5 Decor Pieces to Get Guests Talking

Home Decor AccessoriesHome decor is a form of self-expression, just like clothes you wear and the words you speak. The way your home is decorated says a lot about you, more than just what colors you like. You want to choose pieces that make you smile to look at and that communicate your aura to guests as soon as they step into the house. Before you take your next trip to Pier 1 Imports, give some thought about what you want your home to say. Then, choose items that speak to you, and soon your guests will be doling out compliments like crazy.

Vacation Momentos

Have you taken a special vacation lately? Chances are, you’ve got tons of gorgeous vacation photos that are holed up in a memory card and a Facebook album. Let your memories take center stage by turning them into a work of art. At this website, you can turn your photos into multiple canvas prints that showcase your photography skills. Everyone will want to know the story behind your new work of art, and you can share tales of your traveling adventures with all of your loved ones.

Something Old, Something New

A great way to make a unique statement is by combining historic charm with modern style. Shop for fun antiques and rustic pieces and place them alongside simplistic, modern decor for a look that is uniquely yours. The juxtaposition may seem odd, but it totally works with the right pieces. Play around and you’ll find a style to fit your space.

Statement Furniture

Remember that episode of Mad Men when Betty buys the Victorian fainting couch? Symbolism aside, that couch made a bold impression on anyone who entered the Drapers’ living room. You can do the same by choosing statement furniture pieces that reflect the atmosphere you want to create in the room. Flea market finds, DIY projects, and bold pops of color are all fair game- just find something uniquely you!

Something Exotic

Turn your space into an exotic getaway with decor pieces from far away lands. If you have traveled abroad, showcase your souvenirs in shadow boxes or as focal points on coffee and end tables. Even if you haven’t done much traveling, you can emulate the look by shopping at World Market and other retailers that sell handcrafted goods from around the world.

One-of-a-Kind Art

I’m a huge fan of my Van Gogh reproduction poster, but it doesn’t make as big of a conversation piece as a unique piece of artwork that no one has ever seen before. Scope out your city’s local art scene to find some hidden gems that go perfectly with your decorating theme. You can get undiscovered artists’ works for a steal, and who knows? It might end up being worth a lot of money someday!

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