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Adding and Taking Away for my Renovation Project

I mentioned in an earlier post that I would be changing my downstairs.  Christmas is finally over and it's time to get to work.  First of all, I purchased these antique french barrel chairs at a consignment store in Dallas, and recently had them recovered in burlap–I think they turned out well.



I love the burlap–and I think I will be adding more beiges and greys to my almost all white interior.  Next, my bed.  I cannot decide if I need a new one or not–by new one, I mean new old one.  I don't like new beds at all.  I've always wanted a four poster bed.  Anyway, here is a photo of it all rumpled.

But…what if it looked more like this?  Much better.
skona  hem

How about this for  little inspiration?  This is Darryl Carter's work.  I just love him. I've been saving up photos of his work, and will post them soon.  judy
  • enna.
    December 31, 2008 at 11:55 am

    Those chairs are gorgeous–just right for curling up to read a book.

  • Chloe
    December 31, 2008 at 2:26 pm

    I absolutely adore those chairs. You have amazing taste!

  • caroline
    December 31, 2008 at 2:58 pm

    oh my goodness, darryl carter is so brilliant. please post more of his work soon! i’m really looking forward to it.

  • PinkBow
    January 1, 2009 at 1:40 am

    i love what you’ve done with the barrel chairs πŸ™‚

  • Camille
    January 1, 2009 at 10:59 am

    I absolutely love how you’ve designed your home ! It looks so cosy and comfortable. Definitely a house where you want to spend your whole days ! I think your bed looks great! The touch of black keeps your bedroom from being an all white room !Plus I just wonder what your bathroom looks like. Maybe you could show us a picture?
    Anyway, I really love your blog, your home and your style.
    Really looking to seeing more posts soon !
    Happy new year to you and your whole family !

  • Sara
    January 3, 2009 at 7:47 am

    Just recently, I too have been inspired by home decor and photos of beautiful rooms. Check out theselby.com — it’s a blog of a photographer who visits people’s houses in NY & LA and just takes photos … really interesting!

  • Crystal
    January 7, 2009 at 2:54 pm

    I absolutely love your current bed! I’m looking for something similar…old, metal, airy. Do you have any suggestions on where to look? I live in Austin, by the way. πŸ™‚

  • Joni Webb
    January 13, 2009 at 7:07 pm

    love your new chairs!

  • moonique
    January 28, 2009 at 8:35 pm

    i really love your taste in interiors most especially furniture. i love how you mix contemporary with vintage as well… my family has a furniture manufacturing business which my mom runs full-time.the pieces are predominantly classical and we do some vintage finishes as well. i wish though that we did more contemporary pieces but most of our clients make us do the classics:) the stuff at home are so chippendale and everything old haha. it would be nice to see something modern—that is definitely how i’m doing my new bedroom haha… if you want to view the stuff that we make, visit http://casacebuana.com/ πŸ™‚

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    April 21, 2010 at 3:22 pm

    It is so beautiful I have never seen something like that before.