It’s a hard world out there, and sometimes we need a little reminder — while we’re brushing our teethgoing up the staircase or flying out of the front door — that everything will be OK. We have all seen typography around the home in the form of artwork prints, classic signs and decals, but there are a select few that send us a thoughtful message and do so in style. See if the writing on the walls of those homes makes you grin, adds a bit more zest to your step and contains you whistling while you are commuting to work.
This hilarious entryway reminder in DIY design blogger Michelle Hinkley’s home probably applies to the majority of families out there.
Ryland Peters & Small | CICO Books
Whenever I speak to couples who’ve been together for quite a while, they seem to agree with the message inside this flea market elegant bedroom: Forgive quickly.
Kerrie L. Kelly
Kids spend loads of time in tree houses and playrooms — why not imbue them with positive, encouraging messages whenever they’re up there?
Jennifer Smith Designs
This lovely message reminds that the homeowners of the traditional home in Pennsylvania that their kids aren’t just little people to schedule into a weekly calendar of football games, sleepovers and summer camp.
This protective blossom symbol makes a nice complement to this Asian-inspired stairway landing or entryway…
Shadow Creek Homes
… as does this Robert Indiana–motivated”Love” wall in a contemporary Denver home.
Baker Court Interiors
The writing over the ceiling molding reads:”May you live to learn well and learn how to live well.” The message is a good reason to appear once in a while from this traditional home’s dinner table.
The mandate over the window frame in this traditional kitchen would be to eat — not to tweet or, a bigger mouthful, upgrade your Facebook status.
It’s going to take a few decades until your baby has a chance to practice the six L’s, but it is good to plant the seeds first, just as this Amsterdam craft blogger is doing by way of her baby’s nursery wall art.
Echelon Custom Homes
Fantasy — one of the easiest and loveliest things that you can do on this window-side banquette.
Using Typography in Design