All posts tagged: Big Box Scout

Big Box Scout: Mad About Plaid

If you have not noticed lately, plaid has become the pumpkin spice of prints. You can find it on cups, throws, pillows, drapery, upholstery, and everything in between every Autumn. Plaid made a strong comeback since 2009 and has become a mainstay for the foreseeable future.  There are many ways to incorporate plaid into your interiors and I have selected a few inspirations below. Plaid is a popular fabric choice for cabin style interiors.  However, there is a way to make your space glow and be stylish without it looking like a recreation of a log cabin. Check out the  fabulous variation in colors and patterns.  You can mix and match to make the space appear more interesting. Plaid as Drapery Plaid in a Children’s Room Big Box Scout Report I went to my favorite local big box stores and found the coolest options with affordable prices.  The selections are numerous at various price points.  Here are some of the items that caught my attention at Target, West Elm, and CB2. 1. Target      2. West Elm …

Big Box Scout: Summer Patio Basics

We decided to do some scouting to show you what is actually available in some of the most popular big box stores. In all honesty, I was surprised to find items exhibiting similarly bright colors and designs. So, for furniture, I would say, let price drive your decision aside from the additional expense of some accent tables.  For pillows, here are a few options for you to try along with some other great finds at the following stores: 1) Cost Plus World Market With solid, bigger pieces of furniture, just add some pillows. How about this fun print for this fabric? It goes great with natural wood colors and bright ones too.    There are more fun patterns, full of color. We found full color metal stools and/or side tables. Here is this classic design in red, blue and brown. We even found a picnic table! My favorite find in this store was this wooden cooler; it definitely makes those ugly plastic cases a thing of the past. 2) Marshalls You need luck and the …

Big Box Scout: Target Spring 2015 Decor

We honestly do not know anyone who would not fall for Target’s charm.  We love their collections that refresh our personal style in and outside the house for a relatively small budget. Therefore, we decided to bring you a report of what can easily be added to your home. First, come up with a plan. Make a list of the areas in your home needing improvement. Identify what is missing to give it a punch. Pick a color scheme or a story to tell. Do you need a living room improvement? From side tables to accessories: You can even add extra seats with a lot of style: For your bedroom, there are many lamps, night tables, and decorative pillows that can bring new life: Night tables to achieve a bolder look can be glamorous or natural/relaxed: Accents for the office too: Please leave us a comment on how you would incorporate Target items in your own interior. We will be reporting from other big stores soon. Author:  Daniela Olmedo