Here the second of our 4 southwestern finalists, from Silver Lake, California. Please toss in your two cents, as our panel of judges will use your comments to help finalize their own decision (it's a tough job!).
Location: Silver Lake, California
Type: One bedroom cottage
Go to: Planetsusanna's Original Entry
Other than our own entry, we liked #17 - Annie and Michael's Study in Symmetry . It's very edgy and and colorful without being cartoon-ish.
In you home, tell us about and show us your favorite colorful object?:
There is painting that I found a few years back of a "Traveling Maiden/Dancing Girl" (the painting is either Indian, or Persian, I'm not quite sure, it has decorative elements of both cultures) from a store called Further in Silver Lake.
I love the colors, it is painted on silk, the subtle gradations from orange to yellow to green are very soothing and rich. The wild frame in tones of golds and ebony is a strong contrast to the flora and fauna color pallet of the image, what a winning contrast. If you look at this image and then at the finished living room you can see the direct lineage of inspiration to execution of this rooms colors....