120 January 3, 2010

Granny Chic

I think the Freida lamp would look great with the steps wool hooked rug, don’t you?

Granny Chic Lamp and Rug

When I first saw the rug, I couldn’t decide if I liked it or not. I mentioned it on twitter and facebook, and the responses were pretty divided (with references to both Missoni and the Golden Girls). After thinking about it for a bit though, I’ve decided that I quite like it! Finding the lamp to go with the rug really helps pull the two together with a little style, albeit it a granny chic style.

What do you think? Love it or hate it?

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120 Comments

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    Maddie
    January 10, 2010 at 4:14 pm

    I do love that carpet with the lamp. I’m a huge fan of fashion and design, and I thought of Missoni first..haha.
    They would look splendid together!
    =]

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    Jana
    January 11, 2010 at 9:34 pm

    please do tell where u got the rug? I LUV it!!!

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    Natalie
    January 12, 2010 at 12:51 pm

    LOVE both! The rug reminds me a lot of the wave crocheted blanket by Alicia at Posie Gets Cozy…too cute!

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    Tamara
    January 14, 2010 at 2:21 pm

    LOVE it! Definitely Missoni…I’d have it in my own home office.

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    Kiera
    January 15, 2010 at 11:23 pm

    I have this rug in my entry/living room and LOVE it. The colors are so beautiful. It will look amazing with that lamp!

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    Mandi
    January 17, 2010 at 11:08 pm

    Love them both! Maybe because it’s winter and I am craving color? Whatever the case that rug is yummy!

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    Jessica
    January 20, 2010 at 4:38 pm

    I just keep coming back here to look at the rug. Love, love love it!

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    holly
    January 21, 2010 at 10:22 am

    i love that rug! love missoni influenced anything. the lamp seems a little boring. i think a pop of color might make it more interesting? just me. thanks for the post!

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    Carly Hill
    January 27, 2010 at 3:05 am

    I think this rug is fantastic because it gives great texture and pattern, but is still simple and versatile!

    Nice job, well done.

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    Caroline
    January 27, 2010 at 3:36 pm

    Love! I guess it’s got a bit of granny chic in it, but then when you think that it looks like a Missoni pattern, it sort of changes your view.

    Caroline
    http://www.redglassesblog.com

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    Nicole Fuller
    February 18, 2010 at 9:46 am

    Love the dog, hate the rug.

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    Bethany
    February 19, 2010 at 10:20 am

    I know I’m a little late in chiming in, but I love the rug! I think it is really cozy looking in a clean-lined kind of way. :)

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    Katherine
    March 7, 2011 at 9:43 am

    I’m in love with the rug! I think it has bit of Southwestern flare to it mixed with 70s bohemian. Adding the perfect accents (I love the turquoise) will go a long way in making it fun and colorful!

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