Holy Jonathan.

Today I went into mommom’s back room, which her ongoing design project,

and holy Jonathan Adler.

Wasn’t it just yesterday that I was going gaga for his new spring catalog!?

And then, I mosey on in, like it ain’t no thing, to get some stickers from the play area in the corner and this. I find this:

photo 5 photo 4 photo 3 photo 2 photo 1And I was like “Hold the phone, Mommom. There are pillows, and candles and a red chair, oh my!”

And she told me that she went to his store and bought the things that I have been dying over. Just like that. That’s what’s so awesome about being a Mommom. You can do things like that.

And so, her back room just got majorly Adlered, which is a major upgrade. And I plan to sit on and stare at that chair/pillow combination as much as possible. Which for great-grandparents is a win for all!


In the back room.

I’ve taken great pleasure in helping to re-do my Mommom’s back room. Not only did it give me her remnants to turn into my new bedroom area rug, but it’s so fun watching the room come together in such a chic and modern way.

She just added two more pillows to the one we bought together,

by my main man Jonathan Adler, and they rock the couch.

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and are reversible!photo 2And while in the back room, Mommom had me try on some of her most prized vintage pieces. We are talking 70s Bill Blass and such.

And I have to say, I had a ball playing dress-up. But getting Mommom to figure out how to work my iPhone camera? Not so easy….there is one clear picture in the bunch, and it was taken by my not-quite-4 year old. While this site is more about home design, it doesn’t hurt to have a little fashion design in here every once in awhile, right? Especially when we are talking gold lace and sashes and shoulder pads and mink.

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The photo below is what my mom and aunt used to call the Princess Dress and is Bill Blass original. And my daughter took this photo.
photo 1 photo 1So, more fun in the back room was had. Design is design is a design. Said Gertrude Stein. In her own way.