hippie haven

sometimes all it takes is one room, one picture, to send me on a tailspin of design fantasies. One peak at page 120 of this months House Beautiful made me scream out loud “I NEED SHELVES ABOVE THE DAY BED …
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more rug stalking

I have really been all over the place with rug ideas for the new home.  I’ve flirted with the idea of a black and white geometric, a Persian, an Uzbek, an Afghan, a flat weave, a high pile, or an …
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Dining with BRNO… Yes? No? Too Low??

Let’s talk about the BRNO chair, shall we? Designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, this modern cantilver chair consists of a steel frame and upholstered seat and back.  It comes in two varieties- tubular (left) and flat arm (right.)  …
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can I make this awesome?

So despite everyone’s best advice- be patient, tackle one project at a time- I’m jumping around again and I’m back to thinking about my settee.  During my lengthy search for a cute armless loveseat, what I failed to mention is …
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no fatties allowed

I really adore this Studio Sofa by Nate Berkus for Home Shopping Network!  The green is the perfect olive hue I’ve been lusting after.  The velvet fabric adds a touch of richness, while the curved front feet make it a …
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