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Montage: Cognac Colored Leather Sofas

We all know that a classic brown leather Chesterfield sofa can look quite dignified in a traditional library setting. Thinking of other types of leather sofa in rich luggage tones, one might imagine a Danish modern setting, or something quite Italian and sleek. But there’s an in-between. I actually wouldn’t have guessed that I’d find so many examples of cognac colored leather sofas so easily, and that they’d be in such tasteful decors, including Scandinavian interiors,  Brooklyn brownstones, modern houses, and bohemian lofts. These leather sofas mix as well with sheepskin as they do with kilims. Some are clean-lined sectionals, other a tad squishy. While most are in mainly white settings, many are mixed with deep reds, or yellow and green accessories. Here are 26 rooms with cognac colored leather sofas that are worth studying (and emulating). For shopping suggestions see: ”Get the Look: 28 Leather Sofas in Cognac, Tobacco, & Caramel.”

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Femina

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Shoot Factory

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Rolf Benz Furniture

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Photo by Jean-Marc Wullschleger •  Elle Decoration UK

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unidentified

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Photo by Yolandé Marx

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Photo by Frederik Vercruysse

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Morrison Hair Co., Laguna Beach

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Nuevo Estilo

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Shoot Factory

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Jonathan Adler •  Elle Decor

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Jonathan Adler & Simon Doonan’s home on Shelter Island
Dwell

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Freedom Winter Collection 2012

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one forty three

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Shelton, Mindel & Associates

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Femina

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Home of Petra Bindel

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unidentified

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Home of Danish designer Birgitte Rabens
Photo by Raúl Candales •  Elle Decor Spain

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Photo by William Brinson  •  House of Brinson

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Editor Pilar Guzman’s Brooklyn brownstone
Matthew Hranek  •  Photo by Martha Stewart Living

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Nuevo Estilo

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Wood & Wool Stool

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Nuevo Estilo

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Photo by Will Pryce  •  Dwell

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Montage: 20 Gorgeously Organized Closets

Not long ago we made some changes to the main level of our condo. We created a proper entry and spacious, well-organized  closet for coats and such (my scarves and gloves now have a permanent home), added a banquette (perfect place to hang tons of smaller  artworks), relocated my desk to the other side of the floor-through space (much needed), and partitioned the family room with the TV behind beautiful French doors (noisy no more).  We love it all. Thank you Amanda and Jeff of Hark + Osborne!

Now it’s time to focus on the bedrooms. We own the parlor and lower level, which means our bedrooms are in the basement. It’s rather dungeon-esque down there. While nothing can bring sunlight in, I’m certain we can still make the master suite more functional and habitable. It’s a large area with a lot of wasted space. The bathroom is unattractive and we don’t have a bathtub. We have a walk-in-closet with an exposed brick wall. It came all tricked-out with adjustable shelving done by one of the professional closet organizers, but I’ve given it over to my husband, save for some off-season storage. My stuff hangs on an unsightly rod in a niche in the bedroom, with the hall closet right outside housing my shoes and handbags.

I thought I’d start my inspiration gathering process by contemplating closets. I’ve designed three walk in closets for myself in the past, all very similar. I’ve always had the carpenter build the shelves, cubbies, and drawers. This time I may use one of those companies that specializes in custom closets. We shall see.  Mine will not be as lavish as the closets here, but they are a good source for organizational ideas.

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Nuevo Estilo 

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Celerie Kemble  -  Elle Decor 

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J. Randall Powers

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Astleford Interiors

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Khloe Kardashian’s closet  -  In Style 

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Nate Berkus

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Bethany Frankel’s closet
Photographer Joe StandartTraditional Home

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Home of Michael and Jonathan of The Shoot Factory
47 Park Avenue

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Lee Ledbetter  -  Architectural Digest  

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Theodore & Company

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Home of designer Miriam Alia of Living Pink Studio

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Melanie Charlton Fascitelli, Clos-ette

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Closet of Laura Vinroot Poole  -  Domino

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Hammersmith

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Jenna Lyons  -  Domino

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Jennifer Eisenstadt

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JJ Locations

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Meredith McBride Kipp  -  Photographer Laura Moss

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Closet of designer Lisa Kreiling, LTK Interiors
Photographer Trent Bell for Boston Home

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For more closets (and pretty lingerie) 
follow my BOUDOIR board on PINTEREST

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Traditional dressers with deep drawers and feminine white dressing tables offer added storage for underthings and accessories.

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Montage: 24 Rooms That Use Baskets Right

I’m not sure yesterday’s woven basket post was such a hit. I know, like I said, I’m not a huge basket fan either. Perhaps I really should have provided the Montage first. Because woven baskets can be just the right touch, especially in a sophisticated ensemble. Look .  .  .

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 Architectural Digest

wooninspiratie.nl:

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Nybrogatan 57

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B&B Italia

Living Etc.

Living Etc.

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IKEA via Cote Maison

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Home of Jonathan Lo, the editor of Happy Mundane
via Oh | Design

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Photographer Klas Sjöberg for Lantliv

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IKEA catalog 2010

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via Emmas Design Blogg

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A Beautiful Mess

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Hannah Blackmore Photography

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Stylist Karine Kong – Bodie and Fou

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Krista Keltanen Photography

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Bolig Magasinet

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Domino ( ? )

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Tom Scheerer

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Home of photographer Kristin PerersElle Decoration

Nuevo Estilo Eclectic Kitchen

Nuevo Estilo

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Stephen Falcke

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M. Elle Design  -  Elle Decor
photographer Miguel Flores-Vianna

rosie brown via sfgirlbybay : victoria smith

Stylist Rosie Brown – Papa Stour

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photographer Tria Giovan

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Montage: 20 Penguins and Polar Bears

I’ve been meaning to do a post about giraffes—I’ve been seeing them everywhere—but since it’s holiday time, polar bears and penguins seem more suitable. And in fact, I’ve been seeing a proliferation of penguins in decor lately too. We even have a penguin etching that we purchased a few years back at the SMFA sale that we still need to get framed; there’s an empty spot over the banquette waiting for it. Happy penguin + polar bear season to all.

PAPER PENGUIN DECORATIONS

Swell 247

Harriet Anstruther
Artwork by Harland Miller

PENGUIN PRINT FOR KIDS ROOM

Cocoboheme

Coral & Tusk

Garnet Hill

PENGUIN WALLPAPER FOR KIDS ROOM

Penguin wallpaper, Isak

Nuevo Estilo

Better Homes & Gardens

Bodie and Fou

Frankfurt apartment of record label owner Sabine-Lydia Schmidt
on Freunde von Freunden

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 Estee Stanley

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Rue Magazine

Bodie and Fou

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A reader’s home on Desire to Inspire

Studio Guilherme-Torres – Photographer Lufe Gomes

Photographer Magdalena Bjornsdotterk

Riazzoli

Leah Duncan “Harry Had a Bad Feeling” print
via Varpunen

We need to get this framed!
Selma Swartz BrombergPenguins, 1988

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Carrot Currency: Pillow Spotting with Fabricadabra

Pillow maker Fabricadabra is a Style Carrot sponsor once again. I’m very excited to have them back, not just because it’s a local company, but because I really love the pillows. I have three Fabricadabra pillows on a white sofa in my own bedroom—two gray ikats and a green chevron. To welcome Fabricadabra to StyleCarrot (I hope you’ll stay a while this time!) I thought it would be fun to match Fabricadabra designs with specific rooms.

Nina Freudenberger • Haus Interior • Hampton Designer Showhouse 2011
Fabricadabra silk/cotton ikat pillow cover from Uzbekistan, $50

Bibi Monnahan
Fabricadabra silk/cotton ikat fabric handwoven  in Uzbekistan, $24/yard

Christina Murphy
Fabricadabra silk/cotton ikat pillow cover from Uzbekistan, $45

Cookie Magazine
Fabricadabra heavy jacquard throw interpreting Mexican weaving, $125

Sig Bergamin in Elle Decor
Fabricadabra silk/cotton ikat pillow cover from Uzbekistan, $40

Burnham Design
Fabricadabra silk/cotton ikat pillow cover from Uzbekistan, $45

via Apartment Therapy
Fabricadabra cotton jacquard indigo cloth pillow cover, $38

Furbish Studio
Fabricadabra silk/cotton ikat pillow cover from Uzbekistan, $45

Nuevo Estilo
Fabricadabra vintage hand embroidered suzani pillow cover, $55

 

Get these pillows and more at Fabricadabra

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