I am helping my sister and her soon-to-be husband transform "his
Does anyone else think of the infamous "Wagon Wheel Coffee Table Scene" from When Harry Met Sally?
The redesign process will be ongoing as Rome (and fab couple's pads reflecting a joint aesthetic) certainly cannot be built in a day. There is also the lingering challenge of not spending too much dinero as they will not be staying in the condo for more than a year or two....as well as working around/with the many architectural elements and furniture items that simply must. stay. put.
Join me as I share with you bits and pieces of this project, finding yummy things that suit their new "couply" taste...
Now, get this while it is hot. I loved it the day I saw it a couple of months ago, but love it even more now that it is on sale.
Thanks, Natey. This 2 x 9 runner is on sale for $74.97.
The entry way floor is currently, well, bare. I think a runner in my sis and future husby's favo color will warm it up in no time.
Some other initial suggestions/ items to be purchased....(That you would be interested in, that is. There are ALOT of basics on the list, like "king sized mattress" and "mirrored medicine cabinet." Gimlet Nation can make due without seeing photos of mattress rails, I am sure.)
Have y'all seen these spankin' new West Elm chairs?
I think they are good looking!
(and affordable at $99.00 per chair)
Tip: When buying furni for (somewhat) temporary spaces, try to think about where it could translate in the next space. For now, the stackable chairs will serve as dining chairs in the dining nook of the condo, but I think they will also be great in a breakfast room of a bigger home. No buyer's remorse in a year!
Another cutie from West Elm.
The martini table in orange is t for tiny (perfect size for the cozy condo) and will add a necessary jolt of color next to the current beautiful, but very masculine, leather sofa.
I will certainly post some befores and afters, but figured that, to kick this off, I would simply start with the early stages of the shopping list as this is going to be a slow--albeit fun and rewarding--project!