Posts Tagged ‘Arteriors’

Design 101: Bar Carts

Vintage Bar Cart
Featured on: Pinterest

Today we’re excited to continue our “Design 101″ series! Once a month, we dive into the backstory behind specific furniture styles and show you the best way to use the pieces in your home. Thanks to the influence of Mad Men, we’re seeing a resurgence in home bars for cocktail hour and dinner parties. A throwback to this classic 1950s and 1960s aesthetic, bar carts conveniently add a touch of vintage appeal to the home.

Beach House Bar Cart
Featured on: Better Homes & Gardens, Lonny

With versatile and open constructions, today’s bar carts range from contemporary industrial metal to glamorous gold designs. Often featuring glass shelves with raised sides, these pieces are the perfect way to display collections of glassware, bar tools and bottles.

Mid-Century Bar Cart
Featured on: Lonny

Set on wheels for ease of movement, these metal carts create a fully-stocked bar for entertaining anywhere in the home. We recommend placing this must-have party furnishing in a living room or dining room and styling it with colored cocktail tumblers, sophisticated ice buckets and glass decanters.

Traditional Bar Cart
Featured on: Coastal Style

Inspired to create your own retro-inspired home bar with a classic cart? Whether you’re all about sleek metallic styles or vintage gold is your fave, we’ve assembled a collection of our best below!

The Design History of Bar Carts from Layla Grayce
Row 1: Gabby Furniture Lacy Bar Cart, Worlds Away Lenox Nickel Bar Cart, Worlds Away Vince Gold Leaf Bar Cart
Row 2: Arteriors Wade Vintage Brass Bar Cart, Worlds Away Ladner Nickel Bar Cart
Row 3: Worlds Away Palm White Bar Cart, Worlds Away Emery Gold Bar Cart, Worlds Away Gerard Stainless Steel Bar Cart

Top 10 Pendant Lighting

Our Best Pendant Lighting and Chandeliers from Worlds Away, Arteriors, Currey & Co, Ro Sham Beaux and More
1. Worlds Away Knox Antique Mirror Pendant 2. Gabby Lighting Vera Pendant 3. Arteriors Wheeler Glass Pendant 4. Jamie Young Lighting Glass Pendant 5. Worlds Away Gold Leaf Pendant 6. Regina Andrew Lighting Cube Pendant 7. Currey & Company Astral Pendant 8. Arteriors Polished Nickel Glass Pendant 9. Worlds Away Capiz Shell Ball Pendant 10. Ro Sham Beaux Barbie Pendant

Here a pendant, there a pendant, everywhere and pendant! Available in a multitude of shapes and styles, this home design staple is a fun way to add personality to your home. From a colorfully beaded beauty to a crystal encrusted stunner, we make it a point to offer all of your favorite styles.

Get The Look: Vintage Glam French Hotel

French Hotel Room Get The Look @LaylaGrayce
Le Royal Monceau Hotel, Paris Featured in: Lonny Magazine Photography: Patrick Cline

Designed by Philippe Starck, the luxurious Le Royal Monceau hotel in Paris, France, is a study in glamorous contrasts, including guest rooms with vintage French chairs and tables (below) featuring metallic finishes.

French Hotel Room Get The Look 2 @LaylaGrayce
Le Royal Monceau Hotel, Paris Featured in: Lonny Magazine Photography: Patrick Cline

In the guest room sitting area, a series of three strategically placed lamps provide height behind a French-style sofa, which is framed by two French doors topped with transoms that allow ample natural light to spill through the space.

French Hotel Room Get The Look 3 @LaylaGrayce
Le Royal Monceau Hotel, Paris Featured in: Lonny Magazine Photography: Patrick Cline

An oversized pink tufted headboard serves as the statement piece in the guest bedroom, which features a blend of soft textures and metallic surfaces to create a welcoming yet glamorous escape.

French Hotel Room Get The Look 4 @LaylaGrayce
Le Royal Monceau Hotel, Paris Featured in: Lonny Magazine Photography: Patrick Cline

Of course, no French hotel retreat would be complete without a bergere-style chaise, positioned perfectly before a balcony view overlooking the quaint Paris streets.

French Hotel Room Get The Look 5 @LaylaGrayce
Le Royal Monceau Hotel, Paris Featured in: Lonny Magazine Photography: Patrick Cline

Not going to Paris any time soon? Get the look of this luxury hotel in your own home with the addition of these products. Voila! Your very own European escape.

French Get The Look @LaylaGrayce
1. Jaipur Hand Tufted Wool Rug 2. Layla Grayce Marengo Sofa 3. Oly Studio Side Chair 4. AFK Hollywood Bed 5. Regina Andrew Mercury Glass Lamp 6. Aidan Gray Distressed Mirror Side Table 7. Currey and Company Wall Sconce

Our Best Table Lamps

Top 10 Table Lamps @LaylaGrayce
1. Arteriors White Porcelain Table Lamp 2. Jamie Young Lighting Mercury Glass Table Lamp 3. Bungalow 5 Orange Cordova Table Lamp 4. Regina Andrew Lighting Aqua Glass Ripple Lamp 5. Jamie Young Lighting Steam Punk Table Lamp 6. Aidan Gray Lighting Glass Table Lamp7. Bungalow 5 Pink Table Lamp 8. Currey & Company Waldenbury Table Lamp 9. Ro Sham Beaux Patricia Grey Table Lamp 10. Gabby Lighting Ozzy Table Lamp

Light up your style! Choosing the ideal table lamp is a critical design decision, as important as any other because a lamp not only has the task of providing light but also serves as a room’s finishing touch. The ideal lamp should be one part light and one part sculpture! To help you on your quest to find the ideal style, we wanted to share with you a few of our current favorites, from curvy to rippled. Shop our complete collection of table lamps >>

Inslee by Design: March Edition

Inslee Haynes Pine Cone Hill Illustration @LaylaGrayce
Inslee By Design

Spring is right around the corner and I’m dreaming of flowers! I’d love to begin my spring cleaning with a garden full of tulips outside and a new set of bed linens inside. This Pine Cone Hill Watercolor Flowers Duvet is right up my alley. Crisp white linens dotted with vibrant watercolored flowers – so perfect for springtime. I’d pair it with the Arteriors Zoey Mustard Dot lamp to keep the colorful, bright theme going. I happen to love a round mirror over a bed. Especially one with an inlaid quatrefoil like the Regina Andrew Decor Lula Gloss White Mirror. What a cheerful room to welcome in the new season. Happy Spring!

Inslee By Design: December Edition

Inslee Haynes Christmas Illustration for Layla Grayce
Inslee By Design

Home for the holidays! It’s time to pop the champagne and gather round the bar (cart) to celebrate the end to another great year and look forward to ringing in 2013. This beautiful cart would make any holiday gathering feel even more festive, fully stocked with all the classics of course.

Merry merry! See you next year!

Design Your Own Dream Dining Room

Make your dream nursery a reality with a moodboard that expresses your unique style, and you may find yourself winning big!

Through November, we’re hosting a series of Olioboard contests including our “Design Your Dream Dining Room Contest,” which runs November 12 – November 25. Design the ultimate sitting room using anything you desire from Layla Grayce. The top three winners – chosen exclusively by Tobi Fairley – will earn cash prizes of $1,000, $500 and $250. *Remember to use at least two products from our sponsor Arteriors to be eligible to win.

Winners will be announced November 27. May the best design enthusiast win!

How to Enter:

1: Click on the ‘Join Now’ button located in the top right corner of the Contest Page. Fill out the form and click ‘Create Account.’ 

2: Once your account is created, click “Add an Entry’ to begin.

3: After the moodboard creator is open, pull items onto the canvas from the right-side panel to create your design. Save your entry by hitting the ‘Save Draft’ button in the top right.

4: To add your design to the Contest, visit the Contest Page and click ‘Add an Entry’ and select the board you wish to enter by clicking the ‘Click to Add’ button. Alternatively, you can click ‘Publish’ directly from the creation screen during the creation process.

5: Share your moodboard on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest for more votes! Our judge will choose the Grand Prize Winner and Runners Up from among the most popular moodboards.

P.S. Not an Olioboard expert? No problem! You can find quick and easy tutorials here.

12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Day 12

12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Day 12
Vote on which one would make your holiday list and you could win it! Leave a comment below to be entered to win. At the end of the day a winner will be selected from all comments posted on our blog or on facebook (and no worries, you can be a winner even if your choice doesn’t finish as the top pick of the day). This is the last day of giveaways – thanks for playing along!

Comment below to be entered for this giveaway!
Giveaway items will ship out within 1-2 weeks.

Congrats to Kimberly Hinkle, our lucky winner who will be seeing things in a new light.

Expressions of Color: White

A symbol of purity and innocence, some may not think of white as a color at all but it’s been a Layla Grayce favorite from day one. Perfect for coastal decor schemes, layered with multiple textures all in white or as an accent to bring out other colors, white is a shining star in our book. Shop all white products here.

Branching Out – Faux Bois

Spring is the perfect time to branch out, shed the old, try something new. Faux bois (from the French for false wood) is a fun decorating trend, and we adore it when done with the perfect mix of sass, class and tongue in cheek style. We bring you some of our favorite finds – and a preview of Oly – a new line we’ll soon be “branching out” to carry here at Layla Grayce!