The Friday Five: My Big Ticket Furniture Wish List

It is almost the end of August and I can’t believe it! This month flew by and we will be heading into fall before you know it. It really doesn’t seem like I have been in my house since June. It has been slow going as I settle into my new home. I have avoided any large purchases so far because I want to give some thought to the items I will look at and use every day. I have such great visions for Morning Joy but I am taking my time to gather items that I really love rather than rushing out to buy filler pieces all at once. Today I wanted to share five of the big ticket/furniture items that are on the wish list for my new home.

Friday Five

The first item on my wish list is this sweet bistro pedestal table from West Elm. I love everything about this table. Each one is carved from a Mango tree and it is such a unique and lovely piece. I think it would be so cute to have this table live in a dinning nook in the corner of my formal living room with a couple of sleek parson chairs and fresh flowers, of course.

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I have been pining over this next item for a LONG time. I adore the large scale Devon Mirror from Z Gallerie and I think it would be such a gorgeous statement piece to hang above my bed. I love the chunky sunburst design and the combination of silver and gold detailing which totally mesh with my plan in my bedroom.

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The painted bar stools from my first house are probably my favorite project to date. I have been keeping my eyes peeled for a killer pub table to make them pop in my new casa. I adore a rustic wood finish to contrast with the modern metal and industrial design of the stools. In my wildest home decor dreams I would want to make a special place in my house for the 1900s Boulangerie Counter Table from Restoration Hardware. We would live happily ever after. Le sigh. I seriously love everything about it.

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On the more reasonably priced side of things, I have been on the lookout for a small scale white desk to go in my office space in the basement. I am loving this one from Target. The x slats on the side add a nice bit of character and it is the same design as my teal entry way table.  I think this desk would be so cute paired with one of these chairs, also from Target. The nailhead detail on the chair is fantastic! Since they would obviously be a set, this counts as one item. Just sayin’ … it is my list, I do what I want.

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I would love to have a beautiful settee in my formal living room. I have a large picture window original to my 1920’s home and I think it is a shame to block the light with furniture. I think a low/no back settee is the perfect, “instant window seat” answer. I have been checking out  a few options at Target. However, if I’m going to be honest, my dream decor solution is the Clara Apartment Sofa from Pottery Barn. I love the low back/small foot print for my tiny space. The sculpted wooden legs and tufted back add an elegant touch. I also really enjoy the fabric customization options available through Pottery Barn.

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So there you have it… my top five big ticket dream furniture items! I’m going to keep saving my pennies to fill my home with beautiful pieces that I love. In the meantime, what items would you love to have in your home if budget wasn’t an issue?

 

 

 

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