Library

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The Library Bookshelves!

If you’ve been reading LGN for practically any amount of time, you probably know that I love me a good bookshelf! In the past we’ve used a series of IKEA bookshelves to house most of our books (here’s a link to the DIY arched version and the faux-built-in version). When we moved to this house though, […]

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Rust Mohair Slipper Chair

A long time ago, I fell in love with a rust-colored velvet slipper chair I saw at Lillian August. I loved the cream contrasting welt. It felt so pretty and fresh to me! A year or two later, I found this tight-backed slipper chair at the Restoration Hardware outlet from their deconstructed line. I think […]

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New (Old) Library Ladder

Two pieces of good and related news to share: 1) I found a library ladder on Craigslist and 2) very soon I will be taking the ladder for a roll in front of our new bookshelves, leg out, Belle style. I just have to nail down the style of the shelves, which is turning out […]

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Bright Velvets in the Library

One of the big house projects we haven’t tackled yet is the built-in bookshelves in the front room we’re calling the library (it’s the sunken space just inside the entry). I have a handful of inspiration images and a few drawings that I want to share with you guys. It’s turning into a sort of […]

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