Orient Express Themed Wedding

Our friends at Shelter Co came to us with an awesome project to fill the beautiful abandoned 16th Street Train Station in Oakland for an Orient Express themed wedding. It was such a joy to use our one of a kind pieces to bring the design to life. It’s not everyday you get to create something like this!

Pinot Arm Chairs, Rosemont Side Tables, Marilyn Compote
Elvis Gramophone, Dorado Square Trunk, Segerstrom Nesting Tables, Lockard Brass Trunk
Lapis Armchairs, Jackson Couch, Marianna Coffee Table
Pacifica Sectional, Clarkson Navy Chairs, Alsace Metal Trunk, Hakes Silver Trunk, Truman Gold Nesting Tables, Bluffton Ottomans, Rosemont Side Tables
Rockfield Podium, Wildorado Sign
Newton Card Catalog
Wilman Globe
Ashley Coffee Table, Tiffany Side Tables, Bohm Couch, Mecca Rug
Marcos Leather Chair, Guymon Clock, Elaine Side Table, Carlos Trunk
Avon Side Tables, Paloma Settee, Basha Ottoman
Cassidy Side Tables, Georgia Side Table
Letta Petite Trays
Stanley Bar, Davenport Gold Shelf, Venice Brass Shelf, Lita Console Table, Lamont Console Table, Arthur Armchairs, Belton Runner
Del Rey Sectional, Claxton Ottomans, Martina Coffee Table, Corneille Rug

Planning & Rentals: Shelter Co. | Venue: 16th Street Station | Photography: Sonya Yruel | Second Photographer: Jenya Chernoff | Furnishings: Found Rentals | Draping/Rental Installations: Bright Event Rentals | Paper Goods: Lotus & Ash | Catering: Componere Fine Catering | Linens: La Tavola | Floral Designs: Brown Paper Design | Lighting & Power: Got Light | Live Band: Hella Fitzgerald from Entire Productions | DJ: Dart Collective | Photo Booth: Shoot That Klown Hair & Makeup: JT Artistry | Limo: Avenue Limo | Security: Overall & Associates Security | Valet Service: National Parking & Valet | Restrooms: Honeybucket | Film Processing by The Find Lab

Found Pieces Used: Alpine Bar, Cranston Bar Stools, Brady Bars, Brett Upholstered Bentwood Chairs, Westerhaus Rug, Riana Rug, Yatti Rug, Gardin Rug, Collie Rug, Yurik Runner, Hewitt Bar, Crosby Coat Rack, Browne Coat Rack, Aida Bar Cart, Auric Chairs, Wilma Rose Gramophone, Mayvis Rug, Cordia Rug, Artesia Rug, Maimes Cabinet, Maria Pews, Turlock Wooden Pews, Gibbon Chairs, Parsons Upholstered Chairs, Shelling Bentwood Chairs, Bowman Armchairs, Morgan Reclaimed Table, Palinka Bar, Fenwick Bars, Libera Bar, Ryerson Bar, Cadbury Armchairs, Matisse Armchairs, Silverado Coffee Table, Alameda Leather Chair, Fiona Couches, Zinfandel Armchairs, Renato Coffee Table, Judson Indigo Poufs, Delarosa Sette, Baxter Settee, Rachel Coffee Table, Regan Side Table, Mia Rug, Pinkston Rug, Paladino Rug, Gloriosa Rug, Classic Pillows, Roma Couch, Jane Coffee Table, Archera Couch, Linden Armchairs, Lyra Grande Coffee Table, Lyra Marble Coffee Table, Jordana Settee, Garth Leather Chairs, Wescott Ottoman, Opal White Couch, Valerie Rug, Julie Rug, Moliere Rug, Nantes Rug, Asuman Rug, Odessa Armchairs, Jared Blue Striped Suitcase, Tate Leather Suitcase , St Louis Trunk , Savoy Vintage Trophies

Casey + Tyler

We are swooning over this “Colorful California Wedding” featuring so many of our unique pieces. The ceremony set up is what “found” dreams are made of. This beauty is featured on Style Me Pretty today! Go check it out.

Planning + Design: Kari of Feathered Arrow Events | Wedding Venue: Triunfo Creek Vineyards | Photography: Dear Lovers Photography | Florist: Best Day Ever Floral Designs | Calligraphy and Lettering: With Love She Wrote | Letterpress Invitations + Menus: Swell Press | Rentals: Found Rentals, A Rental Connection | Charcuterie Table Rentals: Feathered Arrow Rentals | Tabletops: Casa de Perrin, borrowed BLU | Videography: Happy Camper Films | Cake: Rosary Jarrard | Dessert: McConnell’s Ice Cream | Cookies: The D.W. Cookie Co. | Catering: LA Roots Catering| Bartending: Liquid Catering | Hair & Makeup: Ruth Stanke | DJ: Dart Collective | Live Music: Jordan Martone | Suits: The Black Tux | Live Portraits: Chasing Linen | Laser Cut Items: Creative Amme | Coffee Cart: Henry’s Coffee Co | Photo Booth: Shutter Bus Co | Valet: SoCal Valet

Found Pieces Used: Large Stutton Green Table, Sycamore Farm Table, Kitching Rug, Yianni Runner, Cora Rug, Mia Rug, Riana Rug, Rhapsody Rug, Maria Pew, Harlin Auditorium Chairs, Stratler Dining Chair, Sotter Dining Chair, Skell Wooden Chair, Shelta Wooden Chair, Swisher Wooden Chair, Stroal Dinning Chair, Starling Dining Chair, Warren Wooden Chair, Nora Wooden Chair, Stelton Wooden Chair, Glynn Wooden Dining Chair, Swicken Wooden Chair, Grisham Dining Chair, Holman Wooden Chair, Thatcher Dining Chair, Willett Wooden Chair, Windsley Wooden Chair, Roxton Dining Chairs, Brett Upholstered Bentwood Chair, Calebretta Chalkboard, Morgan Reclaimed Table, Finn Square Table, Seraphina Dining Table, Camelot Wooden Table, Bernado Settee, Emmett Wood Platform, Rawley Tables, Whittier Coffee Table, Hale Side Table, Beric Mohair Couch, Edwin Green Chair, Valdez Fortune Teller Chair, Rosemont Side Tables, Damla Rug, Julia Couch, Rosario Armchair, Harrington Coffee Table, Riverside Side Tables, Yuri Rug, David Couch, Addington Armchairs, Victoro Rug, Hades Coffee Table, Palina Cushion, Elbaz Cushion, Pueblo Cushion, Taza Cushion, Valera Rug, Classic pillows

found | home

Hello! So very excited this morning about the launch or our new Found Home online shop! I thought I would take you on a little tour of our home to get a feel for what kinds of things you might find on the new site. Join along on Instagram to keep up with all the news we will be releasing this week, and don’t miss our Pop up shop this Friday and Saturday at The Lombardi House (details below)!  Check out more of our home over on Inspired By This today!

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Napoleon III Chairs {the process}

It is no secret that I love me a beautiful Napolean III chair! The pictures below were taken months ago when I bought a couple of big hauls of “naps” on a buying trip back east and down south. With the arrival of our containers from Europe on the horizon (holding many more naps and lots of beautiful furniture on them) I thought I would show just why I love these beauties so very much! There are a variety of different shapes and styles originating from the Napoleon III period (late 19th century) all having similar characteristics. I am no expert on these chairs, I just know I love them. I have to admit, I almost love them completely stripped down, more than I do with fabric on them but I realize that is not very functional. I do however have two of them in my house with no fabric on them at all, I just like to look at them that way….their raw beauty is like no other. Take a look below to see how I find them, with their quirky vintage upholstery and horse hair falling out (yes, I said horse hair, it was commonly used as stuffing back in the day…so cool)! The very first thing we do is strip them down! Then, I spend way too much time trying to figure out what fabric looks best with each chair…then I head to my upholsterers with fabric and strict instructions on how I want each and every one to look….good thing he loves me so much, I can get super picky at times, but hey, the details matter!

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Stripped down….

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Completed and brought back to life…

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From well worn flea market finds to the most poised and pretty lounge vignette staples, these Napoleon III chairs have had quite the adventure (& make over too!)

Happy Friday!


Deconstructed Chairs Photographed by: Studio EMP

Color Theory: Yellow

Hello! This week we are featuring our brand new Color Theory Look Book: YELLOW. Yellow can be paired with a surprising amount of colors and textures. Take a look at just some of the fun yellow pieces we featured from our collection. We think it’s a great color to use as a “pop” within a lounge vignette or display. Bright yellow dining chairs can give one of our farm tables a whole new look, or grab a handful of yellow pillows to liven up a neutral lounge vignette! Once again, the possibilities are truly endless!!

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Click Here: Color Theory: Yellow Look Book

Photographed by: Studio EMP

Tashi’s Pelican Hill Bat Mitzvah

After meeting with Tashi the first time, it was clear that she wanted a very beachy cottage feel. She didn’t want it to look like you couldn’t sit down on the couches, or the kids couldn’t run around being kids. She wanted all of her friends to be comfortable and have fun. She loves teal and blue, so I just ran with those colors and designed everything “beachy” around that! Tashi is super relaxed and really just wanted her party to be relaxed and enjoyable for all of her guests. We wanted the cocktail hour (outdoor area) to feel sort of like a beach boardwalk, with a few games, and lemonade stands, cabana beds, and a tiki hut where the place cards were put. We also brought the outdoor cabanas, inside, and a ton of pillows and poofs and couches for the kids to eat on. We decided not to have them at dining tables, but instead just sitting throughout the various lounge vignettes. We constructed her photo booth to look like the inside of a beach cottage, where her friends could just fit on a couch, and take a picture together.

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Some of the Found Pieces Used: Cecil Podium, Serena Urn, Lorelai Metal Urn, Anne Blue Schwinn Bicycle, Nadine Chippy Shelf, Justice Teal Metal Shelves, Hayley Shelves, Beech Minnow Net, Culver Metal Baskets, Driggs Life Preserver, Judith Basket, Trish Turquoise Metal Table, Cosette White Bistro Chair, Dixie Teal Gumball Machine, Morgan Large Reclaimed Table, Morgan Reclaimed Table, Colton Bar Stool, McLaughlin Metal Stool, Downy Wooden Bench, Dover Green Bench, Cherish Wooden Bench, Montgomery Grey Bench, Abery Grey Bench , Madison Square Side Table, Notch Wooden Stool, Pismo Wooden Stool, Mott Wooden Stool, Ruby Cabinet, Patch Standing Tub, Patch Standing Bowl, Admiral Wooden Boat, Jacobs Oar, Coral Yellow Buoy, McCann Tufted Couch, Chesie Blue Chair, Sherwin Side Table, Roland Blue Console Table, Daisy Daybed, Huntington Grey Bar, Jax Bar, Traver White Chippy Cabinet, Nixon Industrial Shelf, Large Theo Grey Table.
Photography: Studio EMP / Planner: Jeannie Savage, Details Details / Event Design: Jeni Maus of Found Rentals / Floral Design: Art With Nature / Vintage Furniture and Props: Found Rentals / Venue: Pelican Hill Resort / Rentals: Signature Party Rental / Revelry Event / Tabletop Rentals: Casa de Perrin / Linens: La Tavola Linen / Lighting: Shine Lighting / Insta Party Box / Deck it Out Case