International #8: Katheryne's Bold and Whimsical

International #8: Katheryne's Bold and Whimsical

Oct 8, 2008

Name: katheryne
Location: Victoria, British Columbia
Type of Home: Rental basement suite
What inspired you to use color? In my last apartment we were not allowed to paint the walls. The white apartment felt clinical and motivated me to take a bold and whimsical approach to decorating...

...I'm filling my new place with objects and colours that arouse joy and warmth (even though my choices can be somewhat overwhelming). I was also inspired by Jonathan Adler's maximalist style, which I am trying to emulate little by little as the decorating process continues.

Color Tip: My one colour tip is to use clear colours. Muted colours are safe and can appear dull, bright ones instantly lift a place up.

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