11.01.2010

Lovely Fabric


In the November issue of House Beautiful they featured Peter Dunham's home and I instantly became smitten. His use of color and layering of patterns is something I only wish I could do ever so boldly. The entry way with its antique weathered rug, boxwood, and gorgeous sofa is a look I would love to recreate one day. West Elm carries a line of fabric that slightly mimics this feel. No its definitely not as wonderful as the Peter Dunham fabric which is handprinted and the spindle legs of what I am sure is an antique sofa, but for the budget conscious this one would work ever so nicely.

18 comments:

Victoria said...

Oh that sofa in Peter's home is gorgeous, but what a great choice too from West Elm. I'd love a sofa like this one day, when the kiddos are a bit older probably.

Fran said...

His entryway is gorgeous and could be easily recreated with West Elm's sofa! Great eye!

Gracie said...

That sofa is lovely. It would be a great touch in our home.

And thanks for your camera suggestions and experiences. Every little comment helps :)

Staley Mc said...

I am loving that pattern of the sofa!

Julia said...

Yes, that would do nicely :) Great finds!

christine {bijouandboheme} said...

I actually love the West Elm version and am so into patterned sofas these days. Great find and I have to thank you again for the post on my blog- your feature helped my little read get so many more viewers- thanks!!! Have a great week!!xxx

Brooke @ Blueprint Bliss said...

Very pretty!

Lovin That! said...

Ohh, I love that. You've given me a good idea as I've been looking for a hallway bench, but love this - it's a step up.

Thank-you! :-)

Aimee@ the Functional Space said...

I loved his house when I was flipping through my HB the other day. I marked it to go back and really study that article. Thanks for the reminder!!

Tanya (a Taste of T) said...

I'd love to do that to my sofa

Cassie said...

I have to agree with you over how wonderful that hallway is - simply stunning. So light and airy and one I would swap my dark one for in a heartbeat.
xx

pve design said...

How I wish I had magic powers to magically add a pattern like that to my sofa!
pve

Splendid Willow said...

Looks fresh and fabulous!

Now, does boxwood survive indoors? I love the effect. I might just need to adopt the idea. (I will call a nursery).

A warm hug to you,

Mon

sarah, flourish design + style said...

The colors in the image are so you.. the settee is gorgeous. One day I WILL have one ;) I keep telling myself! xx

Nuha Sofiyan said...

oh that entry way is perfect, simple yet stylish! and what i love even more is that plant, its so refreshing!

Erin from Skoots and Cuddles said...

great inspiration.... the entry is so wonderful. i love the west elm sofa too! great eye!

shopgirl said...

I couldn't agree with you more Paula. I wish I was more bold with using prints and designs in our home.

xoxo

Beth said...

So sophisticated without being stuffy...isn't that what we all want?! Thanks for sharing.