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Rose Gold for Any Room and Any Style

Rose gold finish is used on furniture and lighting. Softer than copper, with a warm pinkish cast, rose gold coordinates beautifully with any style from Hollywood Regency to Farmhouse, from Mid Century Modern to Industrial.

Modern and Mid Century Modern Rose Gold

ELK Group International 3138-266 Jette Chairs

ELK Group International 3138-266 Jette Chairs

ELK Group International 3138-266 Jette Chair

17” wide x 19” front to back, 38” high back

Finish: Rose Gold

The energetic, upward-directed vectors of our retro-futurist Jette collection Chair relaunch the nuclear and celestial-inspired “Googie” aesthetic made popular by Mid Century Space Age design stories. Beautiful, on-trend Rose Gold-finished metal openwork. Perfect for that hip urban address.

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Furniture for Bibliophiles: Books Furniture and Accessories

Design Toscano OA946 Stacked Books Side Table

Design Toscano OA946 Stacked Books Side Table

Have you seen furniture that looks like books? There are all kinds. Some are wood, some are resin and all are really fun and functional furniture

The Furniture for Bibliophiles from Design Toscano is made to look like worn leather bound books with faux gold gilding. They are wood or MDF (a strong kind of particle board).

Carved wood furniture is hand-painted to look like stacked books.

Our Toscano-exclusive trompe l’oeil side table “fools the eye” with its intricately hand-painted volumes that create a wooden work of furniture art. Faux books with authentic metal pulls slide out to reveal a single drawer, while others open as double doors for convenient storage near a favorite chair or in an entryway. This clever addition to any room is truly part fun and part function that’s perfect for the most avid bibliophile!

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Library Shelves with a Ladder

Martin Furniture Avondale Bookcases AE4094 with Metal Ladder IMTE402

Martin Furniture Avondale Bookcases AE4094 with Metal Ladder IMTE402

Martin Furniture makes furniture for offices, homes and hotels.  They came across my radar because I am looking at book shelves. They make really tall bookcases that have a ladder. They are available on Amazon and the reviews are really good. They also have some that show up on Amazon Clearance at a lot lower price.

The ladder helps you reach the books on the top, but mostly it just looks really cool! Continue reading

Posted on June 30, 2019, in Shelves.

Doctor Who Tardis Display Cabinet

Now here’s an idea! The Harper Blvd OS1367ZH or Southern Enterprises AMZ1367ZH Red Phone Booth Storage Cabinet turned into a Doctor Who Police Box!

Harper Blvd OS1367ZH or Southern Enterprises AMZ1367ZH Red Phone Booth Storage Cabinet turned into a Doctor Who Police Box

Harper Blvd OS1367ZH or Southern Enterprises AMZ1367ZH Red Phone Booth Storage Cabinet turned into a Doctor Who Police Box

The Red Phone Booth Storage Cabinet looks like a real British phone booth, but it’s really a cabinet. With a little ingenuity and some Tardis Blue paint, you can turn it into a Doctor Who cabinet. Continue reading

Chinese Garden Stools

Fifteen years ago, maybe more, I saw a little Blue Willow table made out of ceramic at TJ Maxx. By the time I thought about it and decided I couldn’t live without it, it was gone. And I have repented ever since.

Every time I see one in a picture on someone’s porch, I wish I had bought that when I saw it.

Well DUH! There is nothing you cannot find now. I went on Amazon. It’s just a matter of choosing the one I want.

Ethan Allen Pierced Garden Seat

Ethan Allen Pierced Garden Seat

You can spend a lot if you want. This Pierced Garden Seat from Ethan Allen is beautiful! Continue reading

Louis Ghost Chair by Philippe Starck for Kartell

Work in Progress: Houston designer Meg Lonergan’s dining room with what looks like Louis Ghost Chairs by Philippe Starck for Kartell.

Work in Progress: Houston designer Meg Lonergan’s dining room with what looks like Louis Ghost Chairs by Philippe Starck for Kartell.

This month, April 2018, Southern Living has an article Work in Progress about the home of Houston designer Meg Lonergan. She “turned her humble Craftman home into a colorful testing ground for her latest decorating ideas.”

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Bring a British Phone Booth into Your Home

You can have the look of a real British Phone Booth with these fun recreations. They are available in a lot of sizes and a lot of prices.

Harper Blvd OS1367ZH or Southern Enterprises AMZ1367ZH Red Phone Booth Storage Cabinet

Harper Blvd OS1367ZH or Southern Enterprises AMZ1367ZH Red Phone Booth Storage Cabinet

Harper Blvd OS1367ZH or Southern Enterprises AMZ1367ZH Red Phone Booth Storage Cabinet

Looks just like a real British phone booth, but it’s really a cabinet! Continue reading