A few weeks ago I mentioned that I wanted to make a few small changes for our living room. As you know I ADORE my patterned pillows, but for winter I wanted something a little less colorful and cozier. I didn’t really make any big changes, all I did was add a super soft sheep skin throw (found at IKEA) and 2 pillows in the prettiest off-white with a golden/silver touch (ordered via Westwing). I also exchanged some accessories and added my 2 new cute Jonathan Adler items. So, this is the current state of our living room and I am pretty happy with it. What do you guys think?
As you guys know, I have a major weakness for home decor and everything that goes along with it. We’re just finally settling in the new apartment (after a year) and I am already dreaming of completely starting over. Don’t get me wrong, I adore our home & the way it looks – but it is just so much fun to try something new every once in a while! For this winter, I decided to give the living room a small make-over. No big changes, just little accessories. As some of you may remember, I had quite a bit of color going on with a blue patterned rug, different shades of green for the pillows & a big fat strawberry hanging by the dining area. Well, for winter I thought it would be fun to include a bit more white, gold & silver.
Our new dining area is finally coming together (see the old version HERE) and I couldn’t be happier with the way everything has turned out. From the very beginning, my vision was to have something light and airy, that would make the space seem bigger than it actually is. Naturally, this did not work very well with our old black dining table and black leather chairs. While I seriously adore our old chairs (my parents purchased them just after their
marriage wedding), I was ready for something new! So after lots of going back & forth, we finally decided on 6 of the Louis Ghost Chairs by Philippe Starck, paired with an oval glossy white dining table from Interio, called Paloma. I also put up white curtains by the window, and now it really does feel bright and airy! There’s just one thing left to do: I have to re-adjust the lamp, because with the new dining table it is no longer centered and it bugs the s*** out of me. I am such a freak when it comes to having things in line, perfectly horizontal or centered! But luckily that can easily be fixed :)
I wanted to give you guys a quick update of our current “pillow situation”. I’ve been collecting different patterned pillows over the last year and I really love the mix I currently have going on in our bedroom. The combination of the different blues, paired with the gold quilt reminds me of beachy days and I love the fact that the newest addition (small pillow in the front) works perfectly with the framed print on my night stand. For now, I think I am done shopping for pillows, as Mike will probably kick me and my 100 pillows to the curb sometime soon (just kidding – he would never … but I don’t think he can take one more patterned pillow). Boys just don’t understand the joys of decorating … right?