This week in our Meet the Designer series we’re highlighting one of our community favorites; Crystal Walen of crystal_walen. Over the last seven years, this Southern California-based artist has built a following in the Spoonflower Marketplace for her gorgeous watercolors. Within her shop of over 640 designs, you’ll find geometrics such as chevrons and ikats softened with hand-painted stripes, and roses and cacti composed in dreamy, romantic color palettes. Love that old-world meets new-world aesthetic too? This is one designer you won’t want to miss: her design style is both eternally timeless, yet unequivocally modern. Keep reading for a glimpse into how Crystal has built a successful career around surface pattern design.
Are you tired of rooms in your home that are more “blah” than “huzzah”? Introduce style and function to your family’s most cherished spaces with Spoonflower’s Curtain Panels. Four fabric choices allow you to filter out just the right amount of light, and each panel is constructed with two hanging options for a casual or formal finish. Complete the look you love with a design from the Marketplace or create your own.
Looking through photos of Kristin Nicholas’ home, you can’t help but feel a sense of happiness wash over you. Kristin, the author of Crafting a Patterned Home: Printing, and Stitching Projects to Enliven Every Room, has captured how bold patterns, one-of-a-kind textiles and bright colors can liven up your home without overwhelming your space. Following her eight tips below, you too will soon be able to incorporate colors and designs you once thought could never make an appearance in your home.
Kristin: When I first began learning to decorate, I was a bit fearful of mixing patterns together. I had seen it done in interior design magazines, but when it came to doing it myself, I wasn’t sure I could pull it off. Then I did what I always do, I jumped in and gave it a try. And that is what you should do too. Here’s an easy way to begin: [Read more…] about Master the Art of Mix & Match with These 8 Tips
This DIY ottoman cover is guaranteed to sweep you off your feet! Or at least give you somewhere to rest them. Re-cover a tired, old ottoman with a fresh design to spruce up your living room or sitting area.
Watch the full DIY ottoman cover video tutorial below, or follow along with the step by step guide after the video. [Read more…] about Spruce Up Your Ottoman with This Beautiful DIY Cover | Video Tutorial
When the style trends for 2018 were announced by the leaders of the home décor industry, it was no surprise to see wallpaper making the list…again. Over the past few years we have grown to love wallpaper as a quick and easy way to refresh a room. With easy application and even easier removal, our home- and apartment-friendly wallpaper gives you the best of both worlds. Will 2018 be the year you finally complete the home makeover of your dreams? Find inspiration for your walls—and beyond—from these 15 wallpaper projects that have caught our eye.