We’re finding that our home office spaces just aren’t working, now that Zoom and other online meeting apps are part of our everyday lives. What about you? Are you sitting in your work space, contemplating how to make it function – and look better? We see you! (Ok, we don’t really see you – that… Read More
Outdoor living was a wildly popular trend before the words “stay at home” became entrenched in everyone’s vocabulary. In our upside down world, having a peaceful place where you can escape into nature and fresh air has become a blessing—and a priority. After all, it’s a wild world right now, but that doesn’t mean we… Read More
So far, 2020’s been, let’s say, an interesting year. We think we’re all in favor of summer being a little less interesting and a lot more fabulous. To get us in the summer mindset, our “Colour Whisperer” and SmithHönig co-founder and designer Kellie Smith pulled together a list of five interior design trends poised to… Read More
Wallpaper is having a major moment. As far as we’re concerned, it never went away, however, we are seeing all kinds of new bold and bright prints that we adore. And applying wallpaper in unexpected places, like a feature wall, closet, or pantry is emerging as a trend, too. Which means you can have a… Read More
Ursula Carmona of Home Made by Carmona is more than just a fearless and creative DIYer—she’s a wife and homeschooling mother to three girls. So, while many people have been trying to balance the ‘new normal’ of remote learning with everything else, what’s new for everyone else is the status quo for her. But that… Read More
At SmithHönig, you are always at the heart of our design inspiration. And in these uncertain times, you’re in our thoughts more than ever. Our passion for global exploration and style is unwavering, but we’ve put the actual adventuring on hold for the moment. Instead, we’re diving into all the ways we can bring joy… Read More
At SmithHönig we find inspiration in our global journeys, the people we meet along the way and the stories they share. We incorporate travel, storytelling, and luxe finishes into our collections and we’re forever inspired by the talented stylists who incorporate our vision into their own spaces. Their personal touches are a continuation of the… Read More
Tons of light. Sumptuous natural materials. Pops of pattern in all the colors. Not to mention her legendary hand-stenciled master bedroom floor. Anyone who loves an eclectic take on southwestern style would feel right at home at Sarisa “Risi” Munoz’s house. Munoz, the insta-famous creative guru behind The Indigo Leopard Home, has refined her southwest… Read More
If you’ve been around the blog very long, you know that much of my design inspiration comes from my travels around the globe. Traveling to new destinations is life to me. Travel doesn’t just inspire me, it gives me something to dream about, something to aspire to, and something to remember and reflect on once… Read More
As a frequent traveler and fabric designer, I find inspiration everywhere. If you’ve been around a while, you know that when it comes to inspiration, my roots play as big a part as my wings. This story is about roots. (Literally). In winter, as friends and relatives begin to gather in family homes and relive cherished… Read More
‘Tis the season for family and fêtes, and nothing brings us the same joy as seeing how people use our pieces to celebrate with those they love. This is especially true when it comes to the fabulous ways that creatives like Kevin O’Gara incorporate our pieces into their designs. The founder of Thou Swell, an… Read More
Hoping for jewelry under the tree this year? How about adding on-trend jewel tones to your decor to create a space full of warmth and richness? “Jewel tones”, when applied to home decor, usually means colors reminiscent of the finest rocks money can buy. Vibrant sapphires, rich rubies, and elegant emeralds typically take center stage… Read More
Ginny Stalker, owner and designer of Au Petit Salon, a boutique online interior decorating service, has been gathering inspiration for holiday décor since the summer (she readily admits to being the kind of person who’s busily pinning Christmas wreath inspo in July). “My favorite part of the holidays has always been decorating,” says Stalker. “I… Read More
Confession: When I first visited London in my twenties, on my own and headed for art school, I fell madly in love. Since then, I’ve visited England every chance I get. I had never made it north to Scotland though, until last year when Mr. H and I decided to spend New Year’s Eve there. … Read More
Some kids grow up playing sports, or with dolls or playing video games. Kate Pearce grew up playing treasure hunter. Pearce spent her childhood tagging along with her mother, whose house is almost entirely thrifted (of course), scoring cool finds from estate sales and thrift shops across the New York area. After getting her masters… Read More
The leaves aren’t turning yet but there’s a cool breeze rustling through the garden outside Melanie Hönig’s house. Her cat Mabel is lounging on the porch. Not one to let things stay the same for too long, Melanie is ready to add cozy autumn decor throughout the house. That means doubling up the color and… Read More
When you think “something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue” you might not think of a playroom, but you’re not Jess Rey. Rey, the author/designer behind Domicile 37, is known for her eclectic style, high-design DIY and secondhand shopping tips. She’s built her online following by sharing the spaces she’s redesigned, particularly in… Read More
What did your room look like when you were a kid? We’re guessing not exactly like these colorful, creative, and ultra-hip bohemiam kids rooms! Let’s drool over these cool boho bedrooms for kids and see some easy ways to elevate your child’s retreat with some major bohemian inspiration. Accent a Wall with Peel and Stick… Read More
After months of grey cold days and long dark evenings, there is something absolutely magical about the color green. Ushering in the spring and signalling the start of new life, it’s the shade that is full of promise of warm days that lie ahead. But don’t wait for the sun! Get a jump on spring… Read More
A gallery wall, or any large wall that displays an art collection is more than a trend in home decor. Where did the idea for the gallery wall come from? Is a gallery wall the best way to display an art collection? Art lovers and collectors find gallery walls perfect for displaying their favorite pieces…. Read More
Iris Apfel is an American business woman, interior designer, fashion icon, and an outright badass. She takes maximalist style to soaring heights and we are slightly obsessed. We’re going to go ahead and say it: Iris Apfel is a goddess. With crazy glasses, jewelry that weighs more than she does, and an overall flee-market-slash-desert-bazaar-chic look, it’s easy to… Read More
Today we’re sharing boho bedroom decor – as seen in a bohemian guest suite, that’s still somehow manages cleans lines! This guest bedroom evokes a more edited bohemian style. Yes, it has the mix of colors, cultures, patterns, and textures you’d expect in boho decor. But it’s also modern and luxurious – and features peel… Read More
Japan is a culture of centuries-old, strict traditions that govern almost everything, so it’s no surprise to learn they’ve also developed a collection of traditional colors, known as dentouiro 伝統色でんとういろ. (source) During our recent travels, Japan’s landscapes, fabrics, architecture and people inspired us to create some color palettes of our own. Each of these 36 photos from… Read More
It’s official, more is more! The days of minimalist, white walls – neutral decor – lack of color (sorry for all of these curse words), may be coming to an end! What’s taking it’s place? Maximalism! Take a look at a few of our favorite maximalist interior design trends that bravely embrace boho luxe and the… Read More
Do you want to know one of the best things about peel and stick wallpaper, other than the obvious convenience of it being commitment-free wallpaper? IT CAN (and should) BE USED ONSURFACES OTHER THAN THE WALLS! (Can you feel our excitement?) We love it when people get creative! The stairs? That antique piece in your… Read More
The farmhouse interior – the trend is everywhere. Literally everywhere. White shiplap, neutral decor, and a mixture of fabrics and metals – farmhouse. Done. Right? We appreciate all design styles, but our version of a farmhouse interior would be a bit more – you guessed it – COLORFUL! We headed over to Pinterest for inspiration… Read More
Decorative tassels are a must-have accessory for any bohemian interior. They add the perfect touch of color, texture, and fun to any room. If there are any areas of your home that could use a little love, introduce some colorful tassels to liven them up. You can use them as tiebacks for your drapery, drawer… Read More
In the world of decorating, designers and décor connoisseurs alike would appreciate a go-to fabric by the yard resource for all their project needs.
Let’s get real for a minute…When we’re drawn to luxe bohemian interior design—especially when it involves fabric by the yard — there are two things that are important to us: whether it’s got a consciously non-coherent, mismatched look, and whether it gives us those intangible, feel-good boho vibes.
If we learned anything in art class, it’s that colors are your friend. Now that we’re all grown up, we’ve believe it more than ever. We adore how colors can set a mood and brighten a room, but mostly, we’re big fans of using colors all together like these art pieces inspired by classic spin… Read More
Pantone recently announced the 2018 color of the year – Ultra Violet. This dramatic purple may seem challenging for home décor, but we think it’s pretty awesome . In fact, we use purple a lot in our textiles and we think Ultra Violet – and similar hues – can recharge any interior!
When we think of Moroccan interior design elements, we think of repeated calligraphic patterns, rich, colorful fabrics, and geometric design.
We need little convincing why velvet home interiors are trend these days. It’s sophisticated, versatile, and it instantly upgrades a room with the softest touch of glamour. Conjuring thoughts of romance and richness, it’s hard to say no to the invitation it extends. We’re horribly guilty of that, but we’re not sorry! With this luxe-meets-comfort… Read More
As frequent travelers, we’re always keen on finding places that are comfortable and chic in which to rest our weary heads. So we’ve taken a look at some of our favorite places and tried to replicate the same warmth and comfort into our own homes, especially in guest rooms. Guest rooms are little hotels for… Read More
New Year, New Me – or so they say! Your resolutions for 2018 may have already gone off the rails, but don’t worry – February offers a second chance at a new year! Chinese New Year is a 15-day holiday on the Chinese Lunar calendar that’s bursting with ancient traditions to inspire some super-stylish decor you’ll… Read More
When it comes to art, here’s to thinking outside the frame… Explore these curated art ideas and get some tips on how you can infuse art into your space while designing your home. Colors and Patterns Whether you choose turquoise or Chinese red, color can make or break a space. Why not choose art with a strong… Read More
The holidays bring warmth and cheer, maybe it’s that glass of eggnog or the sparkle of twinkling lights inside and outside the home. Maybe it’s a beautiful meal shared with loved ones. Whether you’re in a warm, tropical place or a cold, snowy setting, the holidays are all about sitting down at the table and passing around favorite dishes… Read More
Another year, another chance to explore the world.
Not many places are as mysterious, vibrant, and completely mesmerizing as Marrakech.
Ever walked into a party and thought, this place needs a little (okay, a LOT) more drama? Fabric is a great way to transform any space from drab to fab, and we know just how to do it!
Peek inside this curated-with-love house tours and you’ll find sleek architectural details and chic decor.
Animal prints and safari themes are a classic fashion favorite. Adapting them to home décor can take your interiors from boring to exciting without overhauling the entire room.
Love patterns but afraid they’ll clash? You’re not the only one! Print and pattern mixing can make or break a room. The right mix will make you feel happy, harmonious and daring.
It’s not easy being green.
Artsy fabrics can add so much personality to an otherwise boring room. Case in point: your mother’s collection and when she whips out her annual Christmas-themed textiles just in time for the holidays. Just like that, the old dull dining table is suddenly bright and festive, ready to host hungry bellies and gather loved ones…. Read More
Oh black paint in the home, what a polarizing topic. Some people like it because it’s mysterious and moody, and other shy away from it possibly for the same reasons as well. Regardless, it doesn’t change the fact that the shade brings a lot of drama in anything it colors; just like little black dresses.