Tag Archives: furniture

Mr. Chair: it was nice knowing you.

7 Sep

I’ve almost finished furnishing my new crib and am closing in on the final task of repainting the walls to match my new scheme. One of the last things I need to pick up is a casual chair for my living room. I’ve had my sites set on something with a bold print, and last week I thought I found just the thing:

But the thing is, it’s from TARGET. What? Since when does Target sell furniture? Don’t get me wrong – I’ve picked up the majority of my stuff from Room & Board or Crate & Barrel, so I’m all too happy to find a piece of furniture that doesn’t cost as much as a family vacation. But seriously? Target? I was concerned about the quality, but decided to go for it and ordered it online.

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Better Homes & (Sound) Garden. In a way.

8 Aug


This isn’t very pithy. But I’m a sucker for before and after photos, so here are two from my new place. Disclaimer: the after really isn’t an after yet, because I still have that God-Awful blue wall. I’ll paint the place in the next 30 days with warm colors that actually play well with the warm color scheme. Brace yourselves for a poppy-colored fireplace wall. You’ve been warned.

AFTER - well, except for changing the paint colors. That still needs to happen.