{Guest Blogger} Design Shuffle- Decorating With Accessories

Hi everyone! Happy Wednesday! We have a special treat today. Our first of (hopefully many over the next few months) guest blogger. I want to introduce you to some of my favorite sites/people I have found over the last almost 3 years of blogging. Some will be about children’s parties, event planning on a small and large scale, home entertaining, interior design, and well just fabulous sites I adore. So with no further ado, please welcome Susi from Design Shuffle!

Hi, I’m Susi, a writer for Design Shuffle, a wonderful social media site and online community for interior designers, other design professionals, home owners and design lovers. Design Shuffle is a great place to find inspiration for your next project and show off your designs. For finding inspiration, I love to visit blogs like A Blissful Nest and see what bloggers like Rebekah are up to. Rebekah asked me to guest blog about decorating with accessories and I am happy to be here. There is an art to adding accessories to interior designs, so here are some of my favorite tips on using accessories to give your room a polished, well designed look. Enjoy!

Interior Accessories

Accessories can turn bookshelves into cool vignettes. Natural treasures, boxes, even big beaded necklaces can be used to decorate and style shelves or tables.

Interior Accessories

Another examples of stylish bookshelves. Books can be accessories too. Rethink the way you stack and display them. Mix horizontal and vertical lines for more interest.

Interior Accessories

Mixing accessories on a table or shelf makes for a more interesting vignette. Break up pairs; create groups of odd numbers for a more dynamic energy.

Interior Accessories

Accessories are a great way to add color and texture to an interior design. They don’t always have to be functional. Their job is to add interest to a space.

Interior Accessories

Glass accessories can add both color and shiny sparkle to a room. Coastal rooms look great with old glass bottles and glass fisherman’s floats.

Interior Accessories

Mantels are just calling out to be decorated with stylish accessories. Display a mix of objects or a favorite collection.

Interior Accessories

Plants and flowers can be beautiful accessories and creative decorating ideas. In the kitchen and dining room you can use food or drinks as accessories too.

Interior Accessories

A great tip when decorating with accessories is to chose a color palette for the group or vignette. Odd numbers make for more interesting groups. Bookshelves don’t have to be just for books. Look for places in your room that could benefit from decorating with some stylish accessories. Images ( 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 )

Did you fall in love with these decor accessories? For more, check out Design Shuffle, where you can get connected with a variety of interior designers, including San Francisco interior designers, Boston interior designers and more!

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  1. destinee says

    I love how each bookcase is different and has it’s own vibe to it. The vignette ideas are so neat, I think I’m going to do that with my book shelves to bring it out more. Thanks for the tips. By the way if you are interested in making money, while in the comfort of your own home, click on the link http://preferredpublishers.go2cloud.org/SHDP and get started. I get a paycheck every week. It’s a recession and I thought I’d share.

    Best wishes..


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