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An artist, antique dealer, residential designer, and interior stylist & decorator, I live in, and am currently restoring, a 200-year-old farmhouse in Germany's Black Forest. This blog echoes my style... a little romantic, a bit whimsical, shabby, and comfortable, with rooms that you can really live your life in.

Interior Styles & Designs

An artist, antique dealer, residential designer, and interior stylist & decorator, I live in, and am currently restoring, a 200-year-old farmhouse in Germany's Black Forest. This blog echoes my style... a little romantic, a bit whimsical, shabby, and comfortable, with rooms that you can really live your life in.

Eclectic bedroom with accents of bright and vivid red
(via Favorite Places and Spaces)
This traditional kitchen receives a country touch with eclectic accents, an abundance of potted herbs, a light fixture with pleated fabric shades, and an antique farmhouse table providing a casual dining space alongside the kitchen island.
(via 2010 Southern Living Georgia Idea House: Kitchen < Idea House Kitchen Design Ideas - Southern Living)
Here, a painted antique carved fireplace mantel becomes a chic decorative accent, paired with other finds from vintage to modern in an eclectic decor scheme
(via belle maison)
Matte black chalkboard paint on the walls makes each and every carefully chosen vintage and antique piece really stand out. Picture it: these pieces would have blended together and faded into a lighter, neutral colored wall.
(via sneak peek: paige morse | Design*Sponge)
Ornate Victorian furniture and a fringed ottoman and lamps contrast with rustic wood walls and sheer window shades in this shabby cottage living room.
(via Decorating Ideas for Living Rooms – How to Decorate a Living Room - Country Living)
A farmhouse kitchen with an eclectic vintage cottage style
(via In with the Old: Apartment Therapy Boston)
In this living room, an 18th-century lacquered desk and a 19th-century Chinese cabinet are teamed with a “fun and foofy” bronze pineapple lamp and a French Regency chair, upholstered in slick patent leather
(via Domino - House Tour: Modern Opulence : Brides)
Eclectic living room with a naval theme - and an amazing crystal ship chandelier - by interior designer Jonathan Adler
Seriously, how awesome is this? A bathroom vanity is constructed around an old bicycle in this French themed bathroom.
(via Bathroom Design 01 Mixed Media by Benjamin Bullins - Bathroom Design 01 Fine Art Prints and Posters for Sale)
Sweet “cotton candy” kitchen with an abundance of vintage accents
Elaborately transform worn-in interiors with vintage fabrics, trims of old lace and other aged materials. 
Rather than working against the space, these touches, displayed here in the master bedroom’s rose-colored linens and camel and white overlays, create a lush experience. 
Victorian chandeliers, vintage china, farmhouse chairs offer a setting that’s rich with history, decadence, and of course, comfort.
 (via Bedroom Design Ideas – Guide to Bedroom Design - Country Living)
This kitchen, although small, shows tremendous attention to detail with exposed wooden beams and a patterned tile backsplash covering an entire wall
(via Kitchen Backsplash - eclectic - kitchen - philadelphia - by Buckminster Green LLC)
Shabby chic style decorating adds touches of brightness to this stone-walled room, with white furnishings and a turquoise-patterned sofa
(via Pictures - 47 most fabulous shabby chic interiors - San Diego interior decorating | Examiner.com)
Terrific dining room with a buffet housed in a recessed niche… walls are painted a light, neutral dove gray, and the ceiling is covered in patterned paisley wallpaper
(via sneak peek: john & vivian of square feet studio | Design*Sponge)
An eclectic interior with royal touches, in a regal upholstered bed and colorful, silky bed linens. Also note the use of wrought iron garden gates as doors.
(via Pictures - 47 most fabulous shabby chic interiors - San Diego interior decorating | Examiner.com)