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10 Home Decor Ideas to Steal from Your Favorite TV Shows

You can't help but fall in love with the characters from your favorite TV shows. When a series ends, or is between seasons, it's nice to have a little reminder of the show somewhere in your house. Here are 10 TV-inspired home decor ideas to get you started.

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They’ll Be There For You

After 10 years of laughing and crying in Monica’s (or Monica and Rachel’s/Phoebe’s/Chandler’s) living room, you may have wished you could hang the iconic French Jouets poster on your living room wall. Buying the poster is easy enough, but make it your own by DIYing the frame it lives in. Take a look through these frames for inspiration.

Here’s how to make picture frames with perfect mitered corners.

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Lead like Scandal’s Olivia Pope

When Olivia wasn’t drinking wine and eating popcorn at home, she could be found putting her brilliant brain to work at her modern, sleek office. You can have a Pope-like office too by DIYing a conference table as impressive as hers. Start with these complete instructions for a beautiful reclaimed wood table.

Then, add to your home office with these 10 DIY ideas.

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String Some Lights Like Joyce Byers

In Stranger Things, strings of lights are used to communicate, so they weren’t actually a home decor choice, but there are lots of ways you can use string lights around your home and yard. Here are some others ways to to create a beautiful backdrop using string lights in your yard.

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Display Michael Scott’s Girlfriend’s Candle

After Jan Levinson left Dunder Mifflin (or was she fired?), she moved in with Michael and started her own candle making business. You may remember when Kevin asked, “How’s the candle game?” Jan replied, “Oh, great. Yeah, Serenity by Jan is kicking ass and taking names.”

Now you can have your very own Serenity by Jan candle!

Want to make your own candles? Here’s how to make candles in glass yogurt jars.

And, here are 12 weird ways to use candles in your home.

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Store Your Cereal Like Jerry Seinfeld

So much time was spent and so many jokes and breakups happened in Jerry’s kitchen. You can bring elements of this well-designed NYC apartment kitchen into your home by DIYing one main aspect of it: the cabinets. Transform your wood cabinet doors to glass ones by following these easy instructions.

If you’re a real Seinfeld aficionado, perhaps you’d like this replica of the set of Jerry apartment.

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Feel Like You’re Part of the Brady Bunch

If you grew up watching The Brady Bunch, you may have imagined taking a picture on those iconic stairs with your own family someday. If you still have that dream, you can make it happen by attaching either some inexpensive frames or decorative wall molding. Then, paint the wall and the frames all one color.

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Mimic Monica’s Peephole

Another Friends find, this is a hand-painted, resin replica of the frame around Monica’s apartment door peephole. It’s 8 x 10 inches and easy to install with double-faced tape (included).

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Sleep in Luxury Like Mindy Lahiri

The Mindy Project was full of lavish designs for everything from wardrobes to doctor’s offices to Mindy’s own apartment, especially her bedroom, with that showstopper headboard. You can create this indulgent bedroom look yourself with this similar tufted headboard.

Or, here are the step-by-step instructions if you’d prefer to DIY a modern headboard.

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Big Little Lies

Madeline and Ed’s kitchen is like a homeowner’s kitchen paradise: plenty of space, light and airy white everywhere and a beautiful, big island. You can have this dream kitchen too (and without all the lies) just by utilizing your masterful DIY skills. Apply backsplash tile by following these instructions, build a large kitchen island yourself or an easier-to-build modified version of it, replace your sink with a farmhouse one and remember to follow these hints. You’ll look like you have a kitchen in a house by the beach in no time.

Tired of white cabinets? Then look through these 13 now-on-trend dark kitchen cabinet ideas.

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Make it Marvelous Like Mrs. Maisel

Audiences have fallen in love with Midge Maisel, and some have fallen even more in love with her apartment. Are you smitten with her painted kitchen cabinets? Here’s everything you need to know if you decide to paint yours!

Buy this poster of Midge in her kitchen now on Amazon.

Hannah Louise
I help people tell stories, whether that's about themselves, their company, or their product. Every project I take on has one priority: make sure the audience connects with the content. I've fine-tuned this skill over the past decade by creating content for audiences from C-suites to new hires in organizations large and small. I launched my career as a generational keynote speaker (think dispelling myths about Millennials/Xers/Boomers) and worked my way to being a principal of a consulting firm and published author by writing, presenting, and editing books, blogs, white papers, and research analysis. I bring my values of collaboration, humility, and research-driven strategies to everything I do. I'm also a cat owner, coffee enthusiast, and new home owner (you know, your stereotypical Millennial traits.)