Just after my last post yesterday, I found a couple of dining tables on Bo Concept website. Friend Lillywhites (*) mentioned this store because she is also decorating her new home, sweet home and she always come up with some nice suggestions of where to find stuff. Sometimes they are not even suggestions, she is just mentioning what/where she is buying and if I have time, I go and have a look if there’s anything that would inspire me.
I meant to post these photos yesterday, just as a “oh, and here are some few modern furniture I like”. As you can see, I didn’t have time and this morning I had a huge email from Eriquinha with some tips and ideas for the new look of our living/dining room, based on my last post from yesterday.
I liked the ideas so much, that I might stick to my original black-and-white-and-wood idea. Of course, until I buy stuff, nothing is 100% set in stone, but at least now I have a much clearer idea of what will work in the new house and I know that I am not completly crazy (just in case hubbie argues against it).
I decided to post these photos anyway, as I liked the look of the rooms. Now how’s that for B/W? I like it but it’s a bit steril for my taste. Missing some bright colours there. Anyway, I like the table, not sure about black table and black chairs, at least for my house.
I liked this idea because our table will also be next to the doors to the garden – and one of Eriquinha’s suggestion was to place a carpet in both rooms. Here I can have an idea of how it would look like and I like it. I would choose these table and chairs because of the metal feet. Doesn’t go with the style.
It looks the same table from photo 1, with different chairs, but I guess I’m a bit blind when it comes to subtle details. Although my house has absolutely nothing to do with this one, I have an idea of how it would be with a Black-and-White-plus-another-colour approach.
For those who don’t know, Eriquinha is an arquitect, so she knows her thing. I really like to look at pictures of her house(s) and see how she manages to be so creative with different spaces (big, small, weird shaped), conditions (rented house that won’t allow you to paint the wall, rented houses that allow you to pain the walls) and budgets. The other great thing about her suggestions is that she didn’t go against my original plan of black-white-wood, she added tips and ideas on top of that. You know how some “specialists” can just say “red? nooooooooo, you have to go with bright yellow because this is the fashion this month”. I guess the true architect and designer can see through you and adapt your style into amazing looks.
I won’t share all her suggestions here for now, but I will post before-and-after looks of the living/dining room and will point out all her ideas. 🙂 Thanks, Eriquinha, pitacos are more than welcome, always!
P.S.: (*) I call her Lillywhites – on the blog only – since the old blog, because I was training to call all my friends via nicknames only I would know. It didn’t work, but I like calling her Lillywhites – because we used to go a lot to Lillywhites when we went to the gym together, and for another reason that will remain unsaid. hehe