In my last post I gave you a quick sneak peak of my new bedroom featuring this American of Martinsville dresser.
When you are refinishing a piece there are many places you can take it depending on the color(s) and technique you choose. In my industry these decisions are what set each retailer apart and give you your voice in a way. Those who have followed me here over the years, or are familiar with Empiric, know that I am keen on a high gloss lacquer. So naturally the above piece transformed into this....
I also spied this dresser in Joan's new bedroom on Mad Man. American of Martsville was a popular Mid-Century manufacturer so the pieces are more common. If I find this gem again I would do the body, base and center doors in aVan Dyke Brown finish with contrasting lacquer drawer fronts...
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
I'm moving to a new apartment in a few short weeks but somehow through all the chaos of the past 11.5 months I managed to make a cozy little home in my first ever Bach Pad.
All pieces acquired and available via Empiric.
Except Little Man....
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The shades on this great chandelier were anything but. At the moment of discontinue a light bulb went off.... literally.
Introducing our 8 Arm Brass Chandelier with Decorative Blue/Gold Sleeves and 25w Exposed Round Bulbs, Included.
Click here for spec's and price.
Monday, October 31, 2011
Saturday, October 22, 2011
Monday, September 12, 2011
I'm finally putting the finishing touches on my new place and departing a bit from the modern aesthetic I purvey. Indian, Ace Hotel, Earthy, Awesome. I spent early Sunday morning lurking around the new issue of Lonny where I spied a couple pieces that would fit in perfectly. Such as;
The Altamura Armchair by Casamidy.
Lonny featured it in black on black but I love the orange powder coated frame, brown leather, and olive green cushions shown here. Yum-Yum. 2 please.
I am also going gaga for flatweaves. I have a custom one on its way for my living room but wish I had seen these guys a bit sooner for inspiration (because they ain't cheap!).
Available at Medicine Man Gallery. These ones too.....
aren't they pretty?
Who hasn't been counting down the days until Target launches the Missoni collection (less than 24 hours people!!)??? Im dying over the clothes (and makeup, and scarves, and shoes...) but need the housewares too. Love these trays....
Fashionista.com posted the lookbook here.
I'm really feeling the Oly bust...
I am the proud owner of a monogrammed Fez hat (story to follow someday) that I do display.... just not this prominently. Maybe I should rethink that.
There are more goodies but I have to get back to work. I did buy the most epic set of Moroccan woven drapes yesterday that are going to change my living room and my life. Pretty sure the purchase was inspired by this issue. Or the Pasadena heat after hours wandering Rose Bowl. Fingy's crossed the final product is as pretty as I am imagining. Will share pictures as soon as they're up.