Decorating with coral

I always love adding organic elements to my home’s style – be it leaves, feathers, flowers – but coral is one of my favorite pieces to add organic texture to the look of a room.

I was sent this new coral piece to test out, and I had so much fun deciding where this little guy would live in my house. I first found some items I might like to use in a vignette on a table or shelf. I try to have contrast, so I chose something edgy and with hard edges like this purple geode, as well as something and floaty soft for the background like this vintage wooden art piece and vintage dark wine red lace doily.

I liked where this was going, but to make sure I tried this velvet pumpkin instead of the geode. It didn’t work for me, but I still love that little pumpkin!

So once I settled on the feel of the vignette, I replaced the vintage art with different vintage art, added a couple other pieces and voila – my coral looks like it belongs there perfectly nestled in other pretty things on my desk in my studio.

We are partnering with Colom & Brit who sell beautiful home decor items – and I love their blog and Facebook page for decor tips – check out their gifts under $50 especially. They sent us this lovely white coral sculpture that is not only realistic looking and awesome – it’s also affordable (yay!). And guess what? See below for how you can win coral for your home too!

I pulled together some of the other lovely items at Colom & Brit that would look great in a vignette with the coral piece. They have such pretty things, take a look:

Would you like to win a coral piece from Colom & Brit? Easy entry in the giveaway widget below – good luck!

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Arianne creates style ideas, writes thoughts on parenting 4 children, plants knowledge in young minds, curates lovely things, and does it all with an eye for the story being woven through her each and every day. As the owner of Mabel + Riv, she strives to bring you inspiration, handmade creations and beauty from voices across the creative-sphere. Find her on Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram as @ariannesegerman.

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  1. I’m smitten with their silver branch vases!

  2. I am in love with this design! Especially the Owls.

  3. So many pretties! the arabesque rug would look beautiful in our new home!

  4. I love the owls! So pretty.

  5. The white owl vase is adorable and my daughter would just love the napoleon mini chande!

  6. The Pastel Mercury lamps are really cool!

  7. Wow, they have the greatest textiles. I love the sea themed and geometric patterns.

  8. I love the white owl vase (owls are my obsession) but those wooden scoop trays are beautiful too!

  9. Jessica Saunders says:

    they have some gorgeous frames

  10. Whew! I was glad to discover that it is not real coral, but is a ceramic replica. I hate the idea of fragile coral reefs being harmed! Beautiful nature-inspired pieces.

  11. Amanda Steele says:

    Love the framed artwork on their site!

  12. I love the white Owl vase!

  13. Coral is such an interesting and beautiful natural element to add to a room’s decor.

  14. This would be great for our house.

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