Be Bold: High-Impact Home Inspiration (That's Not Staged)

Be Bold: High-Impact Home Inspiration (That's Not Staged)

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Jennifer Hunter
Oct 16, 2014

It's so easy to fill your space with neutral, everyone-approved designs and that's just fine, but if your heart yearns for something more, take a cue from these real-life readers. They all took a chance on their decor and wound up with truly head-turning homes.

Lauren had plenty going on without this to-die-for honeycomb ceiling but now that it's there we can't imagine her home any other way.

Kelly takes the statement piece to a whole new level.

Maximalists Shaun and Matt show us how a glam gallery wall is really done.

On the flip side, Isaac and Florence's extreme minimalism is just as striking.

Some might be intimidated by such a bold (and purple!) pattern but not Janel and Jim. They embraced it with rave reviews.

Why stop at one or two (or even three) patterns when you could add some extra charming kitsch on the wall like Hannah.

Esthera and Gus didn't fight the log cabin feeling of their A-line house. Instead they embraced it with architecture and tucked a loft bed under the eaves.

We called it a "color explosion" and you can see why. Karen loves color and is NOT shy about showing it.

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