August 23, 2010

the art of modern relaxation

It's rainy and gloomy here in New England this morning—a perfect day to laze in bed with an adorable pup or two to keep you company. Heaven!

photo: Peter Margonelli

But what I really love about this room is how it embodies a modern, relaxed mood.

{what's modern}
1. super-long, low-profile custom headboard
2. wide mats, skinny white frames

{what's relaxed}
1. upholstered headboard
2. quilted shams
3. art leaning, not hung
4. pets on your bed!

7 comments:

Rene said...

I think the abs make it, tee-hee. Seriously, sometimes modern loses its warmth, but not here. This is the perfect balance of modern and comfort.

-Rene

Anita @ GoingALittleCoastal said...

I'm sorry, what did you say? I'm still staring at those abs!

Jen said...

I wondered if my hubby would mind if I hung something similiar behind our bed?? Lol!
I do love the leaning art...and the dogs!
A beautiful pic!

sarah @ realestatestyle said...

I have 2 Whippets, and can attest that this is a daily occurence!

casey at loft and cottage said...

ha ha! how did i not clue in before i posted this to the fact that the abs art would be the most popular thing about this post??!?!

Fran said...

Too funny...love the abs and the wide mats w/thin frames!!

michelle said...

That room looks so cozy on a rainy day! I love the bedding! Oh and the picture behind it doesn't hurt either! ;)

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