Friday, June 17, 2011

3 Secrets Of Design: A Well Dressed Home

Hello lovely readers! My name is Emily, and I am the author/owner of A Well Dressed Home. I was thrilled when Shelli asked me to guest post for her "3 Secrets of Design" series! I just love her style and her home...especially that gorgeous blush PINK office...ah-mazing!
If you are looking for a few design tips & tricks to make your home look just as stylish as Shelli's, then listen up! I'm about to share with you 3 tricks that I used to style my own home!
One: Layer!
Don't be afraid to layer rugs, furniture, fabrics, colors, accessories, textures and patterns...it will make your space so much more interesting! When styling my living room, I layered rugs and pillows of different patterns and colors.

Two: Personalize
There are many ways to personalize a space... from a photo gallery of your favorite family photos to a display of collectables... make it your own!
I personalized our master bedroom by monograming the linens with our initials...

Three: Add a "pop" of color and pattern to neutral spaces
While planning our Kitchen Remodel, I selected whites and grays for a nice neutral color pallet. I then accessorized with pops of color by filling a glass bowl with green apples, apothecary jars with turquoise jelly beans, and adorning the counter tops with bright pink hydrangea.

I also added a splash of pattern with my DIY window shade...
Thanks again to Shelli for inviting me to be a part of this inspiring series! I hope my 3 tips are helpful in guiding you to create fabulous spaces!
Emily
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11 comments:

  1. Great tips, Emily, thanks for sharing! Love the kitchen. :)

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  2. Beautiful home....thanks for sharing. Love a neutral background with pops of color and texture!

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  3. great tips! and GORGEOUS rooms! i need an apt makeover ;) xoxo jillian:: cornflake dreams

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  4. Love Emily's home! All great tips and thanks for sharing.

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  5. fabulous!! love those starburst mirrors.

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  6. I love both of you girls . . . great style, Emily and wonderful tips. Have a great weekend.

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  7. LOVE her house!! It's one of my favorites! Love the little pops of color in the kitchen.

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  8. Love your tips and your photos, Emily, and Shelli I am thrilled to find and follow your blog!!

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  9. Yeah the It's one of my favorites! Love the little ancestor of blush in the kitchen.

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  10. I love your bedding in your master. I have been looking for bedding for months. Where did you get it? Thanks!

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  11. Love your bedroom! Where did you get your bedding and pillows? I have been looking for months, thanks!

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