6 end tables i’m loving right now

Here are a few of my favorite {living room} things…

6 end tables I'm loving right now

1> Vein cut marble top paired with the wood base is sophisticated yet earthy.

2> I already love a good log table, but the lacquered silver takes the cake. Use one as a drink table, or bunch a few in place of a coffee table.

3>  A modern take on Saarinen’s tulip side table. I adore the metal and wood combo!

4> Love the simple shape.  This one can be traditional or modern, and comes in the gray wash  (as shown) or 2 other finishes.

5> These little hourglass tables from Target are a steal at $59.99!

6> Gold leaf hairpin legs + white marble top = A little slice of heaven

 

Which one is your fave??

garden lust

It seems like the rest of the world is on the brink of going back to school or breaking out the fall boots, and out here in Texas-land we are at the peak of our summer heat.  My grass has turned 50 shades of brown as the temps climb over 100 degrees here each day.  Rain? What’s that?  I’m not sure, because we haven’t seen any in months.  :) Neither have my poor plants.  I struggle to keep them alive as it is, and this drought is not helping.

ferns. ferns. ferns.

 

So, on this lovely Monday morning, I have been seeking out inspiration in the form of beautiful exteriors and greenery.  I’m gushing green gardens,  pining perfect patios, and lusting luscious landscapes. (say that 3 times fast!)

Would you like to join me as I daydream?

Patio via Lonny Mag

This is so fun.  Borderline crazy, but fun.

modern colorful desert landscape

Wouldn’t it be so awesome if your patio looked like this?

Foras Studio -Urban Garden in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn

Or this?

Foras Studio, Carroll Gardens

 

Really loving this landscape with cactuses mixed in:

Isabel Marant storefront landscape (photo credit- Laure Joliet)

Does anybody out there have a herb garden? Are they easy to grow?  I really like this vertical style on I saw on Pinterest:

herb garden

 

My goal for next spring is to do our walkway with large cement blocks, river rocks, and desert plants and grasses…. kinda like this type of look.

modern landscaping detail

I wonder if these planter boxes are hard to make….?

planter boxes!

 

I’ll take this lovely metal vertical planter!

UrbanMettle Vertical Planter with House Numbers (on Etsy)

Okayyyy time for us to get back to work!

Have a great week! xo

 

it’s time for a new look!

I have some glorious news this Monday morning: I’ve been quietly working on a new layout for the blog over the last week.  V+V has officially got it’s first makeover.  Check it out.  I still have some edits to make, but I’m loving the crisp new look!

xo.

 

new blog layout