I’ve been crushin’ so hard on some finds this week. Here’s my favorite finds from around the web and in-stores.
|| one || These Antler Melody Knobs from Anthropologie caught my eye for a furniture makeover I have up my sleeve. They come in an array of colors. || two || I love love love these Mid-century Printed Bowls from West Elm. They would be so cute on a desk. || three || OK, so like I really need another lamp! I am trying to justify a reason to get this awesome Nate Berkus Table Lamp and NB Lampshade with Gold Foil Lining. I saw it in person at Target and it is pur-ty! || four || This Greek Key Handle Tray with Bamboo Stand from CWonder got me weak in the knees. So, so gorgeous…maybe I’ll splurge on that soon or a possible Valentines’ Day present?? I’m going to be dropping some not so subtle hints about this one! || five || And, yes! I am a stationery glutton. I love the classic simplicity of this Kate Spade Monogram Card Set. There is just something so wonderful about gold, black, and cream together. So decadent!
To my friends on the east coast, I hope you are surviving the great freeze! It’s cold here too, but it sounds like you guys are getting hit hard! Stay bundled and drink lots-o-cocoa!! That’s my advice! I’ll be doing the same except it will be tea since I am on this AI Paleo plan.
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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.
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:
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.
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.
I am using it on my dresser in our bedroom.
Here are the all the Anthropologie projects from Monday. Enjoy!
Check out these other great Inspired Design Projects:
Week 5 of the Inspired Design Challenge is World Market. One of my favorites!!
linking to: Snap Show & Tell, The Inspiration Gallery