...might have sat on the needlepoint tuffet I bought for 99-cents!
My mother gagged at its harvest-gold-and-mushroom palette, not to mention the pom-pom fringe. I, on the other hand, just couldn't resist. I think it adds whimsy to the room. I love decorating with an eye to nature--every room in my house holds birds, fish, ferns, field guides. These secondhand finds lend themselves to a traditional style with layers of pattern and color.