Anthropologie Placemat Art

Today I am revealing my project for Week 4 of the Inspired Design Challenge. This week Anthropologie was our inspiration. I just love going there! Anthro is fun, its globally inspired, its quirky, creative– basically everything I love about design. I have always thought it’s vibe to be hippie-chic.

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I wanted an easy-to-do project for this week. I like to take home items and look at them differently. While I was in Atlanta for the Haven Conference, I stopped by the nearest Anthropologie to get some inspiration. I wish I could have packed up half the store (including the clothes) and bring it home, but I was there to get inspired and not shop ’til I drop. I seriously came up with 10 things to do in the matter of minutes!

I decided to do a project with this gorgeous woven placemat:

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Anthropologie Sanibel Placemat

I love the pattern and the color. I’ve been feeling a pink and orange vibe lately so this was speaking to me. I knew I instantly wanted to frame it as art for our bedroom. Placemats are a great item to frame because they are inexpensive and easily fit into frames. There are so many great textile patterns to choose from. It’s a great alternative if you don’t have a lot of money to spend on art for your walls.

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On a thrifting adventure I scored this gold bamboo framed art. This placemat is the perfect size for this frame so you can see how easy this is! A quick swap of the art with the placemat and you have some really chic expensive looking art. The frame was $3.38 and the placemat was $14. Beautiful art for under $20.

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I am using it on my dresser in our bedroom.

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Here are the all the Anthropologie projects from Monday. Enjoy!

Inspired Design Challenge Check out these other great Inspired Design Projects:

Angie’s Roost

Brave New Home

Life of Splendor

Embrace My Space

 Week 5 of the Inspired Design Challenge is World Market. One of my favorites!!

linking to: Snap Show & Tell, The Inspiration Gallery

 

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  1. says

    Hi, Kristin, you beautiful tall thing you! Thank you for introducing yourself and letting me meet you. You are so sweet and so talented. WE loved Haven & we are so glad it went so incredibly well. All of you out there just ooze talent and this niche group of bloggers is so much fun. Til next year! xoxo

    • BLISS AT HOME says

      Thanks so much Rhoda! I loved chatting with you and agree whole-heartedly–so much talent and Haven was incredible :) I appreciate everything you and your team are doing to support and grow our passions for all things DIY & home. Definitely going to be going to Haven 2014 😉 xo Kristin

    • BLISS AT HOME says

      Hi J :) Yes, that is from WM. I had to get it, use a coupon and you can snag that bad boy for cheap! xo Kristin

    • BLISS AT HOME says

      Thanks S! I just saw some awesome Threshold placemats at Target the other day and am thinking what to do with them. It’s all about the placemats baby! xo Kristin

    • BLISS AT HOME says

      Thanks BB :) I can’t get enough of little animals! I think I have one or two in every room. Well, it is a zoo around here most of the time, so I think it’s fitting 😉 xo Kristin

  2. says

    Lovely!!! I love framing fabric and placemats are perfect and budget friendly!!! That bamboo frame is gorgeous btw!!!!

    Blessings,
    Kayla

  3. Julia @cuckoo4design says

    I love the placemat idea and it looks gorgeous in the gold bamboo frame. You know how I love pink and orange too!

  4. says

    Kristin,

    I love Anthropologie too and your place mat art turned out great! You are right, such an inexpensive way to decorate and I love your finished piece next to your gold lettered, “be brave” art! Thanks for sharing this at the Inspiration Gallery!

    ~Sarah

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