A client once told me she had so many accessories, she couldn't possibly use them all and she needed help with styling and editing.
But what she really owned were accessories that were purchased 15 years ago and the rest were an accumulation of one-off candle holders and random gifts from familly and friends.
She was surprised when I told her a shopping trip for an update was required in order to refresh her look.
The Pottery Barn is one of my favourite places to shop for accessories. When I arrived at their media event yesterday morning for a tour I was reminded yet again that even I–the obsessed styling addict–could update a tablescape or two in my house.
One thing I love about Americans, y'all DECORATE for each season I think much more than Canadians do in general.
Chris at the Vancouver location demonstrated how to decorate your dining table for fall.
Big candleholders and fake pumpkins are a great way to style your table even without a dinner party.
Pottery Barn seems to be one of the only places that I know of in Vancouver where you can buy a table runner that's longer than 5 feet and wider than 12".
I love this Suzani Embroidered toss pillow.
The Pottery Barn sells the wooden dice and billiard balls but you could add your own collection at the bottom of these candle lanterns.
The ragged cloth, battery operated chandelier is so great for a Halloween party!
I spied this duvet cover and bought it for the master bedroom. Now that I have drapes being installed next week I need to finish decorating that room. Here's a sneak peek below:
I get bored of pattern easily so I just bought the duvet and kept everything solid. See I'm breaking the pink vs. yellow rule. My upholstered headboard is actually the colour of muslin which has a slight pink undertone but looks a lot pinker here. Sorry for the dark picture, this room faces North so it's the darkest room in the house.
Have a great weekend everyone! xo Maria
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