Eye Candy: 10 Stylish Spaces to Soothe Your Wanderlust

by Faith Towers
Eye Candy: 10 Stylish Spaces to Soothe Your Wanderlust
Photo: House Beautiful

You know the feeling... everyone you know seems to be off traveling the world, while you're stuck at home thanks to time or budget restraints. Don't panic - because you can create your own worldly space right in your own home. Check out these ten incredible rooms that are sure to soothe your wanderlust and inspire you to add some unique mementos to your home.   

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My Favorite Styling Accessories

by Alicia Lacy
Photo: Melissa Oholendt

Room makeovers are my bread and butter. On Curbly, we feature lots of DIYs and small projects, but the most satisfying work Bruno and I do are makeovers. And – if I can just run with the bread and butter analogy  – I will add that the jam to the room makeover is the styling, staging, and photographing of the space. With that, my friends, comes the need for accessories.

It occurred to me...

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How To: These DIY Tropical Leaf Coasters Are Simple and Stunning

by Jessica Gregg

tropical leaf coasters and a cup of coffee with a yellow background

My family and I just returned from a sunny, beach trip to Florida. My kids packed an abundance of shells to bring a piece of the beach home with us, but the tropical plants and trees I longed to bring home were too big and deeply rooted to pack in my suitcase. Plus, the dry, cooler climate of Colorado (combined with my lack of growing skills) would have doomed the plants upon their arrival.

So naturally I went to the next best thing for tropical vibes in my home - DIY tropical leaf coasters. Now, I can enjoy my cup of coffee in the morning, or a cocktail in the evening with a touch of the tropics on my table.

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EYE CANDY: Ways To Bring The Garden Indoors

by Lexy Ward

It's a proven fact that plants just make a person feel happier. In my own home, there are several large plants in the main gathering spots and people tend to gravitate toward those spaces naturally. Whether you live in a large home or a tiny apartment, there are ways to bring the garden indoors! From wall plants to a mini succulent garden, you can totally enjoy all that plants have to offer in almost any space! 

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10 Bookshelves And Libraries Arranged By Color

by Lexy Ward

Over the years, there have been discussions about the pros and cons of color-coordinating your bookshelves. Some speculate that those who do this, don't actually read, but use their books as decoration only. As it so happens, I'm totally for the rainbow shelving look. And I'm an avid reader. Here are ten beautiful displays of shelves beautifully-styled in rainbow fashion!  

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Roundup: 10 Online Shops For Affordable Art

by Lexy Ward
10 Shops For Affordable Art
photo: Society 6

It's a fact that art just makes a space feel cozier. You can bring a bit of your personality and flair to your home by just putting up some prints on the walls. I LOVE having art all over our house, but don't always have the dollar bills to fund my obsession. But there are some shortcuts! I've rounded up 10 cool online shops to buy prints from designers, artists, photographers, and more that range from the cheap, cheap (think $17!) to tastefully affordable ($225)! Check them out below! 

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