My husband and I love mid century furniture pieces. Our previous home was a modern 1950s mid century home in Saint Paul, MN and honestly I miss its architecture! Living in a newer suburban home with vintage furniture can be tricky to style around--but it definitely can be done!
So the backstory to our new mid century furniture piece: my husband sent me a text from our local Habitat Restore last Friday. "Look what I found! $75 and 25%..." He purchased it immediately even though we had no clue where it would go! Originally we thought it would go at the top of our stairs in the landing area. But after getting it in the house with a neighbor's help I realized A: This cabinet is HEAVY. and B: The tone of the wood matches our staircase trim REALLY well.
So we moved our Blue Dot grey cabinet into the dining room (our pet hedgehog's cage now lives on top of that. Probably the only hedgehog in the world who gets to sleep on top of a piece of Blu Dot furniture!) And slid the china cabinet hutch into our entryway.Read More