Thursday, March 31, 2011

Kitchen Table Lighting Ideas

Still looking for a new light fixture for over the kitchen table. Nothing yet has gotten the thumbs up. This might be nice ... not too heavy looking:

from Pottery Barn:

Barton Pendant

Hand cast of iron and steel with a richly hammered texture,
this pendant has the rough-hewn look of a blacksmith's creation.
Twists in the metal accent its simple, graceful lines.

Or a style similar to this one from from Century Furniture:



White-wash finish Scandinavian pine with suspended clear beads trim and wrought iron with cast accents with raffia shades.


Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Chevron Wood Flooring

Keep looking at this Roche Bobois ad -- it is beautiful, but what I really like in the picture is the chevron wood flooring:

image from Roche Bobois

Friday, March 4, 2011

Living Room Floor Mirror

Thinking of a floor mirror for my living room to go next to the sofa, reflecting the foyer and the dining room. This one is from Cooper Classics:

Chambord Leaner Mirror from Cooper Classics available at Bellacor

French Walnut Finish with Beveled Mirror made from Birch
Dimensions: 35 1/4"W x 65.25"H

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Thoughts of Mural Design and Spring

I like this fabric from the Duralee Mateo Collection in Seaglass:

It reminds me of the leaves and trees painted by Rufus Porter, the American mural landscape painter, and other wall painters since:

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