1.7.11

{two lovely things: on display}

two lovely things
ms-ipad1

. . . currently, favourite pairs of sequined heels and golden strappy summer sandals are displayed in a glass cabinet {much like this one}, but after happening upon martha stewart living decorating editor, rebecca robertson's, picture rails as shoe racks, now dreaming up entire dressing rooms with walls lined in beautiful shoes . . .

ms-ipad2

{p.s.} also adore the idea of using beveled mirrors and a floating shelf to create an entryway console

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recent two lovely things:
* ruggedly refined
* books & blossoms
* gilded chalkboards & garden sheds
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green & white
* open shelves & elegant black
* bar carts & blossoms

* books & bouquets
* a paris apartment & herm├Ęs
* secret gardens & on the terrace


{images:
from great adaptations, text by kelly tagore & photography by seth smoot, martha stewart living july 2011 digital version for the ipad2, screen captures by this is glamorous}

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18 Comments:

Blogger Bronwyn said...

Ah, so lovely! I really like the picture rail idea - sometimes they seem like a one-use thing....

July 06, 2011  
Anonymous Closet Cravings said...

Looks like shoe wallpaper or art. Pretty. =)

July 06, 2011  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

bronwyn -- isn't a wonderful idea? & yes, always thought the same about picture rails -- that they weren't very versatile -- but as it turns out, they most definitely are; also, besides holding pictures, thought they might work for plates in the kitchen or dining room, or even for a perfume display in the bedroom or dressing room . . .

x

July 06, 2011  
OpenID theprettydish.com said...

I love the idea of making your closet so comfortably chic that you want to just live there.

July 06, 2011  
Blogger SeaGal said...

Love the picture rails..such a great idea..need these in my closet..

July 06, 2011  
Anonymous Molliee said...

this shoe rack looks so pretty!!!

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July 06, 2011  
Anonymous Erin Taylor @ Bustle said...

Love it!!! I have my shoes on display as well because they are far to pretty to hide away!!

July 06, 2011  
Blogger Ruzu said...

That entry looks chic and pretty!! i want that horse, looks fat jejee and cute.

July 06, 2011  
Anonymous Dulci Dantas said...

GOOD LORD! I love your blog. I can't live a day without this blog! Everything is absolutely beautiful!

July 06, 2011  
Blogger LisasRuby said...

So beautiful!

xx

July 06, 2011  
Blogger Punctuation Mark said...

i'm in love with that shoe wall...

July 06, 2011  
Blogger Dustjacket Attic said...

Now that is a novel idea! I have mine on standard shoe shelves...maybe I need to change.
xxx

July 06, 2011  
Blogger Dumbwit Tellher said...

I too have thoughts of grandeur to have a room with all four walls deliciously decorated with hanging shoes. A girls delight!

Hope your week has been a good one?

x Deb

July 06, 2011  
Blogger Marcus Design said...

ADORE both of these. I happened upon that first image and have been smitten every since! I wish I had a giant closet to hang my shoes as art that way :) Hugs to you Roseline,
Nancy xo

July 06, 2011  
Blogger Pink Lemonade said...

oh my gosh i love the idea of creating a vanity with the mirrors and floating shelf! i just may do that! so cleverr!

July 06, 2011  
Blogger Kariyah said...

Neat shoe rack!! I want one... it beats piling up shoes in my messy wardrobe for sure:)

July 07, 2011  
Blogger jules @ The Diversion Project said...

love that shoe rack idea. shoes are too gorgeous to hide away x

July 09, 2011  
Anonymous Ash said...

Soo thankful that I saw this picture. I was so torn over where to put all of my new shoes and this just saved me tons of money because my apartment has tons of molding so now i have a pretty shoe border!

December 28, 2012  

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