07 September 2009

Elle Decor & Beds & The Peak of Chic!

 

The new Elle Decor magazine is out – celebrating twenty years of publication.  Wow.  Twenty years, really?   Time flies when you’re looking at beautiful houses.  This month one of the standouts is a new design by President Obama’s interior designer (yes!) Michael Smith.  It’s the cover story.  But the one picture that really caught my eye was this one:

 

 

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Muriel Brandolini’s design – using a lit a la polonaise in the master bedroom aka living room  – gorgeous, no?     I am smitten with these beds and in fact just ordered the copy (this one was custom made in France) from Anthropologie for my daughter’s room which we are redecorating.  This time, she is letting me help her – last time, she did it all herself – so she is getting a definite French vibe in there.

 

 

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This one.  We ordered a twin bed because it doesn’t come in double and the queen size is just too big for her tiny room.  Right now I have a room full of West Elm furniture to sell.  If you live in Houston and want a bed, end table and bookshelf from West Elm, bring a truck and a few movers over!

 

 

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And in Skirted Roundtable news –  Linda, Megan and I are SOOOOOOOOOO excited to have Jennifer Boles aka The Peak of Chic join us this week.  We can’t wait to ask her a million questions.   Look for the interview to be up on the web site around Wednesday or Thursday this week.

18 comments:

  1. lit a la polonaise ...I learn a new name every day. Gorgeous.

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  2. * What a DREAM BED~ fit for a PRINCESS (don't forget the pea!)!!!

    Lucky DAUGHTER~~~ need another SISTER, Joni???

    Hugs,
    Linda *

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  3. Hi Joni. My daughter had just left for college but I bought "her" the Anthro bed anyway. Twin is great size to push daybed like against wall. Haven't draped it yet...just love its lines. I wish I had more rooms for more beds. Trish

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  4. Thanks for the great preview of Elle Decor! I know your daughter's room is going to look terrific, and I am thrilled to hear Jennifer is your guest this week.

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  5. Hi Joni:
    Just came from the bookstore & did not see the New Elle Decor yet. I'll be on the lookout though! Regarding Rachel, do you know what happened to her main stores? When I got back to ATL her Lenox store had closed. P.S. will send you a picture of my chairs once I find our camera. Hope you did not work too hard this weekend!!

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  6. 20 years already! It's almost as old as I am!!!

    I'll be back to chech Jennifer's post!!

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  7. Joni. I have a feeling your daughter's room will be stunning like everything else you have a hand in. We look forward to seeing how it turns out. Hugs, Laura

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  8. Beautiful! Can't wait to see her room and I'm also looking forward to the skirted roundtable! :0) Hope you had a great weekend.

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  9. Love the bed. It is the pinnacle of luxurious girliness. Can I move in when your daughter goes to college? :-)

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  10. This is rather lit a la princess :)

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  11. OMG Beautiful Bedrooms, I would not want to sleep on those beds for fear of ruining something, but great to look at.

    Barbara

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  12. oh LOVE the bed!!! can't wait to see the room finished!!!

    over to SRT.. haha I say it like "TGIF" ahhaha
    xoxo

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  13. Can't wait to chat with three of my favorite bloggers :)

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  14. hi joni- coincidentally, i just posted about this! my daughter left for college and i created a "lit ala polonaise" in her old room with textiles i had around the house, including her old mosquito netting. i love to curl up in there now with my books and mags- makes me miss her less! robin

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  15. That bed took my breath away when I scrolled to this post. I LOVE that look so much. LOVE LOVE LOVE it! I don't know how I could ever not be in love with frenchy styled interiors. They are just enchanting. =)

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  16. I hope there are pictures soon on the room!!!! And looking forward to TSR

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  17. Love that bed! It's giving me ideas, might be a bad thing, at least as far as Mr. Mise en scène is concerned! Looking forward to your posting on the finished room.

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