Wednesday, May 16, 2012

There’s Something Happening Here


“There’s Something Happening Here…”

Remember that song?

Buffalo Springfield???


It is a new world when you are SIMULTANEOUSLY obsessed with a song running through your head

and the fact that things with just a little more funk are calling to you.

Case in point #1:

I love this small scale wingback chair that my mother gave me 20 plus years ago.


I love animal print.

Therefore, I really love this chair recovered in small scale animal print.


Case in Point #2.

I love the look of a brass based coffee table (retro-not 80’s light weight)

with an orchid like flower on it.


I found this one in fuchsia

for a steal at TJ Maxx.

The color has zero relationship to anything else in the room,

which makes it even better.


In my living room

“The Times They Are A Changin…” (Bob Dylan)


Wrong song.


PS.  It occurs to me that I still have two things which belong to daughter #2 (the librarian):

the zebra rug and her Mary McDonald design book.

I am in big trouble.


Linking to:

Kim at Savvy Southern Style for Wow Us Wednesdays
Judy at DIY by Design for Swing Into Spring
Kimmie at Sugar and Dots for What I Whipped Up Wednesday
Paula and Patti at Ivy and Elephants for What's It Wednesday
Michele at Primp for Primp Your Stuff Wednesday
Gina at The Shabby Creek Cottage for Transformation Thursday
Sherry at No Minimalist Here for Open House Party on Thursdays
Katherine at Katherines Corner for Favorite Things Thursday Hop
Niki at The Vintage Farmhouse for Creative Things Thursday



Karen said...

Great post! You should have your own magazine and show.
Let's see... my song for the day??? Now it's "Something's Happening Here"! lol
Ladybug Creek

Theresa said...

Ch-Ch-Ch-CHANGES:) That's my song! BEautiful changes at your home! Have a blessed evening, HUGS!

Pura Vida said...

ooh I like!

DIYbyDesign said...

Love the song and the chair recovered in the small animal print. Thanks for sharing at DIYbyDesign and taking the time to comment. It's all so appreciated.

Patricia @ 9th and Denver said...

Love the post- like the song (yes, I remember it)...I think the pop of fuscia against the animal prints--very funky!

enjoy! -Pat

Liz @ Quirky Vistas said...

So cute, Laura. Any chance you can get away with keeping the stuff? :) Thanks for stopping by Quirky Vistas and following. It's much appreciated and I'm now your newest follower!

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Gorgeous chair. Great fabric and I hope you can keep her rug.

NanaDiana said...

You should have cropped the zebra rug out!;>) I love that chair and I love that old song which will now be running through my head until I fall asleep....darn you~ xo Diana

Lynne said...

I really, really liked this. Loved the mix between style and song . . .

Stephanie said...

I say keep your daughter's rug! : )

Pondside said...

I remember the song and I love the chair - the whole room, in fact.
I love that you're still teaching your daughters to share :)

Cindy said...

I love both of those songs! Now I will be singing cha cha changing all day long! Great chair! You should keep the rug...

Bliss said...

Paranoia strikes deep
Into your life it will creep
It starts when you're always afraid
You step out of line, the man come and take you away.


Anita at Cedar Hill said...

Ha, ha, she doesn't need that rug, or she would have never loaned it to you.

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

So wish you were here making changes to my living room. I could use a song myself.
Hope your having a wonderful weekend

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Jojo said...

Musical decorating! A cousin to musical chairs! Love it!

Jill from Killeny Glen said...

Laura, I love the subtlety of your print and the boldness of the orchid! SUPER cool! I do NOT like to see rooms all "matchy matchy!

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Laura, I couldn't bear to part with the rug! Your daughter should have known she would never get it back. lol.

Bethany [at] Powell Brower Home said...

ok, now im really freaked out. im starting to feel closer to you than i should :) something's happenin in here... what it is aint exactly clear.

I LOVE LOVE LOVE the zebra rug with your config. LOVE. hope your daughter doesnt mind and doesnt notice!


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