Complete Your Room With a Floor Vase
Large and dramatic floor vases add big impact in a small space
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Vases are not just petite delicate pieces you add to the top of a table. They can be large and in charge, sitting on the floor to add to the beautiful impact of any space. Use them to transform a lonely corner, bring in color, balance the side of a sofa or chair, or take the place of furniture in foyer. Floor vases come in all sizes and shapes: tall and thin, short and fat, metallic, clear, or colorful —becoming a focal piece of art for all kinds of spaces Here are some ideas on how to use one in your home now.
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A big and beautiful piece of floor art can serve as as a dramatic accent for your foyer.
Add a floor vase to the side of a media center or other tall piece of furniture. Floor vases don't take up much room and are perfect for bringing in a fresh new finish or a shot of color or shine. This silver-tone vase a modern touch to a traditional piece of furniture.
Use a floor vase to balance a sofa with a floor lamp or end table on the other end. Add dried flowers for added height.
Make a modern statement with a wide patterned vase like this striped one.
Make a floor vase feel taller by adding bamboo or branches from your yard.
Here a floor vase brings out the accent color of a room. Use one or cluster a few in different sizes. For a similar blue color vase like this one check out Pier 1's Peacock Blue Recycled Glass Vase.
A tall vase against a small wall becomes a focal point. Add a mirror above it to complete the look.
Add a cluster of medium-height vases in varying body types. This group under a tall console table adds an interesting touch.
Fill a lonely corner with two coordinating vases of different heights. It will instantly give life and add color to an area that's often overlooked.
Use a tall floor vase as a separator between open rooms. It tells the eye where one space stops, and another begins.
Use multiple vases in a narrow space for a punch of boldness.
Soften a sharp edge of a piece of furniture with a floor vase. Work with the style of the room when choosing the right vase. If the piece of furniture has a natural look, go for a more natural-feeling vase.
This vase could make a wonderful addition to a contemporary space. It has a striking look that can work alone or in a pair.
Go for a natural looking vase with simulated wood grain. It can add that bit of texture without looking overdone in any room.
This is a really cool modern floor vase made of a collection of smaller vases. So interesting.
Ideabook updated on Nov. 7, 2011.
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