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There’s something very soothing about subdued, pale colors that feels simple and clean despite the many little details and layers that may actually exist. From mixing patterns to stacking collectibles, sticking to one color palette can allow you to experiment without seeming over the top. And mixing browns, blues and white is always classic! (Images [...]
I’m not very fond of large crowds and lines, so every year I tend to avoid the masses and shop online. Etsy is one of my favorite resources for unique, eco-friendly and handmade gifts. What’s on my shopping list this Friday? Handmade cotton wine bags that say “Salut” and “Cheers” by The Craft Pantry to [...]
The daybed dates back to the ancient Egyptians, who created beds out of bound palm sticks for sleeping and lounging. Daybeds became famous in the Greco Roman world, where they were referred to as “lectus”, luxuriously adorned and cushioned reclining sofas for relaxing, sleeping or eating. Made of rich materials like silver and ivory, they [...]
Just in time for Thanksgiving decor is Thomas Paul’s Orange Pillow at Velocity Art & Design. His latest collection has beautiful botanical illustrations hand screened on 100% linen pillows.
I found this incredible image on Pinterest and could not help but share. Taken by ArtPunk in Australia’s McClelland Gallery, the piece is entitled “Annulus” and was created by Ken Unsworth. It’s a great inspiration for our next exterior space!
A bergère chair (meaning “shepardess”) is a French armchair with exposed wooden framing and upholstered back and seat. Bergère chairs became popular in 17th century France amongst nobility, and were often made out of walnut or beechwood, gilded and upholstered in jacquard silk. (The strong rococo versions are referred to as Louis XIV bergères.) Originally they [...]
A torchiere, or torch lamp, is a lamp- typically with a tall stand- where the light shines up like a torch. Originally used in France in the late 1600s, torchieres were a form of candleabra that utilized one candle but could also use multiple candles to illuminate an entire room. Though lightbulbs are now used [...]
Monday’s History Lesson: The Grandfather Clock Tuesday’s Fashion Finds: Erin Wasson Bangle Wednesday’s Design Meets Fashion: Dark Woods Inspiration Thursdays: Into the Woods Friday Faves: Murano Glass Owl
Found this gorgeous Murano Glass Owl on auction at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. It stands 13 1/2 inches tall and is composed of smoky glass with iridescent eyes and a red interior.
Monday’s History Lesson: Toile de Jouy Tuesday Fashion Finds: Après Cardigan Wednesday’s Design Meets Fashion: Traditional English Rose Inspiration Thursday: Wallpapered Furniture by Bryonie Potter Friday Faves: Twisted Lights by Erwin Zweirs