Fresh Ways to Accessorize

Look far beyond the framed photo the next time you need to spruce up a room. Many of these unique, do-it-yourself art ideas put a new spin on the way simple, organic pieces are used, adding new dimension to blank walls and the spaces they enclose.

Above: Bring the seaside indoors: flat beach stones aligned along a mantel make for peaceful decor.

Above: We love the use interesting use of particle boards that interior designer and stylist, Maria Helgstrand, incorporated into her Copenhagen home.

Above: No longer just for above, ceiling medallions also impress on walls.

Above: Showcase some interesting frames by including a piece of glass instead of a painting or photo. As shown in this home seen in Time Out Chicago (left), and this loft by Qb3 Design, the look is clean and minimal and brings a reflection of light into a space.

Above: The ultimate organic home accessory: natural tree branches. This affordable element results in a serene moment in any room.

For more decor inspiration, check out Remodelista’s posts Accessories: Framed Glass as Decor and Accessories: Trees & Branches as Decor.

 

 

65 comments

Bill and Katie D.
Katie D.3 years ago

Sure is different, tree branches!!!! Not here!
Thank You

Valentina R.
Valentina R.3 years ago

Not my thing.

Danuta Watola
Danuta Watola3 years ago

Interesting article.

Patricia H.
Patricia H.3 years ago

thanks for sharing

Angel Campbell
Angel Campbell3 years ago

Thanks for sharing :)

Nimue Pendragon
Nimue Pendragon3 years ago

I love stones and shells around :)

Michele Wilkinson

Thank you

Lean Towards Y.
Past Member 3 years ago

Beautiful ideas.

Kristina C.
Kristina C.4 years ago

Thank you - it appears that I am pretty trendy, because I have used all of the options given with the exception of the particle boards. For the frames - I display frames in frames according to color and design, it looks really great in a foyer or dining room.

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Jacqueline Baruch

I like using natural things in decorating. I use rocks to give dimension to objects on shelves.