After 13 years, the cushioning of my IKEA Allerum sofa was still firm, but the slipcover had gotten ratty. But where do you get a slipcover for an IKEA product that is no longer in production?
Browsing the 2017 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. I can’t believe I forgot that Early Access (for Nordstrom card holders) started on July 13. I usually put it down on my calendar. The sale is for fall season (my favorite fashion season!) and it’s a decent sale. Most items seem to be around 25 to 35 percent off.
Searching for the perfect gold and wood mid-century modern bar cart. When I moved into a bigger apartment, one of the things I really, really wanted was a bar cart. The idea of wheeling something around to entertain guests — and offer them my partner’s whiskey collection — appealed to me, even if I wasn’t going to wheel it very far.
Oh Joy! has had a housewares line at Target for a few years now. They’re always brightly colored and playful, in keeping with Joy Cho’s happy aesthetic. I don’t think I could do a whole house or room with Oh Joy (it’s a bit too much for me), but I do admire some of the pieces in her 2017 spring collection.
Checking out the Dwell Magazine for Target collection. I was pretty excited when I found out that Dwell Magazine was doing a collaboration with Target. I love Dwell’s pages of aspirational, modern homes. And of course. I have long loved Target for its low-cost, stylish decor. They made perfect sense together.