While, I still enjoy a neutral palette, I am drawn more and more to bold patterns, textures and colors. I am enjoying bringing accent pieces into my home that add another dimension to the neutral background. I have also been drawn to darker things as well these days. In fact I actually have the urge to paint some things black (namely my stairs and railing, as well as the sideboard my TV is on - I am thinking Miss Mustard Seed's 'Typewriter' Milk Paint for that one).
an eclectic home" some time ago, and I think it is still one of my favorite boards to find inspiration.
Even though I know it is "super trendy" I love anything ikat. I am also loving Aztec and Navajo inspired decor. The other day, I went out to a thrift store to see if I could accomplish my goal of finding some "trendy" things for a steal. I knew that I could easily head over to Marshall's, Target, or the like, and get what I wanted easily. But I just don't work that way. I like a hunt. I went to a local thrift store and searched and searched. And searched some more. Found a few things here and there. Nothing that was really grabbing my attention though.
Here is a little glimpse into "real life" for you.
There is always someone climbing on the couch. And we always have toys strewn about the floor, and excess pillows and blankets piled up. The little monkey you see here is the fine artist who did the abstract painting also featured in this post. Read more about that here.
I would love to hear about your latest, greatest thrift store find! Let me know in a comment below. I love to hear from you!
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