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the bright stuff

carla fahden

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been a terrible blogger lately, but as the weather gets cooler and the summer weekend getaways come to an end, I will have more time to post. Jack and I decided to sit this Labor Day out and stay put for once. We've been traveling all summer to weddings, cabins, etc and needed a weekend at home. I've been thoroughly enjoying relaxing, playing with Fernie and finally catching up on the crap-ton of shows we have saved on our


One of my favorite shows for inspiration and decorating ideas is Home by Novogratz on HGTV (don't worry, it's not the typical do-it-yourself-on-the-cheap type show). This show follows a married Manhattan couple around as they decorate posh interiors with bright, bold and graphic elements. I always wuss out when it comes to bright color, and envy the way they pull off loud pieces in a sophisticated and chic way.

I decided to channel my inner Novagratz and put together a little mood board with loud and colorful items. Pretty much every piece shown is out of my price range, although I did purchase the snuggly striped throw today! Now if you don't mind, there's an icy glass of vodka calling mi nombre...

interior design blog | bright decorating
Carter Kustera Portrait, Pressed Glass Pendants by Tom Dixon, Capuchine Bullet Vase, Oswald Seat Sofa,Union Jack Rug, Romantic Floral Scarf Pillow