Gilmore Girls is back, and just in time for a Netflix binge watch this holiday weekend. If you’ve been boned up for a marathon viewing by collecting red wine and looking back over classic episodes the early ‘00s series, you might be struck by how well you remember the cozy, boho interiors of the key sets: Lorelai’s house, Luke’s Diner, the whole of Stars Hollow.
Among all those distressed couches and mismatched prints, there’s something more than memories, though. There’s lessons in how to (and how not to) create spaces for yourself.
Now, those heavily ‘90s-influenced, Lilith Fair-leaning interiors aren’t exactly examples of good, unified design (just as all those flocked skirts aren’t good, timeless fashion). They are, however, filled with warm, inviting touches and plenty of little charms to hold on to.
Here’s some takeaways.