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January 7, 2015
Medford Remodeling wrote:
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Bonnie Christine
hi! sorry, we don't know the measurement and have since moved. :)
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Medford Remodeling
Thanks anyway! It's a beautiful room!
    Bookmark   January 8, 2015 at 12:10PM
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February 14, 2014
redpoint wrote:
I love the desk. Where is it from?
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Bonnie Christine
thank you! i found it at an old antique store in solvang, ca. sadly i'm not sure where you could find one!
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September 19, 2012
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zoya85
is that an ikea rug? if so is it at all soft or mainly just decorative? thnks!
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Bonnie Christine
hi zoya85! it is from ikea.. it's not necessarily plush or luxurious feeling, but it has a good hand to it and is comfy on our feet. does that help?
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August 26, 2012
bbroadwell wrote:
Where was the storage/bench/sofa table purchased?
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Bonnie Christine
hi bbroadwell! that came from ikea- it's a bookshelf turned on it's side. i installed 4 wheels on it that also came from ikea. :)
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merrigay
Neat idea. I had an Ikea bench with 3 cubbies that I wish I still had since they are no longer available. Going to check this out.
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August 23, 2012
naelas wrote:
Walls look great, can you let me know what colour they are?
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ricthan
Hey Bonnie, Great Room, and so nice that you've taken the time to answer everyone's questions!!
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lorenyi
Great room! Lots of light and I love your use of Ikea shelving for storage bench.
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High ceilings, plenty of south-facing windows and white walls allow Forkner to layer in her handmade patchwork quilts with various patterns and colors in the living room. Vines crawling up and around the exterior are visible from the living room thanks to its unadorned windows. The stunning view of neighboring vineyards means there's no need for landscape paintings on the walls.Quilts: Handmade by Bonnie Forkner
Let your entire space reflect your creative passions. There is something to be said for having an entire studio devoted to your art (of course), but for most of us, finding creative space within the rest of our home is just how it goes. But that doesn't mean you must confine your creativity to one zone — in fact, the more you can integrate mini creativity spots throughout your space, the more likely it is you'll be tempted to make something. Try displaying your guitar on a stand in the living room, keeping pretty fabrics or luscious yarns in open cubbies, and stashing a stack of fresh notebooks and nice pens near your favorite chair.
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The quirky with the mundane: an Ikea console covered in a bright runner, a Craftsman couch facing a modern sofa, old-fashioned quilts and modern patterns. It's a mishmash that works.Take a tour of this barn house
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Let in the light. Bathed in natural light and with quilts and long sofas, this space is inviting.
Get in the habit of thinking vintage and free first. Getting savvy with Craigslist, eBay, and your local vintage and antiques shops is a great way to furnish your home on a budget. There is no need to mope over that crazy-expensive table you have your eye on when you may be able to locate a similar piece at a price you can afford. It's always worth a shot.

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