With all the hard work I'm putting in around the house, sprucing it up and making it company friendly, I thought it was high time I shared some images of interiors that are inspiring this home remix. Though we're only renting and can't make huge changes to our living space I have managed to find ways to make the apartment feel more like our home. I'm sharing everything from hallways to dining rooms so be prepared for an extra image heavy Weekly Obsessions post.
1. Living Rooms: Lots of light and patterns
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I started the living room remix last year and there are just a few pieces that still need to fall into place to complete the look. I can't wallpaper our space but I'm adding pattern through pillows, images and (fingers crossed) new curtains sometime this year. We are lucky in that Ryan had living room furniture prior to us getting married, but it's a little too large for a cute vintage chair like the ones above so that's on the someday list for now. I know the wood filled fireplace is kind of passe now but I've been dreaming of doing this for nearly two years and it will be completed this spring. And that's a promise.
2. Dining Rooms: Wood with lots of florals
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I am totally obsessed with the first dining room image above, I love that open shelving between the dining room and kitchen! When we have our grown up house one day that will be included in the renovations. The bottom two images have a very similar vibe in my opinion and I would like to accomplish that naturally organized look in our gigantic dining room, though we'll never have wood floors in the apartment. Sad face.
3. Kitchens: Open shelving and punchy accessories
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It's a total pipe dream to have a green stove but I couldn't resist I just love that kitchen! We do however have some open shelving in our kitchen and I would like to add a second shelf to the mix and maybe paint the shelves black or strip them and stain them dark brown. The difference in color could really help our all-white kitchen look fresh and new but we'll see.
4. Bathrooms: White light and airy florals
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I love the subway tile in this bathroom and the dark/light contrast with a little punch of floral. Have I told you how much I love florals? Our bathroom has been another work-in-progress project for awhile now but I'm this close to finishing up what I'd like done in there. We just received this amazing shower curtain from World Market and I'll be ready to share a bathroom tour soon.
5. Bedrooms: Cocoons of comfort and collections of things
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I've seen this image on pretty much every blog ever, so why not over share it again here? I love the collection of images above the bed and the balance of colors throughout. I hope that our bedroom achieves this kind of equilibrium to those who come and visit it.
6. Laundry and Storage: Lots of organization and clean lines
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Anyone who has ever lived in an apartment knows that storage can sometimes be an issue and organization is key to keeping harmony in the home. Both of the images above showcase an amazing use of space and lovely design elements that make it easy on the eyes to. I hope our closets achieve this level of zen very soon. I have my eyes pinched closed willing it to happen right now.
I love looking at images of beautiful homes and the inspiration I draw from them is amazingly useful when I'm at a loss for where to hang that last piece of art on a wall or what color combination will work in a space. Pinterest is my crack addiction. big kiss, bekuh