As a follow-up to the Classy Custom Collegiate Décor post, I wanted to focus on this weekend’s big game: University of Alabama vs. Texas A&M. Even if you’re not a college football fan, you still probably know this is a huge deal. It might even be the biggest game in college football this season.
Anyone that knows me knows that I adore mid-century modern furniture. Although I don’t completely decorate my home with it, my collection has somehow surpassed my storage space. I have always found this era of industrial and architectural design quite interesting.
Animal prints are a classic look to accent your home with, and by classic I mean prehistoric. Earliest historical findings show that animal pelts were worn as clothing. As we learned how to weave and make textiles, furs became more of a source of warmth in the winter months; fur coats, blankets, rugs kept us cozy during harsh cold spells. As we began building permanent structures for shelter and bringing fire indoors with us, furs became more of a sign of wealth and status. Fast-forwarding to the last 60+ decades where wearing fur was fashionable to now when we are much more conscious of our furry friends – we have a lot of options when it comes to incorporating animal prints and faux furs into our homes.
Like many people, I am obsessed with my dogs. (That is probably an understatement.) While I prefer my rescued mélanges, I live and breathe dogs no matter the shape or size. I know that I am not alone in my affection for dogs, which is why I decided to feature pet beds this week.