Saturday, January 16, 2010

The Art of Arrangement


The best thing about a visit to LOOT is to take in the vignettes that are beautifully displayed throughout the shop. 

Take your time and really study each photo... will begin to see a theme emerge.

 For Ron it's a gift...


...he doesn't think about it.


He just does it.

He simply throws things together.

I've observed him.

He is truly a genius when it comes to arrangement!

It's the same when he arranges flowers...

...he doesn't fuss, or force,

it just flows.

He creates one of a kind treasures...

...that show up in vignettes next to antiques and newer pieces.

He's symmetrical

and asymmetrical.

His displays are alive

and organic,


and traditional.

He's a master of textures,

man made and natural.

He's bold and colorful,

monochromatic and subdued.

And never lacking the patina of age!


Beach House Living said...

What a pretty store. Displays 3,6,8,9,12,17,24,25 are the ones that caught my attention the most.

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Such beautiful things in the first place and then the groupings for the vignettes are just stunning. Thanks for the inspiration. Hugs, Marty

Cashon&Co said...

Next time I'm in California, I'm going shopping with you!

Kathysue said...

Terri, you are so right he displays his treasures beautifully. The blue and white porcelin and the shell displays really captured my heart, this is a must see when we get together. Great post and I love the phrase,"fuss or force", I might have to borrow that one, you write beautifully my dear friend, I am impressed, Hugs Kathysue

LaurieAnna's Vintage Home said...

What a lovely store. *sigh* I wish I had a jet and could fly to all these inspirational stores that I find on blogs such as yours. Oh well, until then I'll visit vicariously through you! Thanks for visiting my blog and for sharing the inspiration! ~LA

FrenchBlue said...

OH! I love those green and white parasols hanging upside down! I thought of you this weekend. I am busy making paper mache' white coral~~~

Shorely Chic said...

SO Beautiful! I love the shells everywhere, and it look so casual and elegant at the same time. in LOVE

emma wallace said...

How gorgeous! I adore that shelf of red items and that tree with the green parasols!

Kat said...

Just beautiful. Such a talent! The vignette with the coral, shells and clear glass baubles - sigh.... And those clear glass lamps - perfection. Thanks for sharing this virtual shopping trip, much easier on the purse lol. Kathy

Amanda said...

Beautiful. I've been noticing this lovely trend of symmetry. I noticed it a ton at market. I love it for all of us who are display challenged! Much easier to figure out!

Amanda said...

I want to know what happens when somebody buys a vase from his perfect arrangement! Is there a mad dash to find a replacement? O the agony!

cjsullivan133 said...

Hi Amanda-

I just happen to have met Terrie through Loot, where I work very part-time for over a year now.
It is not a problem to break up Vingette's for customers. Believe me- there is plenty of replenishment. Loot works with many interior decorators and thier clients, so it is not unusual to take items home on approval to see if it is a match for the client. Please come in and explore!

Anonymous said...

What is the address of this shop