Why This Room Caught My Eye

June 18, 2013 1

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What I love about Tuesdays is that Monday is over and that I am sharing another room that caught my eye this week with you. Today I would like to share a bedroom, actually a guest bedroom, with you. I found this pic on ‘The Design Files’ and this room belongs to the home of Australian blogger Kirsty Davey. This room caught my eye because of its calming serenity and pureness. It is somehow simple yet totally refined. But let me break it down to three major visual cues:

  • Ethnic wall hanging: The decorative centerpiece is the ethnic wall hanging above the bed. Being almost the only decorative element, it strikes the visitor’s eye with its dominating size, pattern, texture and earthy colours which perfectly match the wood used in this room.
  • Rubber tree: The second decorative element is the rubber tree. I am a huge fan of plants in homes and the rubber tree is a fabulous, sculptural plant to add to a room. Moreover, it reminds me of my childhood. My mother used to have several rubber trees in our home. 
  • All white bedding: Even though I love colours and patterns, sometimes an all white bed is strikingly stylish and super inviting. The crisp white sheets recall the serenity of a good night’s sleep and the happiness of waking up with the sunrays peeking through the window. Simple bliss!
What caught your eye in this room? Do you like it or is it too ‘simple’ for you?

Photography by Brooke Holm, Production Lucy Feagins for The Design Files
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  • Reply Dina June 18, 2013 at 05:38

    So pale! Love the natural wood though and the rubber tree is great! Big bold leaves.

  • Reply Christine Stevense June 18, 2013 at 07:09

    Oh wauwie! It caught my eye aswell! Lovely mix of al the right things!..

  • Reply Filipek 70 June 18, 2013 at 08:31

    it is all what I like most !!! white colour ,wood and flowers !!!!!! that’s why I envy you these flowers you get every week !!!!!!!!!and in my childhood there were rubben trees in almost every polish home :)))))))))))) greetings !!!!

  • Reply Angelika Leśniak June 18, 2013 at 08:55

    My eyes caught the ornaments – in other colours, for me.
    Herzlichst
    Angelika

  • Reply Anya Jensen June 18, 2013 at 12:09

    Very cool and tranquil 🙂
    Happy day Igor,
    Axxx

  • Reply KATJA/ NEOVIA HOUSE June 18, 2013 at 12:44

    I really like the wallhanging :). Otherwise a bit too pale for my taste, but it loos calming, though

  • Reply Igor Josifovic June 18, 2013 at 15:51

    Love your feedbacks! I myself would add one punch of colour into the bedroom, too:-)

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