Katy Elliott

A daily design journal about new england life, home decorating resources, and renovating a 257-year-old house in Marblehead, MA.

Vintage Chenille Bedspreads

Posted on | February 27, 2009 | 3 Comments

Photo from Tom Scheerer’s beach house portfolio.

Nothing says summer/beach house like a retro chenille blanket. I admit some are a bit goofy and over the top but a white version paired with a stripe bedskirt like the image above feels restrained bohemian. I found a few vintage versions on etsy.com that I thought were pretty cute. The pink bedspread is hard to resist (i own a few similar) but to get the look above you really need to stick with white. Maybe the color versions could go in a kids’ room? At the way bottom I found an affordable diamond pattern bedspread at L.L.Bean. Scour ebay, etsy, or thrift stores for more.

White on White Popcorn Tufts, $65 catnapcottage.etsy.com.

Cream and Green Tufted Pops on Cream $145 catnapcottage.etsy.com

Vintage chenille bedspread, $95, attic wear’s shop.

Diamond Floral Chenille, starting at $69, llbean.com.

Flower Hair Pins from Handle & Spout

Posted on | February 27, 2009 | 2 Comments

I love a flower pin tucked into my bun in the springtime. A flower makes me feel so feminine and maybe a bit french. Made of silk taffeta and tulle from handlespout.com.

(via oh joy!)

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