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Charmaine's "Modern Glam" Room

Modern Glam



Name:

Charmaine

Location:

New Berlin, Wisconsin

Division:

North

Colors Used


Charcoal gray, touches of gold/tan and turquoise. Benjamin Moore Iced cube silver for the walls.

Color Inspiration


Gray and turquoise have always been my favorite color combination. I draw inspiration from blogs and design magazines.

Color Tips


Instead of adding color through walls, why not paint a piece of furniture or two? You have less surface area to repaint if you get tired of it.

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What a gorgeous and elegant room. Love it.

posted by britabroad on November 16, 2011 at 10:58am
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Charmaine I love love your place.. Dining room is to die for.

Can you pls tell me where did you get the three tier glass shelving..

posted by New York Muhtari on November 16, 2011 at 1:49pm
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Thank you!

NY Muhtari - I got the shelving from Craigslist. They are actually end tables stacked together.

posted by crn on November 16, 2011 at 3:49pm
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OMG - I cannot live without that couch. That is exactly, precisely what I have been looking for, for years now. Please, please, please tell me you have a source?

posted by embryoconcepts on November 16, 2011 at 4:46pm
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Hi - I love the marble coffee table - could you please tell me where you got it?

posted by MaykiGee on November 16, 2011 at 4:39pm
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Thanks Charmaine...

I wish I would find a version like that in NY....

posted by New York Muhtari on November 16, 2011 at 4:56pm
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What color is that turquoise?! I tried to paint my dining table similarly, but the color was too pale. This is just right.

posted by kelleyk on November 16, 2011 at 4:59pm
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Gawgeous!! Love the details.....

posted by Laura @ Design Share on November 16, 2011 at 5:07pm
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That built-in breakfront buffet is amazing. I love that it's gray, the turquoise dining table is really fab, and the chairs are so cool. You managed to take a few seriously disparate styles and blend them harmoniously.

Lucky you to live in such a great space, and especially lucky you that you were able to conceptualize it.

posted by ranta on November 16, 2011 at 5:07pm
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Oh my, thanks guys!

Maykigee - I'm sorry, but it is also a craigslist find.
Embryoconcepts - I bought it a local store but it is made by southern furniture (southernfurniture.net). I love it so much I got two!
Kelleyk - It is Martha Stewart Lagoon

posted by crn on November 16, 2011 at 5:43pm
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What a lovely space. I especially love the sofa and love seat.

posted by purplecharm on November 16, 2011 at 10:25pm
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I am in love with your couch! I find your room very soothing and elegant.

posted by suzannakins on November 16, 2011 at 11:08pm
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Great room - if the rest of the house is as cool as this, house tour please!

posted by katlia on November 17, 2011 at 1:16pm
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Beautiful room!!! Good to see a fellow WI resident, would love a full home tour!!!

posted by erinpearce on November 17, 2011 at 4:21pm
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would also love to know if you have any favorite design resources in WI!!! We moved to Mt. Pleasant, just south of milwaukee and I don't know where to shop for home purchases aside from regular dept. stores!

posted by erinpearce on November 17, 2011 at 4:25pm
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Erin, we too moved from the east coast 3 years ago. If you like antiques/vintage stuff, check out Antiques on Second and Blackhawk antiques. I also like Home Market in the third ward.

posted by crn on November 18, 2011 at 7:00am
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I want to go to your next cocktail party.

posted by mellowhome on November 18, 2011 at 11:18am
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the couch looks like the most comfortable things ever and w.o.w. to the chandelier.

posted by Shopgirl124 on November 20, 2011 at 9:39am
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you can see more pictures at mybestfriendcraig.blogspot.com

posted by crn on March 9, 2012 at 9:28am
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