Top 3: Lonny Spring Issue

The April issue of Lonny magazine is out and it is filled with spring colors, amazing products, and beautiful homes. Here are my top 3 favorites –

Modular planter for city dwellers with green thumbs (via)

Modular planter for city dwellers with green thumbs (via)

Brittany Asch quick guide to arranging a floral centerpiece (via)

Brittany Asch quick guide to arranging a floral centerpiece (via)

In South Carolina, designer Angie Hranowsky shows how to make a rental home your own (via)

In South Carolina, designer Angie Hranowsky shows how to make a rental home your own (via)

 

 

Small Spaces, Big Impact

We all know spring is a time to refresh not only yourself but your home. But when you live in a smaller space it can be challenging to make a big impression. Lonny Magazine has just the thing to make sure your small space spring makeover will have you feeling renewed all year long.

Statement Lighting

Draw the eye up and dazzle with large pendant lighting and mirrors (via)

Christie Brophy, web editor at Lonny.com told us “People are often timid when decorating a small space and try to avoid overwhelming it with bold decorating choices. But by taking advantage of vertical space and playing with scale, you can fill your home with well-crafted interiors, regardless of its size”. Here are some photos of my favorite techniques:

Streamline Bedroom Furniture

Clearing the floor of lamps in favor of hanging or wall sconces (via)

Using dark colors to enhance the depth of your space (via)

Using dark colors to enhance the depth of your space (via)

Clearing valuable floor space of smaller pieces that clutter and replacing them with bigger furniture that creates the right balance in the space, are just the tips most of us miss when decorating. For more big ideas on small spaces visit Lonny.

 

live with what you love

the latest issue of lonny magazine is out…with a nod to female entrepreneurs {smiles}, the eclectic boho theme of this issue is refreshing… and it took me back to familiar streets of london town.

i need (read:want) this sette from wisteria for my home office.

most of you have probably read it front to back already, what did you think? what were your favorite bits?

xo, manvi

images: lonnymagazine