In her hit present, “Fixer Higher,” Joanna Gaines is at all times discovering and repurposing previous stuff. And whereas she has a fantastic eye for mixing and matching, she is aware of that an excessive amount of cool stuff nonetheless seems to be like an excessive amount of stuff.
As a substitute of focusing in your fabulous one-of-a-kind treasures, your eye will get overwhelmed by the visible “noise” and every room begins to really feel like a distinct theme. A strategy to fight this and nonetheless showcase your thrifted finds is to choose a design anchor like a sample or colour, and use that in every room so your entire house has cohesion.
In season one, episode ten of the hit HGTV present, Jo takes the consumer’s love of herringbone sample and cleverly works it into rooms all through the home. Within the kitchen, it’s the backsplash sample. Utilizing easy subway tiles on this fascinating approach elevates the house.
Within the eating room, Jo creates a fire for the prevailing hearth out of brick, additionally in a herringbone sample. Leaping off from there, you could possibly add herringbone in your bedding, draperies, or hand towels.
If sample isn’t your factor, discover a favourite colour. Could we recommend the Pantone colour of the 12 months? Residing Coral is definitely a press release. And vintage farm instruments would look killer on it!