Monday, June 8, 2009

Natural Inspiration

Considering a new colour scheme? Can't decide whether or not it works? Here's a hint: Chances are if a colour combination is found in nature, it will also look good in your home. Next time you need some design inspiration, just take a look outside for some fabulous ideas!!

Taking a cue from the tulips and lemons, the combination of yellow and green create a pleasant colour palette. I found this rug at Brooks & Co. in Bobcaygeon this past weekend. It will eventually be the jumping off point for the guest bedroom in my next home:

It would look great with this Matine Toile bedding from Pottery Barn:

For a modern touch, I would hang a painting like this one by artist Vanessa Drew:

Put your trust in Mother Nature and let nature be your inspiration - you can't go wrong.

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