the affordable space saver.


sara sjogren. i think these metal folding chairs have to be one of the most affordable space saver seating options around. industrial castoffs from office and event spaces can make for some pretty great looking chair options when paired with a beautiful table — the contrast can be striking. and easy on the budget — you can find them at yard sales, craigslist, flea... 
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crazy for credenzas.


bolig magazine. as i think about what stays in san francisco (i.e. goes to a new home here) and what i take to L.A. when i move, i’m trying really hard to eliminate what i don’t need, and just keep the pieces in my furniture collection that really mean something to me, and are functional. i’m also considering what i might need in my new home, and credenzas... 
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mid-century modern wicker.


haarlem, via petite passport. i’ve got a big crush on mid-century modern wicker. and while day dreaming about what my new home will look like, i spy quite a few vintage rattan chairs there in my imagination. vintage modern wicker just seems to fit the L.A. vibe so well. the sad thing here is that i already owned a few of these vintage chairs made from rattan, but sold... 
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an online french brocante.


i came across this wonderful online french brocante, Le Grenier de Ninon — the perfect sort of place if there’s not a flea market or thrift shop around. just hop on their site and you’ll find beautiful treasures, like this vintage barber’s mirror, or a beautiful slate gray crocheted blanket, lovingly washed and cared for. of course, all the objects... 
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give lockers a new life.


a new, but vintage-inspired locker from quip co. industrial-looking lockers present such wonderful opportunities for storage solutions. the vintage locker faced with mirrors just below caught my eye and i started thinking about how great an old locker given new life can be. when you’re short on storage closets and need to stash some of your stuff away, re-purposed lockers... 
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