Thursday, April 25, 2013

Before & After: Home Styling Part Three


Styling your home can be the best activity ever. Trust me. It is so fun and so challenging at the same time. During my interior styling online course by Justina Blakeney I was asked to restyle five areas of my home: The coffee table and sofa (part one, see HERE), the console and bookshelf (part two, see HERE) and the bed & nightstand - today's final part three!

As you see on my pics, my rooftop apartment has pitched roofs and my bedroom is literally stuck under one of those droops. My bedroom furniture is white and a nautical bunting (can't be seen on the pics unfortunately) sets the tone for a maritime vibe in my nook. So I've decided to take the bunting's theme as a key and style a nautical bedroom corner for the 'little sailor' in me.

For the bed I used various textiles to play with textures, patterns and colours. Understandably, the colour palette is muted with blues, off whites, soft greys and a dash of yellow. I combined striped bedsheets with a navy blue knit throw and a Hamam towel. My anchor cushion from H&M Home and the Whitby cushion by Mini Moderns complete the look and call for a seaside dream.

The nightstand is simple and as I would say 'happy'. The nautical themed painting that I brought back from Provincetown sets the frame whereas the coral, the little colourful lighthouse and the succulent in the happy dotted pot recall coastal joy and and add texture, colours and the magical power of botanicals.

What do you think of my bedroom styling? It is simple, I admit, but isn't it happy?

Photography by Igor Josifovic

16 comments :

  1. simple, happy, wonderful! love that style * julia

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  2. Wunderbar maritim und einfach zauberhaft :)

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  3. Loving the new nautical theme - perfect for the new spring season!

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  4. Love the yellow touch there Igor! xoxo

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  5. It is so bright and cheerful. I also am a fan of nautical inspired decor!

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  6. I love it and especially the book.Greece everywhere ......

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  7. Maybe this could join..?
    http://www.campcirrus.se/äng/5/blommig/2/cushion-cover-havet-blue/81?categoryId=4

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    1. It looks absolutely charming, yes!! It would definitely fit in!

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  8. thanks for featuring our Whitby cushion!! lots of love from London! keith at mini moderns

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    1. You're welcome my friends! Cheers from Munich!

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  9. I started today this course. Nina from Stylizimo, showed me! She mentioned you and her :)

    I hope I will be better in styling! You are doing a great job! My big challenge is to make a place attractive without too many colors! :)

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  10. Ich als Nordlicht mag den Anker und den maritimen Stil besonders...eine frische Briese nach dem langen Winter tut doch gut,oder?
    LG Deine Nicole

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  11. Πολυ ωραια η αλλαγή ταιριάζει με τον καιρό της Αθήνας που εχει ξεπεράσει τους 28 βαθμους C.

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  12. Wow just came across your wonderful whilst doing some research on home styling. I really love what you have got done here. Your color matching and styling are very interesting will be back to see more

    Cheers

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