Monday, April 28, 2014

I Have an Itch

I don't know if it's all the hgtv I watched this weekend, or maybe all the pretty posts by Erin lately, but I've had a serious itch to decorate. And what am I itching to decorate? My non-existent living room. Hey, a girl can dream!



This is my inspiration: mint, coral, grey, geometric patterns, quatrefoils, and glitter- because duh. I've always loved coral, and I think mint compliments it really well. It just so happens that they're are really "in" right now, so I guess I need a space to decorate before they go out of style! I think this scheme can really transfer well from bachelorette pad to adulthood (unlike all the hot pink stuff I have from college), so my decor will last me awhile. Quatrefoils are also really in right now, but to me they're timeless (right, sisters?). I will definitely squeeze them in wherever I can.

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I love throw pillows on couches, and this picture matches my couch vision pretty well, minus the gold. I want grey couches filled with fun mint and coral pillows.

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And I obviously want this to be one of the pillows.


I also believe that blankets are essential in every living room. This would be perfect in my dream living room, although I already purchased the materials to sew a coral/mint blanket. What? Someday I'll have a living room!

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A sparkly silver monogram is a must!


I am obsessed with bookshelves. Obsessed. I love when they hold books as well as pictures, trinkets, and those little figurines with the feet that hang off. I love those little guys.


And I'm definitely gonna need these frames for my bookshelf.

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I saw this quatrefoil mirror the other day, and I have every intention of going back for it. I'm not even sure why I left it there in the first place. I love the gold, but I think I'm going to paint it a matte silver instead. And then maybe buy another gold one for someplace else in my house ;)

I'm still dying for my own space, but all this brainstorming helped my decorating itch a little bit. How would you style your dream living room? If you've done a blog post about it before (real or dream) feel free to leave it below!


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8 comments:

  1. I know the feeling! I decided to randomly move our bedroom around this weekend. Eric came home to everything being opposie. He says he hasn't been able to sleep well since...oops!

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  2. all this stuff is too cute. I love the pillow and would love it better if there was a boston on it. :D

    nightowlventing02.blogspot.com

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  3. I'm moving out of my apartment into a new place in four months and I don't even know exactly where I'll be going yet, but every time I close my eyes I'm mentally decorating it! I love that color palette, so pretty and complimentary. Gray is probably my favorite neutral, great call on that :)

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  4. I've been really loving mint lately design and fashion wise. I'm with you though, I can totally get sucked into hgtv!
    -Alex
    www.monstermisa.blogspot.com

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  5. I still need to decorate the rest of my house! I've got gray walls in a lot of the rooms though. :)

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  6. Hey Amanda! I absolutely LOVE your color scheme for your living room! I think it's absolutely perfect for spring and summer especially. Those piece's are timeless, beautiful! :-) <3333

    Lisa,xo
    http://chiclittlethrills.blogspot.com/

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  7. I tend to move a lot, and I always get the decorating itch when I start planning my next move. I'm about to move to Las Vegas, and actually this time around I haven't gotten the decorating itch yet, but I'm sure it will come :)

    Bookshelves are just a must. In every part of life.

    Zauni.
    Morning Neon
    "Let's move to Vegas."

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