First, I post nothing for three months
and then throw another board at you with the same old pink Aubusson,
I have used two times before.
This was a vintage rug from One Kings Lane, which is sadly no longer available.
Link will take you to others still available.
Obviously, I really like this rug and can’t stop finding new ways of using it.
Here´s how the rug looked in its first two incarnations.
Both of these vignettes have a light, fresh feeling to them–
the left one playing more on charm and the right one elegance.
My new idea
Most recently, for a total and complete change,
I got excited about combining it with this gorgeous, hunky black console,
using the same wallpaper as the charming vignette on the left above,
with the addition of this sea glass lamp
and this Federal style armchair.
to create this new design.
Ready to see it?
I sound like Joanna Gaines
Miss Aubusson with her new friends
Same rug, same wallpaper,
but an entirely different feeling than the first two vignettes–
proof that there is no end to the possibilities in design.
I get a thrill from combining elements that are not commonly paired–
such as the delicate pink of the Aubusson with the heavy, black console and beachy, sea glass lamps.
For the design nerds that love the details
Let me break down some of what I see working here…
The pointy shapes of the birds and foliage in the wallpaper mimic the edges of the mirror and the table leg’s stacked discs.
The articulated edge of the sunburst mirror plays off the spools and twists on the console’s legs and brace.
The color of the silk embroidered pillows echo the wallpaper’s color and continues the aviary theme onto the chairs.
So much fun.
Makes me wanna dance.
Believe me, I have many more designs using this rug, including further iterations of what you have seen so far,
Unless you beg me.