As the days get warmer, I’m drawn more and more to the kind of colors that decorate beach towels and umbrellas. Sun-drenched rooms have the light to be able to handle saturated colors. This room by Holly Hollingsworth Phillips of The English Room was featured at House of Turquoise. It’s a good example of how a room with great natural light can support a bright, busy mix of color and pattern. Check out the tutorials I found for DIYing several elements of this inspiration room.
The trick to doing eclectic design well is to be thoughtful about what you are using and how you are using it in the room, and to find ways to tie the different styles of furniture and accessories together, so the room won’t look like a thoughtless jumble. In the case of this office, it’s a color pallet of jewel tones: ruby red, emerald green, and turquoise. I found five similar elements that have successfully been put together by do-it-yourselfers. Check out these 5 Ways to Get This Look for Less.
There’s something about a pretty laundry room that really appeals to me. It’s probably because I love the idea of making a room that’s as utilitarian as a laundry room one of the loveliest spaces in a house. Check out my latest laundry room obession, designed by Hooper Patterson Interior Design and featured at House of Turquoise. I looked around for tutorials on other blogs to give you a few ideas for ways that you could put together a laundry room like this one, DIY style. Come check out these 5 Ways to Get This Look.
You guys, I think I’m in love…..with A ROOM. This room, a beautifully decorated sitting room in the home of Katelyn James. Katelyn is a photographer, and her artist’s eye for color and design really shows in this room that she decorated herself. I can appreciate the fact that this room doesn’t have to be full of furniture to make a style statement. It’s simply a beautiful room.