Wednesday, December 09, 2009
Tasteful home decor... or maybe not
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"so we need to pick out some gaudy upholstery so that the Libyan visitors will feel comfortable. Something that borders on seizure level."ReplyDelete
This was HILARIOUS! I can't stop giggling.
I remember those days of looking for decent furniture in a foreign country-lol-I hope you find what you're looking for InshaAllah
and it's something that won't cause seizures. :)
"gaudy upholstery so that they can feel comfortable"ReplyDelete
Very stereotypical. But of course you're always seeking to provoke a reaction.
anonymous... not being stereotypical.. Libyan upholstery definitely has the WOW factor when it comes to colours and patterns. When Libyans come to my house they think my choice of decor is too bland. I can tell that my inlaws don't feel comfortable sitting on my furniture... they keep asking where the mindars (floor cushions) are! And they constantly ask why my furniture has such plain, neutral colours. They feel like they are in a foreign place when they visit. So the marbowah is going to be Libyan... just so they will feel at home.ReplyDelete
You're so right about gaudy! And it's not just the furniture. A German I know has a beautiful website, very lowkey, understatement, tasteful (for European taste anyway).A Libyan friend thought it looked "poor." Not enough stuff on it! I think your place looks great and would love to see the girls' rooms, but I understand they don't want their private space on the Internet!ReplyDelete
maybe u married into the "rednecks" of libya hahaha .. they love the loud colors..and who still sit on the floor.. my inlaws have a gorgeous home with beiges, cream and just the really nice neutral colors.. so im blessed!!! theyre home is prettier than mine!!ReplyDelete