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simply color: rebekah sigfrids

Today’s color palette and roundup are pulled from the lovely 1930s residence of Rebekah Sigfrids in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rebekah and her design team — Aubrie Hensler, Mike Dereix and Donna Sigfrids (mom) — strived to create an “earthy femininity by balancing soft, modern furnishings with time-worn primitive finds.” Her dreamy bedroom is both simple and…

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Monday March 14th, 2011

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simply color: portland four-square

Jessica Helgerson’s Portland-based interior design firm is truly amazing. I’m with Grace—if I could hire an interior designer, Jessica Helgerson would be at the top of my list! The room above is from an enchanting Portland four-square that Jessica and her team remodeled in 2009. I absolutely love the idea of a garden-inspired room! The…

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Monday March 7th, 2011

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simply color: shauna alterio & stephen loidolt

The amazingly fun duo, Shauna Alterio and Stephen Loidolt, of Something’s Hiding In Here, share a magical space in Philadelphia. I was immediately drawn to their plastic deer figurines that are perfectly displayed in the cubby above the bed. The whimsy continues around the room with vintage paint-by-number illustrations, a handmade gingham duvet, patterned pillows,…

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Monday February 28th, 2011

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simply color: angela + barkley from post 27

Post 27 founders Angela Finny-Hoffman and Barkley Hoffman share this bungalow just outside Chicago in Berwyn, Illinois. Angela and Barkley fill their home, much like their store, with mid-century vintage pieces as well as accessories made by local designers. The color palettes in their home are beautifully realized. I love how Angela and Barkley were inspired…

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Monday February 21st, 2011

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simply color: helen palmer

Photographer Helen Palmer resides in this sunny home in Liverpool. I adore the vintage charm! Her 70s floral duvet and the pistachio wall really brighten up the room. The colors have a great flow, and Helen’s house appears as cozy as can be! — Lauren Palette A. Apricot Lily (Behr), PMS 489; B. Deluxe (Pratt &…

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Monday February 14th, 2011

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simply color: jen altman

Jen Altman’s home is such a lovely mix of traditional and contemporary. A chandelier over an antique dining-room table that is surrounded by Emeco and Kartell Ghost chairs is something I would never think of, but wow, it really works! The photography around her house is breathtaking, and even these photos of Jen’s home are…

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Monday February 7th, 2011

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simply color: juliet totten

Juliet Totten from Poppies and Posies lives in New York City along with her sister, Ellen. Juliet is a collector, and many of her favorite objects come from her grandparents. When she was little, Juliet’s family lived in Syria, which explains the gorgeous textiles around her apartment. The eclectic décor in her room is brilliantly…

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Monday January 31st, 2011

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simply color: joslyn taylor

Joslyn Taylor’s favorite spot in her house is the nook between the kitchen and breakfast area. Don’t you just love how the Woods wallpaper creates a gorgeous backdrop for her collection of white dishes? And what make her kitchen and bedroom even more exciting are the pops of Kelly green wall color, which provide such…

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Monday January 24th, 2011

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simply color: shay ometz

Shay Ometz, senior art director at Fossil, and her husband live in a mid-century modern home filled with color, pattern and art. Their kitchen really stands out to me; the architecture and built-in furniture is quite beautiful, and their retro color palette is a perfect fit. I adore the Orla Kiely and Kaj Franck dishware,…

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Monday January 17th, 2011

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simply color: heather moore

As a big fan of Skinny Laminx, I was delighted to come across the sneak peek of Heather Moore (writer, illustrator and owner of Skinny Laminx). She lives with her husband and two cats in Cape Town, South Africa. Isn’t their kitchen amazing? Those green cabinets! With wood countertops and small pops of red, yellow…

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Monday January 10th, 2011

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simply color: karen barlow

Interior designer and props stylist Karen Barlow shares this gorgeous home with her family in Manchester, England. Each room was thoughtfully designed, and I’m completely in love with the master bedroom. The color theme revolves around the vintage satin eiderdown (which, by the way, cost £1.00!). Both classy and feminine, this space invites a cozy…

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Monday January 3rd, 2011

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simply color: bladon connor

This week’s color palette is pulled from the home of talented furniture designer Bladon Connor. Bladon’s 400-square-foot space in Chicago is a creative fusion of his own work and the collections he has accrued. The aqua wall is a pleasant mix with red, yellow and gray accents and leaves the room feeling fresh and contemporary. — Lauren…

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Monday December 20th, 2010

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simply color: trish grantham

Artist Trish Grantham has a charming house in Portland, Oregon. Her home is filled with paintings she loves that she acquired from friends and favorite artists. The Norway Spruce wall color in Trish’s living room is absolutely stunning; it looks great against the hodgepodge of framed art and miniatures. I’m also a fan of the…

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Monday December 13th, 2010

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simply color: karly depew

Navy, yellow, blue and tan is one of my favorite color combinations. When paired with rich brown floors and furniture, the colors really pop. These modern rooms in Karly Depew’s home showcase how the perfect color combination can make simple room decor come to life. — Lauren Palette A. Meerschaum (Pratt & Lambert), PMS 482; B….

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Monday December 6th, 2010

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simply color: dave alhadeff

Who would have thought that pink walls could look so cool?! If anyone can pull it off, it’s Dave Alhadeff of The Future Perfect — his taste is impeccable! Dave has a hip, eclectic mix of furniture and décor in his Brooklyn home. The colors are bold and brilliant. Check out the rest here. (Photographs…

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Monday November 29th, 2010

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simply color: jessica helgerson

Designer Jessica Helgerson creates beautiful interiors and her house is no exception. This natural, calming palette is just right for her fresh and comfortable living room. Each piece of furniture and décor is unique; I was particularly drawn to the coffee table — made by her husband! — and to the Portuguese eel traps hanging…

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