Clever Decorating Ideas for Every Room in Your Home
Architect Heather Wilson shares her clever, budget-friendly secrets for making a home as functional as it is lovely. By Lauren DeCarlo
Expert advice to smooth the way, from San Francisco interior designer Kimberly Ayres and New York City wallpaper master Al Hoxha.
Place Glamour Out of Harm’s Way
The Wilsons’ family room puts children and comfort first, with a deep, durable sectional dressed in slipcovers that can be bleached; piles of pillows in a simple palette for foolproof pattern mixing; an untippable coffee table and poufs; and a rough-and-ready cowhide rug. “You can spill anything on cowhide, then just hose it off outside,” says mom Heather. The bold light fixture is the cherry on top, adding elegance without compromising the room’s purpose.