Life & FamilyJune 16, 2015

OH OTOMI.

I remember when Serena & Lily was a new brand years ago seeing this crib bedding set below and thinking “they will probably stop making this by the time I have a baby but I am obsessed with it and maybe I should buy it”.  Well, I convinced myself that was pure craziness/ bad luck and did not. And now that I’m designing my own nursery I am PISSED at Past Erin.

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I adore the linen and white color scheme and the embroidered Otomi-inspired details. LOVE. It might be a smidge feminine for Baby Gates but hey, it’s tan and has animals. And I still love it! Waaaaahhhhhh!

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So now that this is not an option, I am thinking of other ways to work a touch of this kind of Otomi detail into the room.  I know Otomi was a bog thing like 5-6 years ago, but I still really love it in the right application, and especially in kids rooms.

I LOVE this huge framed piece of Otomi embroidery from St. Frank. It’s a fortune, but a girl can dream (or try to make her own potentially!)

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Hygge & West has an adorable wallpaper in this print that could be ADORABLE in the small closet in our nursery.

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A pillow here or a lamp shade there also are a great way to add a touch of this pattern without overwhelming a space.

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These pillows are fabulous.

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Hoe adorable is this beanbag? See how this blogger made it from scratch here!

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Or perhaps buy some affordable printed fabric from Spoonflower to make something else- a crib skirt perhaps?

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If you’re looking for a big ottoman for a playroom or family room these from Olli are amazing, hand-crafted and quite pricey. :)

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I also still love this pattern in adult spaces- this old tear out from Domino still looks really fresh today, no?

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L’Aviva Home has a selection of Otomi coverlets for sale in tons of colors.

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Toss one on a table as a gorgeous tablecloth!

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Or use it to make a headboard!

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Another offering from St. Frank of a framed textile cutting.

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Need something much more affordable? Try this digital print out from Etsy.

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Are there any trends from years ago that you still love despite them being “overused” or “played out”?

 

 

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