of her furniture was thrifted, salvaged, found on Craigslist, or handed down, with some IKEA pieces here and there. "There’s so much great stuff with history, quality and fabulous design — no one should ever buy disposable furniture," she says. "Admittedly, buying used takes time and patience, and sometimes
on the furniture? Many dogs like to be right by their people, which means they can be constantly underfoot. We taught our dogs to stay out of the work zone in the kitchen and to keep off the furniture unless invited, but this required training, which brings me to the next point.
spare furniture? It never hurts to ask.) The space is too small for that chunky a piece of furniture. Instead, fill the area above the desk with a cork board. Use it to keep track of your schedule and upcoming exams, and leave a little space for inspiration culled from magazines or elsewhere. You can
placing the furniture a challenge — particularly in the kitchen. Mckenney broke up this space by placing a casual eating area at the end of the kitchen. Chairs: Alexander Chairs, Norwalk FurniturePendant: Troy Lighting
out your furniture, pay attention to the shape of your furniture and accessories. If straight lines dominate, throw a few curves into the mix. Light fixtures, lamps, area rugs, poufs and chairs all can round out a room.