16 Ways to Feather Your Nest by

Issue 44 · Holiday Prep · November 5, 2014

16 Ways to Feather Your Nest

Issue 44 · Holiday Prep · November 5, 2014

Is the feather the new decorating motif of the season? We're starting to think so (and not just because Thanksgiving is on the horizon).

Mantel with Feathers and Antler Remodelista

Above: A mantel setting via Design Love Fest.

A wall of feathers from the book Collected by Fritz Karch and Rebecca Robertson | Remodelista

Above: A beachcomber's collection of quills taped on a kitchen wall. Photograph by Bill Batten from Collected, Living with the Things You Love, a new book by Fritz Karch and Rebecca Robertson.

Feather Headboard A Merry Mishap/Remodelista

Above: Jennifer Hagler of A Merry Mishap affixed feathers to the wall with washi tape to create instant bedroom art.

Laura Silverman Feather Vase Remodelista

Above: Gardenista contributor Laura Silverman collects feathers on her walks in the woods and repurposes them as decor throughout her house (see At Home in Sullivan County, Turkey Feathers Included).

Imogen and Willie Feather Wall Remodelista

Above: A feather wall via Imogene and Willie.

Ja Soon Kim Living Room via Design Sponge | Remodelista

Above: A feather installation in the home of Ja Soon Kim in New Mexico, via Design Sponge.

Laura Silverman Bedroom Michael Mundy/Remodelista

Above: Laura Silverman's bedroom displays.

Pheasant Feather Centerpiece Remodelista

Above: Domino contributing editor Nathan Turner devised a floral-free Thanksgiving table setting using pheasant feathers.

Feather Place Setting Remodelista

Above: For a Christmas Eve dinner, stylist Kara Rosenlund sets the table with feathers.

Kara Rosenlund Feathers Remodelista

Above: Feathers in Kara Rosenlund's kitchen.

Feathers with Copper Accents Remodelista

Above: Black and gold and copper via Plaza Interior.

Feather Lampshade Annaleena's Hem/Remodelista

Above: A DIY feather lampshade via Annaleena's Hem.

Laura Makabresku Workplace Remodelista

Above: The workspace of photographer Laura Makabresku of Brzesko, Poland.

Feather Garland Remodelista

Above: Strung on a deer buckskin lace, the Feather Garland from the Wonderful Collective features 24 feathers and measures 61 inches long; $50.

Feathers on the Wall Remodelista

Above: An array of subtly colored feathers via Sibella Court.

Feather as Decor Remodelista

Above: At a Marin County wedding celebration, paper feather garlands flutter in the Headlands reception hall. Photograph via Green Wedding Shoes. For something similar, consider the Paper Feather Garland by Tucker Reece on Etsy ($14.95 for 18 feathers on three yards of twine).

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N.B.: This post is an update: The original ran on November 25, 2013, as part of our Giving Thanks issue.

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