In another life, I’d have a glam makeup room decked out in lacquered black furniture with gold accents and white flowers sprinkled about. Something about the combination is so posh and a little sexy, and I’ve found myself drawn to those pieces when I’m out shopping for decor stuff, albeit without a set destination for them to go.
They can’t necessarily live together in my apartment; my everyday style aesthetics flip flops a LOT (and is better suited for Cali Cool Vibes), so I’d have the weirdest little vignettes throughout if I tried to combine them, but it doesn’t stop be from playing around with them, and hunting for more.
Target is (obviously) one of my favorite places to find things, but you gotta move quick-it took me months to find that little gold starburst because it was always sold out! At Home, and World Market are good places to find a ton of variety as well. Granted, it’s mass produced and a lot of the decor pieces will be popular, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t style them in a way to make them your own. That small vase used to have faux grass in it but I realized that it was hot glued in on top of Styrofoam, so I just ripped it out and replaced it with faux flowers from Michael’s. Estate sales and Goodwill are great for vintage and unique pieces-do it when you really have time though, so that you don’t get stuck with stuff you can’t use. I’ve collected a few more trinkets since I took this photo (seriously, it’s a problem), and my virtual shopping list is getting longer: