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This choice shows a variation on the theme. There are still clear-cut, boxy pieces of furniture that have weight but are not heavy. There is still a beautiful pattern that doesn't overwhelm the entire space ... and a tiny hint of blue.
When you are compiling your ideabooks, you might notice the repetition of colors, materials, furniture arrangements, lines and shapes, or simply furniture. For me, that furniture piece is a grand chair. These last four photos were chosen based on a visceral reaction to the design and materials of the chairs. I like the rest of the space, but the real draw is the line and material of those metal chairs.
Finally, there is this beautiful, long row of beautiful chairs. I love everything about this space, but the chairs are just beautiful. En masse, they are even more beautiful, and I am in love.
So what has this little exercise taught me about my style?
1. Stick with white that is crisp. Don't try to go ivory or cream. I'll hate it.
2. Buy (many) contrasting types of chairs with beautiful materials and interesting lines.
3. Stick with furniture that has a simple yet interesting line. No intricately carved pieces and no bulky, lifeless pieces.
4. Add a little pattern but not a lot. Pick one gorgeous pattern and use it several times in the space. Then stop. Look at my photos. Not one has more than one pattern in the space.
5. Add a shot of blue. I'm clearly craving little bursts of blue, and this little ideabook gives me permission to explore the world of turquoise, teals and powders.
Now it is YOUR turn! Start an ideabook titled "Just Love" and add those photos that make you lean forward into the computer to get a better look. Add those photos that make you sigh and swoon. Don't add photos that you "kinda like." Only add those that make you say, "I just love that." Then come back and tell me all about it! I'd love to see your style.
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