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A Modern German Home Shows How Warm and Cozy Organic Minimalism Can Be

published Aug 30, 2019
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Bedrooms
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Square feet
753
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753
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Katie, her husband, and two kids, Amelie Rose (5) and Nilah Rose (2)
Cologne, Germany
753 square feet

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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: It’s not easy to live a minimal decor style AND make your home warm and welcoming. There’s just something about all those white walls and sparse furnishings that can come off a little too cold, in my opinion. But it CAN be done, and Katie’s home just outside of Cologne, Germany is a great example.

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Followers of her popular Instagram account, @rosexgrace, get a heaping dose of gorgeous and minimal home decor inspiration that exudes Scandinavian grace. Her secrets seem to be combining a soft range of neutrals, whites, and grays, along with mixing in plenty of textures to keep things interesting.

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Describe your home’s decor style in 5 words: Minimal, loving, comfortable, Scandinavian, modern.

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What’s your favorite thing about your home? I love many things in my home, especially my vase collections by Lyngby, the paintings by LouLou Avenue, and my Hongi by Karup Design.

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What’s your least favorite thing about your home? I do not like our small windows, because we have very little daylight in our home. So that means all rooms are very dark most of the day. I always have to turn on the light even in the morning and the sun is out.

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And unfortunately we haven’t got a garden for our children. But when it’s time to move from this house we will look for those things in a new place.

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What city is your home in? How does the space itself and the decor reflect the region (if it does)? I can not say we have a certain style that could be compared to any country or city. I like to mix furniture and decoration based on my taste.

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What’s the one thing that makes your space feel like home? The living room. It has to be inviting and comfortable for me. I love being able to relax on the sofa with my family and enjoy the time together.

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