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Malm bed frame with headboard wrapped in denim fabric; Thomas O'Brien throw pillow (Target); Wool blanket (Pendleton)
Metal airplane toy (flea market in Hot Springs, AR)
Antique Baldwin Acrosonic piano that we repainted tangerine (acquired from Chris' friend); Metal piano stool, repainted white and recovered with bath mat (Room Service Vintage / CB2)
Malm bed frame with headboard wrapped in charcoal suit wool (IKEA); Contact stool/side table (CB2); Jute runners placed under bed (; "Cozy" euro-size throw pillows in charcoal (West Elm); Infrared night photos of lions on the prowl; Vintage boots (flea market)
Gooseneck spout faucet in oil-rubbed bronze finish (Water Creation); Shaker-style vanity cabinet repainted white (IKEA)
Aubrey pulls in oil-rubbed bronze (Restoration Hardware); Sliding doors with wood, paint, and pulls applied to resemble barn doors
Japanese wood box converted into pendant light (Uncommon Objects)
Swarthy man portrait (Austin Antique Mall); Vintage shaving brushes (Austin Antique Mall); Olive oil soap block and wooden holder (Circa Soap Apothecary, Wimberley, TX); Tabletop shaving mirror (Restoration Hardware)
Assorted vintage ad reprints (; Frank Black concert poster (; Amazing three-dimensional Beethoven needlepoint (
Glass and wood coffee table (Blu Dot)
Vintage vinyl arm chair (Hogg Wild Austin); 1950s professional wrestler illustrations (gift from Chris' brother)
Takara Breezy Singer animatronic cardinal (eBay); Wooden crates that we hand painted and attached to wall (Pottery Barn)
Eames fiberglass shell rocking chair in limited-edition "elephant" with walnut rocking base (Modernica)
Vintage B.S.A. marching band drum (Austin Antique Mall)
WPA-era Lindsay mural (Housing Works auction, NYC); Vintage lab desk (found for $7 at the city dump); Eames white fiberglass shell chair (; Plaid area rug (Pottery Barn)
Accent lamp created from an antique tripod, a red pendant socket lamp with fantastic red fabric power cord, an Edison squirrel cage-style light bulb, and a lamp dimmer (Tripod was gift, socket from West Elm)
Nelson Bubble Lamp crisscross saucer pendant (Room Omaha); Metal mesh tray originally used for sterilization of instruments, chemical baths, or baking? We're not sure. (Austin Antique Mall)
Striped area rug (Dash & Albert)
"Beef" print by Chris Sherron (
Internet TV, chosen because most TV sets are incredibly ugly (Sony); Zeppelin stereo (Bowers & Wilkins); Weathered wood console table - originally a tall farm table; legs cut down (Austin Antique Mall); Wood milking stools (found on a farm in Iowa); Besta white laminate cabinet housing DVR and DVD player (IKEA)
Vintage desk lamp repurposed as light above mirror (Uncommon Objects)
Vintage wooden bench (Austin Antique Mall)
Barn light wall-mount double CGU sconces in galvanized finish with ribbed glass and clear low-wattage bulbs on dimmer (Barn Light Electric Company); Vintage deer taxidermy (Austin Antique Mall)
Chris' collection of cameras (gathered from family and antique shops around the country); Vintage postcards (Uncommon Objects); Model One table radio (Tivoli)
Naked man portrait (Seattle antique mall); Vintage antler mount (flea market in Hot Springs, AR)
Eames Hang-It-All holding Roger's hats (DWR)
Door cut in half and cross pattern applied to create stable door; Georgian doorknob in aged bronze (Schlage); Stable door latch and heavy-duty hinges (The Home Depot)
Closet shelving and storage in white laminate. Because there is no door to our closet, we wanted it to be neat and stylish. Shoes are kept up high, out of the way of Buck, who occasionally likes to snack on a sneaker. A built-in dresser in this closet frees us from having to place a standard dresser in the bedroom. (California Closets); Antique iron garden seat (Casa Bella, Hot Springs, AR); Blue and white striped cotton area rug (Dash & Albert)
Amazing rough cowhide chair (found at The Upholstery Shop in Austin); Orange and blue ceramic balls (Shoal Creek Nursery)
Vintage antelope taxidermy (Uncommon Objects)
Antique wood dresser. This beautiful old dresser was marked down to $60! (Salvation Army)
Rook lamp (; Somewhat disturbing native American-themed pencil holder (enormous flea market in Hot Springs, AR)
Corona sofa (Macy's); Mid-century teak lamps (Austin Antique Mall); Original cowboy/bear/girl/strongman illustration (gift from Chris' brother Darian); Besta console table / storage unit behind sofa (IKEA); Ticking throw pillow (Pottery Barn)
"Hockey Night In Canada" wood-and-Formica side table designed by Chris' favorite author Douglas Coupland; Porcelain jar (West Elm)
Vintage shaving mirror (eBay); "American Weekly" cover print (
Stairway was originally black metal with bamboo inserts on steps. We repainted it glossy white.