Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Favorite Feature - Rachel T.

When Rachel sent me the pictures of her favorite feature in her home I about fell out of my chair!  I have been in love with these mirrors at Ballard Designs for so long!  Can you believe she made those topiaries by hand?!?.....and she has 3 young boys!  I guess I don't have any excuses for not getting my projects done.

Here's what Rachel had to say about her favorite feature:

This is my favorite space because I stuck with a pretty broad group of colors (Greens, Yellows, Browns and Reds) so it feels alive.  I have a basic leather sectional, but the green upholstered chair (custom.. by me) and wicker ottoman from Pottery Barn really make it feel unique and personalized.  I love the mixture of textures and the areas in the bird cage and above my armoire can be changed out for seasons.  To the left I have my piano with the Garden mirrors from Ballard and the Topiaries (home made). I had a lot of "busy-ness" already in the room, and since this is our main living area, I didn't want to over-accessorize since toys, shoes and bags end up in this room A LOT!  I tried to keep this space very simple. I spend the most amount of time here since it is attached to the kitchen, and I love how cozy it makes me feel. 

Can you believe she reupholstered that chair by herself!  I absolutely love the birdcage with the frames.  What a fantastic idea!

Thanks so much Rachel for sharing your favorite feature and your beautiful home!

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..::k.toms::.. said...

I absolutely love this room! (I may have spent a time or two in there ;)
Yes, those topiaries are TDF! I can't believe she hand-made them! But what's most impressive is definitely the reupholstered chair! Rachel is the most amazing DIY-er ever!!

Jeremy said...

Thank you for the feature and all the nice words!! Now I am seriously dying to paint that nasty piano though!! Ugh.. not good.


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