5.13.2010

WHAT MAKES A ROOM GREAT?

Hi guys! The other day I was flipping through some of my “home” magazines (house beautiful, elle decor, traditional home, etc), and as I was looking at the “great” spaces that have made there way into them, I asked myself; What makes these rooms great?

 

Is it the calmness you feel when you enter the space? (Amanda Nisbet)

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Is it the bold color choices, or its unique sense of style? (Jennifer Flanders)

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Is it all of the “stuff” that is in the space? Layers upon layers… (Kelly Wearstler)

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Or is it the designer themselves, where no matter what they do with a space, you love it;-) (Janell Beals)

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(suzanne Kasler)

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So tell me, in your opinion, what makes a room great?!

8 comments:

Isabella & Max Rooms said...

Wow, thanks! Such great company you've put me with...it must be an error.

How is your duvet search coming along? I'll keep my eye out...have you looked at Target? A few weeks ago I looked there and was quite inspired.

Janell

Tonia w/ Chic Modern Vintage said...

Thanks. I have been looking for some living room inspriration. I don't know what to say about Kelly Wearstler?

Mrs. Chic said...

For me its: color, artwork, good lighting and peronsal accents photos of loved ones place in the a room & a sense of getting that persons style.

Kiki said...

Well, I think for me it's a combination of the use of color, textures, the lighting, the purpose and functionality of the room, the pieces and how they compliment each other and the use of green elements (the outdoors)..

Love the designers...

XOXOX
Kiki

Susie @ Maddie's Nest said...

Just found your blog today....and glad I did. I absolutely love the Suzanne Kassler living room...it was inspiration initially for my dining table and now I am in love with grasscloth which seems to be getting popular again. Love the calm in those first images and loved the image from Janell's space....I thought those antler's are over her fireplace now, is this a previous space or does she have a pair of these? Love her style.

MzMannerz said...

You ask a good question! I think a room just hits you. Very technical answer, I know. :)

Nina Patricia @ The Adventures of Nina Patricia said...

I love Janell's designs too!
For me it has to be a room that looks like I can live in it. I dont care how pretty it looks if I feel like I can't touch anything.

Brooke said...

pics three and four are nice.

i love the elle decor mags. I keep looking at them over and over hoping something in my room changes.

what makes a room is when something that U think doesn't look right gets the most compliments...
have a wonderful week.