Search vintage and thrift stores for stylish bar carts you can pick up for a steal. Here, designer Emily Henderson uses this glamorous, retro cart as one part console table and one part cocktail tray.
An open frame and set of mounted antlers hanging from this built-in shelving unit add depth and visual interest to this sitting area. When styling a bookshelf, don't limit your collection to the shelves.
White and gray walls, a cheery yellow duvet and a bright chandelier keep this bedroom nook from feeling cramped, as seen on HGTV's 'Secrets From a Stylist.'
This space designed by Emily Henderson for HGTV's Secrets From a Stylist offers an ideal spot for dining for two.The simple dining area features a drop-leaf table and black Windsor chairs, while black-and-white toile wallpaper sets a traditional backdrop.
As seen on HGTV's Secrets From a Stylist, host Emily Henderson decides to make this under-utilized room a guest bedroom and starts the makeover by removing the built-ins. The leftover space is perfect for the new bed, which features a soft white upholstered wall behind it.
Pink and yellow combine for a zingy living room. A gold arm chair pairs with a pink rug and a glass-topped oval coffee table for creative decade mixing.
A metallic trunk serving as a coffee table is the focal point in this modern living room. A streamlined sofa keeps with the clean, modern feel of the space, while a striped black and white rug adds a punch of graphic interest.
This midcentury modern gray tufted sofa adds a hip vibe to this eclectic living room. A black-and-white striped rug anchors the room and, along with patterned pillows on the sofa, adds graphic interest.
This simple, minimalist living room features an all-over midcentury modern look, from the retro wooden credenza to the round glass coffee table. Soft blue pin-tucked furniture adds a comfortable feel, while a rattan chair offers cozy fireside seating.
This look is sleek and streamlined with teak furniture and simple patterns. After getting inspired by a vintage sofa, designer Emily Henderson custom built a tufted couch that has high arms and a wood surround, but maintains a low profile to keep the living room open. The walls are painted a warm, inviting gray which lets the brightly colored accessories and white fireplace pop out in the room.
Bold, graphic wallpaper in a metallic floral print and vintage furniture, from a Victorian hot pink sofa to the 1970s yellow chair, creates a modern living room with retro appeal. A Moroccan-inspired Kilim rug grounds the space, and gold, floral and white accessories mirror the wallpaper to finish the look.
This fun green bedroom utilizes an old dressing screen with a gold peacocks motif as an interesting headboard. White bed linens keep the focus on the unique headboard, and an antique chest at the foot of the bed provides extra storage.
Not sure what to showcase on shelves? First, consider what you love. Your interests and hobbies should come through in your accessory choices, says Debbie Wiener, an interior designer in Silver Spring, Md., who helps homeowners create spaces reflective of their everyday lives. "Kids' framed artwork, books, decorative plates, baseball cards or boomerang collections. Your home should look like you," Debbie says. Take stock of vacation mementos, crafts and items you're drawn to time and again when assembling accessories for a shelf arrangement. Design by Emily Henderson.
As seen on HGTV's Secrets From a Stylist, a more refined wood table and blue upholstered captain's chair tone down the '50s vibe from host Emily Henderson's first makeover of this space. The room still features plenty of kitsch with DIY chandeliers made out of socket splitters and a fun centerpiece of salvaged architectural and design elements. Instead of buying one huge, expensive area rug, Emily saved money by buying three smaller area rugs and laying them next to each other.
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