fun with mid-century modern.

mid-century design / sfgirlbybay

a black mid-century modern leather sofa looks less austere with playful accessories, via the october issue of inside out magazine. i used to try and have an apartment that was nothing but streamline, very committed mid-century modern. but i just couldn’t hack the discipline involved to have everything ‘by the book’ mid-century. i like too many eras of furniture... 
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guess who’s coming to dinner?


you’re all invited! here’s a look at the dining room of my new cottage dwelling at present state — again still kind of a work in progress so all comments are welcome. this room was a total man cave. woven wood blinds on the windows covering up all that nice light and brown-beige paint and wall-to-wall really gross carpet. we painted it with sherwin williams... 
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from the inside out.


sometimes i look at homes from their exterior facades and can’t help but wonder what they might look like from the inside. don’t you? you wander past on an evening stroll and you can catch glimpses inside if the lights are on, but most of the time those peeks inside just tease us, and you want to see more. so voyeuristic! i thought i’d play a little make... 
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unexpected guests: MCMF.


today on unexpected guests we’re dropping in on a mid-century modernist’s dream house — the home of Mid Century Modern Finds’ Christine, Carlos and kids. Longtime sponsors, and new found friends, Carlos and Christine have carved out an amazing San Francisco home in the neighborhood of Ingleside, full of treasures from their many flea market excursions.... 
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mid century modern collection from h.d. buttercup.

my very lovely sponsors h.d. buttercup wanted me to let you know about their big, huge, massive mid century modern sale! you may think of pretty tufted sofas and vintage-inspired antiquities when h.d. buttercup comes to mind, but they’ve got a great mid-century modern collection, too. both the los angeles and san francisco stores are featuring the entire collection on... 
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