Name: Julia (4)
Location: Scotch Plains, NJ
Color Inspiration: At the tender age of 18-months, a few months before Julia's baby sister made her arrival, I moved Julia, now 4-years-old, into this room. The nursery Julia moved from was a serene, calm and muted space. I wanted to create a "big girl room" that would be colorful, fun and rooted in some history. Julia is the first American-born in our Russian immigrant family and we strive to keep her heritage alive. Many of the toys and books in her room are from my own childhood.
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Color Inspiration continued: Besides my sentimental attachment to folk themes, I happen to love the aesthetic of it as well though I mix it quite a bit with the modern looks I also enjoy. I am also drawn to various bird imagery. Something about the idea of my home being a cozy and safe "nest" for my babies appeals deeply to me.
Tip for Using Color: Don't match, coordinate! Pay close attention to what inspires you and try to recreate it in your home. Meaningful items that don't seem to "match" the space have a way of fitting in anyway
I used to think a good color scheme was all about matching. Nowadays, I find well coordinated but completely mismatched items to be so much more appealing. A ton of my inspiration comes from AT, of course.
Colors Used: Oranges, Reds, Blues, Greens... all colors welcome!
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