i’ve been pretty reserved thus far this week, sharing loads of neutral looks. but, it’s time to go to funky town. uniquely creative rooms that pair quirky colors and patterns — unexpected layered looks that take quite a bit of bravado to pull off. can you do it? i’d love to try and i’ve been thinking maybe i just go nuts in my guest room. i thought about painting the ceiling a bold color and hanging an unusual chandelier and then adding some seriously mismatched prints on the bed. not sure i’ll ultimately be able to pull it off, but these decorators certainly have nailed it — it’s a very gutsy dorothy draper-esque kinda look. one great way to get this look going is to start with a wallpapered wall and build layers with textiles like rugs and pillows — from there the sky’s the limit. i’m seeing a lot of mixed prints in fashion, too (like the latest collection from gucci), so as often happens in the design world perhaps it’s filtering on down to decor.
urban vintage book by ida magntorn.