Archive | December, 2012

Rose and Ben’s Christmas Decor.

24 Dec

Here is me and Ben’s attempt at an Alexander Girard inspired christmas tree. After much stalling and frustratin’ myself over the right kinda paper, and the colors, buh, I decided that it isn’t exactly what I would have liked it to look like…but maybe next year we will refine! That’s a great thing about Christmas…it comes again next year. So I have come to comfort myself in saying that each year is another opportunity to make it better. That’s pretty optimistic right? YUP. YUP. That’s what I am trying to be about dear Mimomito. We shall see how long that lasts.

David’s Holiday Setup

24 Dec

David's 2012 MCM Christmas

Thank you for sending us your beautiful Eames-filled home with Mimomito, David!
Still haven’t sent us your holiday decor photos? Shoot ’em over to mcmsacramento@gmail.com !

PDX Picker is coming to the Bay Area!

21 Dec

Friend of Mimomito Chris aka The PDX Picker from Portland, Oregon will be bringing down pieces to sell specifically around Christmas time. What a perfect last minute gift – if even to yourself or to your living room!
Chris has a lot of great pieces at negotiable prices, so don’t be afraid to contact him if there’s anything you like. He’ll be arranging pick-up out of Oakland, but for furniture traveling from Portland – I think that’s a pretty great deal, don’t you?

Lounge Chair by Kroehler. Reupholstered on 10/20/12.
Asking $295 obo.

1958 Saarinen Side Chair. Reupholstered on 9/7/12. Asking $275 obo.

Maple live edge log slice with Eames aluminum group base. Asking $600 obo.

Check out more of the PDX Picker’s inventory on his flickr page and drop him a line if you have any questions about his furniture.

GIT’R’DONE: Rose’s Papel Picado Snowflakes

17 Dec

Papel picado (“perforated paper”) is a decorative craft made out of paper cut into elaborate designs. Although it is a Mexican folk art, papel picado is used as a holiday decoration in many countries. The designs are commonly cut from tissue paper using a guide and small chisels, creating as many as forty banners at a time.”

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r1-04902-0020Serene came over yesterday and we had a delightful time making making these snowflakes.
Here’s a little how to for you mimomito folks in case you are willing and wanting to do your own!
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Holiday Gift Guide: Modern Bohemian

14 Dec

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01. Animal Print Shop American Buffalo
02. Pendleton 5TH Avenue Glacier Park Throw
03. The Savannah Faux Taxidermy
04.Glass Daimond
05. Braniff International Playing Cards Designed By Alexander Girard
06. Macrame Wall Hanging
07. Hanna Tea Towel
08. Triangle Baskets
09. Kilim Pillow Case
10. Maple Burl Wood Turned Bowl

The Holiday Hadley Home

13 Dec

This isn’t the last you’ll be seeing of Heather and David Hadley’s house, the Hadleys recently were sweet enough to let us snap photos for a home tour to be featured here on Mimomito. Oh snap, indeed. Check back soon for that home tour – there’s so much more to be seen in this Carmichael gem.

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WEDS!

12 Dec


$100.00 in Oakland – sent in from reader Teresa! BUY THIS POLLOCK-LOOKIN’ STEELCASE CHAIR!

3Lb3N53H95Nd5F55Hfccb9de8cf169a361425$300.00 Orangevale

3F93J43Na5L65Ie5Haccb5599209009fc1554$35.00 Colfax

3Mc3J73Hd5N85V05J3ccb618c00f802b91bac$225.00 Roseville

3M63J93Nd5N85Z15H9ccbc607313f265017ac$150.00 Saramento
For an extra 60.00 will come with hairpin legs!

3La3J43Nb5L25Ga5W3ccb0b8cc8e0587315ae$550.00 Sacramento

3Ic3M83N55I85Nf5Jfcc418cfb68609621456$60.00 Sacramento

3Gd3J23Hb5Ib5K35Fecc7f551fd5a4caf1e00$150.00 Sacramento

3Kd3k93m15I15F75P0cc89c5b5eaae1f81d6a
3Fa3Lc3Hc5G15Q35Hccc8bd01f2710cfe1857$375.00 Sacramento  dresser set!

3F33pe3N95Eb5K65M2cbq5654ec224fdf1e78$150.00 Lincoln brass bed

3E93Gd3Fb5Ne5Ka5H5cbqd8223c7565bd1f98$100.00 Lodi – BIG starburst clock


Sent in from reader .. Stanzy Costanza on our Facebook page. Two Hollywood Regency lamps for  $475.00 in Natomas

GIT’R’DONE: Alexander Girard’s paper girl garland

11 Dec

Paper+Dolls+Wall+Art+by+Alexander+Girard+for+Urban+OutfittersHere is an easy holiday garland you can make out of Girard’s popular paper girl design.

DSC_0047First get your image to the size you like and print it out on printer paper. Not too small – because it’ll be tough to cut.
I decided to go with 5 inches. Don’t worry if you get it a lil’ pixelated on the print-out –  iz just going to be used as a stencil.

DSC_0048Cut out the image, or slice out using an X-acto knife.

DSC_0055Trace the image onto the back of the paper of your choice. Wrapping paper, craft paper, whatever. Just make sure it’s a little bit taller than your tracing (in my case, approximately 7″) and as long as you want your garland to be, around 20-30″ unless your paper is so thick that it would be difficult to cut through.

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John and Patrick’s holiday cheer!

11 Dec

Hello Mimomito,
Here are a few pictures from our home this Holiday Season. Ignore the crazy person in the window in the first pic..lol
Cheers
John Nunes-Schiller (MODmix)
and Patrick Schiller-Nunes

Thanks for sending in stylin’ photos of your mid century modern Christmas, John and Patrick! I admire those who keep a full arsenal in storage for holiday decorating..


See even more photos after the jump!
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Bay Area: Under $120.00

11 Dec

3I43Nd3o55N55Ge5K5cca04a75b5687761230$100.00 San Jose
Seller will deliver
3G43Ib3He5L35E15H4cc9186a8d43d1f81834$60.00 Santa Rosa
3Ge3I83Na5E65T05Hbcbhef5af081cac7140f$100.00 Carmel Valley
Kinda off there in the distance.
3M83J93H65I25L55K3cc863d440e7ba801246$80.00 for the pair in Monterey
GAH. Monterey. So far.
3Fe3L43Hc5Lf5Z05E5cc96dbd158f620c11a1Desk setup – Make an offer
mid-century-formica-table-1$180.00 Redwood City coffee table
Okay. Not 120.00 but such a good looking dude!

3Ge3Md3F85E35Ff5Hdcc6094078d20715190dArc lamp for $50.00 San Jose HUGE HEART BEING USED AS CENSOR
3I93Lf3H85Nb5Kb5M7cca3a5931bfff291af7this couch is FREE Oakland
3E23F73I75N65E15J5cc79f59b9260f9f13f3$40.00 Castro Pearsall-looking end table.

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