Place colorful glassware, like Rosie’s sugar shaker collection, on fixed window ledges to bring sparkle to your room. Stack vintage ticking pillows under a side table to fill a difficult-to-decorate space with texture, color and softness Turn a terrarium into a seasonal showcase for natural elements, similar to what Rosie created with a trio of birds’ nests filled with speckled eggs.
Weave a favorite collection, such as Rosie’s brown transferware, throughout an entire room: for instance, atop a fireplace mantel, affixed to opposing walls, or perched atop a room divider.
Balance a cupboard filled with textiles on one side of a fireplace with a bucket bench stocked with large crocks and colorfully painted pails on the other.
Carry a lively color throughout a room, as Rosie did in her living room. At center, a red-roofed miniature house sits atop a red-wheeled wagon.the color also appears on a painted red bucket, vintage quilts and a hearthside rug.
Create a corner that’s a real conversation starter. Since their daughter Brooke teaches voice lessons in the family’s living room, Rosie put together a music-themed area, using scrolls of oversize, tea-stained sheet music affixed to the wall above the...