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bT2sday: White Modern Benches

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

This week we wanted to share with you a timeless piece of furniture that can add a modern twist to any space. Our inspiration for this week’s bT2sday is the Jonathan Bench by Oly Studio which retails at $2575. Although this bench is simple and elegant, it possesses View More

This week we wanted to share with you a timeless piece of furniture that can add a modern twist to any space. Our inspiration for this week’s bT2sday is the Jonathan Bench by Oly Studio which retails at $2575. Although this bench is simple and elegant, it possesses a strong presence.

Jonathon Bench by Oly Studio $2575

Jonathon Bench by Oly Studio $2575

Here are a couple of  bT2 options with a smaller price tag…

Henry Ottoman- Gus Modern $1,050

Henry Ottoman- Gus Modern $1,050

Paragon Bench- Brickell Collections $519

Paragon Bench- Brickell Collections $519

bT2sday: Mid-century Credenza

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Styles from the past are constantly being resurrected as they make their way back to today’s trends. We are loving this mid-century look that several manufactures are bringing back! This beautiful “cross credenza” designed by Matthew Hilton for case definitely caught our eye as we flipped through the View More

Styles from the past are constantly being resurrected as they make their way back to today’s trends. We are loving this mid-century look that several manufactures are bringing back!

This beautiful “cross credenza” designed by Matthew Hilton for case definitely caught our eye as we flipped through the Design Within Reach catalog. But just like any trend, the price tag can break the bank…so we’ve found a few bT2 options for this fabulous look!

Cross Credenza- Design Within Reach $3500

Cross Credenza- Design Within Reach $3500

Mid Century Credenza- TeakMeHome on Etsy $1,899

Mid Century Credenza- TeakMeHome on Etsy $1,899

Mid Century Buffet- West Elm $764

Mid Century Buffet- West Elm $764

It’s all in the details….

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Herman Miller Eames Lounge Chair (one of our favorites)

eames quote

eames chair
Herman Miller Eames Lounge Chair (one of our favorites)

Fall into Autumn with these design tips for the new season!

Monday, September 16th, 2013

As summer winds down and the BEST season ever arrives (Beverly feels differently)….we’re getting ready to see several of this year’s “design trends” come together! *Global Patterns, mix them up for some warmth and interest! *Eclectic/Layered table tops! *White on white *The “curated” look- Set up a gallery View More

As summer winds down and the BEST season ever arrives (Beverly feels differently)….we’re getting ready to see several of this year’s “design trends” come together!

*Global Patterns, mix them up for some warmth and interest!

This is a great example of mixing global patterns and styles of furniture

This is a great example of mixing global patterns and styles of furniture

*Eclectic/Layered table tops!

Eclectic table top with a mix of patterns and accents via HGTV

Eclectic table top with a mix of patterns and accents via HGTV

*White on white

Love this crisp look! via Country Living

Love this crisp look with the subtle contrast! via Country Living

*The “curated” look- Set up a gallery wall

Have fun with your gallery wall...it  can be small scaled or large!

Have fun with your gallery wall…it can be small scaled or large!

 

 

 

bT2sday: Simple Wooden Bed Frame

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Looking for a simple yet chic bedframe? We are loving the clean lines of this Emmerson Bed from West Elm. Check out our less expensive yet FAB option from Ikea!

Looking for a simple yet chic bedframe? We are loving the clean lines of this Emmerson Bed from West Elm. Check out our less expensive yet FAB option from Ikea!

Emmerson Bed Set- West Elm $1,499

Emmerson Bed Set- West Elm $1,499

Nyvoll Bed Frame- Ikea $179

Nyvoll Bed Frame- Ikea $179

Back to school again…

Monday, September 9th, 2013

It’s that time of the year again that we all LOVE (just kidding)…the start of school! Another year brings new classes, new friends and more STUFF. As you’re getting settled in your dorm, apartment or house…you might realize that you don’t have enough storage for all this STUFF. View More

It’s that time of the year again that we all LOVE (just kidding)…the start of school! Another year brings new classes, new friends and more STUFF. As you’re getting settled in your dorm, apartment or house…you might realize that you don’t have enough storage for all this STUFF. Check out these affordable and functional storage pieces to spice up your college life!

Flat-Bar Printer Caddy- West Elm $199.99

Flat-Bar Printer Caddy- West Elm $199.99

MICKE Drawer unit/drop file storage- IKEA $59.99

MICKE Drawer unit/drop file storage- IKEA $59.99

Espresso Austin Metal Locker- World Market $103.99

Espresso Austin Metal Locker- World Market $103.99

Friday’s Fabulous Find: Inflatable furniture like you’ve never seen before!

Friday, September 6th, 2013

“AIR. YOU FEEL IT, YOU BREATHE IT…NOW SIT ON IT” We don’t know about you, but we are loving this product by Blofield Air Design…starting with the company’s slogan. Who knew inflatable furniture could look this high-end and modern. The “Chester” chair/love seat/sofa is not only FABULOUS but View More

“AIR. YOU FEEL IT, YOU BREATHE IT…NOW SIT ON IT”

We don’t know about you, but we are loving this product by Blofield Air Design…starting with the company’s slogan. Who knew inflatable furniture could look this high-end and modern. The “Chester” chair/love seat/sofa
is not only FABULOUS but versatile for indoor and outdoor spaces.

check out their website for more cool stuff

Trendy Thursday: Oversized Ottomans

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Oversized ottomans are super trendy right now and we are LOVING them. These large ottomans are not only fabulous-looking, but also very versatile. You can use your large ottoman as a footrest, an extra seat, or even a coffee table (with a tray placed over it). Think of View More

Oversized ottomans are super trendy right now and we are LOVING them. These large ottomans are not only fabulous-looking, but also very versatile. You can use your large ottoman as a footrest, an extra seat, or even a coffee table (with a tray placed over it). Think of it as a center piece to your space!

via Elle Decor

via Elle Decor

West Elm

West Elm

Pottery Barn

Pottery Barn

Restoration Hardware

Restoration Hardware

bT2sday: How about a comfy chaise?

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Here at bT2, we think a good chaise is timeless. There’s no perfect piece for those times you just want to lay down and enjoy some me time. We love this inviting chaise from Ballard Designs @ $700 + $1025 for the white linen *slipcover (price depends on View More

Here at bT2, we think a good chaise is timeless. There’s no perfect piece for those times you just want to lay down and enjoy some me time.

We love this inviting chaise from Ballard Designs @ $700 + $1025 for the white linen *slipcover (price depends on fabric)

via Ballard Designs

via Ballard Designs

We equally love the EKTORP Chaise from Ikea for $299 including the *cover (comes in 10 other colors)

via Ikea

via Ikea

* We like light and white slipcovers because they can be laundered!  We like to use neutral fabrics when showing furniture so that you can see the lines of the piece.  Happy Tuesday!!

All I Can Say Is …… WOW!!

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

There are so many adjectives to describe this FABULOUS Tremont Chair by Bernhardt but WOW pretty much sums it up for us!!

There are so many adjectives to describe this FABULOUS Tremont Chair by Bernhardt

but

WOW pretty much sums it up for us!!

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bernhardt tremont chair