Relaxed Elegance

I've had my nose to the grindstone, and my hands covered in paint this past weekend.  The kitchen backsplash is all ready for me to start tiling tomorrow AM (yay!!!) and my thrift find china cabinet is almost complete with a stellar makeover.  I'm hoping to be able to show you both later this week.  Until then, let's drool over a celeb's space. I stumbled on this picture of Ginnifer Goodwin in her kitchen on Pinterest over the weekend and immediately fell in love.

ginnifer goodwill elle

When I clicked through to the source of the pin, I found the original article from January's Elle magazine (so I'm a little late to the game..) where she gave a tour of her house.  I'm ready to move in with her and be besties- this space is to die for.

First of all, let me gush my girl-crush:  I love her.  I've always been drawn to her for some reason (maybe partially due to how awesomely she rocks the pixie cut), but I really love her presence in this pic.  So cute and sophisticated in her amazing floral dress, but still casual- who needs shoes?!

Getting back to the design.  That kitchen.  It's dark and homey, but still feels bright and has the historic charm we all know I swoon over.  The black windows and black cabinets are a match made in historic bungalow design heaven (I really hope there is such a place.).  I've also been craving a vintage kilim rug for my own kitchen, so seeing her rug here just make me smile.  It completes the space.

I have to say, though, my favorite space shown in the slide show tour, is the living room.  Aside from maybe adding a pop of color in a pillow, this vignette is near flawless in my opinion.  She and the room just ooze a relaxed old hollywood elegance in this pic.

ginnifer goodwin living room

Do yourself a favor and pop over to, check out the interview and slideshow.  It won't be a waste of time, I promise!