Saturday, December 1, 2007

Not too serious is the key...


Says designer Katie Ridder of her family's Upper East Side apartment. A space that I remember loving when it was featured in Elle Decor's March '06 issue...something about it said "welcome, no need to take your shoes off...and it's okay to sit on the furniture too!"


I may have to steal this idea Katie! I love that bookcase...and how it combines the flat screen so seamlessly.


Love this headboard by Charles H. Beckley...


The perfect, classic Master Bathroom...white subway tile with black accent tiles!


How cute is this room and those Niermann Weeks canopy beds!

10 comments:

the House of Beauty and Culture said...

That is a great way to incorporate the tv. We all have them, include them and for Pete's sake do not hide them in those dreadful (tacorama) cabinets.

ALL THE BEST said...

I love Katie Ridder's style. Hope you are feeling better!!

Things That Inspire said...

What a great post! I had not seen these images. I love the headboard - I can't go back in the post, but it is the fabric covered blue one.

Sarah said...

What a lovely home! That's my favorite way to subtly display a television.

Garrett said...

I'm sure this is a horribley ignorant question. But what type of branches are in the first pic? I have a space that needs some vertical movement and those would be perfect. Wonder if I can get them during a NY winter ha. Thanks all.
-Garrett

J Lee said...

great space.
i agree, spaces that are too serious can feel very uptight and uncomfortable. a good mix is the perfect blend, but not the easiest thing to accomplish!

jenn~

Heather at Grace303 said...

I love the black and white bathroom - so classic and beautiful.

All Things Bright and Beautiful....Creative Flair Chic said...

That cherry blossom in the first phot really makes the room I think - Lovely post

girl meets glamour said...

Thanks for all your comments, I'm going to get better at responding again.

Garrett- Thanks for stopping by my blog!! I think those are cherry blossom branches like mentioned in the last comment.

Anonymous said...

I found the ceramic and metal tiles incorporating well and creating a lovely look. I just upgraded my bathroom and bought some metal tiles at http://www.justhomedecor.com/estoreusa/home.php?cat=492 The tiles are on sale now.