FurnitureApril 3, 2017

A Surprisingly Beautiful Celebrity Furniture Line

Typically I avoid any sort of special “celebrity designed” line of goods. When a “star” tries to cross into product it can be awkward, unless its a natural reflection of their talents, of course. Still, even knowing how particularly skilled (read: insanely talented) Ellen Degeneres is at interior design (she has a whole book out on the subject and her houses have been featured in numerous design magazines) I was still very hesitant to check out her collection for Thomasville. And I LOVE Ellen. Like, LOOOOOOOOOVE Ellen.  But finally this week I peeked at the site and was TOTALLY and pleasantly surprised at the collection.  Its a strong mix of mid-century and rustic-modern and there are quite a few fantastic pieces that stand on their own or also serve as super tailored basics.  I guess I was taken aback at how artistic and yet simple it all is.  And so I thought I better share it with you (this is in no way sponsored!) I believe Thomasville has many fabric choices to work with for their upholstered pieces so don’t let a fabric shown deter you :)

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Take this bed for example. AMAZING!  She (and her team of talented furniture designers, of course) utilized the clean, classic lines of a Windsor chair and turned it into a bed. I adore this!

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A simple side table/ nightstand with fabulous hardware details and a great gold circle mirror that would look good just about anywhere.

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This sofa was in the ad I saw that made me check out the site– love the spaced nailhead detail and streamlined shape but also that it has loose cushions, making it comfy as well!

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The chair version is particularly fetching in this skinny stripe. And this two tier side table is super useful (small lamp on top, books and magazines below!)

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This armoire is STUNNING! look at that detail!

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A white slipcovered sofa with perfect lines. No brainer.

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These two chairs are great accents- the leather has a strong mid-century style while the other (one of my favorite pieces from this collection) has primitive/ rustic style but also a modern feel while also being very sculptural.

 

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This bed has a few options (check them out here) that are really interesting!

 

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Love this classic mid-century dresser.

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A great accent chair that has traditional lines but done is a very chic way, and a barstool with interesting details.

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The woven texture of this wood chest would be as great in an entry or living space as it would be in a bedroom.

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This channel tufted sofa is sleek but still looks inviting!

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This modern desk is SUPER cool.

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As is this desk (note the little animal details on the foot bar!)

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LOVE the shape of these host chairs for a dining table! And this accent chair would be awesome in the corner of a bedroom.

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This entry table (or sofa table) is a nice mix of rustic and modern too.

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This secretary version of the desk above takes an “old” type of furniture piece and makes it truly contemporary. While this center hall table is simple as could be.

 

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I encourage you to also check out the spread from Arch Digest on one of her California homes… *SIGH*

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OK, well  I’m at the airport bright and early to jet off to work on an exciting project I hope to share with you very soon! :)

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