Four easy and quick ways to add unique decor around the house.
Decorating your home should be fun and affordable! It’s easy to get in a rut though, especially if you don’t change up your decor often.
Tip one: Put it under glass
I like to add a bit of interest to faux greenery by putting it under glass:
Those cloches are from IKEA and I just took a few fern sprigs off of a bundle I have. I love the look of them under the glass!
Sometimes little faux plants can look a little wimpy on their own, and adding the glass makes them feel a bit more substantial, but not busy.
The glass gives it weight without it feeling visually heavy…love it!
Tip two: Add knobs where there aren’t any
We have a few furniture pieces in our home that I love, but they are so affordable and versatile, a LOT of other people love them too. 😉 I see them all over social media and on blogs.
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Adding hardware is an inexpensive way to make them look just a bit different, and it’s super easy to do (check out this simple tool I use to make installing hardware even easier!):
It’s not a huge thing, but it adds a bit of a custom touch to a very popular furniture piece. 🙂
And of course, just changing out the existing knobs on a piece of furniture can make a big difference!
There are so many options — they truly are like “jewelry”:
Tip three: Knobs aren’t just for furniture
I blogged about this years ago, but it’s such a great little detail, it’s worth mentioning again! I like to use knobs as hangers as well:
Instead of nail or hook, they add a pretty detail that I love!
Sometimes I’ll hang the actual item and then use the knob so it looks like it’s hanging from it (this mirror is hung from the back, then I used the knob for the rope):
This just makes it extra stable, and keeps the item from hanging away from the wall and moving around.
It’s such a fun little detail! This is our son’s old room, but these “FLY” knobs are hanging in his new bedroom too:
Tip four: Fill your frames with something different
When it comes to filling frames, you can do photos of course…but there are SO many pretty options that turn your frames into art!
I used leftover wallpaper for these frames:
You can use anything! There is some beautiful wrapping paper out there that would look awesome framed. Fabric looks great in a frame too.
I used scrapbook paper years ago for this big gallery wall:
It’s SO easy and you’ll get super inexpensive seasonal art of them:
So fun and SO cheap! The dollar store is a GREAT place to get inexpensive bags for this art. Love it!
These all little details that don’t take a lot of DIY knowledge and they are quick to implement around the house! Hopefully they gave you some ideas for your home! Have you tried any of these?
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