These incredible framed chairs and sofas from Slokoski — a design company run by two brothers — are the definition of statement furniture. The hand-carved, incredibly ornate frame makes it feel like a work of art, framing you while you no doubt enjoy macarons and luxury-brand tea on the velvet tufting.
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My husband has cystic fibrosis. Long story short: they don't do lung transplants where we live in Albuquerque, and, with one day's notice, we were flown to Palo Alto, California. Now the fun part. The average wait time for lungs is six months, and you can't be more than a few hours away. So I needed to find us a place to live and wait, close to the hospital, on the cheap. Did you know you could furnish an apartment at IKEA for way cheaper than renting everything?
I got this small cupboard at an antiques and bric-a-brac market. In this case, the cupboard was in good nick, just a little dull. So with the help of leopard print and decoupage, I turned it into The Leopbard!
Inside our garage sat this locker. It was pretty neat by itself, but not quite what someone would want to put in their living room. So here's what I did…
Relique brings you vintage and repurposed interior accents that are classic, artistic, and have tons of personality. Relique's buyers shop all over the world for pieces that they'd put in their own homes. Pieces that you're going to want to put in your homes. Pieces like those awesome vintage wood hat forms pictured above, or repurposed lights made from jet parts, or retro skewers, or any of these things…