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Anthropologie: New For Spring!

I was at the London Anthropologie shopping drooling on Monday and spotted pieces from their Spring collection trickling in, they have a rather modern African theme in housewares currently… I felt both inspired and mesmerized by the patterns and saturated colors with all the ethnic influence though I’m more about small doses and definitely not into overdoing things… I love dots of color splashed against a neutral background, but some of you love a bright, saturated background with more color layered on top and lucky for all this line satisfies all. This season at Anthro African prints and patterns are all the rage along with  animal motifs but in addition to their pieces with African influence, they also have some industrial pieces and lots of flea market-inspired finds as they are best known (and loved) for. Here is a glimpse of a few of my favorite things.

Anthropologie Spring 2011

Animal wall hooks in white ceramic

Anthropologie Spring 2011

Block Begonia Wallpaper– I am dying to order 4 rolls of this for a wall in my dining room… I guess I should just go for it but I need samples first before I take the leap!

Anthropologie Spring 2011

Safari Study Pillow, Gazelle

Anthropologie Spring 2011

Flights and fancy salad plate, On-a-whim dinner plate, Wanderlust Journal – Chevron, Recipe bookmarks.

Anthropologie Spring 2011

Decker bookshelf

Anthropologie Spring 2011

Ethnic rugs – love that magenta one, perfect with a gorgeous black leather sofa or a sumptuous linen one.

Anthropologie Spring 2011

Coralie bed, Lunet chair and stackable animal pots.

Spot anything that speaks to you? What? Why? Do you like their modern safari style, industrial inspired finds and the overall eclectic, well-traveled look?

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Posted by decor8 in Decorating Tips on February 02, 2011

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  1. Jillian commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 5:13pm

    I was literally just on the Anthro site drooling over the IKAT bedding and the lampshades. I’m also completely smitten with those animal hooks.
    Jillian´s last blog post ..Homemade Cherry Chocolate Nut Bars

  2. janis - pinecone camp commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 5:17pm

    I do love some of these things, but wouldn’t want to o.d. on it. The little heads are adorable and I love the cushions.
    Have a good day Holly!
    janis – pinecone camp´s last blog post ..Baked – Velvety Beet Cupcakes Yes- beets

  3. Kristan commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 5:19pm

    I DO like the new safari-inspired look, but what I even more is that gray ruched comforter! Granted, it would probably collect crumbs, dust, and dog hair worse than anything… but its so purdee!
    Kristan´s last blog post ..When I close my eyes I’m somewhere with you

  4. Catherine commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 5:20pm

    I really love Anthropologie, but other than the Flights & Fancy salad plate and the wallpaper, this doesn’t really appeal to me. It feels a little masculine and dark for my taste.

  5. Jem commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 5:29pm

    My other half grew up in the Middle East as a toddler then lived in Africa for several years before coming home to England and these gorgeous new Anthro pieces so remind me of some of the fascinating things all around his mother’s house – it is a large barn conversion crammed with all sorts of artefacts from their travels.

    Must say I love all of the new pieces! The Coralie bed is divine and I think it would be relatively versatile too and I really like the zebra pillow hidden just behind the gazelle one!

    Jem xXx
    Jem´s last blog post ..Coronation and Jubilee

  6. laura trevey commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 5:30pm

    Anthropologie just does everything right!!
    laura trevey´s last blog post ..A Beach Cottage in Namibia- Africa – Home Tour

  7. Kristi@lovelyvelo commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 5:36pm

    I’m obsessed with that book shelf, have been oggling it forever! I can barely contain myself in anticipation of Anthro’s new wedding collection launching on Valentine’s Day!
    Kristi@lovelyvelo´s last blog post ..suitcase tuesday- fairmont chateau lake louise

  8. JB commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 5:52pm

    I would love to get the stackable animal pots as a gift for a friend, but they don’t seem to be on the Anthropologie website. Do you know if they’re only available in London? Thanks!

  9. decor8 commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 5:55pm

    @JB – I’m not sure, I’m sorry — I cannot access the US site from Europe so I don’t always know what’s what!

  10. Ele commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 5:56pm

    Holly, that wallpaper is amazing! I haven’t been into Anthro in a few weeks, so I don’t think I’ve seen it before. Is the texture a bit like screen-printed kraft paper? That’s what it looks like, how awesome. I can totally see that working in your flat.

    I also love the elephant medallion pot, probably due to my lifelong, name-induced love for all things elephant. Alas, he’s a bit pricy for me…
    Ele´s last blog post ..Monday’s Veg

  11. Christine commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 6:22pm

    I spotted those animal hooks yesterday and send them straight to my sister and bestie who are planning their nursery designs right now. They are so cute, I want them for my room too :)
    Christine´s last blog post ..New Orleans- Must Eat- Beignets!

  12. Marianne commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 6:33pm

    The wallpaper is beautiful! Love Anthropology!
    Marianne´s last blog post ..pottery barn

  13. thedoodlegirl commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 6:38pm

    Fun stuff!
    thedoodlegirl´s last blog post ..Homemade Valentine Wreaths

  14. Genevieve commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 7:07pm

    The ethnic rugs look so warm & vibrant. I also really like the animals wall hooks & stackable animal pots.
    Genevieve´s last blog post ..Yarn Along

  15. Vanessa Elizabeth commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 7:20pm

    Everytime I visit an Anthropologie, I have the urge to just pack up my stuff and move into their store. It’s so gorgeous!
    I’ve heard the most fabulous things about the Anthropologie in London. I cannot wait to visit it in March!
    Vanessa Elizabeth´s last blog post ..eggplant and steel – a colour story

  16. Katie Truelove commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 8:15pm

    I love the safari study pillows– something about those tiny tassels…so cute and fun!
    Katie Truelove´s last blog post ..Etsy- Hello Truelove Paper Goods!

  17. Mandy commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 8:36pm

    Love it … I want that book shelf !!!
    Mandy´s last blog post ..GREAT MANHATTAN SPACE

  18. Dagmarette @ The Finishing School commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 8:48pm

    I love the mod safari look. I feel like if anyone wants to go for the safari/african look, its always overkill, like they’re so obvious with everything from leopard print wallpaper to their towels (i.e. my mothers bathroom). This is nice because you can mix it up and switch it up if you’re tired of channeling that look

  19. Sarah commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 8:59pm

    I recently visited a store in New Jersey and I do like the layout of everything and the vignettes. They are so well done, though I am stating the obvious. I do like the safari theme and the pillow as well as the rugs and ceramic wall hooks. I think the theme can add a bit of eclecticism to the home – perhaps this is what they are going for. Make a home look lived in and not like a page out of a magazine. :))
    Sarah´s last blog post ..My home office

  20. Alyssa commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 9:09pm

    Completely taken! I Love anthro!!!!!!!!

  21. Ann Gorman commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 9:37pm

    I want money to go shopping! :P

  22. Making it Lovely commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 9:43pm

    That wallpaper is gorgeous! And the descriptions says the flowers are “the palest aqua”… Sounds so pretty. Order samples and then go for it!
    Making it Lovely´s last blog post ..The 4-6 Weeks Project Week Three

  23. Diane @ kitchen-dreams commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 9:51pm

    How exciting to visit Anthropologie in London! How does that store compare to the stores in the US? I’m planning to be in London summer after this for about 5 weeks. Should I put it on my must visit list?
    Diane @ kitchen-dreams´s last blog post ..a cup of sugar

  24. LoLAinMA commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 10:04pm

    Yesterday I went browsing thru the Anthropologie site looking for a specific wallpaper, one used by Anna at Door Sixteen. Instead I found the very same Begonia wallpaper for a bathroom. I love the ‘kraft paper’ background. I still love Anna’s Orla Kiely Blossoms…but it is sadly out of stock.

  25. Asiye commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 10:14pm

    I love the flower plate. love the mix of painted coloured flowers and the blackline drawings – really cool
    love the bookshelf. i adore that colour wood, and am always short of a bookshelf for my books. While I love the overal ecclectic and well travelled look and also really like the industrial inspired finds- i dont really fancy the whole african thing. i like it- but have had too -way way to much- of it since we live in Cape Town…well is still like the idea in someone elses house, just not in mine.
    Asiye´s last blog post ..At night

  26. Nina commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 11:04pm

    I really like the bookshelf but even more the chair that stands beside it- and even more the gray wall and rustic nice..we had the same feeling in our old apt in Shanghai but the window was single glass so it became too cold on the concrete wall..beautiful on a picture, but less livable in a city like that..
    xo nina

  27. Stephie commented
    February 2nd, 2011 at 11:17pm

    Why oh why have they not set up shop in Australia! I know, I would max out my credit card on a regular basis!
    Stephie´s last blog post ..Back to

  28. Patti commented
    February 3rd, 2011 at 12:05am

    Great Finds! I am in love with the On-a-whim dinner plate!!

  29. kerry commented
    February 3rd, 2011 at 12:12am

    I love anthropologie! Their windows are fantastic and the store! I could hang around in the store for hours. I just did a post on my own blog with photos of their windows
    kerry´s last blog post ..A Winters Night

  30. Eva @ Four Leaf Clover commented
    February 3rd, 2011 at 1:20am

    Anthroplogie/Urban Outfitters always has some of the best home products! I think they’ll be some of my go-to places when I get my own home.
    Eva @ Four Leaf Clover´s last blog post ..Snow days were always some of my very favorite

  31. gina commented
    February 3rd, 2011 at 7:52am

    i love just about everything i see at Anthro. i must admit, all of my purchases come from the clearance section. now that i know all the new stuff is coming in i’m heading over to the website to see what they are clearing out!

    i really <3 this blog, it always, always makes me smile and think. But always smile first ;)
    gina´s last blog post ..theres asparagus in it too!!!

  32. ARTiculateART commented
    February 3rd, 2011 at 8:57am

    Love that flower plate and the animal wall hooks!!! Really cute =)
    ARTiculateART´s last blog post ..Typography- Word Art

  33. A la mode Maven commented
    March 18th, 2011 at 2:29pm

    Since ya’ll are Anthropologie lovers (like me!), I thought you might like this Anthropologie- esque find from Homegoods/TJMaxx/Marshalls I found yesterday! xoxo
    A la mode Maven´s last blog post ..Boho Chic Bargains!

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