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Cindy's "Reserved Suzani" Room

Reserved Suzani




Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts



Colors Used

Mustard, Poppy, Turquoise, Grey

Color Inspiration

I like looking at suzani fabrics, kilim rugs, sari fabrics, and such (even though I don't have any of these!). I like the way they mix colors in a fun way. I wanted to introduce lots of different colors into my room, but without going too crazy, since I wanted it to still feel peaceful.

Color Tips

I like to keep a neutral background (white and grey) and have accents of color around.

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Comments (19)

I second the vote for a full house tour. Love love love your dining table and the lighting above.

posted by bruns on November 15, 2011 at 2:57am
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I like your swing!

posted by maglyb on November 14, 2011 at 11:34am
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Great display of natural wood, unique pieces, open space and earthy colors what an excellent balance!

posted by franco02130 on November 14, 2011 at 2:20pm
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A window seat with a bookshelf underneath is a little utopia, in my opinion!

posted by Lee M. on November 14, 2011 at 2:40pm
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This room could not possibly be more perfect. I adore it!

posted by AnnieWhoCanFly_ on November 14, 2011 at 2:49pm
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I agree with the comment above by Annie.
& The kitchen is wonderful .

posted by kassgood on November 14, 2011 at 3:03pm
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very cool...

posted by pauld on November 14, 2011 at 3:39pm
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Lovely Cindy! Can you let us know what grey that is?

posted by kristengvan on November 15, 2011 at 12:11am
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Hi, it's Cindy. Thank you for all the kind comments! :)

Kristen, the grey paint is Benjamin Moore White Water. It's a light grey with blue undertones.

posted by geckotoes1 on November 15, 2011 at 10:22am
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Wonderful home design! Is the light fixture over the dining table from CB2? Also, would love to know where you got your dining table from.


posted by juliaea138 on November 15, 2011 at 1:02pm
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Love this kitchen! Cindy - where did your overhead lights come from?

posted by AmandaCobb on November 15, 2011 at 2:01pm
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The lights are from CB2, and I clustered 3 in a row.

The dining table was custom-made by David Ellison at Lorimer Workshop in Rhode Island. I think his tables have been featured on Apartment Therapy before. He's really great--he worked with me from beginning to end to make sure that the table turned out just how I wanted it! I first visited his workshop to get some ideas, and then ended up sending him a photo of a live-edge table I really liked that had metal legs. He was able to weld the legs himself. Later, I visited his workshop again to see the options for stains in person. After I picked one and he sent me photos of the stained table, I asked for it to be tweaked just a bit, and he did exactly what I requested. I'm so happy with the table!

posted by geckotoes1 on November 15, 2011 at 2:32pm
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I love the kitchen. Where is the red and white rug from?

posted by tatertot on November 15, 2011 at 6:14pm
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Thanks! It's the Brita Sweden Anna rug. I bought it from Scandinavian design center, but it's also available from other websites.

posted by geckotoes1 on November 15, 2011 at 7:17pm
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Seconded on the House Tour request! I can't believe how peaceful you've made such an open space!

posted by embryoconcepts on November 16, 2011 at 9:39am
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Hi Cindy, Daniela and Mark sent me over here, what a gorgeous room!

posted by Jessica Kantrowitz on November 20, 2011 at 2:50pm
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Wonderful use of the space. Very stylish and I vote for a full house tour.

posted by dicey1 on November 20, 2011 at 11:31pm
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Loved the feel of open space in your home. Your choice of fabrics was excellent.

posted by ricitosdeplata on December 26, 2011 at 6:11am
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Nice, I like, but I think some kilims on the floor could look awesome!

posted by Zsuzzani on January 16, 2012 at 3:13pm
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