Ideas to Steal From This Week's Tours: Go Bold with Unexpected Elements

January 6-10, 2014

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Purple accent wall panels, colorful nursery decor with retail window display origins, coordinating cats, polka dots and more. This week's house, nursery and work space tours featured a stunning array of bold decor ideas you can borrow for your own space!

Top picture: One purple wall stopping the hearts of all those who enter the room in Natalie & Seth's Organic Modern Home.

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Don't you love the colorful wall treatment found in Olive's Creatively Colorful Abode Nursery Tour? The only thing better than how gorgeous it is, is where the homeowners acquired it: It's a re-purposed window display from a popular retail store!

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A bold statement is made along a brick stairwell wall in Natural Curiosities' Endlessly Inventive Offices.

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A deep, rich crimson red Boretti stove is a pop of color in a warm and natural kitchen in Elena & Judd's Cozy Amsterdam Apartment.

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A glass interior door peeks into the nursery of Heather & Eric's Cozy Victoria Cottage.

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The fabric polka dots attached to a wall in Make*Do*Mend + Drygoods Design's work space are cheery and fun!

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A soft cat complements nicely with the collection of kilim rugs and pillows in Lauren and Chad's Vintage Comfort (totally not an actual idea but too cute to leave out).

Find your own inspiration from all of our tours here. Interested in seeing your home, room or project featured on Apartment Therapy? Contact the editors right here.

(Image credits: Kim Lucian; Armosa Studios; Abby Stone; Breanne Johnsen; Andie Powers; Lauren Naimola)

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Adrienne is a Southern writer who loves architecture, design, cats and science fiction. She's a contributor to UPPERCASE Magazine. She watches a lot of Star Trek.