Tuesday, December 4, 2012

The Skirted Round Table

To me, designing a timeless interior is a relationship between ambiance and our surroundings- how do we bring the influence of our lives and our passions in to our home?  

I bring my biggest influences in to my home through coffee table books and French antiques.  They are scattered throughout my house and make me happy.  I've been dreaming of adding a skirted round table to display my favorite books and a few antique pieces ever since I saw a picture of Tory Burch's foyer:


I've typically seen skirted tables upholstered in a softer color, but her bold choice inspired me.  Now I'm thinking of having one upholstered in a statement-making hue.
I love the way the books are displayed as they would be in a store- all the way around the table.




A skirted table would also make a pretty addition to a master bedroom.  Instead of books, special framed photos could be displayed.


To see more of my foyer inspiration, click here.


10 comments:

  1. Great suggestion! To be honest I would never think to shirt my table but I do love all of the pics you have here - I just may need to explore this as an option!
    Isn’t That Charming.

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  2. I saw that picture of TB's foyer the other day- still can't get over what great taste she has.

    Cheers, Elizabeth of The Corner Apartment

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  3. fine photos = DD

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    new post !!

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  4. So gorgeous!! Love the skirting.

    Xo-L

    simplylowcountry.blogspot.com

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  5. Love it! I love skirted tables for their ability to show off a fun fabric without the commitment of upholstery while hiding tons of storage underfoot!

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  6. I agree with Julia!! I love this decor "trend"...it looks so sophisticated and chic as well. The first and last pictures are my favorite!

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  7. LOVE this look! So excited to have stumbled upon this adorable blog :)

    Consider me your newest follower!

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  8. Greatest post ever! I knew we were meant to be besties. Truly.

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