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The Amazing Home of Designer Greg Natale

April 19, 2013 in Black, Blue, Chic, Dramatic, Hottest Designers, Kitchen, Living room, Open Plan Solution

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GREG NATALE DESIGN

Hi friends! Hubby and I are in the middle of packing for the big move, but I’m sneaking off to do some blogging =)  Now, meet my latest design crush, Australian Interior Designer Greg Natale <3

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Gray and Green Living room

March 29, 2011 in Gray, Greige, Hottest Designers, Living room, Modern, Open Plan Solution

photo by Karen Lein via Decorati

When I came across this picture on Decorati, my eyes were transfixed on those gorgeous green drapes. I love a good puke green, do you? Okay, more like olive green, but I love a lame joke ;)

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photo by Karen Lein via Decorati

Same view, less zoom. Another thing I love about this room is the way Gerald Tolomeo, the designer, combines classic with modern, and balances strict clean lines with organic shapes and fun pattern.

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photo by Karen Lein via Decorati

Notice how he carries the green into the dining area with the striped chairs.

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Tips of the Trade: Jeff Andrews

July 17, 2010 in Bedroom, Brown, Dramatic, Home office, Hottest Designers, Interior Design Videos, Living room, Masculine, Modern, Open Plan Solution

For a long time I’ve been drooling over this bedroom, not knowing who designed it:

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When watching some videos over at LXTV’s Open House I immediately recognized the bedroom from the video. Turns out this is the personal bedroom of Interior Designer Jeff Andrews. In the video, Jeff shares a few of his tricks, like having a desk doubling as a dining table! Amazing!

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I adore Jeff‘s dramatic dark brown walls. Jeff mentions that a dark wall color doesn’t mean the room will look smaller, which makes a lot of sense as dark colors are considered receding. The best thing about dark or very rich wall color is the way you can play with contrast. Jeff does this by collecting and displaying white pottery.

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You can see the bedroom from the hallway. Jeff notes in the video that he placed the great mirror between the entry and bedroom to open up the space. See how it reflects the light!

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The living area is simple and chic. I’ve featured some of Jeff’s designs earlier is this hilarious post called “Case Study: My Hubby on Masculine Interiors“.  And that’s exactly what I adore about Jeff’s designs.. They are layered, inviting and interesting at the same time as being quite masculine.

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This is Jeff‘s desk/dining table. Love all the flowers and plants in his home. I’m all for bringing natural elements in.

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See how gorgeous Jeff‘s white pottery looks on the rich chocolate backdrop.

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