1. Acid Etched Letter, Urban Outfitters // 2. Century Hurricanes, Anthropologie // 3. Stockholm Rand Rug, IKEA // 4. Grey Velour Throw Pillow, H&M // 5. Potted Grass, Crate and Barrel //
6. Beauty in Simplicity Print, Bubby & Bean // 7. John Floor Lamp, CB2 // 8. Lappljung Panel Curtain, IKEA // 9. Metal-Wrapped Wood Tray, West Elm // 10. Nate Berkus Arrowhead Rug, Target // 11. Sedona Totes, Crate and Barrel // 12. Oswengo Frame, Zara // 13. Black Faceted Vases, Dwell Studio // 14. Hardwood Bowl, Nicole Porter Design // 15. Stone Resin Cube Shelf, CB2 // 16. Garment-Dyed Basket Weave Throw, RH
I thought I'd change up this week's 'Friday is For Favorites' and put together a round-up of some of my current favorite home decor items. I decided the other day that I truly cannot look at my current living room design for much longer, and have spent several late nights this week lying in bed, unable to sleep after long work days, searching online for ideas to redecorate. I love our furniture (and am not willing to make any big purchases like that right now anyway), but I feel like my style has evolved quite a bit since I last decorated a couple of years ago. The room is currently very bold and colorful, with books lined up by color on the bookshelf, red curtains, and lots of vibrant accents. These days I'm much more drawn to neutrals, bright whites, metallics, and charcoal grey.
When I was growing up, my mom would rearrange the living room furniture and change up a few decor pieces a couple of times a year, and I remember feeling like I was in a whole new room every time. So tomorrow, Robbie and I are going on an outing to IKEA to pick up some new decor items with a goal of doing the same thing. I want to make this a quick, easy project (where I'm not spending a lot of money), but still create a visible change. The decor items you see above are the types of things I'm hoping to incorporate. I'll be sure to post before and after pictures once it's done!
What are your plans this weekend? Today is the 98th birthday of my absolutely amazing grandmother, 'Maggo.' Yes, 98th. She is truly the most bad ass lady I've ever known you guys. She's traveled (and lived) all over the world, has a degree in chemistry, and used to work as a fashion designer (runs in the family). She also went mountain climbing and white water rafting in her late '80s, which makes me feel like pretty much the lamest person ever in comparison. We're getting together with her this evening for a birthday dinner, and I can't wait to celebrate with her. (I also just found out that my sister and her husband are making a last minute trip up to Chicago to join us! Yay!). Other than that and our visit to IKEA (and possibly Crate and Barrel if we have time*), I don't have much planned, which is so totally alright by me.
*Remember in the movie 'Old School' when Will Ferrel's character is talking about their big plans for the weekend and says that they're going to head to Home Depot and "maybe Bed Bath and Beyond, but I don't know if we'll have time?" Yep. That's my weekend. I am a dork.