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This long weekend, I’m excited to put together our bedroom. Here’s what I have planned for the decor:
As much as I’d love to get everything new, we aren’t starting from scratch – the majority of items are carried over from our previous apartment. The rug we previously had in our old bedroom, and the side tables and lamps are the ones we previously had in our old living room.
The main things that will make this bedroom look different than our last, will be the paint color and the bedding – both of which I think make a significant impact. For the wall color, we went with navy on the the two main walls, and a light grey on other two walls to keep it from feeling too dark. As for the bedding we’ve chosen a beautiful grey border duvet from Crane and Canopy and two new decorative pillows from my shop. I’ll be posting peeks on Instagram – I hope you’ll follow along!
When I first saw this photo at a quick glance, I thought, what a pretty kitchen with such a lovely view. Upon looking at it more closely though, I realized that what was above the stove was actually a large framed photograph giving the illusion of a window. Such a smart and creative idea for making a small space feel brighter, more spacious and serene.
image credit: Melissa Kaseman
Most of the big stuff is in place in our living room (mostly carried over from our last home) but I’m still deciding on the details – that is, what new accessories I want to bring in and how I want to style them. So I’ve been collecting inspiration and in the process have found these beautiful spaces:
Love the color palette…and how insane is that headboard?
Cozy – blue and white
Mini fig leaf!
Diggin’ the pop of blue pattern
Deborah Needleman’s living room has always been one of my favorites
love that blue ikat chair
Image sources: 1- designed by tom scheerer, 2- found via bhg, 3- original source unknown, 4- elle decor, 5- photography by melanie acevedo, 6- designed by jill litner kaplan, 7- jauregui architect
Today I’m over on La Dolce Vita with a post on decorating with the colors sea mist and greige. Read the full post here.
As mentioned in a previous post, earlier this month, Style Me Pretty Living, one of my favorite lifestyle sites, featured a tour of my previous home. Since the feature went up, I’ve received inquires about the sources of some things, so I thought I’d post a complete list here for anyone else who may also be curious to know. Because the apartment was a rental that we planned to live in for only about 2 years or so and we had other priorities financially, when it came to decorating and furnishing it, we did so on a small budget, splurging only on a few select pieces. BTW, this post from 2012 shows a few photos of what the place looked like when we first moved in!
sofa - Crate and Barrel (crazy comfortable!) , pillows - Arianna Belle, blue abstract artwork - commissioned from Parima Studio, gold square wall frames – Target (they were originally silver and I spray painted them), white tufted ottoman - Target, round gold mirrored tray - World Market, large white tray - West Elm, coasters - Anthropologie, small gold bowl – Target, blue rug - Overstock, sunburst mirror - Home Depot (a total steal!), turquoise vases – Target, double gourd lamps - Overstock, black side tables – Ikea, white media unit - Ikea - customized it by painting the back blue, small light blue lacquer box - Swing Design, sheepskin – Ikea, paint color - Horseradish C15-1 by Olympic
white pendant light - Lamps Plus, white round tulip table - Ikea, clear acrylic chairs - Ikea, gold flatware - West Elm, black and white placemats - Serena and Lily, paint color - Horseradish C15-1 by Olympic
gold tray – West Elm, glass decanter – Target, french opaline turquoise glasses – vintage (you can find similar ones on eBay, Etsy, and flea markets), white shelves – Ikea, pot rack – Ikea, stainless steel mixing bowls – Joss and Main, blue treat jar – Homegoods, cookbooks – It’s All Good, The Kind Diet, My Father’s Daughter, Eating the Alkaline Way, Crazy Sexy Kitchen, Superfood Kitchen, Barefoot Contessa at Home
floor lamps - Ikea, white duvet cover - Bed Bath and Beyond, embroidered sheet set - BlissLiving Home, pillows - Arianna Belle, silver frames - Target, patterned fabric boxes - Blissliving Home, white shag rug - Rugs USA, benches - Rose Bowl Flea Market, paint colors - Olympic Pounding Surf and Freshwater
white desk – Ikea, leopard pillow - Arianna Belle, shelving unit - Ikea, rug – Overstock , doube gourd lamps – Target, black quatrefoil mirror - Target, artwork - Parima Studio, turquoise binders - Office Depot, orange tray - West Elm, file box – Office Depot
Q: The base of my Docksta table gets dirty easily from people resting their feet on it, how do you keep yours clean?
A: Magic Erasers!
Q: How did you hide the wires and cords of your wall mounted TV in your living room?
A: We used these cable management covers we found on Amazon. I’ve also seen similar ones at home improvement stores.
All photography by Esther Sun
WhoWhatWear co-founders Hillary Kerr and Katherine Powers recently got office makeovers. First up was Hillary’s office, which Domaine Home helped turn into a grown-up sophisticated space with a hint of quirk and drama. Love the mix of Arianna Belle pillows they chose to include!
See the office before and full makeover here.
Then was Katherine’s office, which also turned out beautifully:
photography by Justin Colt
Today I’m over on La Dolce Vita with a post on the chic color combination of grey and yellow.
Head on over for a look at inspirational spaces and a round-up of pieces for getting the look!
photo credit: steven gambrel
I love seeing our pillows in their new homes. Julia of Gal Meets Glam decorated her living room with our Leopard Velvet and Channels Ebony & Ivory pillows. Love that she started with an inspiration board and made it come to life!
Have photos of a space you’ve decorated with Arianna Belle pillows? Send them over or tag us on Instagram (@Arianna_Belle #ariannabellepillows) for possible feature here!
I have a new post up on La Dolce Vita featuring the beautiful combination of lavender and cream.
Click on over for a little color inspiration and a round-up of items for getting the look.