Here’s How to Style Anthropologie’s Expressive Spring Collection In Your Home

Anthropologie's organic, natural aesthetic meets lush prints and urban accessories in The Life Within collection.

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February 05, 2019

It might be time to tap into your rainy-day savings account, because Anthropologie just released its spring 2019 home collection, The Life Within, and there’s something for everyone.

We’re not exaggerating—the thousands (yes, thousands) of new products that make up the collection are designed around the idea of abandoning convention and trusting your own taste. So, whether you prefer an organic, neutral aesthetic or a bold, colorful one Anthro has you covered.

“A lived-in home—one that exudes charm and personality—is at the heart of our new collection,” says Andrew Carnie, Co-President of Anthropologie. “It’s our most expressive yet, allowing you to convey yourself in entirely new and unexpected ways.”

While browsing the collection online, here, it’s easy to get swept up in the array of carved wooden furniture, dreamy wallpaper and cloud-like bedding but Anthro breaks it down into three easy categories—Layered Imperfection, An Organic Approach, and City Centered.

It’s safe to say we want it all, so we turned to the experts for advice on how to style these pieces throughout a living space. Anne White, Anthropologie’s Home Styling Manager, suggests first establishing a theme or color palette to create a curated collection that tells a story.

“Balance scale, texture and fabrication to ensure your compilation is both eye catching and cohesive,” Anne tells HGTV.com.

See some of our favorites, and how to style them, below.

Artfully shaped pillar candles bring a touch of airy calmness to your living space, embracing personal rituals and day-to-day traditions.

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We could stare at this hand-carved tropical hardwood sideboard all day. The storage piece brings elegance to dining rooms, living rooms and entryways.

"When decorating with a neutral palette, textural and layered decor are the keys to success," Anne tells HGTV.com.

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To add to a neutral aesthetic, we’d recommend layering these tasseled pillows onto a couch, chair or bed.

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This ornate bed is entirely handcrafted and designed in collaboration with one of our favorite designers, Justina Blakeney.

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Pair this bright bedding with the Ara bed and Anthro’s Royal Fernery Wallpaper for richly colored, layered look.

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Organic shapes abound with Keegan Dinnerware by Gather by Anthropologie. Shades of white, pink and celadon bring spring right to your table.

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Luxuriously floral, the Ada Inlay Collection—including a nightstand, a three-drawer dresser and a six-drawer dresser—pops when paired with the Parrot Wallpaper by Paule Marrot for Anthropologie. While mixing and matching bold patterns from the collection, go with what feels right.

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Warm up an office or bedroom with this handwoven, fringed area rug.

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The Huxley nightstand, styled by UK-based designer Tracey Boyd and textured with faux-shagreen, is part of a four-piece set that includes a six-drawer dresser, a three-drawer dresser and a buffet.

"Texture adds visual interest and introduces a sense of warmth," says Anne.

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Layering metals like this lantern into preexisting designs adds an unexpected element of artistry.

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