So this Friday reader design can practically write itself. It's just that picturelicious and our bohemian princess of a host does such a wonderful job of narrating the entire juicy tour.
Meet Veronica of Hamlet Interiors in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Bonafied bohemian princess no? Just wait till you see her kilim-clad, plant-pleothra, breathy-boho palace:
This space is right off the kitchen. As you can see I'm obsessed with plants. I currently own over 35 and don't plan to stop. We had the benches built. I found these chairs thrifting and had them covered with a Kilim.
You must mean 35 plants per room right Veronica? Your home is practically dripping in beautiful touches of flora!
I collect textiles. I just started a textile company that debuts in December selling Moroccan textiles. The one shown here is a Turkish prayer rug.
I may have too many plants on the table. They make me happy
Nonsense Veronica. If you can keep them all alive - then you can have as many plants as you want.
Proof I change things a lot :-)
Just a close up of my kitchen. We opted for gray cabinets and quartz counters. We renovated the entire home. This space took the longest to complete.
But boy did that reno pay off:
This is a shot of my kitchen before plants came into my world. You would be surprised to see all the greenery now.
The shelving area near the kitchen. Where I store all my pretties. And my plants.
This is a close up of how I have styled my shelves near my kitchen nook. They change on the monthly. As a designer and creative I constantly crave change.
Yup. We style mutts have caught the same constant-change bug.
We had our home featured on design sponge early on in my design career. I found these equipale chairs and knew they would be perfect for the space.
My dining space evolved over time. I started with a small shelf and then realized I wanted a non symmetrical shelving unit to house all my knick knacks. I'm hoping over time to add more pieces from my travels (I've been to over 13 countries) our contractor made this from plumbers pipe sprayed black and stained pine. I don't DIY. So there's that
Teehee - not everyone is up to a DIY as massive as built-ins! But if you are, Chelsea has this great tutorial for pipe shelves.
This is my DREAM COUCH people!!! Warm leather. Ugh. I want.
Veronica, if you find it missing one day... well I may have just incriminated myself...
This is the master. We decided to paint the back wall bohemian black. The name sold me. I'm a boho girl! This space will probably change again but I'm all about letting a home shape the design aesthetic. Exterior and interior flow
So this corner of my bedroom has been changed 4 times or so. To curb my desire to purchase things I just move around what I already have. Nothing against buying something but usually I think about whether I really have a spot for it and if it's functional. Although peacock chairs are just pretty and not that functional. I have 3 of them.
Close up of all the texture that I love
What an adorable little office-let! You would never realize it was in such a small little nook because it's so light and airy!
We have a daughter with special needs (Down syndrome and CP and heart defects) that wasn't supposed to survive past birth but she is Gods miracle baby. She is now 5. We call her our fierce girl. We keep a bed in her room in case the nanny stays over or if we need to be near her.
Doesn't that just make you catch your breath a little? That typographical art has so much more power knowing the meaning to Veronica and her little miracle. Chelsea has a chalkboard in the kitchen that says speak words that make souls stronger - she says it's a "gentle, visible reminder to build my children and loved ones up." Not being a mother myself, I can only imagine how many daily prayers like these you all whisper over your children. Such meaningful artwork is a powerful glimpse of a mother's love.
Here is another spot in my special girls room. More plants to behold
This is a old shot of my sons room. I'm not finished with the new space yet. This is from our design sponge tour.
We decided to keep a paneled wall. We like to keep things interesting. It's the only space we left original to the home
My front door situation that changes every 3 months. Just for fun.
Thank you Veronica for guiding us through such a sweet tour of your bohome. I can't wait for your textile company's launch this winter. If it's anything like the tour of texture we've just seen in your home, then I will start saving to be one of your first customers. Be sure to follow Veronica @hamletinteriors for more bohemian inspiration and sweet peeks into her precious family.