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Get the Look: Modern Watering Cans

A watering can is one of those things you don’t think of having (or have room for) when you live in the city. (Or maybe you do, if you’re all green thumb-y.) A while back, I fell in love with a sleek, stainless steel watering can at MoMA (no longer available), that I received as a holiday gift. The long, skinny spout, great for filling vases around the house, is als, not conducive to city-size cabinets, so it lives on the Cape.

I have been thinking of getting another one that’s more compact for Boston (love the copper X3 by Kontextur, though the Born In Sweden watering can is more practical and comes in excellent colors.) I actually don’t have an outdoor watering can on the Cape, which I think I should get if I have any hope of growing anything this summer, which I kinda do. (Shocking, I know.) Here are 20 colorful, modern watering cans, for indoors and out.

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S H O P P I N G

1. Kiwi Watering Can by Donato d’Urbino & Paolo lomazzi for Alessi

2. Pipe Dream Watering Can by Jerszy Seymour for Magis

3. Fleur Watering Can by Auerhahn

4. Aquastar Watering Can by Eva Solo

5. Spring Watering Can by Robert Bronwasser for Goods

6. Dumbo Watering Can by Rosenthal

7. Dual-Action Watering Can by Pascal Charmolu for Born In Sweden

8. Diva Watering Can by Eero Aarnio for Alessi

9. Camilla Watering Can by Koziol

10. Black Swan Watering Bucket by Streamline

11. Brushed Stainless Steel Watering Can by Blomus

12. Aqua Genie Watering Can

13. Outdoor Pour and Store Watering Can by OXO

14. Indoor Watering Can by Living Accents

15. Watering Can by Karim Rashid for Proper

16. Calla Lily Flower Watering Can by 2PO

17. Elise Watering Can by Koziol

18. Watering Can by Pascal Charmolu for Born In Sweden

19. x3 Watering Can by Paul Loebach for Kontextur

20. Gro Watering Can by Hallgeir Homstvedt for Established & Sons

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Montage: Woodsy Winter Tablescapes

I don’t do Christmas, and I’m really not into the whole red, green, and gold thing. But I  pretty much love anything Scandinavian, including Scandinavian style Christmas tables. These Nordic-inspired woodsy tablescapes all incorporate natural elements, like evergreen sprigs, pinecones, and branches. Bringing a bit of the outdoors is cost effective and cozy. Here are 18 woodsy winter tablescapes. For more ideas, see my ”Rustic Christmas Table Decorating Ideas” post on the Wayfair blog.

Table Setting With Pine Cones And Evergreen

 via Styling Pics

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Christmas Table Setting Rue Magazine

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Winter Tablescape With Natural Elements

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Reindeer Sugar Cookies On Log Charger

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Mini Christmas Tree Nordic Tables

 The House that Lars Built • Photo by Cassidy Tuttle

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Lantliv, * Photo by Fredrikke Heiberg

Bulb Plantings on Holiday Table

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Woodsy Winter Wonderland Wedding

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Country Woodsy Wedding Tablescape

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Christmas Table With Linen Tablecloth Red Ribbon

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Natural Table Setting With Newspapers

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Natural Tablescape From FrokenKnopp Blog

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Pine Branches Under Glasses On The Table

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White Candles And Moss For Xmas

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Pine Tree Place Cards For Christmas Table

Martha Stewart

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Place Cards In Pine Cones

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Design Diary: Color Theory Brings a Suburban House to Life

Boston-based interior designers Brad Dufton and Kendra Amin-Dufton, the husband and wife duo behind Color Theory (of Apartment Therapy Small Small Cool fame), recently finished a top-to-bottom project on a house in Winchester, which I wrote about for the Boston Globe Magazine. The story, “Against the Gray,” details the process of and relationship between the designers and clients on their journey in creating a color-filled home. Note that Color Theory did it entirely from retail sources, so if you’re interested, re-creating the look is within easy reach.

Living Room Designed By Color Theory

 Photo by Michael J. Lee

Funnily enough, although the clients wanted color, Brad went with gray paint throughout the house. It makes a great backdrop for the saturated furnishings. Above, in the formal living room, he used a relatively dark shade, Benjamin Moore “Rock Gray.”  Brad says, “Formal spaces benefit from darker colors; it decompresses your energy, makes you want to stay longer for conversation.” This is one of three rooms in the house that he tags as moody.

Indian rug from Mohr & McPherson in Boston;  ”Fillmore” sofa from Thrive; barley twist chairs from Zimman’s near Boston, upholstered in “Prospect” ikat by Thom Filicia for Kravet; starburst mirror from Zimman’s; coffee table from Horchow.

Farmily Room Designed By Color Theory

The family room, above and below, is huge. The walls are a lighter gray, Benjamin Moore “Wales Gray.” (By the way, Brad started out as a professional painter; he swears by and only uses Benjamin Moore, preferring its Regal Select line with a matte finish.) They used a three-dimensional, dried black lava stone tile for the fireplace surround. He calls the handmade, Brazilian chevron cowhide rug, from PureRugs, a “god-like” material, saying, “Everything and anything washes out of it.” Chairs from Circle Furniture; trio of acrylic tables from Wayfair.

Farmily Room Designed By Color Theory

A 14-foot-long Flexform sofa from Showroom in Boston dominates the main portion of the family room. Thomas H. Little Upholstery in Southboro, MA crafted the round ottomans and throw pillows. As for the juju hat installation, the client, who is from Congo, had the orange one. Brad and Kendra asked her to bring back “as many as she could carry” went she went to Africa to visit her mom. They admit they had no idea what they’d do with them all, but in a fit of inspiration, they clustered them on the wall

Sunroom Designed By Color Theory

Photo by Michael J. Lee

The sunroom boasts an amazing collection of indoor/outdoor pieces by Paolo Lenti from Montage in Boston. The sofa is actually three individual chairs that can be moved around (or dragged out to the deck). They originally purchased the ensemble for the basement playroom, but in an Aha! moment, Kendra realized they’d be perfect for the sunroom. The indoor/outdoor rug was a steal for $150 at RugsUSA, a welcome addition after the splurge on furniture. Continuing the high/low mix, there’s also a “Martini” side table from West Elm and a trio of cage pendants from CB2.

Lighting Designed by Color Theory

In the stairwell, nine brass and stainless steel pendants with rope cords and Thomas Edison filament bulbs by Lunabella, purchased at Zimman’s. We hear the electrician was none too pleased to have to hang them all.

Lighting Designed by Color Theory

Bedroom Designed by Color Theory
Photo by Michael J. Lee

The master bedroom is done in a glamorous scheme of black and magenta, with Benjamin Moore “Rock Gray” on the walls. The bed, which the clients first saw in an apartment they rented in Paris, is B&B Italia by Max Aalto, purchased from  Montage in Boston. It’s black-stained wood, with a gray tweed upholstered headboard and platform. The ottoman is West Elm and the ikat rug from Wayfair.  The Horchow fainting chaise came in gray velvet, but Brad and Kendra had it reupholstered in a magenta fabric by Iman for Kravet that they’d had their eyes on for years.

Boudoir Designed By Color Theory
 Photo by Michael J. Lee

The client was hot for a vanity. Brad and Kendra couldn’t find one they loved, so they pieced together its components using the Jonathan Adler “Channing” console, an inexpensive acrylic chair, curvy “Cattaneo” mirror from Horchow, and chrome sconces with black shades from Lamps Plus. I love the Senegalese storage basket from Serena & Lily, presumably used as a hamper.

Bathroom Designed By Color Theory

The master bath is done with a 3D tile on the floor, inspired by Manhattan bathrooms of the 1920s, and staggered oversize marble tiles on the wall. The egg-shaped tub was a splurge, and caused a bit of a ruckus with the plumber, but they finally got it right.

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 Photo by Michael J. Lee

The client, pictured here, is expecting a baby. Luckily, they were able to use all the pieces from her now two-year-old’s nursery from their prior home to create a new gender-neutral nursery. The walls are a grayish blue, Benjamin Moore “Sterling.”  The chartreuse lacquer dresser is the “Latitude” from CB2, the sleeper sofa from Room & Board, and the crib is Stokke. The stuffed animals are from Africa and the animal photographs purchased online from The Animal Print Shop, finished in frames by Room & Board. The chevron rug was created from FLOR carpet tiles. The cuckoo clocks over the crib were Brad & Kendra’s (you may recognize them from their living room), purchased a while back for 99 cents each at Urban Outfitters.

Guest Room Designed By Color Theory

The guest room, above and below, is done in the punchy black and white “Feather Fan” wallpaper by Cole & Son. “Wood Tiled” whitewashed dresser from West Elm; assorted carpet tiles by FLOR.

Guest Room Designed By Color Theory

“Window” headboard from West Elm and “English Garden” comforter set from Target.

Color Theory Girls Bedroom Boho

Finally, the daughter’s bedroom is done with a hippie chic, boho bibe, in a slight departure from the rest of the house. Brad says, “I want her to feel like she is carried to a far away land when she steps in.”

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Shop Serena & Lily for beautiful kids’ rooms. 

Serena & Lily Girls Bedrooms

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Get the Look: 20 Modern Sleeper Sofas

I’ve done a number of sofa roundups of a variety of sofas from gray sofas to blue velvet sofas—but I have yet to pull together a collection of sleeper sofas for you. With summer guests on the horizon, I think it’s a good idea to examine some sofa bed options.

Choosing sofa beds can be tricky, since the sofas need to be deep enough to accommodate some type of mattress wide enough to pose as a bed. This means they can be bulky; hardly the contemporary look I favour. There are a number of options that go beyond the futon, but stay simple and sleek. Even the more comfortable upholstered sofa beds for sale these days have a streamlined silhouette.

I wrote a post on daybeds a while back, so I haven’t included any here save for one sectional piece that’s admittedly more of a daybed than traditional sleeper. On the Cape I have DWR’s Twilight in green which I love, but as for my old sleeper-sofa with the thin mattress and metal bar that pops out of the sofa – not so much.

Sleeper sofa design has improved, but still, if you’re shopping for a traditional sleeper, look for constructions that solve that issue. Mitchell Gold sofas tend to be great compromises for a plush upholstered sofa with a bed inside.

 

Modern Sleeper Sofas With Beds

Modern Sleeper Sofas With Beds

Modern Sleeper Sofas With Beds

S H O P P I N G

1 Elliot Sofa Bed, $169-$199 at Target.

2 SOLSTA Sofa Bed, $149 at IKEA.

3 Bay Sleeper Sofa by Busk & Hertzog, $2,200 at DWR.

4 Elke Convertible Sofa, $1,299 at Room & Board.

5 Henry Sleeper, $1,099–$1,899 at West Elm.

6 Twilight Sleeper Sofa by Flemming Busk for Softline. $2,100 at DWR.

7 Gus* James Sleeper Lounge, $1,850 at 2Modern.

8 Mexico Futon Sofa Bed at Homebase.

9 Blu Dot Paramount Daybed, $1,799 at Addo Novo.

10 Sleepy Twin Sleeper Sofa, $1,595 at JC Penney.

11 Alex III Sleeper at Mitchell Gold Bob Williams.

12 Pattern Chevron Futon, $169 at Target.

13 Sliding Sleeper Sofa by Pietro Arosio, $3,500 at DWR.

14 LifeStyle Solutions Convertible Sleeper Sofa, $560.98 at All Modern.

15 KIVIK Sofa Bed with Footstool, $958 at IKEA.

16 Eden Convertible Sofa, $999 at Room & Board.

17 Blu Dot One Night Stand Sleeper Sofa, $1,799 at Addo Novo.

18 New Patti Foam Sofa Bed at Homebase.

19 Artek Seating Fabric Sleeper Sofa, $5,290 at Wayfair.

20 Niels Bendtsen sleeper sofa with 2 cushions, $2,927 at Hive.

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Target has a ton of cute sleeper sofas online.

Sleeper Sofas at Target

 

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Get the Look: Cherry Blossom Accessories

 

Cherry Blossom Flower Wallpaper Notecard Tote

 

S H O P P I N

1 InkDish Cherry Ink Side Plate, $56/set of 4 at Wayfair.

2 Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Phone Case, $50 at SemiSweetStudios on Etsy.

3 Lumimarja Cotton Fabric, $53/yard at Marimekko.

4 Cherry Blossom Market Tote by Modern Newst, $18 at SupermarketHQ.

5 Letterpress Cherry Blossom Folded Note, $18/ten at Crane.

 

 

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Montage: 20 Rooms with Cherry Blossom Branches

It’s cherry blossom time. I know this not from seeing cherry blossoms outside my window (unfortunately), but from seeing so many on Pinterest. I don’t think Boston is big in cherry blossoms. In my neighborhood it’s magnolia trees that bloom like crazy, though not quite yet. If you’re wild about cherry blossoms, when you’re done scrolling through these, click over to my “Cherry Blossoms in the Home” post on Wayfair’s blog today too.

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Laura Green, L. Green Studios
Atlanta Home & Lifestyles Inspiration House 2011
(walls are hand-stenciled)

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Photographer Carolyn Barber  -  House to Home

Cherry Blossoms Mural

Home & studio of photographer Manolo Yllera
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W Design Interiors

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Palmerston Design Consultants

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A Beach Cottage

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Dreamy Whites

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Lilla Blanca

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Design Within Reach

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SF Girl by Bay

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Canadian House & Home 
(Clarence House “Flowering Quince” wallpaper)

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Supon Phornirunlit, Naked Decor
Photographer Larry Olson

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Domino

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Frank Babb Randolph  - Photographer Max Kim-Bee

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Photographer Maria Isabel Hansson for Hus & Hem 
(Marimekko “Lumimarja” wallpaper)

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Photographer Jessica Pages  -  Design Sponge

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Katie Ridder

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Kristine Mullaney
Photographer Russ Mezikofsky for Boston Globe Magazine 

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Flowers by Rhoads Garden
Christian Oth Photography Studio

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Photographer Michael J. Lee

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vi a Shoebox Decor

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Photographer Ngoc Minh Ngo
Bringing Nature Home (Rizzoli, 2012)

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Get the Look: 25 Woven Baskets

I have a storage bin problem—I have so many that I need storage bins for my storage bins. Ridiculous. That said, I’m not really a woven basket person. I can appreciate the art, but I’m not really into them. I have noticed, however, in the last couple of years, that superior examples have been in the spotlight. (Obviously Pier 1′s inventory is forever strong.) With the emphasis on fair trade, back-to-basics, artisans, and the craft renaissance, they’ve been more prominent from a design angle. Interestingly, although they are artsy, they sometimes go hand-in-hand with the industrial aesthetic, as the raw and rustic intersect. Perhaps I should do a Montage, but in the meantime, here’s a shopping roundup of 25 woven baskets, from mass-produced to antiques to those created by African artisans and American artists.

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S H O P P I N G

1 Ukhamba  Traditional Basket, $130 at Baskets from Africa.

2 Handwoven Mexican Palm Leaf Bowls, $110/three at Haus Interior.

3 Woven African Basket, $525 at Nathan Turner, 1st Dibs.

4 Newport Braided Round Baskets, $149/pair at Ballard Designs.

5 Basket by Lois Russel.

6 Aqua Herringbone Woven Basket, $55 at Connected Fair Trade.

7 Distinctive Designs Decorative Round Basket, $64 at Wayfair.

8 Makaua Large Basket, now $54.95 at Crate & Barrel.

9 Fruit Baskets-Large, $48 at Harkiss.

10 Cathedral Baskets, $45.00 — $48. at Harkiss.

11 Blue Date Leaf Baskets from Bangladesh, £20 at Traidcraft.

12 African Grass Grain Baskets, $2,450 at Treasure Keepers, 1st Dibs.

13 Senegalese Recycled Plastic Storage Basket, $98 at Serena & Lily.

14 Funnel Bowl, Zulu weavers, $190 at Baskets from Africa.

15 Red, Purple, Grey Hairy Vessel by Kari Lonning, $575.

16 “Islands in a Night Sea” Basket by Kari Lonning, $1,000.

17 Radiant Flower Basket from Uganda, $39 at Ten Thousand Villages.

18 Fair Trade Basket by Piet Hein Eek, $263 at The Future Perfect.

19 Sugar Bowl with Lid, $20—$35 at Harkiss.

20 Hand-Woven African Hamper, $175 at Connected Fair Trade.

21 Sunlit Fruit Basket, $48 at Harkiss.

22 Nate Berkus Oval Tub Basket, $20 at Target.

23 Round Belly Baskets, $98/set of 2 at Serena & Lily.

24 Roll Weave Storage Basket-Ottoman, $79.95 at Crate & Barrel.

25 Beaded Blue Vortex Diamond by Wayan Sukerni, $84.95 at Novica.

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NOVICA

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Get the Look: 28 (Mostly Modern) Bathroom Vanities

Here’s your companion shopping guide to yesterday’s Montage: 30 Bathroom Vanities. As always, I’ve trolled the Interwebs so you don’t have to, pulling 28 mostly modern bathroom vanities. The items range in price from a compact $99 IKEA model to a pricey glam piece by Burgbad, a company I’d actually never heard of. Most hover around $1K though, give or take, so don’t be scared off! I hope there’s enough variety here; most of the available images were in situ, rather than straightforward product shots.

But more importantly, did anyone have any ideas for my countertop? If we paint the actual vanity glossy white and change the knobs, what should we do for the countertop? And sink? I’m inclined to opt for a simple undermount, but looks like the bowls resting on top are still in favor. Probably better to stick to a classic though, right? Especially since it’s just a white tile bathroom. We do need to deal with the floor though too. White penny tile or glass mosaic? Input please!

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 Blech.

Brushed Nickel Knobs Modern Ikea

The new knobs
IKEA ATTEST $4.99/set of 2

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S H O P P I N G

1 Wyndham Collection Malibu Vanity Set, $1,899 at Bathroom Vanities Only   .

2 Porcher Tetsu Wall-Hung Vanity Set, $1,302.98 at Wayfair.

3 Wyndham Collection Centra Vanity Set, $1,899 at Decor Planet.

4 GODMORGON/BRÅVIKEN Vanity, $679 at IKEA.

5 Bianca Wall-Mounted Vanity, $1,149 at Bathroom Vanities Only.

6 LILLÅNGEN Aluminum Frame Vanity, $99 at IKEA.

7 Cole & Co. Mallory Sink Chest, $2,246.25 at Modern Bathroom.

8 Empire Industries Contempo Vanity, $742 at Home & Stone.

9 Logan Double Washstand, now $1,545.99 at Restoration Hardware.

10 Amare Wall-Mounted Vanity Set, $899 at Modern Bathroom.

11 Wyndham Collection 3Zen II Vanity, $799 at Ardi Bathrooms.

12 Cole & Co Chambers Chest Vanity, $2,921.25 at Homeclick.

13 Pharmacy Extra Wide Single Vanity, $3195 at Restoration Hardware.

14 Bionic Bamboo Vanity Set, $1,116.73 at Wayfair.

15 Cole & Co Celebrity Single Vanity, $4,267.50 at Hayneedle.

16 Decolav Briana Vanity, $1,099.80 at Plumbing Depot.

17 WET Style F Collection Vanity.

18 Wire Leg Vanity by Concrete Seven.

19 Legion Washstand by Rebekah Zaveloff, $3,315 at Waterworks.

20 Robern Wall-Mount Slim Vanity, $2,764 at Home & Stone.

21 Decolav Sophia Vanity, $1,456.65 at Plumbing Depot.

22 Duravit Ketho Vanity for Stark, $1,156 at Home & Stone.

23 Robern Compact Vanity, $1,674.40 at Home & Stone.

24 Duravit 2nd Floor Series Vanity, $1,280 at Home & Stone.

25 Waterfall The Louis Vanity, $1,860 at Home & Stone.

26 Burgbad Diva Oval Vanity, $6,561 at Home & Stone.

27 Kallista Vir Stil Vanity by Laura Kirbar, $4,108.

28 Kohler Persuade Petite Vanity, $515.82 at Plumbing Depot.

 

For more inspiration follow my “Bath” Pinterest board 

 

carrot-currency-graphicOnce you choose your vanity, find Bathroom Cabinets & Mirrors from Illuminated Mirrors. And don’t forget to add sconces as well.

 

 

 

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Get the Look: 30 Giraffe Accessories

After browsing yesterday’s 56 giraffe rooms, you may feel like your own house is missing something—a giraffe! Here are 30 super cute ones, including giraffe hooks, pillows, trays, magnets, lamps, bookends, wall decals,  jewelry, and kid’s toys. Happy giraffe decor day.

Giraffe Necklace Lamp Pillow Tray

Giraffe Decal Lamp Bookend Earrings

 

Giraffe Hook Mug Animal Head

 

 

S H O P P I N G 

1 Giraffe Hook, $14 at Urban Outfitters.

2 Thomas Paul Giraffe Pine Box, $50 at Design Public.

3 Kissing Giraffe Pillow, $165 at Jonathan Adler.

4 Faux Leather Giraffe, $60 at Nova68.

5 Giraffe Nightlight, $99 at Land of Nod.

6 Giraffe Pendant Necklace, $64 at Samantha Faye.

7 Safari Animal Butt Magnets, $14/set of 6 at Fred Flare.

8 Premier Prints Yellow Giraffe Pillow Cover, $16.95 on Etsy.

9 1990’s YSL Giraffe Print Shift, $495 at The Way We Wore.

10 White Giraffe Vase, $49 at Uncommon Goods.

11 Thomas Paul  Bazaar Giraffe Tray Set, $66 at 2Modern.

12 Abstract Giraffe Figurine, $24 at West Elm.

13 Giraffe Photo by John Bland, $49-$210 at Saatchi.

14 Mini Giraffe Earrings, $12 at Fred Flare.

15 Wallpaper Wildlife by Inke Heiland, $118 at Greener Grass Design.

16 P’kolino Giraffe Rocking Chair, $79 at Design Public.

17 Jax & Bones Jerry Giraffe Chew Toy, $15 at Uncommon Goods.

18 Umbra Zoola Giraffe Ring Holder, $12.38 at Wayfair.

19 Gold Giraffe Figurine, $35 at Dwell Studio.

20 Melissa and Doug Giraffe Plush Toy, $70 at Meijer.

21 Alex Marshall Studios Silhouette Lamp, $173 at AllModern.

22 Kata Golda Giraffe Tea Cup, $23 at Fawn & Forest.

23 Spisani Giraffe Bookends, $365 at Barneys.

24 Decor on Safari Mounted Head, $69 at Land of Nod.

25 Inflatable Giraffe, $60 at Urban Outfitters.

26 Calder Style Stabile “The Giraffe”, $3,800 at Gustavo Olivieri.

27 Giraffe Surprise Mug, $8 at Pier 1 Imports.

28 Vulli Sophie the Giraffe Teether, $18.39 at Yoyo.

29 View From Here Hook, $20 at Anthropologie.

30 Giraffe Sack Pack, $26 at Cafe Press.

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Get the Look: 72 Bar + Counter Stools

As I mentioned yesterday, we chose the bar stools for Meredith + Daniel’s  kitchen. Although we arrived at an obvious and eternally perfect classic (Bertoia!), I looked at a lot of examples of bar & counter stools. Lucky you, they’re detailed below.

First though, let’s have a lesson.

What’s the difference between a bar stool & counter stool?
If you’ve ever shopped for kitchen stools, you’ve noticed that they come in two heights. The standard height for a bar stool is 30″, while the average height for a counter stool is about 26″.

How to choose the right height bar & counter stool?
You’ll want 8″ to 12″ of leg room between the stool and the bottom of your counter/table.

Consider the overhang.
You might find that counters with a very deep overhang call for a slightly shorter stool.

How much space should you allot between stools?
For stools 16″-18″ wide, allow about 22″ of space between them. For stools 19″-22″ wide, allow about 24″ of breathing room. Leave even more space for swivel stools and stools with arms.

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I didn’t even realize that the stools I use in Boston and Cape Cod are
Last Minute bar stools by Patricia Urquiola.

S H O P P I N G

1 Vienna Barstool, $179 at Crate & Barrel.

2 Arteriors Wyndham Swivel Barstool, $553 at Zinc Door.

3 Real Good Barstool by BluDot, $319 at The Future Perfect.

4 BOSSE Bar Stool, $39.99 at IKEA.

5 Onda Barstool by Jesus Gasca for Stua, $386 at DWR.

6 Magis Steelwood by Ronan+Erwan Bouroullec, $479 at Smart Furniture.

7 Tolix Marais Barstool by Xavier Pauchard, $300 at DWR.

8 Arteriors Home Rochefort Stool, $480 at Clayton Gray.

9 P.A. Bar Stool by Soren Rose Studio, $895 at Matter.

10 Ulrik Bar Stool by Alex Hellum, $315 at The Future Perfect.

11 Hal Stool by Jasper Morrison, £213 at Haus London.

12 Modern Windsor Bar Stool, $149.99 at West Elm.

13 Little Tulip Stool by Pierre Paulin for Artifort, $1,670 at Unica.

14 Tractor Counter Stool by Craig Bassam, $1,195 at DWR.

15 Bay Counter Stool by Newport Furniture, $349 at Room & Board.

16 Restoration Warehouse Maxwell Stool, $266.25 at Candelabra.

17 Spoon Stool by Antonio Citterio for Kartell, $655 at Addo Novo.

18 Bertoia Counter Stool for Knoll, $848.30 at AllModern.

19 Felix Walnut Bentwood Barstools, $129 at Crate & Barrel.

20 Folio Leather Backless Counter stools, $269 at Crate & Barrel.

21 Industrial Stool, $179 at West Elm.

22 Upholstered Cherner Stool, $949 at Zinc Details.

23 OFFI Jim Barstool by Scott Laughton, $230 at 2Modern.

24 Deer Bar Stool by Autobahn for De La Espada, $1,885 at Matter.

25 Era Counter Stool by Michael Thonet, $225 at DWR.

26 Flint Counter Stool, $119 at CB2.

27 Emeco Navy Stool, $710 at Design Public.

28 Little Apollo by Patrick Norguet for Artifort, $1,339 at Hive.

29 1961 Pierre Jeanneret Stools, set of 4 at Galerie Half.

30 Jamie Young Americana Stool, $334 at Zinc Door.

31 Gigi Stool by Marco Mara for Knoll, $513 at Hive.

32 Collins Stools, $249 at Room & Board.

33 Bar Stool in Scrapwood by Piet Hein Eek, $766 at The Future Perfect.

34 Lucite Bar Stools, $3,675/pair, Sandra Oster, Decorator Tag Sale.

35 Model Six Stool by Jeff Covey, $420 at MoMA Store.

36 dCOR Design Gen Bar Stool, $239 at Wayfair.

37 Phoenix Swoon Barstool, $149 at CB2.

38 Milo Baughman Chrome Bar Stools, $8,000/six at Orions Objects.

39 Gubi Stool by Boris Berlin and Poul Christiansen $695 at DWR.

40 Staach – Cain Kitchen Stool, $308 at 2Modern.

41 Kartell Charles Ghost Stool, $340 at Design Public.

42 Cosmo Bar Stool, £50 at Next.

43 Petite Barstools, $149 at CB2.

44 Ribbon Counter Stool, $179 at West Elm.

45 Arteriors Calvin Bar Stool, $2,016 at Zinc Door.

46 Crescent Bar Chair,  $345/pair at Zinc Door.

47 Kubu Hand-Woven Barstool, $149.95 at Pier1.

48 Dandelion Stool by DesignK, £230 at DesignK.

49 Knicker Stool by Blu Dot, $299 at Addo Novo.

50 Facto Stools by Patrick Jouin for Fermob, $469 at Unica.

51 Deja-vu Stool by Naoto Fukasawa for Magis, $459 at Yliving.

52 Ribbon Stools by Nendo for Cappellini, $871 at Unica.

53 Counter Stool 1C by RoomB, $640 by Yliving.

54 Stitch Stool by Cappellini, $1,343 at Unica Home.

55 BCN Fixed Stools by Harry & Camilla for Kristalia, $471 at Unica.

56 Kant Stool by Karim Rashid for Casamania, $290 at Unica.

57  Graph Stool by Gus* Modern, $399 at Addo Novo.

58 Aalto High Chair K65 by Artek, 352€ at Scandinavia Design.

59 Reata Counter Stool, $198 at Anthropologie.

60 Hi Pad Stools by Jasper Morrison for Cappellini, $800 at Unica.

61 Perch Barstool, $348 at Anthropologie.

62 Lancaster Barstool by Michael Young for Emeco, $650 at Yliving.

63 Blu Dot Counterstool Counterstool, $199 at Addo Novo.

64 P Stool 2 by Lebello, $420 at Yliving.

65 One More Please by Philippe Starck for Kartell, £208 at Panik.

66 L’Eau Counter Stool by Calligaris, $240 at Yliving.

67 Church Stool by Gus*Modern, $250 at Yliving.

68 Last Minute Stool by Patricia Urquiola, $563 at Unica.

69 Florence Swivel Stool, $99.99 at Target.

70 Air Counter Stool by Calligaris, $229 at Yliving.

71 Perch Counter Stool, $440 at Yliving.

72 One More Bar Stool by Philippe Starck for Kartell, £208 at Panik.

73 Bungalow 5 Oslo Gray Limed Oak Barstool, $520 at Zinc Door.

74 Magis Stool One $392 at Zinc Details.

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