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Friday, October 29th, 2010

Flickr Faves on Friday: Ivy Style Does White

Becky

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I am always struck by flickr member ivy style33′s well, style! She is constantly styling her home, figuring out inexpensive ways to make her home look extremely expensive, and she is a master of print and texture. This white corner is a perfect example of what I’m talking about. The fact that it’s mostly white makes one notice the texture on that shade, the mobile strand, the lampshade. The fact that she framed all of her artwork in the same frames makes them a cohesive collection:

Yea! Ivy is keeping us up to date with whatever she has going on in a blog – Check it out here! To get your own piece of Ivy Style, check out her Etsy shop.

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Friday, July 3rd, 2009

Flickr Faves on Fridays

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After seeing Kristen Bell’s Hollywood home in the last issue of In Style, I decided to try and find out more about her designer, Stacey Vurduris. She has a few of her projects up on flickr, right here. Below are a few of my favorites, which feature great texture achieved through using beautiful tiles:

To see more of Stacey Vurduris’s work on Flickr, click here. Her website is here. The Kristen Bell In Style spread is here. Here’s a peek, God I miss Veronica Mars!

First three photos via flickr. Last photo by Francois Halard, via In Style via StaceyVurdurisDesign.com.

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Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

Showcasing Texture with a Neutral Palette

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I miss Vogue Living magazine. Every now and then, Vogue will throw me a bone with some heart-stoppingly gorgeous interior spread. I was just giving an issue from a few months ago a last flip before it hit the recycling bin, and I had to pause. The home of Michael and Alexandra Misczynski left me in awe. It seems so simple; with its limited palette of neutrals and black. However, the clever use of a variety of textures makes every piece and surface stand out. In spite of this, it is all perfectly balanced. This is not an easy feat my friends. It’s hard to tell on the screen, but the glass in the piece below is exquisite – old and warped. It stands out because of the way they have every element in that room perfectly arranged.

I’ll give you a little teaser of Francois Harland’s gorgeous photos, then link on over and enjoy the entire slideshow yourself.

Photos by Francois Halard for Vogue, as seen on style.com

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