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similar, soft, and soothing

After going back and forth, I've finally decided what to put on either side of the Cooper sofa in the sunroom. Taking a cue from all the miscellaneous items on the floor, I figured the best thing I could do was incorporate some much needed storage. Check these out!



Aren't these just cutie-pie pieces? The bookcase provides much needed storage for the overflow of design books that I've accumulated, while the locker will serve as closed storage for the not-so-cute stuff that I have like notebooks, paper, and boxes of samples. I chose one of each because they're both similar in scale. Plus, because they're in white, they won't take up too much visual space. I have to admit though, I've been trying really hard to push myself lately. I used to be very hip to the idea of purchasing stuff in matching pairs, but I'm learning everyday that it's much more interesting to switch things up and buy similar scale pieces that have their own personality.






Along with new storage, I've finally decided what to use for the window coverings. I want to keep it soft and soothing, so I chose a light gray sheer. It's sold by the yard, so I'm going to make curtain panels. And when I said "make" I mean it. I've bought so much fabric, and I have yet to sit down and figure out how my sewing machine work! I will though. I've promised myself. :)





 Here are some sketches of what I'm thinking it's going to look like:



Yeah, I pulled out the markers. What have you been up to?   ;)

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  1. im all for mixing and matching so i like both pieces together! and i LOVE making things by hand but i HATE using a sewing machine, lol.

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