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Guest Picks: Shades of Blue
Melissa of Blog Melissa Loves is Craving Blue and Its Many Variations
Melissa de la Fuente
I have a blog, Melissa loves, where I share all of the unique & beautiful things I find along the way. Particularly love independent designers & artists. Always happy to spread the love. :) http://www.mloves.typepad.com
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I love blue — all shades, but, before now, I was never a big fan of cobalt. Recently, having seen it here and there and everywhere, I discovered how unexpected and lovely it can be. So I started there, dreaming of a room filled with shades of blue, drifted into indigo and threw some pink and gold in there for good measure! I thought it would make for a really pretty room, no? I hope you like it! — Melissa from Melissa Loves
Louisa Settee - $2,498
Fantastic. Right? Bold and fearless. In all of it's blue glory.
Brass Shell Bowls - $26
This brass beauty would be beautiful on a coffee table; anchoring all of your favorite books.
Indigo Ikat Slipper Chair - $329
I still love this chair...it is a great price and such a fantastic look ( ikat , sneaking in again :)
"Campout" by Hillary Bird - $15
This sweet & whimsical print brings all the warmth of blues, gold and pink together.
Pearls Framed Art - $299.95
I have loved this piece for a while now, especially its simplicity and size. Though I wish it was a lot less cash!
Silk Ikat Pillow - $74
It seems I never tire of ikat, and probably never will. And in cobalt and silk? Count me in.
Dot-Grid Printed Cotton Mat - $19
I love this rug and am still riding the tribal train. I may never get off!
First Prize Vase - EUR 64
I love the idea of casting humble, everyday items in porcelain. These remind me of antique jars (with a gold medallion thrown in for good measure).
Mexican Otomi Fabric - $345
Such a gorgeous pattern and color. You can't go wrong with this hand-embroidered Mexican coverlet hung on the wall, draped over the couch or on the bed.
Metallic Paper Balloon Lanterns - $14.50
These are so cheap and so fun. I would keep them up all the time!
"Loyalty" by Coral & Tusk - $30
I love Coral and Tusk and their embroidery work. This is such a gorgeous piece with beautiful blues.
I wish I had this fabric to use as a curtain tie back; wouldn't it be pretty with white curtains, a white bed and the quilt below?
Arimatsu Quilt - $98
I'm loving all of the indigo about lately. This quilt is so lovely and seems so cozy.
Details by Lili Diallo - $40
I would love to add this book to my collection — I had the chance to take a peek at it and it is lovely. The cover alone is spectacular. Would you do a cobalt wall with a pink couch? I think I would, happily.
Ivanhoe™ Sky Chief Porcelain Pendant - $153
I love this rustic light in its rich unexpected color.
Gold Athena Tray - $45
What a beautiful little tray. It would add so much to any arrangement or bookcase.
Wildflowers and Powerlines Tray - $55
Such a gorgeous tray. I would love it paired with the gold feather above.
Sen-Gaki Cup and Saucer - $18
This set is so handsome and I love the Asian-inspired pattern on the traditional shape.
Arashi Shade - $88
Beautiful lampshade. I love the pattern and texture of the shibori-dyed indigo poplin.