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Totally Inspiring Room

A totally inspiring living room designed by Betsy Burnham as seen in the June 2012 issue of House Beautiful.

I finally got to a couple of design mags I’ve had floating around the house and the feature on Betsy Burnhah’s design for a house in Beverly Hills really caught my eye. I love the mix of color, texture, and pattern that permeates every room of this home. It’s got both traditional and modern appeal… and I like it! Check out pics of the entire house at Burnham Design.

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Until next time…

Totally Inspiring Room

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Originally, I was going to go with an office I found earlier this week… but last night while I was trying to come down off my my late night coffee drinking high (I should never drink the stuff after 11am), I came across this room by Sig Bergamin from Elle Decor. Again. I see it online a lot. And I actually have the issue this apartment was in. At the time, I remember thinking it was a bit too… too! Even though I was seriously drawn to the apartment as a whole, it just wasn’t “my taste”! You know? But a few months and some seismic shifts in what I like have drawn me back to this gorgeously executed room.

I love the balance of graphic print and bright, saturated color on top of well placed neutrals, the juxtaposition of modern art with traditional elements, and the deeply welcoming and comfortable feel of the space. Did I mention the color?

Have an amazing Tuesday all! I’ll catch you tomorrow. πŸ™‚

Rustic Elegance

I am totally in love with gray right now and I’ve always been a fan of mixing luxe items with rustic or industrial pieces. So, today I bring you some of my favorite recent finds in gray, both industrial and luxurious.

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From top left: Foothill Wool Rug, $700-$1500 – Decorarugs.com; Bubbled Beverage Dispenser, $298 – Anthropologie; Spool side table, $199 – Crate & Barrel; Wood Alphabet by Bookhou At Home, $50 – Etsy; Piecrust Dinnerware in Cloud, $12-$20 – Anthropologie; Bachelor’s Steel & Wood Cabinet, $1245 – Clayton Gray Home; Ceramic Stallion, $99 – Z Gallerie.

Blue Monday

I had a super low key weekend… you know the kind where you watch every movie you own while making all that popcorn stock you bought really work for you? Seriously though, when I wasn’t loafing around, I was looking for some blue rooms to inspire myself and you with. Have a happy Monday!

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A beautiful, rich, dark blue room. I’d love to know who designed it!

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Interior from the new Architectural Digest with Margaret Russell editing! Wow. If this is any indicator of what’s to com from AD… I might have to subscribe!

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View of a Steven Gambrel room. So so beautiful!

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A Vicente Wolf room. I love that canopied daybed with all the blue cushions!

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JK Hotel from Lonny Magazine. Blue, black, and cream is starting to seem like a never fail combo! I love the big wing chairs and glossy black accents.

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This soft Robin’s Egg blue lacquered living room is a standout.

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A Miles Redd living room also with lacquered walls. I love the mix here of blue, brown, black, cream, and red. This room looks really livable doesn’t it?

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Kelly Wearstler hotel restaurant design. Does she ever fail to knock a room out of the ballpark?

Advance.

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I was surfing the web the other day looking for vintage sewing patterns and I came across this Wiki. There was a plethora of vintage pattern information there including quite a healthy showing of patterns by a company I never heard of: Advance Pattern Co.

Check out the wiki for more info on Advance… and for tons of pattern envelope art for inspiration.