50 ;e Costco Connection JULY 2014
home for your
By Anita Thompson
WHEN DRESSING UP for an evening out, a
woman might choose a simple black dress.
But it’s the shoes, the jewelry and other accessories she selects that add the sparkle. For
men, it could be the shirt and tie combination, a pocket square or maybe argyle socks.
The same concept holds true in decorating. Every room has its basic pieces—a sofa,
a dining table, a bed—but it’s the extras, the
accent pieces, that really take a room from
so-so to special.
What are accent pieces, exactly? “Accent
pieces are usually items that define a style or
Home décor accents
define your style
personalize a space,” says Charmean Neithart,
a Costco member and interior designer in San
Marino, California (charmean-neithart-
interiors.com). “Basic pieces for starters could
include pillows, blankets, coffee-table books
and picture frames.”
Area rugs, mirrors, table lamps, side
chairs, console tables, plants, artwork, can-
dles, vases and collectibles can also add inter-
est and spots of color to a space.
As Costco member Roxann Lloyd of Red
Chair Designs (
Denver explains it, “You can have a plain khaki
The Costco Connection
Look for furniture, lighting and various home
décor in your local warehouse throughout
July, and year-round on Costco.com.
Cole Bay Bedroom Collection
Fits your family today and tomorrow.
WAREHOUSE ONLY | AVAILABLE NOW
Item #783581 (Dresser), #783580 (Bunk Bed)
Accessories not included.