor curtains is Mosquito Netting. These curtains are made specifically for a gazebo, but I am sure could be used anywhere. Mosquito netting would give you that draping effect, without all of the bulky fabric of traditional outdoor curtains:

And actually, if you have an outdoor patio space, these gazebos make a pretty addition to your patio and protection from the hot summer sun, too.

As you can see, adding outdoor curtains to your home is an easy and pretty way to spruce up your front porch and add curb appeal to your home. Now all we need is a glass of lemonade!

Friday, April 10, 2009

Indoor Couture - Decor For Your Home

Welcome to my new blog, Indoor Couture - Decor For Your Home.

I love to decorate and redecorate. I love adding decor accents to my home for all of the different seasons and holidays and sometimes, 'just because.'

I will bring you reviews of all things 'home', including furniture, decor accents, online shopping sites for your home and really, just about anything that comes to mind that I might help you with your home. Please feel free to send in any request or questions that you might have about your home decor - I would love to help you if I can!

Thank you for visiting my blog, I look forward to getting to work and bringing you ideas for your home!