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Organize with Style: Lacquer Boxes

11.30.2011 | all-posts, Tuesday's Trends

Lacquer blurs the lines of retro and modern and has a lustrous glamour that few materials can project. Because a little lacquer goes a long way, one of the easiest ways to incorporate this material is via fabulous and functional lacquer boxes that will help you to organize your home in style! Over the past few years, thanks to shops like Jonathan AdlerWest Elm, and CB2 who have been offering affordable lacquer options the past few years, these beauties have been adding bursts of colors everywhere from catalogs to blogs.

Want to bring a bit of lacquer into your home? Use lacquer boxes to hide tech eyesores in the living room or to keep your dressing room baubles at bay. Put them to work in an enchanting vignette on an entryway table, or to turn your bathroom from blah to spa! In the end, they really work everywhere…every room in the home deserves a dose of dazzle!

Stackable Storage
Stacking lacquer boxes, whether small or large, is a great way to make a statement. It’s all about versatility; You can’t do wrong with decorative items that double as organizational storage!

> Photo via Design*Sponge

Jewelry Box
Lacquer boxes are a stylish way to keep your baubles at bay, though be sure to either use one that’s lined and compartmentalized, such as this one from West Elm, to keep your precious jewels from turning into a tangled or tarnished mess.
> Photo via West Elm

Visionary Vignettes
Vignettes are like three-dimensional artworks that you can change whenever the mood strikes. Stack lacquer boxes as the base of your vignette to add a pops of color and texture into these stylized settings. The stacked boxes can help hide and organize while acting as a stage for other favorite  trinkets and treasures.

Top photo via Interior Design Musings; bottom photo via Sweetie Pie Style

 

Office Space
You’ll have no problem finding inspiration (whether it’s writing or paying bills) when your office space is organized with shiny lacquer boxes, seen here in The Coveteur’s beautiful images of Who What Wear’s LA headquarters.

 

> Photo via The Coveteur