Valerie Tyler Collection Blog — home decor

How to Style Your Shelves and Bookcases

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How to Style Your Shelves and Bookcases

If you've come looking for the perfect formula to style your shelves and bookcases, I've got a surprise for you! I'm not going to give you one. What I am going to do though is encourage you to get creative, think outside of the box and decorate in a way that best represents your taste and style.  The only rule I have is that you should always put things on your shelves that represent you and make you happy whether that is sculpture, art objects, plants, books or functional storage. If you are struggling for inspiration though, here's a few...

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How to Shop Online for Vintage Home Decor

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How to Shop Online for Vintage Home Decor
Here's a few tips to make shopping online for vintage home decor a breeze!

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Black and White Halloween and Fall Decor

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Black and White Halloween and Fall Decor

Love to decorate for Fall and Halloween but just can't commit to warm orange tones. Think in black and white! Add subtle Gothic touches and earthy elements and you can easily transition from Halloween into Thanksgiving by just removing the creepier elements and leaving the pumpkins out through November! Here's some inspiration for you. Neutral pumpkins in can be displayed just about anywhere. Dress them up with a touch of metallic paint for a more glam look. Display with unique artifacts and sculptures to catch the eye.  

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Neutral Patterned Decor

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Neutral Patterned Decor

    Are you in love with pattern, but like to stick to a simple color scheme?  Wondering how to dress up a space but keep it looking natural? Today I wanted to show you a few ways to play with pattern, style and texture to make a neutral space really shine! Here, intricately detailed accessories are balanced by a striking, minimalist photograph. Having less, but larger scaled items adds visual impact and keeps the area from looking cluttered. Source: www.instagram.com/valerietylercollection   A simple color palette is absolutely beautiful when multiple textures are used including soft velvet and fluffy pillows...

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Holiday Open House Tour

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Holiday Open House Tour

Living by a national park in a house surrounded by giant spruce trees I take my cues from the outdoors usually when planning out holiday decor.  You'll find plenty of evergreen and natural elements like pinecones or berries.  Our most popular visitors, the deer make an appearance too (both indoors and out).  I continue the warm, cozy theme by including plenty of traditional tartan and buffalo plaids! Target did it again this year by having plenty of very affordable plaid ornaments.  I pretty much had to pick out at least one of each and barely spent $20! While it's nice...

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