August 2011

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DIY- vintage table to functional ottoman

We came across these table bases a couple of years ago and held onto them until we found just the right use… What were once a rather drab pair of gold toned table bases are now transformed into a set of high design ottomans.  We upholstered the seat with Quadrille’s gorgeous Kazak print (the colors really pop!) and then added a CB2 acrylic Format tray that can be stored on the shelf below or used on top to create a table and protect the fabric.  So kick your feet up or rest your martini down…

Oh Baby… Organic Modernism!

We recently worked with a DIY client on her new baby’s nursery and it got us thinking… Why not create a great nursery space that has all the style of a grown up room? While our client had a baby girl, we put this particular room inspiration together with a baby boy in mind.    We pulled sophisticated furniture that is appropriate for any age as well as tactile (and often handmade) accessories that bring whimsy to the space.  Overall, we were going for a young and modern take on a woodsy cabin idea and this is what we came up with: 1.  The wallpaper is a graphic wood grain print in blue on a white background.  Try papering the whole room or just make one wall a feature. 2.  The handmade patchwork birds gathered on this Etsy mobile are so sweet and whimsical. 3.  This walnut and white sideboard…