Comfort is the Studio Friday theme today. I’m the kind of girl that loves to stay at home. To have a home, with a bed, a nice sofa, and food in the kitchen, that is comfort to be. I don’t mind traveling, as long as I know I have my home to land in afterwards.
I have a comfortable arm chair that we got for free three years ago from P’s boss that was going to throw it away. I like free stuff and I like secondhand, but this chair was really ugly, worn down and threadbare when moving in, but it is still in our living room because it is comfortable. I covered it with a blanket and a worn pink table cloth to make it look a bit better. I guess I thought I’d do something with it sooner… but sometimes that is not the most easy thing to do. You just don’t see it anymore.
That is why I love magazines and TV-shows about interior design. They make you look around, see your environment in a new light and think about change. Maybe they make you think about change to much, but hey, you’ve got to pay the price of that.
Even when you go thrift shopping you need to see the change that you can make, with colours and imagination. For example, look at this magazine spread:
Look at the old boring desk, and see how cool it becomes with some paint? I wish I was better at this when going to second hand store. It is so easy to look for something you like that is finished as is. It is much more difficult to try to find the form or the material you like and see how this can work for you, in your home!
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Anyway, if you read the text in this blog, I’m sure you are confused by now? I’ve noticed some just comment after looking at the pictures, and that is okay with me too. My thoughts today are a little scattered, and maybe jumping from this to that. Comfort. Second hand. Magazine desk pic (I took a photo of) to remember. Paint magic. Old arm chair. New arm chair:
New arm chair! No, it is the same ol’ arm chair, dressed in a white fabric. I just did it one day, and I like how it turned out, and now I can do it again I guess. It’s not even new fabric, but a old stained duvet cover! To bad I didn’t know it would look as nice as it did before I started, then I would have bought a better fabric. This is very thin in some places and has already got some cat claw holes from Smilla jumping up just to sit in it.
I hope you will all have a wonderful and very comfortable weekend!