This week the Remodelista editors embraced old-world elegance (and ingenuity). Here are five design ideas to steal for Europe for the holidays:
Vintage Steamer Trunk
See more of the architect-designed space in An Apartment Called Birdsnest: A Kiev Architect’s Well-Planned Lair for a Friend.
“One of the great joys of life is the pleasure of tiny fancy things,” writes Alexa. She rounds up 12 Petite Gifts from the Old Country (aka Europe) for our 2018 Gift Guides.
Annie rounds up her favorite European traditions for holiday décor (and tips for how to recreate the look) in The European Holiday: 14 Ways to Decorate the House, from France, Sweden, and More.
Alexa deconstructs the details that add old-world charm to a kitchen remodel in an 1890s house in Catskill State Park, New York. See more details in this week’s Steal This Look post.
DIY $10 Mantel Garland
See step-by-step instructions to make your own minimalist Christmas decorations at DIY: Minimalist Holiday Mantel, $10 Edition.
Coffee Table Book
“Design writer and former World of Interiors features editor Ros Byam Shaw is the creator of the “Perfect” series of books: Perfect English made its debut in 2007, followed by Perfect English Cottage, Perfect English Farmhouse, and Perfect French Country (all highly recommended),” writes Julie.
See more of Julie’s picks: She rounds up the best interior design books of the year in Holiday Gift Guide 2018: 9 Favorite Design Books of the Year.