My husband and I agreed that we would focus on one room and work there until we felt like itÂ was as complete as possible. The living room won the prize.
So a couple of weeks ago, Dan was sitting on the couch and he said “you realize that everything in this room is some shade of brown or white” The answer was yes, I was well aware of that and I had yet to really begin the decorating process in there.
Because I’m sort of overstimulated everydayÂ on the internetÂ when it comes to pattern and fabric I find it hard to settle onÂ throw pillows for my own space. I decided to buckle down and start searching and considering what I reallyÂ loved in what I saw each day around the web and tucked awayÂ in my inspiration file.
I had been admiring vintage embroidered suzanis on Etsy and Ebay for a while and finally decided that I wanted to incorporate one of those on the sofa. Something like these,
I always feel like I’m attracted to a simple stripe, soÂ I’d probably put twoÂ striped pillowsÂ on the sofa along with the vintage suzani pillow,
and then I’d like to put these pillows already whipped up in a Robert Kime suzani fabric in each of the linen club chairs,
I plan to acquire some vintage (rattan) arm chairs to sit at the pedestal table which kind of serves as a game/conversation table. Â I envision these chairs to have upholstered seat cushions. Like this,
I would most likely use a fabric with a small scale pattern like,
Sister Parish via The Designer’s AtticÂ
Peter Dunham, Cruz