Monday, April 8, 2013

Easy, Budget Friendly Update: Add Scallops!

Beautiful Scallop designs are everywhere in home decor. Layla Grace
While waiting for the famed Cherry Blossoms to bloom in Washington DC this weekend I was walking around noticing all the beautiful architecture.  As we popped in and out of museums, I spied one trend that seems to have made a comeback in 2013: Scallops!

Scallop Coastal Mirror: Pinterest
 Spending some time in Alexandria with family members prompted a home tour and a request for help from the Decor You Adore experts. Just like everyone I know, my Mother-in-law's sister is looking for an update without breaking the bank. After thinking about it for a while it came to me....

Scallop Mirror, Pinterest
A simple, inexpensive way to get an fresh new look is to add one or two items representing a current trend. Since scallops are trending right now, why not add a beautiful mirror like the one pictured above?

Lantern: Colleen and Company
Or add a lantern-style chandelier in a beautiful updated color like teal.

Source: Cutting Edge Stencils
 I love this stenciled office wall. It would be beautiful in tone on tone satin and flat wall paint.

Hobby Lobby Cobalt Knob $3.99 each
Hobby Lobby has a wonderful selection of knobs and drawer pulls. I adore these cobalt blue scalloped knobs. A simple, inexpensive update would be to add them to your bathroom vanity and then add a new coordinating shower curtain.

If you like to sew, check out the Destination Craft Blog for tips on how to create these cute panels.

 If you really want to go all out with the scallops, check out this statement scallop tile. Wow! Source: Pinterest

 Another great option is this neutral scallop rug from Capel Rugs.

Source: Etsy.

If you aren't quite ready for a commitment like ceramic tile, simply add a couple of throw pillows like these from an Etsy shop.

We'd love to see how you've used scallops in your home decor. Post in our comments section! 

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  1. I love the mirror in the second photo!

  2. I'm a big fan of scallops! Thank you for sharing. You will be one of the features tomorrow at the Sunday Showcase from Make it Pretty Monday. Pop on in and grab a Sunday Showcase feature button. Hope to see your prettiness again on Monday. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  3. We have a new Scallop inspired bathtub design. Our Dauphine is inspired by European and Asian Milk White Porcelain, this classic design has a subtle Contemporary feel.


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