Interior / August 10, 2018 / Salomé Huntley.
Think blue and white is the equivalent of black and white, it is just not as fierce. It is more welcoming to most people. Working within a streamlined color palette not only helps the rooms themselves feel cohesive, but it also helps with the transitions between rooms. When you are in the middle of the foyer and you are able to see all the other rooms throughout, you have the same family of colors repeated but in different ways in each space.
We are creative types by nature and love to imagine, dream and explore, following our intuition. That said, there are some rough principles that guide us to ensure a great result every time. They are just tried and true things that work. And these are not tricks or skills that take years to master. Anyone can do them from day one. Consider this a foundation for developing your own quirky, creative, rule breaking intuition.
All on, the rug is large enough to place all of the furniture legs on top of it. This creates a more luxurious feel. For this, bigger is better. Just be sure to leave at least 12 to 18 inches of floor surface on all four sides of the rugs borders. All off, if you have a small room, keeping all legs off the rug is a great cost effective choice.
Just wanted to use that pattern everywhere and not break it up with different colors or patterns. To that end refrained from introducing any of the vibrant colors used on the homes ground floor. Wanted to feel a little calmer, quieter, even though it is not a calm, quiet fabric. What is a great way to bring in brighter hues without it feeling overwhelming?