Decor Inspiration

April 19, 2011

Filed Under : INTERIORS

Decor inspiration

Mr. Kyle and I are rigorously apartment hunting right now.  So exciting!  When I’m not scouring rental websites for the perfect apartment (perfect apartments don’t exist, I’ve recently discovered), I’m scrolling through decor images on Pinterest and various blogs to figure out exactly the kind of things we want to include in our place (which, by the way, is THE MOST FUN task I’ve ever done!).  Here’s what I discovered:

  • I’m a fan of stark whites and shades of gray.
  • We definitely want a gallery wall filled with our art collection (and by art collection I mean Kyle’s posters and cute prints I’ve found on Etsy).  I want the frames to be all shapes, sizes, and colors – a total hodge podge, if you will.
  • Farmhouse tables are my favorite things ever – distressed wood, full of character and imperfections, sigh.
  • Patterns I’m fond of: chevron stripes (OBSESSED!!), ikat, diamonds, geometric shapes
  • A giant bookcase is a must.  Where am I going to put all my Jane Austen’s and Harry Potter’s?
  • Colorful and textured pillows are the bee’s knees.
  • Stacks of coffee table books are the coolest ever.
  • I pretty much want everything from West Elm.

[All images found via Pinterest. Image credits, left to right: 1|2|3|4|5|6|7|8|9|10|11|12|13|14]

2 thoughts on “Decor Inspiration

  1. Vivian

    I totally know what you mean about finding the perfect apartment! I’ve been searching for weeks and I still haven’t found an affordable–not to mention NOT CREEPY–place here in New York! But looking at these photos relieves my stress (just a little bit) knowing it will all be worth it.

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