Wednesday, September 30, 2009

dot dot dot...

the spot: a lumbar pillow for the sofa or bedroom, a drum shade for the playroom....regardless this dot will add spunk to any room. Osborne and Little remnant fabric- cut velvet dot...turquoise, cream, and brownish/ gray color way.
PRICE: $25 (O&L remnant fabric, a little under a yard) SOLD

*bottom image from traditional home

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

fly like an eagle.

the spot: make a statement on any front door (especially a door w/ an amazing accent color)...albert hadley does it, so should you. Vintage brass eagle, probably off of an old building...very cool patina. 10" w x 8" h.
PRICE: $34 (solid brass eagle...has two screw holes for attaching) SOLD

*images courtesy of house beautiful/ albert hadley

Monday, September 28, 2009

french blue.

the spot: a settee, an occasional chair, a headboard fabric, a baby the swedish look- add this amazing blue and white matelasse fabric to any "bleached" feeling room and create a beautiful calming effect. 3 yds of blue and white (a very "in" color trend) matelasse fabric (pretty sure it's manuel canovas).
PRICE: $40 (3 yds) SOLD

*bottom image courtesy of willow decor

Friday, September 25, 2009

another velvet stripe.

the spot: the front or back of an accent chair, an ottoman, changing up your pillows for the fall......cut velvet stripe, robin's egg blue background w/ leaf green velvet stripe (pretty sure it's lee jofa). a little over a yard.
PRICE: $25 (1 yd +) SOLD

* bottom image courtesy of made by a girl

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

get your zigzag on.

the spot: fab pillows for that neutral couch...zigzag's the rage. mary mcdonald, jonathan adler, madeline weinrib, ruthie sommers, rubie green- everyone's doing it! 1 yard of Schumacher's High Voltage in Smoke (a gray and charcoal colorway) on a cotton and linen background.

*bottom image courtesy of house beautiful/ jonathan adler

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

bistro chair.

the spot: a breakfast nook w/ a collection of four different color chairs (a look that has evolved) or outdoors on a porch...who couldn't use a cute bistro chair in their life? a fabulous woven and rattan bistro chair in a cream and black stripe pattern. made by Louisiana llc. 15 x 15 x 34 H.
PRICE: $50 (local pick up suggested- SC) SOLD

* bottom picture courtesy of elements of style (taken from her recent trip to Paris)

Monday, September 21, 2009

Regency Eagle Mirror.

the spot: above the bed, on a wall above a great wing chair, an accent over a chest...this classic element will add distinction to any room. vintage regency eagle mirror (probably use to have a convex mirror in it)...some imperfections in the plaster but i think it only adds to its character and vintage charm. 20" H x 14 " W

*bottom image courtesy of oprah home

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

solid sconce.

the spot: powder room, bathroom...great sconce: very pottery barn/ restoration price :) oil rubbed bronze. double light 10"W, backplate 5" W
PRICE: $25 (glass shades not included, lowes has tons) SOLD

channel your oriental.

the spot: an amazing desk lamp or statement lamp on a console....this circa 1940's oriental chalk lamp will speak for itself. lamp comes with new silk shade.
PRICE: $125 (lamp and silk shade) SOLD

*bottom image courtesy of angie hranowsky

Saturday, September 12, 2009

knock knock.

the spot: your door of course or a great wedding/house warming present. the story behind this beautiful door knocker only makes it better: the hand knockers were used in charleston to signify that the house was a "speakeasy " (an establishment that illegally sold alcohol) during the Prohibition era...they also are known to ward off evil! 5" H x 2" W and it just needs a screw to attach to the door. your guest will be jealous of your fab knocker :)
PRICE: $40, tarnished brass finish

*bottom image is an example of how great two would look (mine are smaller), Hotel Horreo

Friday, September 11, 2009

mirror, mirror on the wall.

the spot: a gallery wall in a grouping of various pictures and objects....vintage black frame that someone turned into a mirror. Measurements 11"H x 10" W.
PRICE: $15, vintage frame turned into a mirror (Barron not include) SOLD

*bottom picture courtesy of so haute/ domino

Greek Key Floor Lamp.

the spot: a reading nook, next to your favorite chair....this polished nickel, greek key floor lamp is beautiful in person! add a chocolate brown shade and she will be polished perfection.
60" H x 8" W (at the greek key section).
PRICE: $45 (lamp, shade not included) Sold

*bottom picture courtesy of decor pad

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Hickory Chair: Murano Three Drawer Chest.

{deep breath} hurts to do this but...
the spot: an awesome vanity in a powder room, an entry way chest...Hickory Chair Murano Three Drawer Chest. Retails for over $5,000. Previous owners used this as a vanity so it is outfitted with a hole for a sink and plumbing pipes in the back. Could easy be converted back into a chest by adding a wooden or marble top. Dimension here. Due to shipping cost, local pick up suggested (south carolina).
PRICE: $650 (i will gladly send more pics of the piece) SOLD

* image courtesy of style court and dress, design, decor

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Square Lanterns.

the spot: typically you might find these cute guys outdoors, but if it were me, i'd flank them beside a mirror in an entryway or in a powder room (the unexpected is so much more fun)...
8"Wx 8"H x 8"D a cute square light.
PRICE: $40 for the pair SOLD

*image courtesy of elements of style