Trend to Love: All that Shimmers

Shimmery silver posh chandelier by WallPops!All that glitters is not gold. Sometimes its silver, and sometimes is dazzling jewel tones, too! We love putting on a glitz! In decor, adding touches of metallics and glittery accents is like adding jewelry to your room. Shiny accessories catch the eye, and radiate the light of the room, twinkling with varied illuminations from different angles and at different times of day. Be romanced by these shimmery decor accents, ranging from mod metallic geometrics to dazzling gem adornments. Cascading silver chandeliers, designer decals by Jonathan Adler for WallPops, peel and stick mirror embellishments, and captivating wall art with precious jewel trimmings to add a flash of sparkle and sass to your decor!

The Baroque design is a global-chic black medallion, exalted by round iridescent mirror decals. These gorgeous peel and stick mirrors add a glamorous dimension to the design, a little old Hollywood glamour on a cultured motif.
Baroque Wall Decals by WallPops with shimmery mirror accents

The Santorini Stripe is a glorious gold and silver geometric design, with a shimmery mylar twinkle. This designer wall art by Jonathan Adler adds a happy-chic sophistication to decor with a brilliant gold finish.

Designer wall decals by Jonathan Adler for WallPops Gold shimmer Santorini stripe

The silver Nixon design has a mylar mirror finish with a polished silver radiance. This designer wall art is a midcentury modern Greek key motif, with a dollop of drama.
Silver Shimmer Nixon Silver designer wall decals by Jonathan Adler for WAllPops

Delila is a darling and fresh take on the Jacobean style floral design, with vibrant turquoise, chartreuse, and orchid. This beautiful wall art  comes with sparkling gems to add an extra layer of razzle dazzle to the room.

Shimmer Jewel Accents on the Delila wall art kit add a flash of sass to decor

What to do on Holiday Break

Next week is Christmas! This means no school for the kids, winter vacation for college students, and many of us grown ups have at least part if not the whole week off from work. What are your favorite things to do on holiday break? In no particular order here are our favorite 5 things to do this winter break!

5 things to do this winter break decorate1. Decorate! There are so many reasons why this week is one of the best times to roll up your sleeves and tackle a DIY home decor project! If you are anything like us, you have spent the whole year ogling Pinterest and dreaming over HGTV. Well the year is almost over and it’s time to bring some of that inspiration to life! Use this time, the last week of the year, to give your own home a stylish update. Using your time for a creative project launches you into the New year with a sense of rejuvenation and pride about your surroundings! This doesn’t mean you have to tear out the kitchen cabinets or build a roof deck! Set a reasonable goal, like revamping your work space or turning a blank wall into a beautiful focal point and work from there.

5 things to do this winter break organize your photos with frames decals2.  Organize Photos. In the digital age it seems like we take more photos than ever, yet we have less and less time to do anything with them all. Take stock of your year’s images and make sure that you will be able to enjoy all of these beautiful memories forever. Upload all of the images from your phone, back up photos on memory sticks or discs, and categorize your folders of pictures into a system that will make it easier for you to find them later. This is also a brilliant time to print out some of your favorites from the year and make an album, frame some for the wall, and gift them to our friends and loved ones.

image via frauleinschlegelmilch.blogspot

image via frauleinschlegelmilch.blogspot

3. Cook. The holiday season, and the whole year, really, can seem like a whirlwind of non-stop activities, appointments, gatherings, shopping, errands, commuting and so much more. While we have to eat every day, we do not always get the time to linger over a recipe, or bake something from scratch. Try out a new recipe, or spend an afternoon whipping up something spectacular, just because you can! Then enjoy your delicious concoction with some of your favorite people. This is also a great project to do at home with kids, or as a couple.

 

 

Vintage phone dry-erase decal4. Call Your Loved Ones. These days, in many situations, texts, emails and social media have taken over the communication lines. We find out about everything from a friends broken leg to whether your cousin is having a girl or a boy baby from Facebook. An actual phone call can be rare, especially one that lasts more than 5 minutes! Use this time around the holidays to reach out and catch up with family and friends. They will be delighted to hear from you!

5. Get out & enjoy your community! No matter where you live, chances are there are fun things going on this week! Find out about yoga classes at nearby studios, explore your closest library, spend the afternoon looking in local shops and art galleries, or go ice skating at a neighborhood rink or pond. You don’t have to plan a 3 ring circus or book an extravagant getaway! Explore your own city or town and finally take the time to get to some of those places you have been noticing throughout the year.

radiant orchid dry-erase decals to keep track of your holiday break activities

Stocking Stuffers

stockings2How are you doing on your holiday shopping? While some go-getters may already be done, and others havent even started,  many of us still have at least a few people on our lists to shop for. Stocking stuffers are some of the most fun gifts to get and can be as simple as an orange or as unexpected as a sweet piece of jewelry. While nobody is entirely sure how the tradition of hanging stockings up on the mantel for Santa began, here is the legend that we heard: A long, long time ago, a very poor father had three beautiful daughters. He was worried that he would not have enough money to ensure that they would could be married, and feared for their futures. St. Nicholas happened to be passing through the village and got wind of the old man’s woes. He waited until night and then tossed gold coins through the man’s window, filling up the socks that the man and his daughters had hung by the fire to dry. They were surprised and overjoyed in the morning to find their stocking filled with gold, and they girls were able to get married and lived happily ever after. While we may never know exactly how the tradition came about, we love it! Aside from having to be small enough to fit in the stocking, there are no rules to stocking gift etiquette. Some families have traditions, like toys, candy or toothbrushes. We hope nobody ever gets coal in theirs! Here is our round up of gifts from WallPops that would be absolutely delightful stocking stuffer gift ideas & Don’t forget that you can save 20% on the whole website with WallPops coupon code GIFT2013

Mini Pops

Mini pops come in just the right size to add pops of pretty to your life! Arrange these mini decals however you would like to add a little fashion to everything from your door to your desk. Each set comes with lots of colorful wall stickers so you can decorate to your hearts desire.

Mini Pops wall decals stocking stuffer gift ideas 2013

One Direction Wall Border

Its official: One Direction has stolen our hearts! With sweet songs like the Story of My Life, and That’s What makes You Beautiful, the boys of 1D have proven that their talent is here to stay. We recommend celebrating your love of One Direction with this OneDirection wall border. It’s peel & stick, so it wont damage your walls, and it has all of the guys on it! This is the perfect stocking surprise this year!

Stocking Stuffer One Direction Gift IDea

Glow in the Dark

Glow in the dark decals are a fabulous decor idea! Our designs look sassy during the day and light up your life at night with a friendly glow. With designs like dinosaurs, butterflies, cute monsters, fairies, space and peace & love you are sure to find the perfect one to fill your stockings.

Glow in the dark wall decals stocking stuffer gift idea

Dry-Erase boards / Markers

Dry-Erase decals are functional and fun! They come in perfect stocking sized boxes and each come with a dry-erase marker. People of all ages will adore waxing poetic, playing tic tac toe, keeping track of grocery lists and writing sweet notes on these sleek and stylish boards.

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Satsumas

Finding oranges in the bottom of a Christmas stocking is an old tradition and many families carry on the practice. A Satsuma is a beautiful twist on the classic orange, a small sweet citrus fruit with attractive green leaves affixed!

satsuma 

 

Dry-Erase Gift Ideas for Everybody on your List… Including You!

Dry-Erase Calendar Decal Holiday Gift IDea 2013

The holiday season has quickly flourished into a full-on festivity! It seems in the blink of an eye, trees have sprung to life with twinkling lights, glittery ornaments and pine scented boughs are bedazzling the streets and holiday music is keeping the beat every where you go. Have you started shopping yet? We are here to help with gift ideas for everybody on your list. Check out our Holiday Gift Guide for the most-wished-for presents of the year for everybody from your niece to your grandma, your child’s teacher and even yourself! Make sure you use the WallPops Coupon Code GIFT2013 at check-out to save 20% on your whole order!

Dry-Erase Decals Best Gift Ideas 2013

Dry-Erase decals have been topping the wish lists this year, and with good reason. This chic wall art doubles as functional and fun, interactive and clever, serving so many great purposes while looking fabulous. We have dry-erase message boards for keeping in touch, making lists, practicing math and doodling to your hearts delight. We have dry-erase calendars for keeping your schedule on track, coordinating the whole family’s events, and planning ahead while saving paper with a reusable surface. We also have dry-erase maps for plotting World travels, learning about geography and keeping track of regional ambitions. With designs ranging between trendy dry-erase decals to personalized zodiac designs and cultured National Geographic looks, our dry-erase collection is designed to suit any age and any style. From corporate settings to home offices, classrooms to kitchens, and dorms to kids rooms, our dry-erase decals have graced every type of space.

Dry-Erase Decals Best Gift Ideas 2013

Dry-Erase Decals Best Gift IDeas 2013

Dry-Erase Decals Best Gift IDeas 2013

Dry-Erase Decals Best Gift Ideas 2013

Dry-Erase Decals Best Gift Ideas 2013