Armoires, while so practical, are often bulky and can be hard to style. I have seen them pushed in the corner of a room, often used as catch-all wardrobes, towering over everything, like a giant living in Hobbiton. Being into sleek, low profile furniture myself, I did not think I was up to par, styling one.
Or so I thought, until Chairish invited me to style an armoire for their Spring Refresh challenge. After looking around their armoire collection (and doing some soul searching “can I do this?”), I replied with a nerdy “challenge accepted” and actually got so inspired that made not one but, four style boards to share with you.
Do you know how sometimes we are in a creative hiatus? When we have ideas but somehow we keep procrastinating? The trick is to make something small from start to finish. It has to be something easy, a little quirky and quick to make.
With all the cold and snow, I was in such a hiatus so I decided to make something easy for our daughter’s nursery to hang above her crib. Like this wall mobile that you can make in 10 minutes. See how:
It is March 4 as I type these frozen lines. Outside, the grey, white and slippery winter snow is covering everything. Quite a different story through my computer: pinks and yellows and bright whites, spring wreaths, butterflies and flowers. Spring they say.
Well, the snowman I made earlier today has a few words for all of you that have the audacity to claim it is spring: