Don’t Pass the Bar

Our new, rounded countertop offers ample eating area. At its deepest point, it measures 18″. Since we opted for sturdy but invisible supports, there is plenty of knee-room, too. We already enjoyed perching at the bar in our old kitchen… Continue Reading

Decor Doppelgängers – Pottery Barn Tibetan Barstools

Our new, single height eat-at counter (try saying that 5 times fast) demands counter stools instead of bar stools. I’m in the market for something small and simple. For these reasons, the Pottery Barn Tibetan Barstool is a popular choice… Continue Reading

Decor Doppelgängers – Pottery Barn Silver Beaded Mirror

This post might seem familiar, because the doppelgänger is very similar to a piece I already “knocked off” (see: Restoration Hardware Baroque Aged Silver Leaf Mirror). When designing a new master bedroom escape for my parents, my eyes landed on this… Continue Reading

Decor Doppelgängers – Pottery Barn Round Water Hyacinth Placemats

  I loved the look of these water hyacinth placemats from Pottery Barn, but at $56 for a set of 4, I’d be spending $112 to outfit my table for guests. For 86% less, I found these Hometrends water hyacinth… Continue Reading

Knock it Off – Pottery Barn Gold Gilt Acorn Vase Filler

It’s easy to get carried away with fall decorating fever. But, as adorable as those grapevine pumpkins and faux berry swags are, seasonal decor items can quickly add up. If you’ve already indulged your decorating budget a bit too much… Continue Reading