Why is simplicity so difficult to achieve?
In home styling, simplicity doesn’t suggest that a room is empty, plain or childish. It means that you’ve achieved a balance and that the elements are in harmony.
To my way of thinking, when a room is in harmony, every single item makes the rest of the room happy. Like harmony in music, it’s all about what happens when the parts come together.
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Neutral tones create the perfect segue from the outdoor winter landscape you’re your home.
A settee with weathered wood and a pickled grey finish features traditional decorative elements. The soft edge of the heavily tufted oatmeal colored cushion sets off the elegant wood detail. A shaggy, casual pillow complements an ultra-glam satin and velvet pillow on the settee.
According to Feng Shui, one should always have a mirror in the entryway. Aside from tenets of ancient religions, placing a mirror in your home’s entrance allows you or your guests an opportunity to check appearances in passing. Mirrors also make rooms look larger.
A round metal-framed mirror is edged by tiny strips of bronze and gold, which are wrapped around the border as a frame. This remarkable piece has a vintage, hand-crafted feeling.
A distinctive entry rug in greys and neutrals brings together the other pieces in harmony. The diamond pattern is woven into the rug, adding another element of interest and harmony.