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Tuft Decision

You guys know that I was on the coffee table hunt for awhile. And although I was originally going to go with the round woven coffee table from Pottery Barn I decided not to.

Because all I could imagine was dirty feet on it and having no way to clean it. Luckily I had thought of this as it was sitting in my checkout basket. Especially after I looked at the care instructions:

Wicker & Woven Furniture Care & Cleaning Instructions
For daily care, simply wipe clean using a soft, dry cloth. To protect the finish, avoid the use of abrasive chemicals, harsh cleaners and rough cleaning pads and polishes. To remove lodged debris, we recommend using a vacuum with a brush attachment.

Ha! Dry cloth...PB doesn't know my husband or my dog.

So the hunt continued - until I came across Megan's blog. Not only is her daughter Olivia the sweetest but I love her style. And as soon as I saw Olivia's little hands on the very corner of what appeared to be a tufted ottoman I got overly giddy and inquired as to where I can get my much larger hands on such an item.
So Megan was kind enough to link me and I went ahead and ordered it. It arrived in five days (+ free shipping) and we love it. 
Although slightly annoying that it has dropped in price a smidgen and they only do price adjustments seven days out...I digress.

So after it arrived I did some furniture rearranging at home and went out and bought a cute ottoman tray with a gift card to Williams-Sonoma I had leftover from our wedding.

Which should be noted that you can use a Williams-Sonoma card at Pottery Barn and West Elm. Had I known it never would have lasted that long!

I also wanted to put some books on it for a display. (Even though my sweet husband thought it was a tray for putting food on - oh my!) I think I am going to make a small book for it with photos of Finn too :) It also should be noted that I used two applications of Scotchguard to ensure maximum protection.

A candle and some flowers completed the look!
He wasn't too sure how to feel about it - until he learned how to jump on it.

Thanks for all the sweet comments from yesterday!

15 comments

  1. I love that ottoman!! The tufting is so pretty!! My husband would have thought the same thing about the tray... men! haha

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  2. Love it!! And you've decorated perfectly! Aaron would think the same about the tray - ha! Always thinking practically and not decoratively ;) We need something like this in our living room - now that Deedee takes up 75% of the couch, I need somewhere to put my feet up! lol

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  3. Thanks for the shout out! I am so glad you love this and I'm glad you mentioned Scotchguard. Reminded me I need to do that, pronto!

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  4. I love it! And I love seeing Finn in your pictures. =) He has the sweetest face,

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  5. Gorgeous! There is something so elegant about tufted furniture!

    XOXO
    Chelsea
    http://www.anchorsaweighblog.com/

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  6. Pretty tufting. Love how classic it looks!

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  7. It's perfect there and I LOVE how you styled it! So warm and homey!

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  8. Oh I love it! I so insanely wish I was crafty enough to make my own version instead of shelling out hundreds.

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  9. Still obsessed and currently trying to convince my husband that we need one in our living room.

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  10. Oh I love that ottoman! I have been on the lookout for a nice foot stool, they are surprisingly hard to find. I see a lot of those floor puffs, but they're usually in such bright colors. Our living room is more neutral. I love the tray you picked out too! I think the picture of Finn on the couch is my favorite part though, he is seriously SO cute.

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  11. That ottoman looks great! Poor Finn is out a place to lay! He's so precious!!

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  12. I found you through Ally's blog. I love love love this ottoman! I am thinking about purchasing it or something similar to it! I am a new follower of your blog!

    agirlandhersparkles.blogspot.com

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