The Hunt

September 2, 2015 at 5:02 AM 4 comments

After I hit publish on my last post, a wave of inspiration took over me.  I reached deep into the dark, cobwebby depths of my closet to the tiny crevice of non-wrinkled, non-stained clothes; I went beyond a shower to the land of personal care involving make up and blow dry.  Then, I fled from a teething toddler and another independent toddler, leaving them behind with their “vacationing” daddy.  I sped on up to the land of ikats, silks, cottons and brocade: the san francisco design center.  A spot where people watching is almost as good as the textiles themselves.  An oasis from the t-shirt wearing techies, where we discuss the ancient art of textiles, jotting down patterns with a pleasingly archaic pencil.

A woman on a mission, knowing the family left behind had an expiration time and that I would miss them dearly, I hit up my favorite spots: schumacher, quadrille, lewis and sharon and madeline weinrib.

And now I present to you: a decorator confused.  The land of options:

My ode to Josie’s outfit with Peter Dunham’s Starstruck as the main fabric, pillows in coral piped in a rope like piping.

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My blue, cream and brown moment with Quadrille New Batik as the big cushion fabric and then ikat and stiped as pillows.

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My blue, cream and poppy moment with Madeline Weinrib as the big cushion fabric and then striped and poppy welt as accent.

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I took all the scheme photos outside so we could see how things read outside in the bright daylight sun.  I believe we have actually decided on a fabric.  I’ll let you know as soon as it’s ordered.

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4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. deborah moore manning  |  September 2, 2015 at 7:03 AM

    You found it! Hunt Successful!! The combo and Choices are worth it. . . so worth it.

    Reply
  • 2. Nat  |  September 2, 2015 at 11:10 AM

    The ode to Josie’s outfit is my favorite- The starstruck fabric deserves heart eyes emoji it’s so good!

    Reply
  • 3. Anne {Almost Home}  |  September 3, 2015 at 2:01 PM

    These are gorgeous! and your writing is so fun, please don’t stop! 🙂

    Reply
  • 4. Fran  |  September 4, 2015 at 5:27 AM

    Love all the combos! The starstruck fabric with the rope welting and touch of coral is my favorite!! Has whimsy and a bit of nautical thrown in!! Love it!

    Reply

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