Yesterday I mentioned that I was on the serious hunt for some x benches for a little project I like to call "Proceed-to-redecorate-without-the-other-half-knowing." Yes, we did just return from a major vacay from the magical world of Disney. EG has said we're on a spending freeze. (Which usually means I start planning like crazy behind his back so when he gives me the go ahead to start buying again, I know exactly what I want). So...welcome to my inspiration board for the mudroom makeover for exactly when the spending freeze has been lifted.
You'll recall I'm determined to make the Kelly Wearstler "esque" lamps fit into this mudroom. I scored these at Home Goods for a mere $40 bux a pop.
I'd love to put these babies on the West Elm Parson's Console Table. I know this is just a mudroom but I'm going to style it like an entryway.
I found these x benches and I love how they already have black legs. (PS, I didn't even know Linen's n Things still existed!) And I found fabric from "Calico" called Seeing Spots Noir that would be fabulous as bench covers (incidentally, I used Seeing Spots Jazz berry as the table cover for my Napa party).
If I wanted to seriously mix the black and white, I could add the Ikea Stockholm Rand rug into the mix.
I have the back mudroom door painted turquoise right now. I would repaint it lacquer black.
And I will need a pop of color in there! I received a fabulous Jonathan Adler Jackie O pillow for Christmas that would make a great accent pillow on the mudroom bench in there along with a few other pops of powerful pink!
(I don't have the bench pictured but you can see it in the mudroom photos. I would like to make a DIY fabric bench).
Add some artwork... And voila
What do you think?
Ok, now I gotta go talk to EG about lifting that spending freeze....
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