Other things to note in this room–that isn’t our real coffee table. That was our plant bench that used to sit (holding plants–go fig) where Chris’s chair is, but now is temporarily holding the spot of our future coffee table that has been ordered. The old coffee table–you might remember it was a lot of gold circles that all collapsed together–well, someone offered to buy it from us and we couldn’t refuse.
Also, yes, Chris’s chair moved. It felt too tall to be across from the couch–especially since that is where the entry is. You walked in and, boom!, barricade. We love it in front of the window. As for my chair, the “her” chair, I have to say Chris was right. It was pretty, but just not comfortable. I sat in it only a handful of times before we knew, maybe this wasn’t meant to be. Luckily, we were able to sell it for what we paid for it so it doesn’t feel like a loss. If anything, we got to try out a chair for 6 months.
We do plan on getting some low-profile seating for across the couch, but we’re taking our time finding something just right. Evolution takes time, you know.
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Our wood grain Shaker cabinet fronts were designed for busy, high-traffic homes like ours. Clad with durable textured thermofoils, this line is compatible with Sektion, Akurum, Godmorgon, and Besta cabinets from IKEA. It's the perfect, practical way to add the warmth of wood to all the rooms of your home.
We have teamed up with Loloi to create a line of rugs that are as affordable as they are beautiful. This collection houses a great mix of traditional and modern rugs, in cottage-y colorways, as well as vintage-inspired beauties that you’ll want to roll out in every room.
We partnered with Stuga on a line of hardwood floors — The Ingrid is really livable, and the color is very neutral. It doesn’t lean warm or cool, it’s that just right in-between. We have really loved putting it everywhere in our house. It’s the best jumping-off point for design, no matter your interior style. In addition to being beautiful, Ingrid is really durable — we have three kids, and we always have a home construction project going on. Ingrid stands up to it all.
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Over the weekend Brooke (our social media manager) and I went to the Parade of Homes in the Raleigh area and it was so fun to get a feel of how other people in our new area are living and living large! The purpose of the parade is so that home builders and designers can […]
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