SALVAGE ONE SHOOT || styling with maven

A few weeks back, we did a photo shoot at a local event space, Salvage One. It is an old industrial loft (3 levels!) with vintage furniture scattered throughout.  Oh my goodness, we were in heaven!  Had to share a few of our favorite shots of our products staged within.

 

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Featuring our Moroccan Kilim rug. Looks beautiful with a mid-century leather couch.
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The details in the rug are simply stunning.
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Wedding blankets can make the most beautiful rugs.
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With simple furniture pieces like these, you can really spruce up a space with a colorful rug. It helps add warmth and texture to the space.
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Kilim pillows… They are just perfection where ever you place them!
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Try layering a chair (or couch) with a pom-pom blanket. These XL pom-poms help add a new dimension to a simple formed piece of furniture.
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Loving everything that is happening in the picture. The vintage sign is incredible and so is the chair! Our kilim pillow just adds a nice color pop.
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Truly, rag rugs can be used in any space. Obsessed with this look.
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Boucherouite rag rugs layered on a bar. Gotta have some fun while staging.
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If you are looking for a more luxury/classic rug for a space, try working with a Beni Ourain! They are full of texture but are neutral enough to fit into any space.
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Floor pillows are the most fun to decorate with! You can add them just about anywhere and they add additional seating for gatherings and parties. (Or they are a perfect ‘grow up’ pillow that children love to lay on, while keeping your space classy)
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This glass window was insane! Just loooove this shot.
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Stackables || Floor Pillows
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This bar was was beyond incredible, I had to stage our most luxurious rugs next to it. Aren’t they beautiful?!
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You can’t go wrong with pom-pom blankets!!! They look phenomenal where ever you place them.

PHOTOS BY:   Theresa Yabut

EVENT SPACE:  Salvage One, Chicago IL

PRODUCTS:  Maven Collection

How to hang a Wedding Blanket as a Headboard!

We have been asked numerous times, ‘How do I hang a wedding blanket on the wall?’.  I had an idea but the biggest obstacle, for me, was how do I attach fabric or anything really to the back of the blanket without ruining such a beautiful piece of art.  Now I can’t sew on a button to save my life, so I knew I was going to need to find someone who could help me out!  I stopped in my local dry cleaner (who also does alterations) and she told me ‘anything is possible, dear’, so obviously I trusted her with this little project.  I told her I planned to hang this blanket on the wall with a rod. She said she would sew on a piece of scrap fabric on the back that the rod could slide into and that she would use invisible thread to attached it so you could not see anything in the front. It turned out perfectly!

As far as the rod goes, you can go to Target and get the most basic curtain rod, that will do the trick.  I had my friend Erik help me hang the rod, I’m not so good with the power drill. Thanks for your help Erik, turned out beautifully!

Materials: Wedding blanket, curtain rod kit, & a power drill
Materials Needed: Wedding blanket, curtain rod kit, & a power drill
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Take your wedding blanket to a seamstress or a dry cleaners that does in-house alterations. Ask them to sew on a 2.5” piece of fabric to the back using their invisible thread, you don’t want to see the stitching on the front. This should cost around $40 to have done.
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Nailing in the stud.
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Once side done!
level
Before nailing in the other side, make sure it is level! No one wants  an uneven headboard:)
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Done!!!  It make the perfect statement. You can use wedding blankets for headboard, wall hangings, backdrops, etc.
LOVE!
LOVE!

 

The above wedding blanket is for sale and already has the fabric sewn into it.  SHOP HERE!

-Laura