Nate Berkus Spoke to Me Through the Pages of BHG

I love this quote I found while flipping through Better Homes and Gardens.

You don’t have to have the most expensive pieces to have a great room, and this is a great reminder of that fact! It may take a little more time to find or make pieces that are truly great, but if you can honestly say you love everything in a room, it is so worth it!

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Another Imaginary Room!

I’ve probably been spending a little too much time online because I have so many photos to create imaginary rooms with! This one started with the chair. I love the pops of red, white, blue, and green!

I’ve got a chair I’ve been working on, and it just hasn’t been going anywhere because I’ve been waiting to find that perfect fabric. I keep flip flopping between something traditional (because it does have cane backing) or something a little funkier (I’ve looked at tribal prints, monkey prints, sea horses…) After creating this board, I think I’ve decided on a funky pattern in traditional colors, like red or blue.

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Inspiration: Imaginary Rooms

What do I do in my spare time? Create imaginary rooms for my future homes!
Here’s the latest!

Slide1It all started with this gorgeous Max Gottschalk bench I stumbled across on 1st Dibs. The rug is from West Elm (!!!) (they have some rugs that are so chic at such a good price point!) The lamp is midcentury (also from 1st Dibs). Both pillows come from One Kings Lane. I love the white one and use it for “inspiration boards” all the time. And I love these antique pitchers because they’re a different take on classic blue and white.

 

 

 

Current Obsession: Linen Settees

So my current obsession is linen seating. I just can’t help it, its just so… chic.

All of these except the bottom right are random photos from Houzz. The bottom right is a custom sofa from Restoration Hardware.
All of these except the bottom right are random photos from Houzz. The bottom right is a custom sofa from Restoration Hardware.

Now you might be asking “where did this random obsession come from?!”

Here’s my story. In Paris, I came across a blue linen settee that the vendor had rehabbed himself. It was SO charming, but it was also SO expensive (and let’s not even talk about how much it would have cost to ship… I’ll tell you guys about a recent shipping nightmare as soon as I get it resolved!)

The settee that started it all at the Paris Flea Market.
The settee that started it all at the Paris Flea Market.

Anyway, ever since I have been back in LA, I have been thinking about linen settees, looking around for the perfect find, keeping it in the back on my mind during every shopping trip and every Craigslist scavenger hunt.

Natural Elements for Fall Decorating

I love decorating around the house using natural elements… especially in the Fall. It is a surefire way to change the whole vibe of your space with minimal effort. There is so much more you can do to get ready for fall than adding an old tired wreath of fake orange and red leaves.

I have been saving so many photos of pretty flowers lately, I just wanted to share a few that I find inspiring.

I love the idea of a wreath made out of cotton bolls. I found this photo on Pinterest.
I love the idea of a wreath made out of cotton bolls. I found this photo on Pinterest.
This is just so pretty and not too overdone. I love the idea of fresh flowers above the bed. Unfortunately, I did not save who posted this photo, so if you know, let me know so I can give them credit!
This is just so pretty and not too overdone. I love the idea of fresh flowers above the bed. Unfortunately, I did not save who posted this photo, so if you know, let me know so I can give them credit!
I am obsessed with this wreath from "Finding Home." You can find Laura's tutorial here.
I am obsessed with this wreath from “Finding Home.” You can find Laura’s tutorial here.
I love this wreath that I found from @mooncanyon on Instagram.
I love this wreath that I found from @mooncanyon on Instagram.
This photo of dahlias in a prep bucket from @hedgerow on Instagram is magical.
This photo of dahlias in a prep bucket from @hedgerow on Instagram is magical. Their arrangements are also magical.

I hope you’ve enjoyed checking out my inspirations for Fall decor! Don’t forget to check me out on Instagram @Chair_candy to see all the awesome chairs I find!