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 to adding decor for each sun sign. Since this is the month of Taurus, we’ll give you tips for finding the right decor that suits your stable personality. If this isn’t your sign, think of a special person in your life that might enjoy a substantial Taurus-related gift instead. We’ll add an installment once a month for each sign, so stay tuned for more!
Taurus: April 20 – May 20
Relax and stay awhile! If you’re looking for a place to stay for a few days, this sign will certainly make you feel right at home. Does this apply to you? Read our recent article on Hygge and implement facets of this lifestyle. You are probably already doing most of this! Dependable Taurus is a wonderful and generous host. They tend to be quite comfortable in the kitchen and generally keep the pantry stocked to the hilt. Also art lovers, Taurus’ will probably have an original work or two hanging nearby. Check out the Chairish Artist Collective if you’re in the market for some abstract art. Always helps to have a conversation piece around the house!
What to Buy
Ruled by Venus, they have excellent taste and are very detail-oriented. Follow this easy tip if you are shopping for this particularly tasteful sign. Replace something a Taurus owns that has finally worn out after decades of use and you will be complimented on your good taste! Learn about Pampa cushions and consider adding 100% sheep’s wool into your repertoire. Alternatively, Anthropologie has an array of tufted and tasseled throw pillows that are funky and fashion-forward. See for yourself! Since they tend to be home bodies, anything that is both comfortable and luxurious will suffice.
Stick Around and Chat
Sign of the Bull, you might find yourself easily engrossed in conversation with your besties. One of the 3 earth signs, Taurus people are quiet, affectionate, and stable. You can rely on them to keep confidences and to give you a genuine listening ear. Make sure there’s a space in your home where you can have a good talk! You can add extra seating affordably with one or two of Urban Outfitter’s stylish lounge chairs. We love their modern and Bohemian looks and the prices are quite reasonable. We especially like the Gabriella Purple Arm Chair currently on sale for $299. Terrific wood arms and legs. A Taurus’ living room will always invite guests to share what’s on their minds and in their hearts.
If you are the type of person who exhibits erratic behavior and can’t be relied upon, then seek friendship elsewhere! This sign doesn’t need all that drama. Instead, a Taurus tends to be very comfortable and secure with familiarity. Pets and plants are certainly welcome additions and will be well taken care of by this conscientious pal. Read our Feng Shui article on houseplants and make sure you’re inviting the right types into your home. Be sure to encourage a little color, with bright pottery and vases. We like Anthropologie’s Translucent Bubble Vases for their ability to make any grouping an instant vignette. Also, for more lighting ideas, also give our stained glass window article a read. It’s got some easy ideas and DIY’s that make rainbow-sunlight a snap!
A Proud Bourgeois Babe
Save the best for last! Even in the most humble conditions, they have a knack for adding unexpected touches of elegance. Taurus friends are suckers for luxury and refinement. Leather furniture, antique wood, and Persian rugs are total home decor hits. Chairish is probably your best go-to place for such items. Take a look at their vintage and used Moroccan and Tribal Rugs for a magnificent beauty that is sure to be in your price range! The right vintage rug can always make a space more amazing.
Loungers by nature, they also love to be in bed. Make sure to emphasize comfort in a Taurus bedroom with quality sheets and bedding. Little indulgences should be close by and weekends are always for relaxing. In fact, a fun Mother’s Day gift might be a humorous, “This is probably…” mug or tumbler from Etsy. You be the judge!
Because they are so steady by nature, they tend to nurture others with solid advice and words of affirmation. Never known for self-neglect, a Taurus takes great care of themselves, too. Thank goodness, because they certainly deserve it! Have a great month and be sure to appreciate your true Taurus friends.