Guest Picks: Diamonds Are a Home’s Best Friend
Take a shine to the glamour and geometric appeal of the classic gem with diamond artwork, fabrics and accessories
Decor Adventures February 27, 2014
Hi, I'm Jessica. I’m a knee-pad wearing, drill-wielding, spray painting do-it-yourselfer. See how I fix up and decorate my 114 year old house on my blog, Decor Adventures. Decor Adventures, my blog, is about creating a beautiful home while having a great time along the way. I share DIY tips, furniture makeovers, home improvement projects and more in my 113-year old home where I live with my husband Dan.
Hi, I'm Jessica. I’m a knee-pad wearing, drill-wielding, spray painting do-it-yourselfer.... More
I’m loving all things diamond lately. In addition to the jewel, I love the geometric shape that has been popping up in modern design. I particularly love the more graphic varieties, like the print of the diamond’s outline in gold and that perfect duvet for diamond-inspired dreams at night. Maybe you’ll find something diamond for your home in this collection. — Jessica from Decor Adventures
This is the piece that inspired me to create a diamond-inspired collection. It may be a newer trend, and I am right onboard! Gold leaf, art paper and a simple black frame are perfect for this wall hanging.
A real diamond this size may not be in your budget, but a bright marble one probably is. It comes in one of my favorite colors and would be perfect on a desk or side table on top of a stack of books.
How pretty is this lamp? The open-cage design gives it a light and airy feel, yet it’s structured enough to work in a traditional setting.
Here it is, the perfect bedding. Now do I choose the white or the black background for some drama with my diamonds? I love how the pattern is large. It also comes on throw pillows and shower curtains.
Here is another way to add a diamond to your home — as a light. This is just stunning and comes in two finishes.
The geometric diamond pattern makes sense on a shade. This version comes in several color combinations and would work well with a solid, clear or metallic base, or by itself as a pendant.
These may not be real ice, but they definitely look like it — the sparkly kind, that is. They will turn your cold beverages into the life of the party, and I love that they are reusable too. They would make a perfect hostess gift.
This Etsy shop sells mobiles, wreaths, planters and lighting inspired by the original himmeli mobile design. This collection of all things diamond shaped wouldn’t be complete without one, and this heart-shaped object is a favorite of mine.
Maybe you are doing a bathroom renovation and are looking for a showstopper to bring the room together. This sink is it. The deep green color is amazing, and this piece is the perfect way to bring some bling to a bath.
This sconce looks almost exactly like a bright, shiny diamond when illuminated. Use it in a bath, a hallway or an office to bring glamour to the everyday.
This bold sconce made from copper tubing can hold a plant or a candle, or it can just live on its own as a wall decoration. It was this shape that inspired my love for the diamond trend. I think I’ll be getting a few for my home soon.
Mirrors in unusual shapes are hard to find, and I use mirrors in just about every room for decorating. These have the look of the diamond, especially if you pair them together.
Pillows are an easy and inexpensive way to change out decor, and the black and white combo is hot these days. I love how this pillow has a not-so-common pattern.
I have this paperweight on my desk. My dad gave it to me as a joke that I couldn't get married until I got a real one this size — ha! It's definitely a conversation piece.
This diamond pattern comes as wallpaper and fabric, and in this jewel color too. It has a preppy, modern vibe that fits a kids’ space, chic closet or family room.
Here is another object shaped like a diamond, except in a metallic sheen. Use it as a paperweight or just as a bit of metallic for brightening a shelf.
This candleholder has all the elements of the diamond’s shape, as well as the ability to sparkle. It would look perfect inside a nonworking fireplace.
Look at the subtle yet striking laser-cut diamond pattern on these coasters. If you like the diamond shape and want something new for entertaining, pick up a set of these.
If white and bright are exactly your style, cozy up with this pillow. The shape is hand drawn, and the cover can be purchased with or without the insert.
You can bring diamond style to the dinner table with these napkin rings. I think it makes perfect sense to start the meal off right with such a pretty way to display your linens.
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