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    August 14, 2014
    Storsele Rattan Chair

    This rattan chair from Ikea has great lines. Especially for a piece that only costs $119. Based on what I’ve seen from the new Ikea catalog, it looks as though it will be available in a natural finish as well.


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    August 11, 2014
    Upstairs Downstairs

    Gorgeous staircase bookshelves via Curbly.

     


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    August 1, 2014
    Kinda Trippy

    At first glance, West Elm’s Boxes + Planes Bookshelf (tall pictured above) made my eyes go a little crossed. But when you see the styled-out short version looks really fantastic. The tall shelf is an especially great deal at $499. The short shelf is $399.


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    July 30, 2014
    Ikea 2015 Catalog Highlights

    I got my 2015 Ikea catalog in the mail yesterday and was happy to see some eye-catching new styles. I’m a huge fan of the Busunge extendable twin bed frame above ($189 and not available online or in stores yet). The catalog features it in blue, but it looks like it will come in pink as well.

    I’m also eagerly awaiting the PS 2014 storage table ($69 and not available in my local stores yet).

    I think this Nordli 12 drawer chest ($499 and not on the site yet) is ripe for hacking. According to the catalog, Nordli is also modular and can be built out high or wide. I could see it with some mid century legs, but I’m unclear as to whether it would be possible to ad them.

     


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    July 22, 2014
    Wicker, Man

    Well, technically this chair is teak and rattan, but you know what I mean. I love the deco design. The price, not so much. Handwoven Boline Chair, $998 at Anthropologie.


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    July 17, 2014
    New School Desk

    This New School Desk from The Land of Nod is super sleek. It only has a 10.5″ clearance for your legs, so it wouldn’t work as a desk for everyone. I’d be tempted to use it as a display shelf or plant stand. $399.


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    July 15, 2014
    Classy with a Side of Classic

    Gold and mirror Doreen side table, $210 from Safavieh for Target.


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    July 1, 2014
    Put Your Feet Up

    Super cute upholstered stool from ModCloth, $250.


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    June 26, 2014
    Well Read

    This Moda Reader Side Table would be perfect for a sunny reading nook. Such a smart, stylish design. $160 online-only at Urban Outfitters.


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    June 20, 2014
    A Storage Bed with Style

    As a small-space dweller I have been considering a bed with built in storage for awhile. The problem is most storage beds either look like they belong in a dorm or a beach cottage in Nantucket. That’s why I was happy to see this slightly more modern option from Serena and Lilly. I love the Parson-style, but not so much the wicker baskets. I suppose they could be replaced with something a bit sleeker. Sadly, this frame is only available in twin and full ($800 & $900 respectively).


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