Lowe's House of Curators allows Iris Apfel to style our homes four different ways

Lowe's House of Curators is a décor curation series that uncovers bold, attainable style — with Iris Apfel tapped first

Lowe's house of curators Iris Apfel
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This just in: Lowe's House of Curators (opens in new tab) launches with interior designer and fashion icon Iris Apfel to celebrate Lowe's 100th birthday this year. The retailer tapped Apfel — known for her instantly recognizable, eclectic, and colorful style — to help consumers drive bold décor items that mirror her unique aesthetic, making it the perfect time to freshen up any outdated spaces. 

Featured in Apfel's curations will be Lowe's first-ever Centennial Color Palette, which stares back at quintessential hues from each decade to inspire consumers to use the colors in new and modern ways. 

Whether your taste gravitates towards the vibrant blues and reds of the 1920s or the relaxed earth tones of the 1970s, this palette will highlight fresh ways to incorporate legendary color into home design. 

Beyond giving each color new life, Apfel also curated her palette for additional inspiration. Available in four different curations, each style mixes texture, color, and pattern across paint, textile, and furnishings to develop bold looks in every space. 

So whether you're hoping to swap out old outdoor furniture or breathe new life into your bathroom, here are four Iris Apfel-approved ways to do so. 

1. Bring Palm Beach to your backyard

Lowe's house of curators wicker chairs

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Transport yourself to an outdoor oasis filled with lush tropical plants, sun-warmed patio vibes, and opulent pops of color, inspired by Iris's time in Palm Beach. 

allen + roth Serena Park Set of 2 Wicker Brown Metal Frame Stationary Dining Chair (opens in new tab)for $390, at Lowe's 

Stay perfectly on-trend with this set-of-two hand-woven, all-weather wicker, and water-repellent chairs (opens in new tab). Designed with a rust-resistant steel frame and equipped with reversible denim and pinstripe cushions, this set will transport any backyard into your own outdoor oasis. 

allen + roth 9-ft Blue Auto-tilt Market Patio Umbrella (opens in new tab)for $88, at Lowe's

This umbrella (opens in new tab) comes equipped with a vented canopy to provide ideal shade coverage, an automatic tilt function to maximize shade direction, and measures in at 9-feet. 

allen + roth Solid Yellow Square Throw Pillow (opens in new tab) for $19.98, at Lowe's

Translate some fashion and relaxation to your outdoor living space by way of this decorative pillow (opens in new tab) featuring a textural design in neutral with white tufts. 

2. Indulge in Modern Maximalism

Lowe's house of curators modern velvet chairs

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Embrace Apfel’s mindset that 'more is more and less is a bore' by incorporating small details with big personality into each space.

Iris Pink Velvet Futon (opens in new tab) for $422.15, at Lowe's 

For those looking for inspiration, try this stylish statement-making velvet futon. (opens in new tab)

Grayson Lane Glam Blue Velvet Round Ottoman (opens in new tab) for $246, at Lowe's 

Add sleek texture with boho style to your bedroom or living room with this comfy large pouf, (opens in new tab)featuring aqua blue velvet upholstery. 

allen + roth Geometric Multi Square Throw Pillow (opens in new tab) for $19.98, at Lowe's

Add some style and comfort to your living space with this decorative pillow (opens in new tab) featuring a textural design in neutral with white tufts. Sized at 14" x 20", it fits nicely on all sizes of furniture. 

3. Create a statement powder room

Lowe's house of curators statement making style

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Express yourself confidently by mixing colors, textures, and patterns with statement pieces fit for every space, from eclectic furniture to Iris’s signature paint palette. 

allen + roth 30-in L x 20-in W Oval Silver Beveled Wall Mirror (opens in new tab) for $65.98, at Lowe's

Allow this silver finish wall mirror (opens in new tab) adds a classic dimension to your décor. With beveled oval edges and gentle curves, it's the small piece that will make a major statement. 

allen + roth Whitney 30-in Antique Gray Undermount Single Sink Bathroom Vanity with White Engineered Stone Top (opens in new tab) l Was $699, Now $399, at Lowe's

Engineered with a Carrera stone vanity top and integrated under-mount sink, this choice (opens in new tab)features a matching backsplash (that's included), and a storage tray to provide easy access to essentials 

Mitzi by Hudson Valley Lighting Cora 5-in W 2-Light Aged Brass Modern/Contemporary Wall Sconce (opens in new tab) for $220, at Lowe's

Whether entertaining friends or staying in and catching up on you time, this sconce (opens in new tab) offers a dimmer switch that allows you to master the mood. Use them to playfully add personality to your space, taking it from functional to optimal along the way.

4. Choose a bold Centennial Color Palette

Lowe's house of curators paint

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As a way to commemorate Iris and Lowe’s 100th birthdays, this all-new limited-edition paint palette will celebrate key colors that have shown up in iconic ways over the decades, from the 1920s to the 2010s. 

Silverwood Rattan Rotary Socket Table Lamp with Linen Shade (opens in new tab) for $64.98, at Lowe's

This natural fiber rattan lamp (opens in new tab) brings a unique approach to lighting up any room. Featuring a bulbous base that's constructed from a metal frame wrapped in a thick, pliable straw, the organic feel continues into the classic dum shade, as well. 

National Plant Network 1-Gallon Washingtonia Palm in Pot (opens in new tab) for $37.72, at Lowe's

Fast-growing and extremely hardy, the Washintonia Palm (opens in new tab) can provide you with a big tropical landscape appeal in a hurry. 

allen + roth 8-in Green and White Indoor Artificial Succulent Plants (opens in new tab) for $19.99, at Lowe's

Designed in a delicate dog-like statue, this succulent plant (opens in new tab)is the dainty detail that will accentuate any console or corner in your home. 

Brittany Romano wrote for Homes & Gardens as a U.S. Shopping Editor. A graduate of New England College, Brittany started her career as a freelance fashion market assistant at Marie Claire. She later joined AMI, where she designed a highly profitable commerce vertical. Noted for her award-winning content, she's covered everything from celebrity beauty hacks to the most lavish home decor.