Use one interesting piece as a jumping off point. The Persian rug is the foundation of this collected room. Matching mats and frames unite the artwork on the wall, rich colors pulled from the rug adorn the sofa and walls, patterned pillows add variety, and objects like an antique glass bottle and a wooden bowl full of shells add texture.
Do any of you out there collect demijohns or other types of old glass? Let us know in the comments, and if you have any tips, do share!
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Perhaps the most collected summer souvenir is the shell. I like to collect my shells in a bowl for display, similar to the living room here. It's a great way to casually display your pieces and have the flexibility to add to it with each vacation.
Lee Industries lets you choose everything from soy-based cushions and recycled fiber filling for pillows to organic fabrics. And with FSC- and SFI-certified wood frames, you know you are getting a high-quality product with minimal environmental impact.Sofa: Lee Industries Sofa 3700-03
1. Keep patterns in the same color family. You can't go wrong with visual echoes, as this living space testifies, and this strategy is an effective way to fold a series of patterns into a pleasing package. Layers of blue tie a busy Oriental rug together with patterned pillows and a grid of artwork.
Ruglivvyliv10 Safavieh has a couple, although I've never seen anything just like this rug, and I've been looking for months. It's extraordinary. The names of the Safavieh rugs are Oushak Mirage OSH117A and Peshawar P138B.
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