Principles of design: Balance: This could at first appear to be symmetrical, but when you look at all the elements, such as the drawers on the left & the ottomans on the right, it makes it broken up more so it's not in such tight symmetry. Harmony: The shelf above the t.v. is repetitive by having the books, but then the room gets more variety by adding in the plant by the t.v. and the yellow ottomans.
“Rag” Valance (by choosing suitable fabrics, would suit any number of decor styles ... I think I'll go with shabby chic and use torn strips of muslin, lace, lacy fabrics, and maybe a little burlap if it works in well). Also good for cottage, can even be rustic or primitive.
Shabby Chic "Rag" Valance - One Good Thing by Jillee
Paper stars: My students used to make these and give them to me at school. I wonder if I could make them and spray them with glitter or use the paint on snow from michaels for a cool Christmas decoration.
With the help of many volunteers who sampled the wine, I finally finished my cork table! The corks in the middle are champagne corks. Of course, I had no problem getting volunteers for this "DIY Home Project."