Jul 15, 2013
Design Insider: Secrets of a Prop Stylist
Happy Monday, Fabulistas! I love Emily Henderson's HGTV show Secrets From a Stylist. Emily started as a prop stylist and she's taken those skills and turned them into interior design skills. Prop stylists' secrets and tricks can help you glam up your home quickly and easily. Here are a few prop stylist secrets I live by. Keep a list of resources I'm often asked to decorate a client's home quickly and of course, fabulously! To do that, I need to know where to go in a rush. I have a list of places that have accessorizes and other items in stock. I turn to it when I'm on a deadline.
from PinterestBuild an accessories closet I love to decorate my parties by theme and color. When I'm looking to throw together a party look I turn to my accessories closet. You'll be able to accessorize, decorate and evoke emotion, all from things you already own.
from PinterestOrganize your shelves Many forget to clean up their shelves and straighten their books. What's on your shelves is actually a huge part of your decor. Your books and accessories add a lot of character to your space. So stay organized, and make sure it reflects YOU.
from PinterestDon't make things too perfect Your home should feel lived in, and it should feel like you. If the space looks too perfect it won't feel comfortable to you or your guests. If your tray is a little off center, that's ok! It's what makes a house a home. Don't obsess over perfectection.
from PinterestStyling is all about making your home reflect your personality. There are so many tricks you can use in your home. Do you already have a list of resources or an accessories closet? Which of these tips was most helpful to you?