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October 23, 2013

Here are a few detail shots of color I integrated into our living room to liven up the space.

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These pillows were around $65 each on The Pillow Collection. My intention was to cover up the masculine leather couch as much as possible because I despise it. It was one of Wilson’s first adult purchases and he refuses to give it up. Marriage is all about compromise…

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In Monday’s post I photographed this corner with Wilson’s graduation chair in it, but I have since swapped it out for this fabulous ghost chair. I bought it for $69! I saw one the other day in a boutique for $400. Seriously people, it’s plastic. The gold side table was an impulse purchase from Target for $55. I really love the Threshold collection, you can find so many great cheap pieces in those aisles…

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 Another Target purchase…

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A touch of chinoiserie for the room.

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This urn is a member of a pair that I stole from my mother. They were exiled to the upstairs man room in my parents’ house and I rescued them for display on my mantle. Nothing screams plastic fork budget more than stolen.

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These windows were a part of of the original house, dating back to the 1930s. They still open too! The armchairs were a splurge that my friend Addison helped me find from Lee Industries. If you lift up the cushions, every person who helped construct the chair personally signed the bottom.

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Full frontal of the bookshelf where I satiate my OCD regularly.

I know you aren’t supposed to sweat the small stuff, but these little details I picked from https://www.atelierlane.com/pages/interior-design-hk help construct a room full of color and life, so I feel like it’s OK to get excited about these.

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3 Comments

  • Reply Rob Scott October 28, 2013 at 6:06 pm

    That looks great, I would have been disappointed if I didn’t see any Harry Potter on your bookshelf!

  • Reply Brooke November 19, 2013 at 7:30 pm

    Last comment, promise…
    One of my absolute favorite things to do is rummage through moms (Aunt Val’s) “I don’t like anymore stash” Ahhhh the best treasures.

    • Reply Anna November 19, 2013 at 7:50 pm

      Brooke you can comment as much as you want! Aunt Vallie has excellent taste, I am going to have peek through her stuff the next time I’m down there. Hope you and family are well! Love to all!

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