On the House is betting heavily that Anna Karenina, the film adaption of Tolstoy’s epic novel starring Keira Knightley and Jude Law will be a major influence in home décor in 2013. Set in late 19-century Russia, among the rich and powerful, the sets and costumes are exquisitely lavish, which pretty much describes every aspect of the lives of upper-class Russian society in the dying days of the aristocracy. If you want to capture just a little of that grandeur, think about incorporating one or two of the pieces shown below into your decor. For more on this, pick up a copy of the Saturday Toronto Star and check out my column in the New in Homes section.
Here's my fave below: Magnetic crystal chandelier drops from LightCharms. They stick to anything. Well, anything that's ferrous metal. I suppose that means you could also add them to some types of earrings. Although, if you did, it might be a sign that you're drunk. So be careful. Unlike Anna.