Inspiration, Make-over

Refining and the chaise

Mother has mentioned numerous times that she would like a sectional for the living room. I have personally never liked a sectional. I think of bulky, cheaply made hunks of tacky junk people throw in front of televisions. You know, those ugly things people buy for $599 at discount stores? Then I came across this beauty from Dwell Studio. It has a left or right facing chaise. $1,800 is not…

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Make-over, Shopping

Hughes Tables

So, I showed my initial plan to mumsie and she approved! Wallpaper and all. She thinks nothing can be accomplished online, i.e., she hates internet shopping, but we all know I love it! So I’ve been perusing the webs for tv stands and other sorts of tables. I had no idea about demilunes until this week! I’ve actually been in the presence of one for years and never understood why…

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Inspiration, Make-over

Hughes Mood Board

I want to give my mother an eclectic, colorful space but maintain a traditional style, incorporating her love of antiques. As seen in the entry below, her space is bare, and while she has a lot of ¬†reds and yellows in the room, they leave it looking cold and empty. Not warm and inviting. I’d like her to toss out that crusty old striped sofa and get a neutral beige…

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