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Jessie's "Lavender Has A Crush On Red" Room

Lavender Has A Crush On Red



Name:

Jessie

Location:

Santa Cruz, California

Division:

West

Colors Used


purple-y lavenders, red, orange-y yellows

Color Inspiration


hmmmm.....I knew I wanted lavender, and wanted something young and fresh for a teenage girl. Cheerful and happy for my Macie:-)

Color Tips


You gotta go with what you like. If you don't like color, don't use it. Don't go with all bold. Pick something that can be a bridge or neutralizer for a couple of bolder colors. I mixed in some grey's and whites with the lavender's and red's.

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Comments (19)

Love the splashes of color! You definitely deserve to win.

posted by Chez Loulou on October 26, 2011 at 1:44pm
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Love the room!

Did you freehand the trees or was it a stencil of some sort?

posted by charlotte222 on October 26, 2011 at 2:04pm
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I really like the trees behind the bed. Is that from a stencil??

Cute for a teen room!

posted by noticetothepublic on October 26, 2011 at 5:44pm
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Nice room. Love the rug! Where is it from?

posted by Shiara on October 26, 2011 at 7:27pm
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I would have never thought to use these colors, I love the armoire and chandelier!

posted by apartmenthappy on October 26, 2011 at 7:09pm
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Wow! You have my vote for sure. This room is so creative, fun, and shows some real talent. What a great design, and what a great designer!

posted by mary jordan on October 26, 2011 at 10:07pm
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This is a great room for a teen to have! I wish I would have had something like this growing up. I love the rug too! Where is it from?

posted by caffeineblues on October 27, 2011 at 1:41pm
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Lurve!! Super cute and stylish.

posted by herong on October 27, 2011 at 1:58pm
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I am a saucy latina, and I love color!

This room has it all!

posted by Shawnie on October 27, 2011 at 2:05pm
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Gorgeous!

posted by A_Glorious on October 27, 2011 at 5:44pm
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Thank you for the comments! The wall of trees is freehand, and it is a pretty easy and fast project. The imperfection works- so just go for it! I didn't even use tape. The rug is from Target.

posted by misscircumstance on October 27, 2011 at 7:47pm
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Your room...well it just "feels" good. It's pretty, fun, bright, sweet, happy and beautifully done. I love it!

posted by cary2fred on October 27, 2011 at 6:53pm
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Just love the unexpected mix of red and soft lavender. Brilliant!

posted by GeorgiaMete on October 29, 2011 at 4:11pm
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Love it!!! Great use of color. I especially love the trees.

posted by erica_lynne on October 29, 2011 at 8:15pm
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really unique color combo! i would've never thought to combine red with lavender. adorable!

posted by lorrinm on October 31, 2011 at 2:42pm
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Love the style, love the flair, it's groovy by me...everywhere!!!!!!

posted by mary jordan on November 1, 2011 at 11:02pm
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So unique, fun, and lovely!

posted by Reeses902 on November 4, 2011 at 3:04pm
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Don't know how I missed this room--it's divine! Great job.

posted by bellsonhopi on November 12, 2011 at 11:34am
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Hi SkylarkMelody! I'm so glad you like it! The lamp shades are just standard store bought that I recovered in Amy Butler fabric. I'm not sure if you mean the little desk the lamps are on ( that is vintage and I just painted in the black detail on top), or the side table by the bed, which is just a customized Ikea table. I did a how-to on my blog here http://pompandcircumstance.wordpress.com/2010/07/22/before-and-after-ikea-lindved-table/.
The art I did with Macie. I wanted something that was doable for she and I to do together. It was super easy ( just yellow and orange paint, slightly mixed together right on the canvas) and I think fun for her to have art in her room that she made. Thanks for asking:-)

posted by misscircumstance on November 13, 2011 at 10:57pm
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