My Style Series : Industrial

I have always had an eclectic style and haven’t really been able to identify with just one look.  Whether it be with the furniture I paint or decorating my house, I just can’t stick to one look.  I enjoy so many aspects of different styles that I feel like I need a little of everything to make me happy!  ;)

One style I’ve really been identifying with lately is the industrial look.  I am in LOVE with wire baskets and any form of rustic or weathered wood mixed with metal.  Just ask my husband…I’m a little obsessed right now!

My birthday was a couple weeks ago and I got mostly money as gifts.  I didn’t know what I wanted to do with it until I had the bright idea to make a trip to HomeGoods.  Why didn’t I think of that earlier, right?

I’m pretty much DYING over the bench (above) in our bedroom!  It is really weathered and beat up, but I totally love it that way.  I really don’t like to buy furniture from stores anymore since I became started refinishing/painting/DYI-ing furniture, but I asked my hubby if we could recreate this same piece for the price and he said probably not.  So, I was okay with spending the money on it.  Sometimes you just have to do that, right?

The basket under the bench and the basket under my vintage secretary are also both from HomeGoods.  I bought them to just “try them out”, but I love both of them, so I’m keeping them!   The letter “A” is actually from Target.  It was on clearance a while back and I snatched it up once I saw it at 50% off.  It was an ugly orange wood, but I used this faux zinc treatment on it to make it look more industrial…and unique!

The mirror below is also from HomeGoods.  I know it looks a little silly just chillin’ on my huge wall, but I still love it.  I have been wanting to do a gallery photo wall in the living room, but haven’t been able to commit to anything.  I’m letting this mirror be the jumping off point now, so hopefully it gives me some inspiration to get started on that project!

One last shot of our fun little bench.  Oh, I just love it so much!  It’s a keeper for sure!

If you’d like to see more industrial inspiration make sure to take a peek at my “My Style : Industrial” pin board on Pinterest.  And feel free to follow me on Pinterest to keep up with all the fun things I find to add to the board!

That’s my little bit of industrial style injected into my home.  I’m hoping to share more of my favorite styles with you all soon as I find more pieces to add more character to my home with.

Disclosure: This post was not sponsored by HomeGoods, although I’d be more than happy to do one if they would like to send me some money to go shopping with!  ;)

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  1. I love that bench! And I’m really loving the metal and industrial look too. Hoping to mix some more industrial stuff in my home this year!

  2. I love your bench too! I purchased something similar from JC Penney. I love the way you styled yours though.

  3. I love your bench…and your basket…and your pillow. Okay, I love the whole industrial/farmhouse look! I’d love it if you linked this to my new linky party tomorrow, “What We’ve Accomplished Wednesdays.”

    Have a great weekend!
    Deborah

  4. Love that bench and that whole little area! Good call spending the birthday money at Home Goods!

  5. I love it all! It’s right up my alley. Farmhousy, industrial, it’s got that turn of the century look with a cozy feel.

    Stopping by from Home Stories A to Z’s linky party!

  6. Love your style! Following you now! Stacey http://www.realsouthernliving.com

  7. Looks great! Love the industrial eclectic style and I love wire baskets! Pinned!

  8. Love the bench too! Actually… I love it all! I started following you via Pinterest.

  9. I LOVE, LOVe, LOVE this! So pretty and simple! Thanks so much for the great inspiration! I’m on my way over to follow you on Pinterest! Have a great day!

  10. Love the bench. I was inspired by FunkyJunk to add more industrial/rust to my style, but I haven’t gathered enough yet to make a beautiful vignette.

    Goedele

  11. I like it too, although I do not have it in our home. LOVE LOVE the bench! I am your newest follower & found your blog via The Rustic Pig link party. I hope you will visit my blog & follow me too!

  12. These pieces & accessories look fantastic together. Great room!

    Warmly, Michelle
    Faith, Trust & Pixie Dust

  13. Looks so pretty! I love your color choices!

  14. aah homegoods. you have a great creative style!

  15. I love your little bench.

    It is supposed to rain in my area this weekend so I have been thinking a trip to Home Goods (30 minute drive) might be in order. You never know what you might find.

  16. I love that bench too! Love wire everything too ;)
    Jamie ~ Better With Age

  17. A mix of industrial and metal. Sounds fascinating! I like your taste of creativity. I will surely take consideration in adding those industrial designs on my home next month.

  18. Allison= happy belated birthday. Where did you get the “love you more” pillow?

  19. Super pretty take – I love each piece and together they are even better! Take care, Laura

  20. Fabulous finds! I, too, love wire baskets…and found some super sweet ones at TJ Maxx recently. Love your style. :)
    Kelly

  21. I love HomeGoods. There are always gorgeous things there and you can’t beat the prices.
    Ruth

  22. Everything looks so cute! I’m into the industrial touches too right now. My b-day is coming up soon, and I’d be oh so happy with gift cards to Home Goods! :)

    April
    housebyhoff.blogspot.com

  23. Love it all!! I just started a blog about our 182 yr old farmhouse, looks like our style is very similar!! Just signed up to follow you ~ continued success~melissa

  24. Hi Alli ! wanted to let you know that we featured your beautiful vignette today at The Inspiration Gallery…thank you so much for sharing…xo

  25. Love you pillows and the touch of metals. Enjoy your new space!

  26. I love it all!

    Visiting from SNS.

  27. I LOVE your style so so so much!!! I know Lucy let you know you were featured, but I also wanted to let you know that I think you are amazing and I pinned your post on our Feature Board as well!
    Happy Saturday!
    Jaime from crafty scrappy happy

  28. I’m with you! The industrial look is great and your bench is wonderful. Love your style.

    Blessings to you, Amy

  29. This looks amazing, just love it, I have so many different styles I like I guess it depends who it is for

  30. I love that style … industrial that’s softened up with wood! So pretty! I’m heading off to follow you on Pinterest.

  31. Love this look! fabulous! thanks for sharing at Monday Funday!

  32. Saw your feature on Its overflowing and had to stop over to see more. Absolutely loving your style and that bench is so adorable! So happy to have found your site..new follower!

  33. oh my goodness, love it! and I love home goods too! (btw, happy bday!)
    Not sure if you have heard, but would love for you to come join our link party. We give away free ad space every week to one random link party-goer. http://www.oneprojectcloser.com/the-humble-brag-link-party-20/

  34. Thanks so much for linking to Make the Scene Monday @ Alderberry Hill. You are being featured this evening!
    I hope you are having a wonderful weekend, and join me tomorrow night for Make the Scene Monday #62!

  35. I love the industrial look! I’ve had a hard time incorporating it into our house so far except for in my son’s big boy room. I really like the touches you have incorporated so far.
    Dawn @ Inspired Living recently posted…Happy Friday…and other random-nessMy Profile

    • Thank you, Dawn! I think if you just add a little at a time, it won’t get so overwhelming. Best wishes!

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