Memorial Day Inspired Decor

 

 

 

 

It’s Memorial Day Weekend and what better way than to celebrate with fun and colorful decor?! Well, we’ve done some of the work for you with this round-up of furnishings that are subtly festive without overdoing it on the stars and stripes. Our ideas will enliven every corner of your home without making it feel too excessive.

 

  1. Rustic American Flag Wall Hanging –  It would not be Memorial Day weekend without some flags around. This wall hanging is equally patriotic and rustic, so it blends into your space.
  2. Outdoor seating to get the family outside and maintain a safe distance with friends.
  3. Light Wooden Panel wall hanging will bring beautiful texture and layering plus it will look great all year round!
  4. Area Rugs are one of the easiest ways to cozy up a room and add color.
  5. Wall hooks to take advantage of unused space. Remember, the rule of odds, it’s better to work with an odd amount in any composition of work. – including design!
  6. Table Lamps are a great way to brighten up any space, especially these bold blue beauties!
  7. Console tables are perfect for a thin entryway, complete with space below, above, and a hidden drawer for keys near the door!
  8. A tall, full faux fig plant can break up a simple space and add interest and texture to a room. It is important to bring greenery inside.
  9. Red, White and Blue Throw Pillows are a perfect solution to design boredom. Soft blankets are perfect to seasonally swap out because they’re affordable and easy to pack.

We hope you enjoyed these ways to discover colorful Memorial Day decorations and party ideas guaranteed to make your gathering—no matter what size it may be—pop.

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A Timeless Holiday Season

The holidays brings joy to many. Pinterest-fanatics can finally implement their “Christmas Decor” board and deck the halls with holly for the cold season. We run into a common issue though; modern interiors were very popular this year, and you may be concerned on how to maintain the clean aesthetic while still being jolly. By picking a color scheme, keeping decorations impactful, and other techniques, you can have a happy holiday season while still impressing the family.

Color Coordination

Everyone knows the classic colors red and green; they’re a go-to when choosing items at the store. Using lots of these together can create a jumbled feeling in your house and often don’t suite the existing color scheme. Silver and gold are great substitutes to fix this problem. Silver can be beautifully paired with red or green. It will create a modern look and glimmer like newly fallen snow. When silver is the main color, it may be accented with both red and green, making an extra festive look. Gold works the great with red, adding hints of luxury with the warmer tones. This pair creates a very welcoming atmosphere for guests.

Here we focus on the red theme.

Try doing the unexpected for Christmas too! Blue decor can effectively create a winter wonderland with silvery whites. Or a wreath adorned with cinnamon and oranges will be eventful and have a welcoming smell.

Soft blue with silver reflects a wonderland.

Impactful Decorations

Placement is a big factor when decorating. Overcrowding with trivial items will waste away in the space and look cluttered. A few complimentary items next to each other, or a large item, will have the best effect when centrally placed. Working off this emphasis is beneficial, growing around the space. This will then make the design effective.

Your eye goes directly to the merry sign!

Use Existing Items

You may have a few table-scapes already set up or decorative water cans hanging around your home. Good news for you! Save money by incorporating these. Just update them to fit the current season. Evergreens, red berries, and candles are cheap items that can be placed around a centerpiece. Add wintery foliage and lights inside pots or vases to maintain that holiday glam.

Time to use those pots you have laying around.

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