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Sunday, June 30, 2024

Vintage Dog Art Gallery Wall: How to Hang a Gallery Wall

A curated collection of original vintage dog sketches makes the perfect art gallery wall! I've slowly been making a few decor updates to our dining room and I'm excited about this latest update! Earlier this year, I planned a few changes to our dining room .  I swapped the green velvet curtains for a lighter alternative and replaced the 80% wool rug with a durable easy-to-clean  Harlequin Ruggale rug . Finding the perfect vintage table and light fixture has been a slower process.  I have, however, finally found enough original dog pencil sketches to start my gallery wall!  I scoured every online auction in the United States looking for vintage dog sketches.  I was very particular with what I was looking for, requiring each piece to be a pencil sketch and original art.  Many of the dog sketches I bought were signed, numbered, and dated, which was a huge bonus!  TIPS FOR CREATING A VINTAGE GALLERY WALL 1.  Stick to a color scheme or theme (landscapes, animals, florals, trav...
Monday, June 10, 2024

Vintage Cabin Bedroom Inspiration

   Design elements for the perfect vintage cabin bedroom retreat! What's the first thing you think of when you hear the word, cabin?  Does dark wood paneling or rustic log walls come to mind?  What about antler furnishings and fixtures? I combined vintage decor with a modern twist on classic cabin characteristics to create the perfect vintage cabin feel.  HOW TO CREATE A VINTAGE CABIN BEDROOM RETREAT 1.  WALLS:   Calm sage green board and batten walls add a modern twist to classic rustic log cabin walls.  2.  WOOD TONES:   A dark-stained antique spindle bed and rich wood floors keep the traditional cabin style.  Repeating the same dark wood accents throughout the room ( ceiling fan , mounted antlers, globe ) helps tie the room together.  Adding lighter wood tones creates much-needed warmth and contrast. 3.  PATTERN:  Mixing plaid and stripe fabrics and textures adds interest and keeps the cabin bedroom fun and interesting.  4.  VINTAGE:   Replacing traditional cabin furniture ...