Apr 21, 2009

Accessory Wish List

{I'd kill for these obelisks from Mrs. Howard - and the lamp for that matter}
Seeing as how my apartment is a chock-full of furniture, I've decided to put further furniture acquisitions on hold until we finally find a place to call our own (although I might get crafty with a headboard). My focus has been shifted towards accessories. I've spent way too much money snagging up accessories that are just so-so from major big-box chains and then hating them 6 months later. In fact, I have an entire walk-in closet full such impulse purchases. Now I'm focused on buying things I really love - flea market or high brow. Here are a few pics of my favorite accessories that I've had my eye on...After seeing Paloma's post on these Penguin Classic books, I think these are a must have.

I'd take a Nola lamp in either color!

This lamp would be PERFECT in our Master Bedroom - I'll take a pair!

I call these the Poor Man's kaleidoscope! Great for on a wall or on a table.

This Iomoi tray is on my birthday list! It's hard to pick just one tray!

Designer Gary Spain (see amazing photos - here) uses busts and boxes in this tablescape and I love both!
One of my favorite coffee table-scapes ever!
Last but not least, they may be a little creepy but these vintage glove molds are perfect for draping jewels!


Melissa said...

I love these! I saw something similar in a store this weekend and fell in love with the idea to hang jewelry. When your hands can't hold any more, decorate your "other hands!"

Renee Finberg said...

i will be checking out the glove molds.

great post!

Vitania said...

Oooohh...Green lamp is lovely .... really lovely..

and I love the Penguin Classics. There is no more perfect accessory than a beautiful book.


Lauren said...

I went back and forth on the glove molds, but I decided I think they are a really great solution!

Paloma {La Dolce Vita} said...

I love this post! The vignette from Domino is one of my favorites as well. Thanks for the mention! :)

Nevis said...

Oh, I love it all. And that coffee tablescape is amazing!!!! I want it all! May have to find one of those busts though. What a great peice for a living room!

JeanetteS said...

I am a big fan of obelisks and anything architectural and do love the ones from Mrs. Howard you featured. Have you seen the ones at Source Perrier? They are on sale and treated myself to a set recently. And the books...oh my. I hate to admit this but I sometimes buy books because of the cover. eBay is great place to find them. Thanks for the inspiration!