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SCALAMANDRE INSPIRATION & GREEN WILLOW POND

In looking for some inspiration pictures for the chair I am reupholstering-
I pulled out one of the most gorgeous design books that I have and thought I would share.

I remember the first time I saw this book- it was several years ago & I was at Borders looking through tons of beautiful design books and noting which ones I wanted to order from Amazon.
I found this book about Scalamandre and opened it up and was in awe!
The gorgeous sumptuous fabrics-
Seriously some of the most incredibly beautiful drapes & valances around!

The upholstery and bedding are just gorgeous as well- with lots of tassels and trims!

There are so many beautiful things in this room-

and this room...
Scalamandre is a textile company- so this books shows their fabrics and details in use in stunningly beautiful homes.
I loved this book immediately.
Of course, the price I did not love.
So I searched Amazon, found one for much less & have enjoyed drooling over it ever since.
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A thank you
I also wanted to say thank you to a sweet friend on mine-
Deborah over at Green Willow Pond gave me a blog award the other day
Thank you Deborah!
I wanted to highlight a few things about Deborah's style and blog that I love!

I ADORE this bulletin board that she made! Love it!!
I LOVE topiaries & just look at these sweet topiaries she made!
She does a tutorial that makes it looks soo easy!
Her chain curtain rod in her boys bedroom red0 is so creative!!! Stop by Deborah's blog -
-if you haven't already- you will love it!
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Back to the chair and those inspiration pics...
We got each and every last one of those (seemed like 500 of them!) tacks out
and got the seat reinforced.
I did have to get some new straps but after tinkering with the seat for a bit, it worked out.
So all that's left is new fabric!
:)

7 comments

  1. I love the fabric in those pics, they are beautiful!!

    Deborah is such a sweetie! I love her blog and her style!! Congrats!!!

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  2. You go girl! Can't wait to see that chair!!!!

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  3. HELLO COURTNEY!!

    YEAHHH!! CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOUR GORGEOUS CHAIRS ALL DRESSED UP :)
    WHEN YOU HAVE TIME PLEASE STOP BY MY BLOG I'M HOSTING MY VERY FIRST GIVEAWAY :)

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  4. Hooray, you are on to the fun part now! Can't wait to see what you decide on, I know it will be wonderful!

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  5. I love all the toile in that book. In fact, I love toile full stop!!

    Deborah is lovely and so's her blog, you're so right! I especially like her gorgeous Paris notice board

    Sarahx

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  6. Love this room, There is lots of lovely things in photos,
    I like the whole part of this gorgeous rooms.

    French country furniture

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  7. i don't sew, but voluptuous fabric still gives me goosebumps. thanks for sharing!

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