My grandfather made for us – I know, unreal and wonderful! – white, glass doored, glass knobbed bookshelves to flank our fireplace. They’re a perfect pair. And now I am to fill them with homey riches.
I really want the style to reflect heritage, with books, family photographs, gifts; I really want the style to reflect a mix of traditional and modern, silver and gold, white and black, old and new; and I want it all to be very layered and lived in. Stylishly.
So I am shopping. online. and by shopping, I mean browsing. I collect ideas and inspiration and then wait. Wait until I happen to happen upon the perfect piece at the perfect price. Wait until I have my fill of goods and then I fill the shelves well with those goods.
So I shop. and wait. and here are some of the items and ideas that are inspiring me.