I’ll sign off for the working week with a shot of Madeline Weinrib’s lovely blue-filled bedroom. I love the mis-matched shades of blue and the mix of the casual – white-painted brick walls and simple curtain – with the ritzy – gilt, antiques and the gorgeous chandelier. The best bit? The spiral staircase leading who knows where.. A private rooftop terrace for breakfasting perhaps?
Have a wonderful weekend x
I’m still working on my own DIY abstract paintings but I wanted to share my latest inspiration picture. Everything here just, as my blogging friend and sometime client Ellise over at Charles Whyte would say, makes my heart sing! The colours in the painting are beyond amazing, and notice how they include the same shade of lavender as the table cloth? This is my idea of decorating heaven (sigh).
I mentioned awhile ago that my friend Carolyn is building a new house. You can read more about it here. She is currently negotiating the minefield that is getting her building plans through Council, and while that is happening I have been imagining what the inside spaces of the various architectural drafts could look like. These are some of the latest images inspiring the look we are planning…
image credits: style at home, willa skye home etsy shop, katie rosenfeld, lonny
Is it somewhat ironic that the day after I post about seeing the same thing over and over again in the design world (see yesterday’s post), that I stumble across and buy what is surely one of the most recognisable decorating items around today: chinese foo dogs.
I’ve seen red ones and white ones but the turquoise dogs are the ones we see all over the design blog-world. They always look great, though. The ones I bought today were ridiculously cheap because of some small repair work on one of the paws- though you only notice it up close:
my humble abode
My photo (above) needs some flowers desperately! But you get the drift anyway.
Talk about a pop of colour (above)! The foo dogs provide just enough of the turquoise to accent against the orange.
phillip gorrivan photography
Okay, so there’s no actual foo dogs in this room (above), but the same turquoise ceramic in the horse and figurine give a similar effect.
house of design and style