Hisssss: Get Wrapped Up in the Year of the Snake

Chinese superstition seemingly says that a snake in the house is great luck. And since February 10, 2013, marks the beginning of the Chinese zodiac’s Year of the Snake, why not adopt the scaly reptile with home decor? In the end, bendy, curvy and slithering forms create a hot and fluid design aesthetic. Lucky you!

Lumens

Alizz C. Cooper Pendant by Ingo Maurer – $925

Twist, bend, stretch, dangle — that the form is a no-brainer for cool light designs.

House & Hold

Ferm Living Mr. Snake Pillow – $146

Drape this color-happy pillow around your neck for comfy, nonconstricting support.

Barneys New York

Spisani Python Bookends – $295

I could see these Italian handmade acrylic bookends, which depict a brown snake with a rhinestone eye, propping up the entire Harry Potter series.

Burke Decor

Chinese Zodiac Placemats from Simrin, Set of 4 – $54

Forget what creature you are in? Not anymore with these trendy Chinese zodiac placemats in a washable cloth.

Jarlath Mellett

Children’s rooms shouldn’t be spared a little snake oil , either. This lively space demonstrates there is nothing frightening about adopting serpents.

Loopee Design

bObles Tumbling Snake Table – $329

This unique children’ snake table comes in a variety of bright colors.

Michael Miller Fabric, Garden Animals from Patty Sloniger – $8.38

Total any children’ area with this Michael Miller fabric, that includes graphic garden snakes and other creatures.

Modern Artisans

‘Copper-Head’ Garden Snake – $42.99

A snake’s natural habitat is the outside, so it is not surprising that garden design benefits from a curvaceous form. A play on the venomous copperhead snake, this slick foot-high copper sculpture is good for gardens and backyards.

sixlight.com

Cobra Light – $504.86

Meanwhile, this cobra-shaped light adds texture elegance to any walkway lighting scheme.

Poliform USA

Snake Armchair

The serpent-like kind of this chair and ottoman produces a perfect harmony for kicking.

In2green

Snakeskin Knit Throw – $150

Snakeskin includes a natural geometric pattern for this, which makes it perfect for throw blankets and other fabrics.

KOTHEA

Faux Serpent/Snakeskin Fabric

For the uber snakeskin enthusiast, this faux material may be used for upholstery and even to cover entire walls.

Cercan Tile Inc..

The Snake Series – Resin Tile

Or create a scaly backsplash using these resin tiles.

Quality Bath

Nameeks Scirocco Snake 66-9010 Towel Warmer – $2,210

Reminiscent of the popular early portable snake game, this design-minded towel rack may create any toilet glamorous.

Emily Winters

This custom-designed faucet in a master bathroom makes an anaconda-size design announcement.

Fusion Mirror – $299

Few this mirror, which remembers two snakes kissing, with all the towel rack and faucet over and you have got one cool snake-themed bathroom.

Michael Lee Architects

Snake plants, found here in this home entryway, are versatile indoor plants proven to improve air quality.

Anthropologie

Color Coil Pot, Small – $28

Or spruce other types of plants using these coiled pots.

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12 Coffee Tables to Stir Up a Living Room Appearance

A coffee table can reveal many things about its owner: fashion, reading interests, sometimes even age. My mom has a coffee table in the early ’70s she just won’t eliminate. I am able to recall images of myself as a kid learning how to stand employing the edges to pull up myself. Her sentimental feelings with the table have led her to keep it, and it provides a hint that she is in the baby boomer generation.

Coffee tables are one of the most basic furniture pieces, often one of the best three first purchases when somebody is furnishing a home. And just like style, table fashions vary. Styles reflect the times, including materials, form and purpose. If you’re considering a brand new coffee table for your new year, here are 12 ideas to get you started.

Katie Leede & Company Studio

This simple wood coffee table has a new twist using a lower-than-standard height, about 12 to 14 inches, providing this sunny living space an updated appeal. Stack your favourite books in batches on top for a casual, homey appearance.

Chad Jackson Photo

The glass table is a classic choice for both traditional and contemporary interiors. Glass tables help create an airy, uncluttered feel. If you have a gorgeous rug you don’t want covered up, glass is your answer.

Dillard Pierce Design Associates

A live-edge slab table gives an instant soft modern appeal. With a metal base, it is a fantastic style to mix into eclectic arrangements.

Schwartz and Architecture

Tree trunk coffee tables such as this trio are becoming very popular within the green furniture motion. They’re usually very heavy; purchase ones with casters to make transit easier.

Powell/Kleinschmidt, Inc..

A coffee table made from separate pieces, such as those four square ones, is perfect for men and women who prefer to mix things up and move furniture around regularly. This geometric group has great modern appeal.

Rethink Design Studio

Have a favourite desk but long for a change? Splash on some paint! The color can tie into the room’s palette or present a dab of arbitrary color.

Best & Company

A petite coffee table set to a side is a fantastic option for a daybed. Allowing for simple access to the chair, this small table is just big enough to hold books, a lamp or a mug.

Cecilie Starin Design Inc..

A painted coffee table feels very conventional, adding complicated layers the eye loves to rest on. Note how this black coffee table is mixed with white painted seats and medium-toned end tables.

Branca, Inc..

Make it a soft shirt. An upholstered ottoman is indeed comfortable and legs-up casual that it is hard to resist. You always have the option to place a tray on top as a solid surface for accessories or drinks.

Tucker & Marks

Natural rock tables are beautiful in traditional and modern settings. Durable and substantial, they anchor a space as the focal point. Stone is an excellent starter to get a palette.

Bosworth Hoedemaker

Repurpose suitcase or an old trunk. These types of pieces provide a room a lived-in appearance when incorporating storage for blankets and pillows.

Patrick Sutton Associates

Consider a café-style height, exactly like on your favorite coffee shop. A café height changes the appearance and use of the table completely.

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8 New Takes on Time-Honored Textiles

As soon as we sit down to art, we engage in the same kind of procedure as when we design our interiors. We believe form, we are intimately connected to our stuff and we all do it because it grounds us in our sense of place.

Crafting has always been popular in interiors because we thrive on being surrounded by objects together with a human link. And now fiber arts are enjoying a new spin round the house, in creative and graphic reinterpretations of classic techniques and substances.

Have a look at these innovative takes on classic crafting.

Emily McCall

A minimalist room is injected with color, form and texture with one picture quilt.

This isn’t your mother’s macramé! Take things one step further and drape your space in fiber. While this probably would be impractical in your living space, it may be a whimsical way to liven up an event.

Crafts are often handed down through generations. Reimagine your grandmother’s quilt by letting it hang out on an eclectic couch.

Graham and Green

Suzani Quilt

Suzanis are not typically quilted, but both textiles are hugely popular right now, so why not combine them into a gorgeous showstopper?

Ida Lifestyle

Crocheting has a place in the freestanding house at the head of the table. With all these chances, it is not possible to run out of ways to utilize it.

Branch

Hexrug Rug or Wall Hanging – $150

This felt carpet touches on a lot of current trends: geometrics, vivid colours and also a nod to a ombré effect. Plus, it is made of one of the most versatile materials out there.

Ninainvorm

This crocheted patchwork rug softens modern furnishings and modern architecture.

This crocheted bedspread adds a reserved elegance to a dorm room and might be a reminder of house in addition to a hot blanket.

Inform us : What is your relationship with crafts? Are the handmade things in your house some of the most important items?

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6 Easy Ways to Skillfully Hang Your Artwork

Buying art or posters, or print out pictures, is the easy part. We’ve all been faced with the hard component that comes next: choosing frames and mats at the art store or standing before a clean wall with a hammer and hammer in hand. What color frames should you choose? At what height should you hang paintings? How do you do a salon wall? The first rule is to conquer your fears. Do not leave your art in a box for many years, your walls bare. Only dip in and begin.

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1. Keep it simple. With mats and frames, the easiest thing to do is stick to the many versatile colors: white black and mats frames. Then have all your art framed the same manner.

Viscusi Elson Interior Design – Gina Viscusi Elson

Choose various colored frames at a coordinating palette if you want to liven up a neutral atmosphere.

Beckwith Interiors

2. Hang pieces at eye level. Most galleries hang their art at ordinary eye level, about 58 inches. The center of this artwork, not the top of the bit, but should be at that height. This usually means that you have to do some math: Measure the distance between the wire and the top of the frame, and measure the height of this art and split it in half. Measure 58 inches onto the wall, then add the dimension of half of the artwork’s height and subtract the distance between the wire and the top of the frame. Put here .

Shannon Malone

The gallery-height guide also works for film ledges.

Little Black Door Designs

Yup, salon-style galleries and art hung in a grid operate well centered at eye level, also.

Lauren Gries

You may want to correct for furniture under so that you’re not creating a awkward large gap between the art and the sofa.

Adjust gallery height for the people in the house. Think about hanging art a bit lower in kids’ rooms.

Michelle Salz-Smith, ASID, CID, NCIDQ

If a room will be used mainly for sitting, then hang your art lower to keep it at eye level.

Dawna Jones Design

3. Hang art in a grid. Hanging a grid of photos is a excellent way to earn a large announcement while still maintaining the focus on the individual photos. A symmetrical grid require some extra time and math. Have patience. Keep about 2-3 inches between frames.

4. Go for salon style. Start with the largest piece of art. Center it in the middle or simply off the middle, place the remaining portion of the art around it in a manner that pleases your eye. You can decide on a design by laying the art on the floor till you find a solution which works or by cutting out the shape of every piece of art in brown craft paper and taping it to the wall to check out ideas.

Jute Interior Design

If you do not have one piece of art that is demonstrably larger, weight the centre with darker pieces and frames.

Sarah Greenman

Frames with no art also look good hung salon style. Find a lot of frames at a thrift store and paint them one color for an inexpensive custom art installation.

Madison Modern Home

5. Create a singular sensation. When you’ve got an ornate frame, give it breathing space by not hanging lots close to it. Thin, slick frames are better for grids or rows.

Christie Thomas

6. Think outside the frame. Flourishes such as ribbons and hanging wire add extra character to hanging art and give it more of a conventional look.

Shannon Malone

Clipboards are great for hanging out children’s art or art that is rotated frequently.

Lauren Donaldson

An art grouping like this may not have the lasting power of art, but it wins awards for creativity.

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10 Wall Writings That Look on the Bright Side

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.

Michelle Hinckley

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.

Jane Ellison

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.

Avalon Interiors

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.

Ninainvorm

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.

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Easy Makeover: Spirited Spruce-Up to Get a Bar Cart

About two years back I took you on a tour of my buddy Lucas Miré’s attic here in Atlanta. Ever since then the pictures of the pub tray have been crazy popular on . He always likes to keep up it and full of spirits, and keeps fresh flowers in addition to it. Howeveran honest guest looked at it recently with new eyes and pointed out that the pub could use a good cleaning, some reorganizing and a general spruce-up. It was an easy job they finished in less than an hourand Miré was so excited about his cleanup, it had been the first thing he told me about another time I saw him.

This is one of the original bar shots. It’s been featured in many articles here on , and ers have inserted it to more than 1,500 private ideabooks so far. This shot was taken about two decades back, as it was prepared for the close-up. Ever since then, the pub was becoming cluttered and dusty and was in disarray, but since Miré saw it every day, he didn’t notice.

Butler tray and stand: West Elm

“It all began when my friend brought me these awesome glass chunks with feathers in them,” states Miré. “I believe they are really cool, however I didn’t want to hang them all in some group and say’Here is my feathers-in-glass-balls collection.'”

“We began to experiment and determined they’d look great in the tops of my carafes,” he states. “I am such great friends with whoever gave me that he felt comfortable telling me that my pub could use a sprucing. We washed and removed each of the liquor bottles and glassware, and washed away from the pub thoroughly.”

The next addition to the glassware was that this terrarium on a stem. It retains some sprigs of green present for those days when the table is between flower structures.

“We decided to maintain all of the glass on one side along with the bottles onto the other to help keep it looking as easy as possible,” Miré states. Now the light shines through the glass.

Artfully arranged tulips were inserted as the last touch. Miré enjoys shifting up the flowers to give the pub different appearances.

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20 Wonderfully Inventive DIY Projects by ers

Home dwellers can reveal great creativity when confronted with less-than-ideal conditions such as a tight budget, a small space or a dull rental. Even the most mundane and unexpected items — FedEx boxes, mason jars, metal salad bowls and wine bottles — locate instant lives as decoration in their palms. Have a look at these 20 creative DIYs and get inspired for another weekend project.

Andrew Snow Photography

1. Salvaged storage for basement appliances. This old, peeling door was cut into three separate hinged sections to fit to this basement kitchen nook. The sections open to show the fridge, freezer and microwave.

See this house: Creative Moves Turn a Toronto Basement Into a Fashionable Lease

Emily Campbell

2. Flying-carpet coffee table. The illusion of the wonderful flying-carpet table adds a small bit of magic to this DIY-heavy apartment. A small Persian rug rests along with a piece of plywood. Once removed, the plywood reveals a small wooden coffee table with a built-in wine cooler.

See this house: Ultimate Live-Work Space Adapts to the Requirements of the Day

Megan Buchanan

3. Wallpapered stair risers. Leftover background and vintage address numbers pasted onto this Vancouver staircase risers make for an enjoyable, interactive way for your homeowner’s young kid to learn how to count.

See this house: Quirky, Colorful Vancouver Heritage Home

Rikki Snyder

4. Colorful cardboard-box wallpaper. A collection of old FedEx boxes went to great use with this wall covering — each box was cut into several shapes, layered onto the wall and hands painted.

See this house: An Antique Cape Cod House Explodes With Color

Shannon Malone

5. Outdoor-friendly wine-bottle light fixture. This homeowner created an outside light fixture out of wine bottles along with a steel bar. Edison bulbs alternative with tea lights for additional charm.

See this house: Eclectic, Artistic Rented House in Ojai

Andrew Snow Photography

6. DIY salad-bowl sink. A hardy stainless steel salad bowl fit the bill for a modern and very affordable sink in this home. The base of the bowl was drilled through for the pipes.

See this house: Creative Open-Concept Home in Toronto

Valerie McCaskill Dickman

7. Free-form wallpaper replacement. This homeowner took a while – and money-saving approach to her wall decoration — instead of hanging background, she painted a simple circular design, inspired by a favorite designer.

See this house: Budget-Friendly Bohemian Ranch in Dallas

Chris A Dorsey Photography

8. Salvaged wood seating. This awkward space instantly turned into a cozy corner with some salvaged wood joists, cut to size and wedged into place.

See this house: Artful Restoration for a Brooklyn Brownstone

Sara Bates

9. Freezer-paper wall therapy. This couple came up with a smart and cost-effective solution due to their plain walls. After cutting and ironing 550 circles of freezer onto the walls, then they added a coat of paint for a brand-new appearance.

See this house: DIY Efforts Vary a South Philly Row House

Amy Renea

10. Built-in CD rack storage. You need to get creative when you’re moving into an old pretzel factory. In search of additional storage, these homeowners put in Ikea CD racks in between the wall studs, creating four additional cabinets in their very long hallway.

See this house: Converted Pennsylvania Pretzel Factory

Lindsay von Hagel

11. Custom Southwest stencil artwork. This Dallas couple custom made a Southwest-inspired stencil for their own dining walls. Several colors of purple create a dazzling ombré effect.

Watch this house: Colorful Hand Painting Bedecks a Creative Home

Julie Ranee Photography

12. Easy and very affordable bulletin board. In search of a means to maintain her family organized, this homeowner snagged a huge pinboard from a school auction for $1, sawed it in half and coated it in fun fabric with a lively pattern.

See this house: Glowing and Eclectic Ohio Family Home

Heather Merenda

13. Stacked-lampshade lighting fixture. Plain-Janelampshades acquired new life in this homeowner’s artful lighting installation. Each lampshade is stacked on top of another, and the whole thing is lit by a series of low-wattage bulbs.

See this house: Travel Art and Creative Layering Mix in Vancouver

Corynne Pless

14. Pinned-up-paper wall therapy. Textile designer Kate Roebuck couldn’t bear to have too many white walls in her Mississippi rental. Green printed paper rolls pinned to the wall act exactly like background, without the hassle.

Bonus DIY: Roebuck also made the glittery chandelier cover shown to hide an unattractive existing fixture.

See this house: Artful Character Colors a Textile Designer’s House

CM Glover

15. Undermounted mason jar storage. Mason jars make for a smart storage fix in this crafty home. Mounted under small floating shelves, the jars are easy to twist out and in — ideal for a sewing room’s small odds and ends.

See this house: Craftiness and Colour in 3 Charming VIrginia Spaces

Shannon Malone

16. Simple sticker wall artwork. What child would not want a giant sticker album on the bedroom walls? Butterfly stickers cover the walls of the woman’s room for a wall remedy than could be easily added to or replaced.

See this house: Hip, Historic Victorian in Santa Cruz

Holly Marder

17. Custom Expedit room divider. Maybe the most astounding Ikea hack ever, this retro DIY shelving unit and room divider is created completely out of Ikea Expedit shelves, MDF panels and plastic foil.

See this house: Plastic Is King in an Out-of-This-World Home

Esther Hershcovich

18. Doorknob coatrack. Rather than hanging hats and clothes on his house’s doorknobs (like so many of us do), this smart homeowner left a coatrack out of black porcelain doorknobs and a scrap of wood.

See this house: Ecofriendly and Salvaged Style in a Montreal Triplex

Heather Merenda

19. Contact-paper wall artwork. Using an overhead projector, this bunch traced letters out of a photograph onto shelf-liner paper. They’re tenants, along with also the touch paper may peel off easily whenever they proceed.

See this house: Passionate Repurposing in a Heritage Home

Lucy Call

20. Wooden-crate wall closets. Wooden crates like these are simple finds on Craigslist. These crafty homeowners chose to make the most, installing several on their bedroom wall for practical storage.

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Leaded Glass

Leaded glass refers to the many pieces of stained, clear, beveled or otherwise decorative panes of glass traditionally with direct to make a window. Leaded glass is not to be confused with direct glass, which can be merely a type of glass combined with lead to produce exceptionally clear and colorful refraction.

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The multiple panes of leaded glass in the metallic framework allow for this window to curve.

Upscale Construction

Even the transom windows of this window wall have panes of leaded glass.

PHX Architecture

These large leaded glass windows open in the middle and swing out, an example of a casement window since they swing on a hinge.

Collinas Design & Construction

Here is a good example of glass with a pattern.

Joni Spear Interior Design

The white wood trim pieces between these panes of leaded glass are known as mullions.

Jeremy Kohm Photography

The widget at the middle of this trio of leaded glass windows swings open; another two are fixed.

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Mixing Patterns: Start With White and Black

Mixing patterns is still all the rage in both interiors and fashion. It’s a look that can take some practice to master, so if you are having a little problem, maybe it is ideal to start with the basics: pattern in just black and white.

Mixing patterns is mostly an exercise in scale, however, colour can also be a variable. By removing the latter, then you can focus your energy on comprehension scale. Begin your education by checking out some mixed black-and-white routines.

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The traditional structure of the living room feels more modern with the introduction of upholstered furnishings in two different black-and-white patterns. A large-scale pattern on the couch complements a more detailed pattern on the opposite chairs, even though a couch in a strong neutral in between balances the look.

Supon Phornirunlit / Naked Decor

When a colour plot is minimal, it can feel level if texture isn’t included through patterns. A patterned bedspread and rug help give the space dimension.

Tobi Fairley Interior Design

Look carefully: Did you spot the black stripe on the lamp? In case you have a large area covered in pattern, like a wall or couch, introduce smaller instances of pattern in different scales through accessories for extra interest.

Nicole Lanteri Design

In this living room, a couch upholstered in linen damask interacts with panels that are black. Notice the extremely small pattern on the rug: this is a fantastic tip for introducing another routine for texture’s sake without going overboard. The very modest scale almost makes it look a good colour so the look doesn’t push the limits.

Amoroso Design

If an whole room in wallpaper looks a bit much, go to your wallpapered accent wall instead. A black table runner throughout the white table gives the effect of further pattern in this dining space.

Lisa Benbow – Garnish Designs

Remember, you can even begin small with throw pillows. These accessories are great items to experiment with routine: visit the store and mix several together to get a sense for what is right. Notice how two of these pillows feature a larger scale than the other two.

Niche Interiors

Don’t be scared to introduce good colour. A green headboard and magenta throw pillow offer welcome separation between black-and-white patterns within this bedroom.

Michael Fullen Design Group

The use of crimson in this bedroom provides fun colour to a space otherwise inhabited greatly in black-and-white patterns. Notice the way the duvet and draperies have patterns in larger scale while the wallpaper and throws feature patterns in considerably bigger scale. Because of this, four patterns operate cohesively in one space.

Judith Balis Interiors

Look at using a geometric pattern to balance the ones which are more detailed. A striped wall complements floral paper in this bedroom.

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And in this room, a striped wall offers the ideal backdrop for a strong black couch accessorized with zebra print pillows.

Tobi Fairley Interior Design

A rug with a perimeter stripe and black cent tiles in the shower complement the busier wallpaper in this bathroom. Black-and-white towels in solid colors carry the colour scheme without competing with the patterns.

Shirley Meisels

Following is a clever approach to coating patterns: a piece of artwork comprising a patterned theme, hung on a wall of wallpaper in a complementary scale. After decorating, never neglect to tap into your creativity!

Tutorial: How to Layer Patterns Right

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Circles Create a Well-Rounded Home

By default, the use of squared angles and straight lines tend to be naturals when it comes to interior design. Angled edges exist easily in both decor and design because, frankly, straight lines are simple to work with.

However, if we bend those traces and discard the angles, we create a less common but far more interesting loop contour we generally refer to a circle. Like your most bizarre buddy, circles add a much-appreciated vibe into the room and help soften harsh corners.

Have a look at 13 photographs that show this impact, and I am hopeful that you’ll have the ability to take away something from this ideabook to use on your own house. Give it a glance and see what you think.

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This giant crown of lights is the star of this living area and makes quite an effect. My guess is that the fixture was custom built, but it appears simple enough to replicate if you know a person that works with metal and light.

Eran Turgeman – Photographer

A large round mirror slung from the wall pulls your attention across the glistening floor and into the next room. If you are not into resting objects on the floor, this would look equally as good hung up on the wall.

Elad Gonen

Giving the illusion of a passageway in the next room, this huge circle is actually a large mirror hung low on the wall. Something like this would be fun to try in the event that you already have a large mirror that you want to make-over. Jigsaw, paint, plywood and glue and you are good to go!

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What is apparently an unembellished hoop of timber position over the fireplace boasts both simplicity and confidence. And, needless to say, the ring print hiding behind the O is a great touch as well.

Powell/Kleinschmidt, Inc..

Classy pools of blue soften a line-heavy patio giving it a relaxing, trendy vibe. Using round shapes whenever a particular form allows can help out with making a room that feels comfortable and nicely balanced.

Amoroso Design

These cascading mirrors from Viva Terra are a fun way to brighten up an every day stair case, ideal for a gloomy basement portal.

These mirrors by Chiasso are likewise cool.

Shoshana Gosselin

Among my favorite DIY projects featured on Houzz is this simple yet boldly patterned wall. Much cheaper than wallpaper, these circles include visual dimension and liveliness, all thanks to a little paint and a cardboard box!

David Churchill – Architectural Photographer

A super-sized dot on the wall is a great deviation from the commonly used rectangular framework. If you are considering adding something like your own home, I say the larger the better.

Sutton Suzuki Architects

Unexpected features like an underground light like this one include charm and playfulness into a home. The grid layout within the ring helps tone down the glow a bit and provides visual interest.

Kanner Architects – CLOSED

Waking into a sizable porthole-inspired window each morning would be like stepping into a fantasy, and the changing seasons would result in a kaleidoscopic view. Pure bliss, actually.

Ventana Construction LLC

These bold radial tile patterns over the stove are bright and youthful. What I mean is that I’d most likely have bullseye Nerf gun competitions with my husband once the stove isn’t being used. Do not knock it till you try it, folks.

Yaniv Schwartz – Photographer

The lined white circles drifting on the glass might be piled, but in this situation it’s kind of tough to tell. However, you can probably have a similar effect with a few minutes along with a paint marker. It is worth a shot– this seems really cool!

Ugljesa Kekovic

By now I am convinced that I want a giant hole punch like this in my own house. It seems that this particular loop tunnels in some much welcomed natural light to an otherwise dimly-lit room.

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Circle Shelf – AUD 390

And now for a few product ideas, all pertaining to circles. A gorgeous shelf like this makes a significant statement whilst still letting the wall color behind to peak through. I generally find small knickknacks to look out of place and many times they can make a room feel cluttered, but the boards in this circle create a great house for smaller products.

Contemporary Wall Mirrors – $199.95

This round collage of miniature mirrors are a fun way to add manifestation into a wall that you don’t want to hang a frequent mirror on. Sometimes everyday mirrors offer also much manifestation, but this one sounds just right.

Lumens

Silhouette Circles Wall Sconce by Thomas Lighting in Lumens.com – $198

A wall sconce such as this would look great in a hallway or on a narrow wall. The circles are illuminated from behind, giving it a exceptional silhouette.

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DwellStudio Circles Bedding in Persimmon – $40

This warm, circle patterned bedding would be a great addition to your own collection this fall. It packs a punch whilst being easy on the eyes.

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