Vignette: Peony Play

Livening up the living room

Deadline central over here, but I was able to snap a few pics this weekend of my little fun with pretty peonies. And I know I haven’t really shared pics of my always-in-progress living room yet ~ still playing around and working it out, you know how it goes…

vignette: pink peonies on the Saarinen table

[ Two fave furniture pieces that I’ll never tire of. ]

vignette: white peonies on the fireplace shelves

[ Custom built-ins around the fireplace…I guess we have a lot of books.]

nette: pink peonies on the coffee table

[ Still haven’t found that kick-ass kid-proof coffee table. But at least I love my pillows and rug. ]

Short post today, but I will be back in full swing tomorrow! (Busy is good, can’t complain!)


Erika Brechtel

Erika Brechtel

Creative Director

Desiring an online space to explore well-rounded, inspired content in all topics she loves most, Erika created 'The E List' (formerly the Small Shop blog) in 2010. When not enjoying an “occasional" glass of wine and wanderlusting for even warmer climates, Erika can be found sharing laughs with friends and family, and trying her very best to keep up with her 6-year old daughter (yet failing miserably).

  1. Peonies are the perfect accent to everything. I’m finishing up a living room where we have two Barcelonas (black) with a tulip table in between. It’s so great, but missing something. I’m thinking it’s as simple as a couple books and flowers.

    Loving every peek of your space!

  2. Holy sh#$ your pics are always so sharp and beautiful! I love peonies and I love everything in your house! I am making major changes too – please give me your ideas – posted some changes to bedroom today, although I have a long way to go!
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  3. Peonies always look amazing…my most favorite flowers ! LOVE that first photo…where did you find the table? And I love your built ins !


    1. Hi Lily! We got it at Room & Board, but you can find it everywhere, it’s the Saarinen tulip table with white marble top. Of course I wish I could afford the dining table version!

  4. My absolute favorite flower in the world. Makes everything more beautiful, does it not? The wright colun on my blog’s called “decor to love” and peonies are part of it!