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Thursday, 3 February 2011

“It’s more interesting to have just a picture of a small detail - then you can dream all the rest around it. Because when you see the whole thing, what is there to imagine?” - Dries Van Noten

When I first started thinking about the renovating and decorating job at hand, I had a few ideas and themes in mind for the living area.  But once I went shopping for furniture I realised a lot of those ideas are unattainable.  A lot of pieces of furniture from my imagination do not exist in store.  Imagine that?  And that shade of paint I had in mind doesn't exist either.  Convenient isn't it?  I'm a fan of a minimalist finish as much as I am a fan of a lived in French provincial look.  And something that fits into the Bayside beach suburb that I'm moving to has to be combined into my vision as well.

Then I met the accent chair below.

It's navy with a faint gold stripe and the love was instant.  The love still existed when I returned from holidays, so I decided to order it and decorate and furnish the entire living area around this chair.  Call me crazy.

9 comments:

  1. That is b e a u t i f u l!!

    We have a 1.5 seat arm chair in our bedroom and it's the greatest thing to have next to the bed. I LOVE it. The perfect place to lounge. Plus the dog loves to curl up on it or streeetch out when she's super tuckered out.

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  2. Call you BRILLIANT! This is the way you do it. Buy what you love and build around it. I really can't wait to see how it all turns out.

    xoxo,
    Carrie

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  3. As I'm a bit of a minimalist myself, i adore the simple, but yet so chic design of that chair.

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  4. that is not crazy at all...that chair is amazing!

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  5. Beautiful chair - love the simple yet smart design... and by the way think I may have found the grey colour you are looking for... just need to do some detective work for the actual name of it now. But I will! X

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  6. I love that quote, it is SO true... and that chair is gorgeous!!! I love it!

    xoxo
    Rachel

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  7. Lovely quote! Lovely chair!! :))

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  8. Hi! Beautiful! Would you mind sharing where you found it?

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