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Quatrefoil Decor

April 30, 2012
by thenestinggame

I *finally* ordered some wedding photos which caused a little picture frame shopping spree at Homegoods. My favorite one is this quatrefoil frame.

We’ve used this shape in other places in our house. It’s in our duvet cover:

We attempted to paint a quatrefoil stencil on our dining room walls, but Kristen did a MUCH better job in a client’s nursery.

{KFD Designs}

Other quatrefoil goodness? I love the print on the backside of these bookcases. The turquoise foo dogs are pretty awesome, too.

{Turquoise LA via The Lenoxx}

Quatrefoil tile may seem a bit trendy, despite the fact that it’s a pattern that’s been around since the middle ages, if not before then. But boy, this is pretty.

{Walker Zanger via Knight Moves}

I totally want to sink my toes into this rug. And then get rid of it 1 week later when it’s grubby and infested with hair and Cheez-its.

{Lizette Marie Designs}

And you know my love for sconces.

{shades of light}

The frame found a home on our skirted library table in the living room.

Are you a fan of the quatrefoil? Think we could come up with a more pretentious name that quatrefoil? Doubtful.

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6 Comments leave one →
  1. April 30, 2012 10:15 am

    aw, thanks molly! i love that frame – i saw it at homegoods last week, too…and have been considering painting the backs of my bookshelves in that pattern with chocolate/white. funny!

  2. April 30, 2012 12:54 pm

    a fan i am. my dining room curtains have the quatrefoil pattern. let’s find a fabulous quatrefoil mirror next.

  3. Elaine Smart permalink
    April 30, 2012 2:07 pm

    Love the frame and the picture choice – 5 of my favorite people!

  4. April 30, 2012 6:25 pm

    New reader – love your blog!

    I’m a newlywed as well, and when we got our print proofs from our awesome photographer… I went on a Supermarket Sweep-style picture frame shopping spree at HomeGoods and Ikea. So your post cracked me up. Perhaps it is a post-wedding ritual…

  5. May 2, 2012 9:33 pm

    You know, bitches *love* pillows…

    Well done on your first real sewing project. I am a novice seamstress myself, after having attempted both curtains and a pillow for my son’s room! Next up, slipcovers!?!


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