Hey baby, what’s your sign? We’re enthralled with the hidden art of astrology and how the stars align with personalities. Just for fun, we’ve put together a reference guide for adding decor that is personal to each sun sign. Since this is the month of Aries, we’ll focus on the details that make their homes dramatic and dynamic. If this isn’t your sign, think of a special person in your life that might enjoy a gift with the right touch instead. Learning what makes this sun sign special can give you a little extra direction when needed.
Aries: March 21 – April 17
We didn’t start the fire.. The first sign of the zodiac, Aries is a fire sign with Mars as its ruling planet. This warrior gal sure loves to stay busy. Usually an entrepreneur at heart, she should have an office space to take care of business in. Don’t have an extra room? Take a look at some of our terrific little nook ideas – all it takes is a desk, a sunny window, and a dream! If you’re in the market for a nice minimalist approach to a desk, with an authentic and vintage look, try this Campaign Desk. The lighter wood of the desk really can brighten up a room.
You Don’t Look Like Competition
Ready, set, go! Aries’ most likeable trait is courage and they are super competitive. Find gifts or decor that contain inspirational quotes that will encourage their success. Check out our article on open shelving and create a space where you can display a collection of trophies and awards. For a well crafted wooden shelf to really bring the room together, try this Natural Wood Mix & Match Wall Shelf Collection. It is sure to blend in with the rest of the room in an aesthetically pleasing way.
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Looking for the perfect gift? Get it in red and you’ll score a home run! Red represents fire and excitement and is Aries #1 color. Try a big, bold art piece in red. Or a red leather chair. Something exciting and unusual. A great way to catch the eye of anyone coming over is with these Red Schoolhouse Counter Stools. The simple, yet vibrant design of these stools is sure to make heads turn.
Space to Create
Since this boss babe is so busy, it’s important that they have a space to express their artistic creativity. Art is like a form of meditation for an Aries and helps them stay focused. Create a studio of some sort for them to play in and help boost optimism. A complementary color to red that promotes a glass-is-half-full mentality is teal. Get some inspiration on how to incorporate teal decor into your home. A great way to incorporate teal is with this Teal Kaira Love Seat. The plush material is going to make this seat the most comfortable one in the house.
Bigger is Better
Call the cleaning lady, if you must. Aries is active, energetic, and impulsive and they love to stay organized. Our favorite organization tips from last month can help you tackle any room, easy! Also, to improve health and air quality, plants are always welcome guests. Make sure you check out our Feng Shui plant guide to make sure you add the right little guys into your home. Before you introduce these mean green machines into your home, give them a place to hang out with these Carved Wood Planters. These wooden planters will definitely give a sense of refreshment and clarity.
This sign is also highly intellectual and requires real brain food. Aries rules the mind, so learning and meditation are both essential activities. Take a look at our meditation article for quick tips on how to effectively take five. If you are looking for a good read that will stimulate thought, grab one of our favorite 19th-century novels to enjoy. There’s no better way to house these novels than with this Whitewash Carved Wood Peacock Bookshelf. This well-crafted bookshelf will become the centerpiece of your home with its simple, yet elegant, design.
Red lipstick, anyone? This is also a perfect time to check out our favorite mid-century modern vanities and get one happening ASAP! Bold and bright, this stylish sign is no stranger to fashion. An Aries usually has a specific sense of style and they are always on trend! One of our favorite Girlfriends, Lindsay Danger is just such a gal. Read about her fun and funky mobile boutique Dear Danger and add something fun to your cart this month.