Jealous of the impeccably decorated homes that Adam Levine and Ellen Degeneres waltz back to after a day at work? Turn that jealously into inspiration! We may not be able to have all that they’ve got, but what’s harm in picking a few well-placed ideas and making them our own?
First up we have the man with a voice that has changed lives – what is Adam Levine’s home décor secret? Start with painting a wall a color that best suits your personality, however bold it may be, and let the ideas flow from there!
Always wanted to live by the sea? Jennifer Aniston takes it one step further and brings the sea to her home. Her logic is simple, why use rugs when you can paint your floor a lovely textured ocean blue?
Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake are one of the many celebrity couples who enjoy a few weeks in a year far away from home; in their case, Italy. If Aniston can bring home the ocean, why can’t you do the same with a country? A little well placed vintage wall paper can make all the difference while decorating your home with dreams of a country far away in mind.
First impressions are the most important, and according to Oscar winning Angelina Jolie, a grand statement piece of stacked mirrors right at the foyer can set the mood for the rest of the house. Go with your instinct and pick an elaborate Persian hand knotted wall hanging or an antique dresser – almost anything can work as long as it makes an impact.
Love to collect accessories – bags, shoes and statement jewels – then Kim Kardashian is the ideal inspiration. With the simple theory of ‘if you’ve got it why not flaunt it’, she doesn’t hide away her shoes in a closet, instead parading them out in large open shelves to bridge the gap between utility and decoration.
The Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker believes in style that is contemporary and straightforward. No extra frill, her bedroom is spotless white linens and walls with accents of color in the furnishing and light fixtures.
Bathrooms are a task in themselves, and Cameron Diaz answers the question on whether to go all out or not with a loud and simple yes. Her enormous mirrors and rows of draws are every teenage girls dream come true; who doesn’t love to get a view of themselves once they’re all decked up?
The rich and the famous are just as geeky as the rest of us, but they do it in style. Robin Williams vineyard estate houses an old worldly study with shelves stacked with books lining every wall in sight.
If you aren’t in a house that spacious, Frank Sinatra takes a step back with his house of books – a simple large shelf for all reading accompanied with a single large couch and a footstool.
Last but definitely not the least, Ellen Degeneres has it all. If you were to pick just one thing to make your own, it would undoubtedly be her sense of style; a subtle blend of the new and old and accessories placed with such confidence that they just have to fit in.