Coastal Style: Decorative Accessories & Accents

March 19th, 2015

Whether you’re headed to the beach or bringing coastal-inspired style to your home in the city,  you can easily show off your stylish and fun side with decorative accessories and accents. Today, we’re sharing ideas from the beach and ocean–ranging from vintage looks to elegant coastal cool. We hope you enjoy!

 

 

Coastal Wall Art

 

Add a touch of vintage beachy fun with this weathered wood sign. It’s the perfect beginning for a room with coastal style.

 

Coastal Wall Art

 

A transitional piece of wall art with a charming vintage feel, this colorful take on beach umbrellas will make you smile.

 

Watercolor Pendant

If subtle coastal is your style, consider this hanging light. A watercolor drum shade gives an appealing illusion of watery movement. This chic pendant is would work in just about any room.

Coastal Buoys

Bring a nautical look into any interior space with this trio of colorful glass buoys suspended in woven fishnet-like rope. Hang anywhere a touch of blue glass is needed.

 

Shell Tabletop Accesories

 

Nothing says coastal like fabulously colored seashells. These glass plates with their shell-inspired shape and color are created for that special place whether it’s on the dining table or the bedside table.

 

Fish Rug

 

Add color and design from the sea with this cool school of fish on the floor. We don’t often think of wool when searching for coastal accents, but it merges beautiful in this rug.

Coastal Bird Sculptures

Coastal birds are an elegant restrained way to infuse coastal style into any space. This pair is elegantly sculpted in wrought iron.

 

Casual Shelf

 

Looking for the perfect little shelf for your coastal chic room. This blue one’s a great fit for the living room, dining room or bedroom.

 

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Just a Touch of Cool Coastal Chic

March 12th, 2015

Coastal chic is a refreshing interior design and decorating style that appeals to many of us, whether we live in a beach house near the water or a penthouse apartment with a city view. As summer nears or winter approaches, thoughts turn to seaside memories and dreams of the ideal coastal chic house. For your design inspiration, today we’re highlighting rooms with a touch of coastal chic.

Coastal Chic Entryway

Elegant and stylish, this slightly formal entryway goes a bit whimsical with a surfboard and vintage bathing suit art.

Coastal Chic Living Room

A warm and inviting living room, with a palette pulled from the beach and the water, goes glamorous with silver seashells and deep blue coral.

Coastal Chic Dining Room

Gorgeous in white, this airy dining room gets its touch of coastal chic entirely from the watery view just outside the wall of windows.

Coastal Chic Kitchen

Any kitchen can be given a touch of coastal chic with glass subway tiles in cool watery colors. This one takes the backsplash all the way from counter top to ceiling.

Coastal Chic Bedroom

How appealing is this soft blue and white bedroom? A simple piece of coral adds a touch of coastal chic.

Coastal Chic Bath

Watery blue metallic wallpaper is just right for a coastal bath or powder room. Color evokes the sea–no shells or seahorses needed here. It’s simply stylish.

Coastal Chic Desk

A beautiful eclectic space goes coastal chic with a woven desk and churning seascape. We love this look.

Coastal Chic Deck

We leave you with this image to fuel your dreams of coastal chic style and a lovely outdoor space to make memories by the sea.

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Pinterest in the Morning: 8 Great Decor Images

March 5th, 2015

For many, checking out Pinterest has become a morning ritual. Today, we’re sharing eight delightful Pinterest finds that grabbed our attention recently. From the entryway to the closet door, there are interesting ideas around every corner. We hope you are inspired by these diverse decor images.

Foyer Maps

 

Maps just got framed and are used to create a very successful worldly look in this home’s foyer.

 

Pink and Gold

 

Aren’t these colors great companions? Layered rugs are so “in” right now and these are gorgeous in deep pink and gold.

 2015 Color Palette

 

Better Homes & Gardens picked this as their 2015 Color Palette of the year. Looks like we have another “must try” gray to add to our list of background colors for the wall.

 

Jewel Tone Velvets

 

This one grabbed us at first sight. We love velvet and this range of pillows is jewel-tone perfection. Just look at that red beauty.

 Closet Jewelry Drawer

 

Which is more perfect? Is it the pink jewelry drawer or those fabulous slanted shoe shelves? Can’t decide? Then, perhaps you can use both ideas in your dream closet.

 

Closet Door Display

 

What a clever idea! Paint the closet door and add all sorts of hangers. This is a lovely way to display tomorrow’s outfit and accessories.

 Pink Party Parosals

 

We are captivated by this awesome party setting. Hanging those totally feminine pink parasols from the ceiling is a brilliant idea.

 

Adorable Pink Bedroom

 

This sweet bedroom in shades of pink gives new meaning to the phrase “under starry skies.” That wallpaper on the ceiling is a fantastic finishing touching.

 

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New From Crestview Collection: Table Lamps

February 25th, 2015

Today, we’re happy to share some of the exciting new table lamps from Crestview Collection. Among our latest additions are these beautiful and intriguing lights. From elegant and sophisticated to modern and industrial, there’s a new lamp just right for every design aesthetic and every space:

Table Lamp

 

With flowing curves and captivating texture, the Vita lamp merges an antique silver finish and charcoal linen in a most appealing way.

 

Gears Table Lamp

 

The Gears lamp brings industrial style to the tabletop and the living room or den. A natural linen shade works well with the metal-look gears on the base.

 

Table Lamp

 

A modern take on the mighty buffalo straight from the plains of the American West of yesteryear. This Range lamp is a great stylized look.

 

Table Lamp

 

Twists and turns take this Coventry lamp to new heights. Showing off lots of visual interest in a silverleaf finish, it rests atop a layered square base with a touch of clear beauty.

 

Table Lamp

 

Aptly named Wings, this lovely lamp is finished in “toasted silver” and topped with a beautiful taupe silk shade. Isn’t it gorgeous?

 

Table Lamp

The Sheffield traditional table lamp is all about understated beauty and elegant style with antique brass accents and “mushroom” pleated silk shade.

Table Lamp

 

For the truck lover and those with a longing for a reminder of the simpler times gone by, this lamp named “Welltraveled” is and sports a rustic red finish and natural linen shade.

 

Table Lamp

 

Another lamp in red is the Lillian transitional style lamp with a charming floral motif on the resin base and topped with a jaunty shade accented with red vertical stripes.

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Vintage Styling in the Kitchen

January 29th, 2015

Whether you have an actual vintage kitchen or a modern one for which you crave a little vintage good looks, it’s easy to decorate with bits and pieces from the past. No treasured collections to display, then search for new home decor accessories that just look like they could have been handed down through generations to you. We hope you enjoy and are inspired by the kitchens below:

Vintage Kitchen

Soften kitchen decor with fresh flowers. Get instant impact with a bouquet of pink bloom. Easy does it. An armful of similar blooms can be beautiful tucked into a vase.

Vintage Kitchen

A rustic, slightly industrial kitchen vignette sets the tone for this vintage kitchen with white walls.

Vintage Kitchen

A narrow shelf above the corner windows is a nice place to stash a collection of white vases. Vintage fabric pattern is a charming contrast.

Vintage Kitchen

Vivid color accents this vintage kitchen. Casual bouquets of mixed flowers from the garden can brighten a room immediately.

Vintage Kitchen

Collected treasures are used to style these shelves and the chest top below. Show off your collections rather than hide them away behind cabinet doors.

Vintage Kitchen

Open and airy, this dining area at the end of the kitchen is the perfect spot to start the day. We love the repurposed chest that create a nice little nook for a bench.

Vintage Kitchen

A collection of mixing bowls and tureens is just the thing for these open kitchen shelves.

Vintage Kitchen

Going all white can bring drama to open shelves in the kitchen. Iron shelf brackets add a touch of feminine style to the shelving above.

 

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Decorating With Spring Greens

January 22nd, 2015

Decorating with Green

Over recent months, it seems there’s been a renewal of interest in this yellow green that’s known by many names, including Tender Shoots. For those folks who are living in cold climes right now, it feels like time to spring forward. Here are some ideas for bringing a touch of Spring into interior spaces–a bit of the color that peeks out to signal more suitable weather is on it’s way. To inspire your dreams of Spring, here are rooms with a touch or more of vibrant green.

Decorating with Green

Green is used in many ways in this neutral living room with splashes of orange and green. We love the white bookcase with bright green painted background.

Decorating with Green

Pops of green often show up in industrial loft spaces. Here, it’s strewn about with restraint.

Decorating with Green

If this vivid green feels right to you, then surround yourself with it. The wallpaper experts at Thibaut have you covered with a lovely pattern called Thai Ikat.

Decorating with Green

We’ve fallen for this slightly quirky bedroom with a bold splash of green at the foot of the bed. Do you love that amazing headboard?

Decorating with Green

This stylish bath is enveloped in a much more subdued green that could work well for those with a more traditional take on green.

Decorating with Green

With a sunny yellow ceiling and a wide swath of bright green around the entire space, this amazing eclectic bedroom is irresistible.

Decorating with Green

Purple tones and turquoise pattern are great companions for a slightly deeper green hue. Presenting a lush persona, this green sofa is fabulous and sofa covetable.

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Design Inspiration: Dark Walls

January 15th, 2015

Dark walls can be handsome, moody and elegant,too. Whether charcoal, midnight blue or pure black, dark walls are all appealing in their way. Today, we’re sharing rooms that are made better by dark walls. Perhaps, it’s time to consider going dark in a room or two. What do you think?

Dark Walls

Dark is elegant on the floor, walls and reflected off the ceiling in this beautiful and inviting foyer.

Dark Walls

Furniture, art and wall, all go dark in this chic and yet cozy living room. The art hangs beautifully on this gray wall.

Dark Walls

Who would have expected glossy blue cabinets with black interiors, walls and countertops to be so fabulous?

Dark Walls

Dark gray walls are stunning with pure white wood and ceiling. Green and orange accents work to create an inviting living room.

Dark Walls

Even in baby’s first room dark walls can offer a great background for cheerful wall art. Dark walls are definitely not moody in this cool nursery.

Dark Walls

How exquisitely put together is this black and white bedroom? It’s simply stunning, don’t you think?

Dark Walls

Sleek and sophisticated perfectly describe this dark and handsome powder room.

Dark Walls

With a completely different look, this traditional master bath shows off dark walls above white painted chair rail and wainscot.

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Things We Love: Lights & Home Decor Accessories

January 8th, 2015

With the beginning of a new year, we have plans for updating our interior spaces. How about you? Whether a total redo is in your near future or you just want to add a little spice to your surroundings at home, we’re excited to share a few beautiful ideas we’ve found recently on Arcadian Home. Please enjoy.

 

Modern Footstool

 

Need a little glamour in your life? This little bench is captivating in gold leafed forged iron with gray and shimmering gold upholstered seat. It’s perfect for any space, from living room to dressing room.

 

Nesting Coffee Tables

 

We love nesting tables for the living room. These are a bit different as they are coffee tables not end tables. Copper tops mean every table is unique in color and pattern.

 

Fish Mirrors

 

Looking for something out of the ordinary? These contemporary fish mirrors caught our eye with their reflective beauty.

 

Weathered Fish

 

Add a touch of coastal cool with these “old” fish wall accents. They’re antiqued and highlighted with a watery blue hue, looking as if they have just been pulled from a seaside cottage.

 

Wall Frames

 

Copper is one of the sought after metals for home decor right now. This beautiful copper wall collage will allow for a unique display of your photos.

 

Wall Clock

 

With a bit of Parisian style, this vintage-look clock in embossed blue metal with an aged cream colored face will bring elegant style wherever it’s hung.

 

Wall Clock

 

With an entirely different look, this wall clock is all about industrial style. It would be great for the kitchen, don’t you think?

 

Pendant Lighting

 

We have fallen for these stripey little pendant lights. Perfect for any black and white space, they’re all about cool contemporary design and low voltage. too.

 

Pendant Lighting

 

You’ll want to check out these black and white glass mini-pendants, too. Just right in so many places, where would you hang yours?

 

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Decor Inspiration: New Year Your Way

January 5th, 2015

With the new year comes great opportunity for change in lots of ways. So, we’re thinking about doing decor with personality–your personality. Turn your home into a haven just for you and your family. Start out 2015 your way, with decor that makes you happy. Here are some ideas to inspire you:

 

Variety in Decor

 

This den is filled with treasured objects in a beautiful eclectic style. If you love color and pattern this is your way.

 

Variety in Decor

 

Next up is this chic French room–neutral with a few pops of color. What do you think?

 

Variety in Decor

 

Sleek and contemporary, this space is so cool. We love this look. How about you?

 

Variety in Decor

 

Perhaps you’re ready to take Pantone’s Color of the Year 2015 Marsala for a test drive? The ways to do that are almost endless.

 

Variety in Decor

 

How about wallpaper in the bedroom? These tiny stripes are lovely with deep wood trim at the floor and color and pattern scattered around the room.

 

Variety in Decor

 

Perhaps you need a little glamour in your life. This modern style with touches of luxurious traditional shows off just the right amount of glam.

 

Variety in Decor

 

Dark and handsome style makes its mark in bathrooms (and kitchens) to start 2015. It’s your choice, from white to black (and color in between) you’ll be in style.

 

Variety in Decor

 

Perhaps you’re all about color. A white bathroom can be changed in ways big and small. Just a towel or two will do the job.

 

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Farmhouse Style: Rooster Home Accessories

December 26th, 2014

No matter whether you live in the country or the city, you can still have lots of farmhouse style with rooster themed accessories. Here, you will find roosters in metal, ceramic and more, to brighten your days and remind you of times past. Which is your favorite?

Rooster Fan

Who knew fans came disguised as roosters? But, that’s what this cool guy is. He’s colorful rooster and a fan at the same time.

White Rooster

Longing for something retro for the kitchen? Here’s a white ceramic rooster with red and yellow detailes.

Black & White Rooster and Chicken

Okay, so these are black and white hens, not roosters. But, we think they are so cute and chic in ceramic.

Rooster & Chicken

Want a little something with a rustic feel? Check out this handsome rooster and hen combo. An antique glaze gives them that vintage look.

Metal Rooster

This rustic rooster in neutral colors of metal is handsome isn’t he?

Tiffany Rooster

Want a rooster in really bright hues? Here a brilliant Tiffany light in the form of a rooster will brighten you farmhouse countertop.

Traditional Ceramic Rooster

So cool and so traditional, this ceramic rooster is such a handsome fellow, don’t you think?

Polka Dot Rooster

All decked out in green with white polka dots, this rooster is cool retro and very “in” right now.

 

Rooster Wall Art

This colorful wall art is all modern country. This rooster seems to have a secret. Just right to add a touch of farmhouse and a lot of color to your kitchen wherever it’s located.

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