Friday, February 8, 2013

SNOWY OUTSIDE SCHEMING INSIDE

With a monster of a snow storm bearing down on the city today I've spent the morning inside going through fabric samples for a client's playroom. We long ago settled on China Sea's Aquarius in a bold turquoise/brown combination for the drapes and loved the print so much that we added it to the bookcases. The bright color and rich graphics add a playful punch to the room and lightens up the sofa, which is covered in a rich chocolate chenille. We still needed something to tie the room together; a fun vertical print for sofa pillows and two small stools.  I wanted to try to match the turquoise but that proved nearly impossible until I found Allegra Hicks Kali-Groundworks at Lee Jofa yesterday. The prints are perfect together sharing the same quirky blue hue and fun, whimsical vibe. Mission accomplished!

11 comments:

Vannessa@Luxuria said...


Love the final fabric image; the colors go beautifully.
Good luck in the snow Barbara. Enjoy a cosy weekend in ;-)

The enchanted home said...

Love this combination! Its so fresh and vibrant and who smart to back the bookcases..looks amazing:)

michele said...

oooooh it's chic and different in the best of ways.

smiles to you, snowbunny.

michele

Alison @ The Polohouse said...

Looks great!

Hope you will share
it when it is accessorized!

Alison

Acquired Objects said...

Love the patterns on the fabrics they have a lot of movement. Yep monster storm we have three feet and it's still coming down!

XXX
Debra~

My Notting Hill said...

This combination is gorgeous, fun and perfectly paired. I can imagine this going to be stunning space.

Nancy said...

Great combinations! Love the shelf backing! stay warm and safe!
xo Nancy
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therelishedroost said...

Love The combination! I love that fabric I think because I am an aquarius!! Also I just love any tone of aqua, and the brown combo is fantastic!
xo Karolyn

Sophia Home said...

What a vibrant combination, and great colours. Stay warm indoors!

Sophia

pretty pink tulips said...

OMG!!! Gorgeous! Now that's a playroom the grown ups are going to want to take over.

Stay warm on this drippy day!!!
xoxo Elizabeth

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