Archive for May 27, 2011
And here’s a mood board showing how the living room will come together once it’s all complete.
It’s a mix of American navy meets world traveler. I guess that’s the only way I can describe it. Funny enough, that’s actually the look we were working into. Nick just brought back that vintage Russian naval flag from his trip to St. Petersburg, and we got the model ship a few weeks ago at a favorite consignment store. If you can believe it, it all started with the vintage plaid wool blanket (on the lower left). I found it at the Brooklyn flea several months ago, and decided that it should be the basis of the new living room design. It coordinated perfectly with the Indian wool patchwork Kantha I’ve had for several years, an old purchase from Anthropologie. Then this morning, as I was digging through some old inspiration imagery, I found the image below. (Not sure who to credit it to. It’s been sitting on my hard drive for several years now. So let me know in the comments if you know where it came from.)
It’s maybe a little more Ralph Lauren than I would normally ascribe to our aesthetic, but it has elements here that I realize we’ve incorporated into our decorating over the years. Such as the antlers.
Anyways…have a great day! I’m so glad to finally have settled on a fabric. Now I can see the whole plan coming together at last.