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Round-up :: Dining Chairs

wishbone dining chairs

A new set of dining chairs can make all the difference in giving your dining room an updated look. Some of my favorites include clean lined mid-century, timeless traditional and eclectic vintage chairs. The dining room shown above, by Stylizimo is a beautiful example featuring mid-century wishbone chairs – love how the sheepskin rug thrown over one chair gives it an on trend bohemian look too.

Now, where can you find vintage, eclectic or designer chairs? A fabulous source is Viyet (pronounced vee-yet). It offers access to designer and brand name furniture at a fraction of retail prices. They make it easy for owners of high-end furniture to sell items when it comes time to move or redecorate. All of their pieces come from individual homes, interior designers, or designer showrooms and are personally inspected by one of their experienced curators.

Today, I’ve selected several of my current dining chair favorites now available at Viyet. Whether your starting fresh or looking for the perfect chairs to update your room, these chairs will make any dining space look beautiful.

dining chairs // viyet

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Read full story By on July 6, 2017 in 5 favorites, chairs, dining rooms, Features, furniture, interior design, Interiors, mid-century modern, vintage

Friday Finds :: Rattan Furniture

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rattan chair

It can be chic, yet casual; rustic, yet refined. Rattan furniture is as popular as ever and a favorite of mine – my childhood room had a pair of rattan bookshelves that are still with me today. Timeless rattan furnishings add an unexpected accent to a room. I love to mix rattan pieces with traditional – it’s a great way to bring texture and pattern to space.

Here are a few current rattan accents I’m loving…
rattan furniture // friday finds // @simplifiedbee

product links:

1 coffee table // 2 headboard // 3 armchair // 4 accent chair // 5 ottoman

*first image via serena & lily

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Read full story By on February 17, 2017 in chairs, Features, friday find, Friday Finds, furniture

Vintage Chic Home Office Design

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vintage brass table lamp

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As a designer I’m always seeking out chic vintage furnishings and home decor. My go to destinations include flea markets, estate sales and craigslist. However, the process of scouring through items can be time consuming, hit or miss and downright frustrating (is it the real deal? is the seller trustworthy?).  And of course this is simply the buying side, not the selling side of vintage furnishings! But fortunately there is now Chairish, an online marketplace where design lovers can exchange gently used, pre-owned furniture and decor directly with one another. They make the whole buying, selling and shipping process a breeze. In addition, the experts at Chairish hand-select and curate the collections of items on the site, so you know you’re getting quality vintage and designer decor that is accurately represented. Love!

The folks at Chairish asked me to select a favorite rug from various styles that were provided and then create a styleboard designed around that pattern and color scheme using furnishings from their site. I selected a beautiful grass green Turkish rug as the starting point for a vintage chic home office design. The process of sourcing and searching for items on Chairish was fast and easy. I could even keep track of my favorites along the way! The result is fresh, airy and of course chic.

vintage chic home office design // www.simplifiedbee.com

 product links:

1. brass pendant // 2. custom made campaign desk // 3. gold faux bamboo & cane chair

4. vera scarf pillow // 5. brass pineapple // 6. pair of bamboo étagères

7. “flying man” by michelle armas // 8. bamboo-style cachepot

9. mid-century lamb’s wool ottoman // 10. grass green turkish rug

happy decorating,

cristin

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Read full story By on January 7, 2015 in bookshelves, furniture, home accessories, interior design, Interiors, office/study, rugs, simplified bee portfolio, Uncategorized, vintage

Friday Finds :: Statement Rattan Chairs

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Popular in tropical climates, rattan furniture has made its way into our urban, suburban and country homes. Whether used inside or out, rattan furnishings give spaces a breezy, laid-back feel. Most recently, I’ve spotted the durable, lightweight material used for chairs in a variety of styles. I’m sharing a few of my favorite statement rattan chairs today.

statement rattan chairs // simplified bee #design #chairs #rattan

 

product links: one // two // three // four // five

The rattan hanging chair is nostalgic for me too because we had one hanging in our home as a child. It was our inside swing.

happy friday!

cristin

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Read full story By on August 8, 2014 in 5 favorites, chairs, Features, friday find, Friday Finds, furniture