Ready to be a little wild in your home decorating? To be bold and creative without ever being tasteless is the secret to good decorating. Here’s an idea which is unique enough to get attention, yet will never be out of place.
Instead of just flowers in a silk arrangement, use feathers! Feathers bring a life and added a bit of texture to the standard silk flower display. Peacock and pheasant feathers will add height and drama. Bright colored feathers will make your display unique and eye-catching. To add softness to a bouquet, try ostrich plumes.
You may want to leave the flowers out and make your arrangement entirely out of feathers. An interesting container can serve as a wonderful starting point. Search for one with an animal skin motif. Duck feathers in a leather container will add a manly feel to any game room or office. Short feathers at the base, with spikes of pheasant plumes, create an attention drawing a piece for a buffet or hall table.
Exotic feathers can add spice to a bedroom. Put them out with candles for a special night, and create a very romantic mood in your room. You might even try a boa for yourself!
Look outdoors for feathers of local birds from your area. You can use these to make a statement about your love of where you’ve chosen to live. Take a walk in a nearby wooded park and soon you’ll have a collection from local birds. Typically these are small feathers, yet they’ll say “home” in a cute display on an end table.
Search the floral section of your favorite craft store for interesting natural items such as twigs, moss and dried seeds to add to your room design. A skilled florist will help you change these elements into a stunning display for your home.
Don’t be afraid to experiment. You’re sure to draw interesting comments and with reasonable consideration, you’ll add a stimulating look to any room.