Like a Fine Wine: Kathryn Ireland's Dreamy yet Bright Bedrooms

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Textile designer Kathryn M. Ireland (not to be mistaken for Kathy Ireland) recently opened her Ojai home to House Beautiful magazine, and we are deeply in love with the master and guest bedrooms! Since we're on the tail end of bedrooms month, take a lingering look and get inspired by these romantic and bold bedrooms.

[ Photos by Victoria Pearson for House Beautiful ]

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Her guest room is equally--if not more--bright as the master bedroom. We're loving the layering of patterns between the spring green bedspread and deep pink sunburst pillow (both part of Ireland's new line) with the handmade bolster pillow made from an antique suzani.

One thing that we found very interesting about Ireland's latest collection was her thoughtfulness on color choices. While her new fabrics introduce brilliant colors, she intentionally chose hues that would look wonderful mellowed out by time. As she puts it, "It's how I like it.... Let it get aged. Wash things, hang them on the line, and let the sun do its work. I was appalled when I first moved from England to L.A., and here we are in this sunny climate and everyone has clothes dryers.."

Check out more of Kathryn Ireland's home and her interview at House Beautiful--it's an inspiring read for anyone who may be trying to experiment with new colors and patterns at home.