Anywho ... I have decided my style would be classified as traditional chic. I love the look of a classic wingback or a mahogny chest but with a pop of color in the lamps or an ikat valance. If you can't tell, this is consuming my every thought. I want to do this right the first time and not get sick of it after a couple months. I also want to upgrade from the college furniture we are currently sporting.
True story - One day last week, I pondered the best way to avoid traffic so I could go spend an hour at Home Goods before Aaron got back to the apartment. Such a rebel, I know!
And... I wouldn't be fair if I didn't give the update on the house. Yet, there is no update other than it looks 100% different outside. We got the seller to agree to some repairs and one was a complete repaint of the exterior. Awesome except when we drove by it was beige not blue and THEY NEVER EVEN ASKED OUR OPINION!
Speaking of the foreclosure deal, we are waiting on a clear title before we can buy. Apparently everybody and their momma are doing the same thing with their foreclosure. End of story is we will probably be arrested for creeping in the new neighborhood every night like stalkers just to stare at our awaiting abode.
Back to that traditional chic business... I just need to settle in on some fabric, paint colors, carpet, sofa, etc.... It is a long road ahead people!
Here are some favs (you may have already seen some of these but they are my favs so you will see them again) :
I love the grey tones of this dining area
Console table with ottoman below ... check!
The color/pattern coordination is amazing
These blues are killer!
Love the pop of patterns in the painting, rug, chairs, etc.
OBSESSED with this distressed trunk on legs
100% stealing for my house
Ikat stencil in half bath?
I could so copy this painting. Give me some wine and a paintbrush
Traditional lines with a pop of contemporary
That ottoman is unreal
Hopefully I will have some real rooms to show you. Headed to the beach for a mini vacay of R & R.