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February 2, 2011

Fresh Inspiration: Moody Peonies

Flipping through the January's Martha Stewart Living, I was struck by the colors of this beautiful photo. I love peonies. I love most flowers... but especially peonies because they are just the right mix of formal and informal. This office design board is inspired by the peony arrangement's inky, but fresh palette. 

It was kind of a fun stretch for me to create this, since I usually don't go for such moody colors! I pulled from the ivory and pink buds, with a little plum and navy. I built everything around the beautiful campaign desk from ABC Carpet & Home... it's way out of my price range, but I love it. So let's call it DIY inspiration.

Chenonceau Wallpaper in Fawn | F. Schumacher
Petite Stripe in Berry | Beacon Hill
Pescara in Wine | Calico Corners
Emperor in Ivory | Calico Corners
Rustic Glass Pendant | Pottery Barn 
Curves Hourglass Chair in Oyster | Target
Cobble Hill Campaign Desk | ABC Carpet & Home
 Classic Wool Rug | Overstock 
Oversized Zinc Letter in W | Anthropologie
Bone Photo Frame | Wisteria
Mini Sticky Notes Block in Zinnia | Kate's Paperie


Chassity (Look Linger Love) said...

I have those pendents in my kitchen and adore them. Loving that desk too.

Courtney {a thoughtful place} said...

That desk is amazing. caught my eye right away. Great board.

VictoriaArt said...

This mood board almost fits my living room. My next plan is to install paneling and wallpaper like this one!
I have a chain link carpet navy and creme, red sofas....
I love the desk!
Very pretty!

Eric and Emily said...

I'm pretty sure I'm going to have to hire you one day to decorate my house for me. So in love with those toss pillows, and that wallpaper...wow!