make it yours: anne m. cramer


After viewing the gorgeous Sneak Peek of fashion designer Anne M. Cramer’s Minneapolis home, I am desperate for a sleeping porch! What an enchanting room, with the bright green wall color, white linens, sheer curtains and wire bed frame. I can certainly envision many relaxing summer days curled up on the daybed with a magazine and a glass of lemonade!

Palette 1 (Sleeping Porch)
A. Lime Passion (Valspar), PMS 389; B. New Black (Valspar), PMS Black; C. Crisp (Behr), PMS 375; D. Manchester (Pratt & Lambert), PMS Cool Gray 3; E. Summer Citrus (Behr), PMS 151

Roundup 1 (Sleeping Porch)
1. Le Versha Chair, $248; 2. Nimbus Jersey Bedding, $58+; 3. Better Homes and Gardens Subscription, $6; 4. Round Velvet Pintuck Pillow, $32; 5. Stripe Ribbon, $6

The second roundup and room images continue after the jump…


Anne’s living room is beautifully decorated, as well. The effect of the artistic enameled pattern over the Platinum Metallic- (Ralph Lauren) painted walls is so lovely and elegant! Pops of turquoise and kelly green create a beautiful color palette for this room. Be sure to check out the rest of the original Sneak Peek. — Lauren

Palette 2 (Living Room)
A. Delicious Canyon Orange (Behr), PMS 475; B. Obsidian (Pratt & Lambert), PMS Black 2; C. Jamaican Sea (Behr), PMS 311; D. *Actual Wall Color* Platinum Metallic (Ralph Lauren), PMS Cool Gray 3; E. Traffic Light Green (Benjamin Moore), PMS 361

Roundup 2 (Living Room)
1. Taper Candleholder, $20; 2. Knot Throw, $40; 3. Footed Mercury Hurricanes, $19+; 4. Chinright Side Table, $935; 5. Bombay Fog Pillow, $30; 6. Delfina Short Covered Jar, $40; 7. Shiny Frames, $20+; 8. Willow Sofa, $1699; 9. Arden Candleholders, $47+

  1. Rachel Tatem says:

    I love the idea of playing within a color palette

  2. teresita says:

    sleeping porche?!!! my kids would love that….and me too!

  3. New Girl says:

    I actually am in love with these color accents. Didn’t like it at first, but after a while I started to love it.

  4. rebecca says:

    Love the bright and fresh zingy colour palettes, perfect to perk up a greay day!x

  5. Marija says:

    Love the turquoise touches!!! Brightness and lightness. Very fresh!

  6. Ben says:

    Wow I love this simple elegant color scheme.

  7. Sue Schlabach says:

    What a gorgeous porch. My bath is that shade of green with a dose of white and a geranium red old tub. I wondered if I’d grow tired of it, but after 5 years I still love it, especially on winter days when all the world is white.

  8. pam says:

    wow i love the pop of colors with white… sigh.

  9. So gorgeous… love a white room with bright colors. A sleeping porch sounds heavenly for reading or relaxing on a lazy sunday with loved ones.

  10. VisualJill says:

    Love these color combos. Green and orange — yes!

  11. Charlee says:

    I love a space that makes me feel happy. I’m smiling from the inside.

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