Did I mention that Mr. Magpie and I are house-hunting?  EEEE!  I’m so looking forward to being able to do whatever I want to do with walls (hello wallpaper, grasscloth, and any paint color besides ecru/white…blech), light fixtures, etc.  I know I should be focusing on finding the right home first, but I am already pinning about 349898 pictures of different design ideas I am gravitating towards.  One recent mainstay in the Pinterest frenzy?  The French bistro chair.  How much do you love?



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I love the whimsy and color it brings to all of the elegant kitchens above.  Some options for bringing it to your own home:

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Top to bottom:

(1)  Serena + Lily, $245

(2)  Williams-Sonoma, $295

(3) Maison-Midi, $232

(4) Overstock, $212 for set of 2

Accent with some bee glasses ($32 for set of 4), a vintage hand towel ($28), a galvanized tray ($39), and monogrammed cocktail napkins (check out Julia B. for all things monogrammed — WOW!):


And if the chairs above aren’t in your price range, you could always frame a few of these stunning photographs from Etsy store Paris Print Shop (picture 1: 16×20, $37.50; picture 2: 8×10, $28 — other sizes available; picture 3: 8×10, $28 — other sizes available):

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