Design Secrets from HGTV's Emily Henderson

L.A.-based style pro Emily Henderson, host of HGTV's Secrets from a Stylist, shares some of her favorite home decor items.

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Secrets from a Stylist


When Emily Henderson isn't transforming spaces on HGTV's Secrets from a Stylist, she's decorating for Hollywood insiders and trolling flea markets around the globe for game-changing, room-defining pieces. Since we can't play copilot on all her shopping missions, we coaxed Henderson into sharing what's on her radar at the moment.

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A pillow with a large-scale floral print really finishes off a room.

Aqua Floral Pillow, $72,

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Skip the roses and tulips and buy peonies. You only need a few for a super-easy bouquet.

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Mad Men's midcentury interiors tie with Downton Abbey's fringe-on-fringe furnishings for TV's best sets.

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My brass animal collection is out of control!

Gold Pig Bookends, $30/set,

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In an updated color like hot pink, toile wallpaper and fabric feels less old-school decorator and more young and fresh.

Brewster Wallcovering Toile Impressions II Wallpaper, $56/double roll,

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Statement Piece


Every home needs a statement piece. Splurge on a Moroccan-style tray tableā€”it'll steal the show in a living room.

Hammered Metal Tray Table, $225,

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Paint Color


"I can't stay away from saturated indigos like Benjamin Moore's Kensington Blue (840)," says L.A.-based style pro Emily Henderson.

Originally published in the September 2012 issue of Family Circle magazine.

This piece was accurate at publication time, but all prices, offerings and styles are subject to change.

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