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4 Easy Decor Moves That Only Take Half A Day

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    You know that moody-feminine-quirky mix that's, well, everywhere? That was definitely influenced by designer extraordinaire Abigail Ahern. When she's not designing her cleverly chic products, collaborating with international brands, and serving as style ambassador to notable publications, she'll be bringing massive doses of her cool-girl style, glamorous aesthetic, and English wit to R29.
    I don’t know about you guys, but I’m pretty impatient when it comes to decorating. I want to nail a look in a few hours and not break the bank, but also not compromise on style. It’s a big ask, but I’ve become quite an expert in dipping my toes into DIY in a very lazy-Sunday-afternoon kind of way. With a pinch of creativity and a few tricks of the trade, you can turn pretty much anything into something gorgeous.

    The hottest trend in decorating right now is eclecticism: It’s all about a medley of styles where the more artistic and personal the parts, the better their sum. The key with DIY in my book is to make it feel glamorous — and not like a craft project. You want your final product to look as if you could have easily picked it up from a cool downtown antiques store or gallery, and it's surprisingly easy to get that kind of result. All my quick and dirty tricks, ahead.

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