Thursday, April 14, 2011
The Chinese garden stool has been a recurring element in Hollywood Regency inspired interiors in the US for a really long time. Australia was quick to follow with their quirky and colorful style, and my bet is that Scandinavia is next up!
Kirsten Bell's home was a blogger favorite a while back, and it's easy to see why. The colors of the decor has probably evolved from the Chiang Mai Dragon fabric from Schumacher (which has also been a blogger favorite). The teal table lamp, paired with the yellow vase+roses combined with the fresh red cushion takes the neutral room from drab to fab ;)
And I HAVE to say, don't you LOVE the metal covered garden stools?
Like always, I'm attracted to bling... The garden stools add a touch of glamour to the room :)
I did a post on this home about two years ago, and I remembered it vividly. The whole room is a nod towards Hollywood Regency, with the bamboo chair, chinese garden stool, hindu statue and zebra dyed cow hide.
I have to admit that this room is not a favorite of mine, but I like how they've styled the garden stool.
The Chinese garden stools are still pretty expensive in Norway, since you can only get your hands on original, Chinese stools. (they usually cost something between $370-450 (NOK 2000-2500).
ps - can you belive how hot this '70s brass stool is?? I think I need it... If you do too, it's available here.
Love'em or leave'em? I just bought TWO light grey that I got a really good deal on! (by Norwegian standards of course, you can get them for like $20 if you're lucky in the US).
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