ceiling drapes as room dividers, a cheaper, homemade version of the bookcase doors, using picture ledges to display artwork, and painting IKEA's ornate frame. The apartment had never been lived in before I moved in and had few light fixtures and no blinds. There was a strange open space to the second room, which I filled in with glass blocks. I wanted to keep the light in the room (to use as a studio) but also make it private when guests visit so I added a curtain behind the glass blocks. This home is the first place where I chose my own paint colors and light fixtures, and could decide what to do with walls! I had a lot of fun trying out color combinations and bold accents.
RCKNDY, red leather sofa from a store in Potomac Mills, living room side table, rocking chair, saddle chair, and antique mail sorter from flea market in Raleigh, North Carolina; Pottery Barn Kids green chairs and bases in master bedroom; pick swivel chair and ottoman from Theodore's; gold bamboo tray table from Goodwood; West Elm white bathroom shelves; TV stand trunk from family; Calligaris folding table and chairs Lighting: IKEA, Urban Essentials, Noguchi lamps, other lamps from RCKNDY Accessories: black and gold mirror from Goodwood; pillows from RCKNDY, Smith and Hawken, and Anthropologie; shelves from Brocade Home and Pottery Barn Rugs: Anthropologie Artwork: painting in bedroom by Ron Livingstone; graffitti art by local artists; the rest is mine - some from as early as high school (some of the landscape paintings in the kitchen) to more recent paintings and sculptures Window Treatments: Next Day Blinds; Pottery Barn
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