DID YOU KNOW?
Many of my items are not sold Mid Century Modern purists? That’s right, these beauties are being mixed in with other eras and designs! You guys know I skirt the era and often add things to my inventory that are not typical mcm. I do this because I want to follow design trends. Many of my clients are interior design pros and I love helping them to complete a project with the perfect piece. My keen eye for stylish well made pieces spans eras and I love placing them in well designed spaces.
As we get ready to start a new year, I would like to offer some thoughts on sprucing up your space. We have been in our home almost 15 years! It was new construction and we are at the point where we need to do some refreshing. First thing we did was repaint the main bathroom. The walls get to a point where they just need redone and our light mint green walls were no exception. I convinced my husband to use grey semigloss this time and I am much happier! We swapped out our foyer light with a used but newer fixture. It is not vintage but neither is our home so I do not feel too bad there. Our tastes have changed over the years and it is time catch up with them.
Next, my husband has been patching wall holes and nail pops in the drywall. Another thing necessary before painting. The foyer is getting cut out for rolling as we speak and we should have enough paint to move on to the hallway. I am excited to bid the tan adieu and move on to grey. We are keeping 2 walls darker brown as they did not see much wear and tear. The next thing we need to tend to is the carpet. I am ready to rip it up but we only have plywood under there.....another sad reality of new construction on a budget. You just cannot do it all. We went with a custom builder and got to choose every last detail of the house and while the carpet was medium grade and the best we would afford, it has served us well but it now is toast and needs to go. We have been looking for flooring alternatives but at this point, probably cannot afford to tackle that, even doing our own labor. I’d like to have this plan executed prior to restoring the Pearsall couch in my garage that I am seriously ready to get upstairs but the restoration work will be tedious and thinking waiting until warmer weather is probably the best.
What is on your agenda for renovations and updates this coming year?
New items ready to go:
Some design inspiration for the next item......
All of these items are available in my Etsy shop. Don’t forget the Broyhill dining set is out in my retail space at an amazing pick up only price of $600. You will not find another for this price! It is the last of 2 rooms of stuff I picked up a month and a half ago! Do not miss out as the other items already found homes.
Happy New Year!!!