Sunny Seating

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When picking out furniture for my living and dining rooms, I wanted to make sure I had a punch of color. I enjoy walking into a room that doesn’t take itself too seriously, it just brightens my day! At first, I was hoping to find an amazing over-stuffed yellow chair for my living room but with my blue and red pallet, I feared it feeling too primary and juvenile.

My new plan is to take my birch, unstained ikea dining room chairs and maximize their potential with a coat of bright yellow paint. I can’t wait to show you the results!

Here are a few of my favorite yellow chair options found during my decor hunt.

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I’m also considering the possibility of some yellow seating in my entry way, guess you’ll have to wait and see!

Do you have any punchy seating in your place?

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Poppies & Pleasantries

This post was originally posted on I Love, I Need.

My darling college roommate, Jess, asked me to contribute to her wonderful blog – I Love, I Need. I, of course, answered “Yes!” immediately and enthusiastically and here I am!

I’ll be sharing my insights, inspirations and adventures in Interior Design and what ever else may spark my fancy. Most of the time what I share will truly fall under the “I love, I need” mantra and sometimes it may be more like “I loved, I needed, now I have and I want to share!”

I hope you enjoy my take on design and I’m looking forward to contributing to the ever-present rants of what we all want, right now!

This week:
A Color Story: Vibrant Poppy

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I’ve never been a huge red fan but I started noticing this fantastic orangey shade last Fall as Spring collections were sprouting and absolutely fell in love!

Want it:
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Styled it:

My Livingroom in progress

Caption: My living room (a work in progress)

I paired the bright poppy in the rug and pillows with shades of navy and cobalt and cool grey walls. The combination of warm and cool tones live together harmoniously without feeling overwhelming, or at least I think so!

Thanks for stopping by, be sure to check back soon for my latest.