This is without a doubt, a pinch-me moment. I’m a member of the west elm collective of insiders! The collective is a small group of creators who love sustainable and original design and I couldn’t be more honored to be a part of this. One aspect that feels so surreal is seeing my name and picture on westelm.com!
Let me tell you a little story about west elm: I remember the first time I saw the Austin location while being a student at the University of Texas. I went in, knowing I couldn’t afford anything, and simply fell in love. The pieces have clean lines, a modern touch and is very approachable and livable. I saved and saved and upon graduation, I bought the storage coffee table. It was my first piece of big-girl furniture and that table has been in every single place I’ve called home through three states. I have tons of west elm in our home and when I started to blog full-time I reached out to west elm to collaborate. I never heard back so I kept my head down and kept working hard. A few months ago, I got an email from their team and it made me so emotional.
One aspect I have always appreciated about west elm is how many of their pieces are made sustainably. Buying fair trade is so important to me and when a huge brand such as west elm aligns with the same values, it’s a gamechanger. west elm has quality pieces at approachable prices so you. know they will last. Y’all know I do not like to buy “placeholder” pieces, I would rather budget and get what I really want. I don’t mind being patient and waiting a while to get my dream piece.
My West Elm Picks
I love so many pieces at west elm and now you can shop all of my favorites in one place! I have my own page on westelm.com and will be updating it every month or so with new pieces I love. It can be overwhelming when you’re on a retailer’s website with so many choices. I hope curating my picks in one place can help you shop and find the best pieces for your home! I know what a difference one piece can make so I have a variety of items from furniture to home decor!
west elm in our bedroom
Our bedroom has a ton of west elm pieces! I’ve slowly accumulated these over the past few years. I love how throughout the years, these pieces still look like new. It’s a testament to the quality of the items and how they will last.
I’ve always wanted a velvet headboard and this one is the headboard of my dreams! I love the vertical lines and how they are thicker than a traditional channel style. We have the Dove Gray color and it’s stunning in person! A bit of a chameleon, it can lean warmer, cooler and darker or lighter depending on surroundings. We have it paired with the Leesa platform bed.
The black and brass on these lamps sold us. I love the simple, clean look and how they are a bit more on a smaller scale.
west elm makes some of my favorite throw pillows! I love their Mongolian fur pillow cover and I have it in a couple of colors. We love texture because white bedding can fall flat. Here’s what’s currently on our bed: cotton eyelash pillow cover, candlewick pillow cover and the chunky knit pillow cover.