January 9, 2010

Nesting Urges

Personal

I don’t know what has gotten into me lately but I have this inexplicable lust for more space, a new bed, big windows, fresh flowers in every room, white washed kitchens, wood furniture with chipped paint, gauzy curtains, and lots of sunshine. My trip to Ikea yesterday probably didn’t help matters. And I love Pottery Barn but I really wish they wouldn’t cram so much stuff into their pictures.

I’ll order all of the following, please:

My kitchens (that’s right, I’ll have several)

Bedrooms
(Note the canopy bed. I saw this pic in the book The Comforts of Home by Atlanta Bartlett and I’ve been obsessed with this bedroom ever since! The bed, white washed floors, big mirror casually resting on the floor, old lockers, bench, sunlight… drool. )

Ikea

Ikea

Pottery Barn
(I really wish they wouldn’t pile so much stuff on the beds. I think I’d drown in all those pillows.)
Pottery Barn

Pottery Barn

Bathrooms

Ikea


Living room


Ikea

Ikea

Sunroom
Dining room

Pottery Barn

Breakfast Nook

Entryway

Hall


Laundry



Home office/craft room

Pottery Barn


Misc House

Pottery Barn

Outdoors


(And why not?!)

That’s not too much to ask, right? So what do you think of my crib?

When I’m not scouring every single wedding blog out there, here are some of my absolute favorite home/interior design blogs:
My Sweet Savannah (where I found the great majority of the images above)
Small Place Style
La Maison Sur La Colline
Bueller Designs
Housemartin
Desire to Inspire
Absolutely Beautiful Things
Decor8

There is a magic in that little world, home; it is a mystic circle that surrounds comforts and virtues never known beyond its hallowed limits.
~ Robert Southey

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