Otherwise sub-titled: we nominated and awarded ourselves ‘Entertainers of the Year;’ can we do that? Who cares?! WE JUST DID!
We’re working on becoming the next Martha Stewart (collectively), brushing up on our abilities to throw the best dinner parties this side of of San Francisco’s ever seen. And to do that, we needed a dining table. Some chairs. Maybe a dining buffet, too? Possibly our dream buffet from West Elm?
Enter: our really good friends at Havenly, who’ve created a supremely streamlined, no-fuss, completely online design platform.
We knew the vibe we wanted to go for, a la ‘entertaining’ in our dining room: we wanted to live out our Slim Aarons ‘life of the rich and famous’ fantasy, albeit not being rich or famous, BUT WHO CARES.
Our inspiration? This photo.
Our reality? We didn’t have any furniture for entertaining and were planning a dinner party for May… oopsie poopsie.
Through Havenly, we found our good friend Kylee, an interior designer, who helped guide us through three (3) iterations of what she suggested we buy for our space, complete with a final rendering of how everything would look based on which iteration we preferred. Kylee’s amazing 🙂
We knew we absolutely wanted the Audrey buffet table (from West Elm) from the very beginning, but didn’t know what else we needed for our space to throw the ‘perfect dinner party.’ With a few exchanges over Havenly, Kylee suggested some wallpaper (specifically, this Bali leaves print) and a Slim Aarons photo, a Jonathan Adler ‘snake’ valet tray and an orange, structural vase from West Elm, among other things. A few clicks later, we bought everything (from multiple retailers) directly through Havenly’s ‘Shop’ page and waited for shipment confirmation.
The result? See for yourself 😛
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Made by Yummertime, in collaboration with our good friends at Havenly.