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It’s Monday, and we’ve all been day dreaming about those legendary 5 more minutes in bed. So in the spirit of Monday sleepiness, join us in coveting in these beautiful beds and their unique and stylish headboards:

Headboard Envy via Abbey Carpet of SF
This project isn’t for the faint of heart (or inexperienced crafter), but the result is stunning!

Headboard Envy via Abbey Carpet of SF
This minimalist approach is probably a lot easier to achieve, and since it’s made of Washi tape, it’s a great idea for anyone who rents or has limited space.

Headboard Envy via Abbey Carpet of SF
This elaborate mountain headboard is also 2D, but full of vibrant color that packs a punch in a more neutral room.

Headboard Envy via Abbey Carpet of SF
These vintage window frames work wonderfully with the mixed textures on this bed, and compliment the beautiful brass lamp!

Headboard Envy via Abbey Carpet of SF
This tufted wingback headboard is a little more traditional, but we love how the vibrant blue works with the gold accents and really brings the room to life.

Which bedroom would be your choice for a nice Monday afternoon nap?

It’s the tasty time of year again, when hosts and hostesses all over are looking for the perfect dishes and decor ideas for their Thanksgiving feasts. Make your Thanksgiving table stand out with these creative and crafty ideas we’ve collected for you:

Make Your Thanksgiving Memorable via Abbey Carpet of SF
Want to create warm welcome? We’ve found you a free printable banner that will do the trick!

Make Your Thanksgiving Memorable via Abbey Carpet of SF
We love this layered tablecloth look! It’s easy to recreate with fabric, and the rustic feel means no hemming is needed!

Make Your Thanksgiving Memorable via Abbey Carpet of SF
Butcher paper and crayons make the dining experience fun for little ones. But if we’re being totally honest, it looks great, and would be a perfectly acceptable last minute solution for the grown up table, too!

Make Your Thanksgiving Memorable via Abbey Carpet of SF
Here’s another fun way to make your table interactive — more free printables!

Make Your Thanksgiving Memorable via Abbey Carpet of SF
For easy seasonal decorations, paint some empty cans (we know you’ll have some after you’re done baking that pie!) and fill them with feathers!

Make Your Thanksgiving Memorable via Abbey Carpet of SF
You can also create a beautiful centerpiece using some rosy red apples. The white candles and greenery give it such a cozy, inviting feel.

Make Your Thanksgiving Memorable via Abbey Carpet of SF
You can also keep your table looking and smelling great by making some simple bouquets from fresh herbs! Talk about appetizing!

I don’t know about you, but we are really starting to feel those Fall vibes and get into the coziness of the season. And really, what is cozier than curling up with your favorite book in one of these perfect nooks?

November is for nooks! via Abbey Carpet of SF
Perfect window lighting? Check. Adorable potted plants? Check. This window seat is the perfect mix of well-lit and soft and comfy.

November is for nooks! via Abbey Carpet of SF
We love how the dark walls keep this space cozy, with enough contrast and light to keep it from being gloomy. Not to mentioned layered rugs and the fluffy swing…

November is for nooks! via Abbey Carpet of SF
Looking for something cozy and classic? This weathered leather chair is so inviting with it’s folded blanket! The little burst of color on the rug keeps things from getting stuffy, and keeps toes from getting cold.

November is for nooks! via Abbey Carpet of SF
Talk about dreamy — this sweet illuminated canopy is the perfect place to sip a cup of tea and read your favorite fairy tale.

November is for nooks! via Abbey Carpet of SF
Want to take things outside? This adorable little patio nook will let you enjoy the crisp Autumn air while snuggled up with a blanket and a little candle light.

Whether or not you are enthusiastic about the holidays, the onset of a new season is always an exciting time. Lately, we’ve been inspired by winter decor that celebrates and  highlights the natural beauty of the season without necessarily being overtly Christmas-y or over the top. Here are some of our favorite ideas:

Winter Decor Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
White washing natural finds like twigs and pine cones is a beautiful way of celebrating winter in your home. The white palette goes great in just about any space, and creating this yourself is easy — check out the DIY here!

 

Winter Decor Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
Add a rustic touch by filling Mason jars with epsom salt and adding candles to make some a wintery votive. This was originally envisioned as an alternative advent calendar project, but would work as a simple decoration or centerpiece, too.

 

Winter Decor Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
These cheerful pom poms make for some great ornaments, but the non traditional color scheme keeps it from being stuffy. We love the use of this horizontal branch as a natural touch, too.

 

Winter Decor Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
Visuals aren’t the only way to channel the season into your home — try this delicious recipe to fill your space with some yummy winter-appropriate smells! Plus, the ingredients are quite beautiful, too.

 

Winter Decor Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
Looking for a project with both form and function? This adorable bird seed ornament can help you spruce up the outside of your home, as well as attract some feathered friends to your house!

 

Winter Decor Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
A winter wreath can be more than evergreen boughs, as demonstrated by these creative arrangements by Twin Palms Ranch. We love their use of alternative materials like eucalyptus and dried okra!

Simplicity is an art of its own — parring a space down to the most necessary elements can really let simple beauty sing. Here are some simply lovely bedrooms we’ve been admiring:

Beautiful Simplicity: Bedrooms via Abbey Carpet of SF
What’s more simple than white? This bright white set up looks clean and inviting.

Beautiful Simplicity: Bedrooms via Abbey Carpet of SF
This simple layout is enhances by a cozy rug that gives it a little extra flare but keeps the palette neutral.

Beautiful Simplicity: Bedrooms via Abbey Carpet of SF
This room stays simple, but is kept interesting with a few quirky splashes of color — you can find the perfect accent rug for your simple space in our showroom!

Beautiful Simplicity: Bedrooms via Abbey Carpet of SF
Here’s another space with a gorgeous splash of color — the white palette makes the perfect backdrop for this pillow to stand out.

Beautiful Simplicty: Bedrooms via Abbey Carpet of SF
This bedrooms takes the opposite approach and keeps the space dynamic with various gray tones and an unusual take on the bedside table.

Beautiful Simplicity: Bedrooms via Abbey Carpet of SF
Muted natural tones keep this layered space simple but appealing.

 

It certainly feels like Fall today! Wishing you could snuggle up somewhere cozy instead of spending the day at the office? Here’s a collection of some of our favorite cozy spaces:

Get Cozy in these 7 Snug Spaces! via Abbey Carpet of SF
This fluffy Berber rug adds such a warm element to this little bookshelf nook. Looking to add a homey touch to your home for Fall? Come by the show room and snag a thick rug like this!

Get Cozy in these 7 Snug Spaces! via Abbey Carpet of SF
SF is notoriously brisk but beautiful and this cozy patio corner is the perfect place to enjoy a chilly autumnal evening!

Get Cozy in these 7 Snug Spaces! via Abbey Carpet of SF
As you’re adding layers to your wardrobe, add some layers to your living room, too! Extra throws and pillows, especially with a lovely natural palette like this one, make for an inviting space.

Get Cozy in these 7 Snug Spaces! via Abbey Carpet of SF
Thick knitted blankets are the perfect addition for Fall!

Get Cozy in these 7 Snug Spaces! via Abbey Carpet of SF
Sometimes the smallest spaces can be the coziest — like this little under-stair nook with some cushions and a good book.

Get Cozy in these 7 Snug Spaces! via Abbey Carpet of SF
Or like this simple attic bedroom. We love the way the natural light illuminates those bright blankets!

Get Cozy in these 7 Snug Spaces! via Abbey Carpet of SF
How would you like to snuggle up in these eclectic quilts with a hot cup of tea? The Bohemian mishmash of patterns is softened by the warm pink and gold palette.

 

Brr, it has been COLD out here and we are dreaming of crackling fireplaces and hot cocoa! Feeling a little chilly? Curl up with your computer and join us in fantasizing about these cozy fireplaces:

Fireplace Fantasies via Abbey Carpet of SF
Cozy, practical, and symmetrical!

Fireplace Fantasies via Abbey Carpet of SF
Candles for extra coziness!

Fireplace Fantasies via Abbey Carpet of SF
This pooch has the right idea…

Fireplace Fantasies via Abbey Carpet of SF
A more traditional interior with some great warm colors.

Fireplace Fantasies via Abbey Carpet of SF
Fireplace AND furs.

Fireplace Fantasies via Abbey Carpet of SF
Love this cozy little corner fire.

Fireplace Fantasies via Abbey Carpet of SF
This suspended fireplace makes a bold statement.

Fireplace Fantasies via Abbey Carpet of SF
The right fire pit might even tempt us to venture into the freezing outdoors!

Fireplace Fantasies via Abbey Carpet of SF
Cozy AND festive!

November Neutrals
October is over and it’s getting chilly. This month, we’re loving cozy neutrals, earthy tones and natural textures. Here’s a roundup of some of our favorites:

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
This cozy living room uses simple, neutral hues, with warm but muted accents.

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
This gray and white living room keeps from being drab with warmer brown accents.

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
With the holiday season fast upon us, neutral arrangements like this fall mantel can be a great, understated approach to decorating.

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
We love the rustic feel of this bedroom; the varied pillows make the space inviting and cozy.

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
This sophisticated room makes use of a darker palette that also works great.

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
This neutral kid’s room keeps things sweet and simple.

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
This dining area looks great with a rustic table and a few pops of muted turquoise and orange.

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
And we love this simple, inviting kitchen nook.

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
This rustic kitchen makes great use of the wood and stone textures.

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
Which you can easily incorporate into your own home with wooden kitchenware

November Neutrals via Abbey Carpet of SF
Or ceramics!