Today I'm at HomeSense checking out pieces to beautify any outdoor living spaces. deck, balcony, garden, and sunroom. Resin wicker is an extremely low maintenance and highly durable material that suits our harsh Canadian environment. Dreaming a contemporary outdoor dining experience with a set of Ghost Chairs by Philippe Starck? Well, stop dreaming and start your car because HomeSense has got them in both espresso and cloud white.
A close –up to show you the attention to detail and quality of the chair.
One thing I love to put in an outdoor space is mirror. It helps brighten up dark corners and has the magic to add romantic ambience at those mid-summer nights when the candles are lid. Have this mirror hung on your fence and it will open up a new portal in your garden oasis.
Every seating arrangement needs coffee tables and side tables for a place to put down the drinks. Here is a solid coffee table with amazing details and a shelf for books and magazines. What I love about this table is the wood inlay details on the top. With a rim around the table top, you can easily custom cut a piece of glass for maximum protection.
Now if you want to go for something more industrial and edgy, why not consider these two metal pieces. I am totally in love with the intricate weave pattern in polished chrome and a rustic hammered look in muted gold.
We also need rug to ground all these gorgeous finds. With my obsession with blue and yellow, I simply can't say no to this suzani flat weave dhurrie that is fun, dramatic, and full of character. If you are looking for something a little more subdued, how about this cheerful stripped rug in sunshine yellow and white?
Then I came across this handsome stripped prince in soft grey and mandarin orange. It is perfect for a loft project I'm working on. And if you have decided to go with the set of white ghost chairs, this rug is what you need to complement the creamy white chairs in a serene and classic palette.
As for myself, I have been looking for the rug for my front entrance for the longest time. This fresh blue and white nautical piece with a diamond motif may just be my one way ticket to up the wow factor at my foyer.
A few ready-made pillows that look custom thanks to the trendy ikat and chevron fabrics. The blue and white stripe pillow is by Ralph Lauren.
I love the whimsical carnation print on linen for a touch of old world charm. This bold red & white designers' favourite Imperial Trellis is actually a dog bed! How stylish is that!
A few mirrors that caught my attention. Heart the shape of this brown one ... only wish that it's a little wider so it reads more "square" and will probably change its color. Nothing beats Mother of pearl when it comes to timeless elegance and a sense of luxury. This one has a grey hue (which is a rather rare find in the market) to emphasize its masculine quality.
These two mirrors reminded me of window of old heritage buildings. A similar pattern of this silver one can easily be found at an old church (with stained glass of course) and this decorative woven framed gold mirror is simply gorgeous. What a statement piece in any spaces!
This pair of wire lamps is so much fun! Comes with neutral linen shades, these two lamps can be sprayed in any color you want (I may go with Kelly Green) and will still work seamlessly with these shades. Love to see the pair being use in cottage country or that imaginary sunroom of mine. Rustic sophistication within reach my friends.
Blue & green has always been my favourite color palette for summer. Check out these ginger jars in lime green and these plates with bold pattern.
This box with a green & white graphic top acts as the "catch-all" spot for keys and I love this pale watery blue coral print in silver frame. These two pieces can also co-exist happily in a spa-like bathroom.
I would like to share you the fantastic deal I picked up at this trip: a gun metal grey floor lamp by Ralph Lauren Home. It is stylish, solidly built, and I would love to use it next to my Harry Chair by Sarah Richardson Design.
Last but not least, I am sure you all know the talented Michael Penney. Today, Michael has teamed up with HomeSense, taking color and pattern inspiration from the fashion runway and injecting the trendy items into our homes. Check this out.
Happy Thursday to you all and I will see you tomorrow for yet another existing post!