Monday, July 16, 2012

monday musings: herringbone everything

Oh how I missed you so. Did you all have a wonderful weekend? I am now counting down the days until the boy takes the bar. Life will be so much different. Let me tell ya. So I have been working with multiple clients as of lately, and I keep finding myself drawn to herringbone patterns in every way. Lemme explain. I am not just talking about textiles. I am talking about flooring and wallcoverings. In the famous words of Lil' Jon and the East Side Boyz, "to the window, to the wall." I won't finish the rest of the lyrics. You can fill in the blanks. Seriously. It is such a classic pattern but has been modernized over the years with exaggerated prints and larger scale patterns. I personally prefer the smaller more traditional herringbone pattern as it brings so much texture to any design. Let's face it though. I don't discriminate. 

I am obsessed with this room. All of the masculine elements married with the feminine color palette at play her. Don't think I don't see that ginger jar and animal statue present. 
Hello dream kitchen. We have met and are in love. I might actually lay down my legit culinary kitchen in a space like this. Might. 

{cultivate}
What a fabulous open office space equipped with herringbone wood floors. Holler. 
{elle decor}
Herringbone carpet? Ummm yes please. You know I love me a good monochromatic space from time to time. Hell, the purse is even on board. 
{weitzman halpern}
An example of the more exaggerated herringbone, the chevron like floor. While I am somewhat over the chevron trend, this floor does not bother me because it is marble. I am a snob like that. Are we loving the twinsie lamps here?!??
{decor pad}

Lovey dovey romantic bathroom. I need this palace. Nailhead dual opening doors?? Yes please. And that herringbone marble floor? Need I say more?
{cote de texas}
Another fab herringbone wood floor installation. Love all of the mixture of color here as well. Styling gets an A+ here by Todd Romano. 
{elle decor}

Another lovely picturesque bathroom. A herringbone tile installation is the focal point of the floor. Don't you love the closed off countertop spaces? Almost like cubicles for bathrooms.  I am lookin' and I am a likin'.
{via}
Gorgeous mixture of woods here in the herringbone floor. What is not to love?
{new england home}
Herringbone tile dresses the back of this fireplace. An interesting contrast to the carrera marble was chosen here and it totally works. 
{houzz}
Lovely romantic space with almost white wood herringbone flooring. 
{light locations}
Ultra feminine and glam hallway with ebony herringbone flooring. If I were single this would so be me. 
{vogue}

Good ole' Martha Stewart had to jump in with her domestic ways and show us a somewhat simple DIY to get that herringbone look on furniture. While I am not wild about the mid-century modern piece, I do love the pattern she executed here. Obviously. 
{martha stewart}

Welp. That is all for herringbone as of now. What do you think? Are you sold? Are you obsessed now like I am? That's ok. We will attend HA (Herringbone Anonymous) meetings together. Big surprise/reward/love for you all this morning. Check back soon. Loves!

12 comments:

  1. yep...It sure works in all these pics... I just adore the white bedroom... and yes that kitchen is sensational...
    nice post!
    Bec x

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  2. Oh my goodness that kitchen! Perfection! And I'm swooning over that bedroom.

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  3. obsessed. Its why I love my couch so much!

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  4. omg... i cannot believe/laughed out loud when you gave cred to Lil Jon and the Eastside Boyz....

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  5. Yes...all these images are gorgeous. Love that first kitchen :)

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  6. I love wood herringbone floors....I die! That Elle decor shot is my fave

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  7. I did a post featuring that herringbone marble kitchen awhile back! I'm beginning to think we've got similar tastes ;). I think that it's a great option since carrera countertops stain so easily! Gorgeous inspiration. xo

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  8. I love this pattern... Its so elegant and adds a lot of texture to any surface!

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  9. Just got some tone and tone herringbone fabric for my living room. In love with it. It will have to satisfy until I buy my castle with herringbone wood floors.

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  10. What a great collection of pictures. I'd like to jump into some of those rooms and just live there!
    ~Lori

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