Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Neutral Territory








There's nothing boring about beautiful neutrals - they're understated and elegant. From chocolate brown to creamy white, what could be lovelier than a room filled with beautiful linens and burlaps, raw silks, dark wooden floors, sisal, soft cashmere ... all these gorgeous things create a soothing and relaxing place to be.
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Image 1 - We Heart It Image 2 - Homes & Gardens Magazine Image 3 - Mark Lanning Image 4- visualxchange Image 5- House Beautiful Image 6 - here Image 7 - French and Country

10 comments:

  1. wow, wow, wow. Especially that first photo of the bedroom. My colors for sure. Doesn't that chair look inviting and that bed looks scrumptious! Love the headboard, the lights - how about everything!

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  2. Love the glam factor in using silver frames en masse in the second pic. It makes a nice change from the black frames and creates a cohesive link to the glass and silver fixtures in the bathroom. Beautiful post as always thank you....Lyn from linihome

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  3. Thankyou so much for this post. The bathroom in the 3rd pic has given me hope. I bought what I thought were white mosaic tiles for the splahback in our ensuite but when I got them on the wall they were green and for some reason remind me of a dentist's surgery, not a happy thought when I'm brushing my teeth! Now I see how I can use them to my advantage. Ange

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  4. First of all, don't know how I managed to miss your claw foot bath post.....your too quick for me !!!! I hate it when I miss one, Leigh....sorry.
    I love claw feet baths......unfortunately, I haven't got one!!!!
    I love this neutral palate....something that you can't go wrong with and I don't think that it ever dates, either.
    I love the first and third one and the last of the gardeners apron and basket is very Country Living. XXXX

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  5. Love neutrals... any color added just makes the room pop... great way to feature special pieces of furniture or accents...xoxo~Kathy @ Sweet Up-North Mornings...

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  6. I couldn't agree more Leigh! I love neutrals, as I love texture- and nothing makes you really see the texture of fabrics like neutrals.

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  7. Love those gorgeous french chairs, x

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  8. I tell you, you give me so much inspiration for my new home, have just copied #1 into my home folder (sits with a few other finds from your good self). It really is beautiful.

    Thanks Leigh,
    xoxo

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  9. You just keep wowing me Leigh! I have just started to incorporate more neutrals and whites into my home and I love it.
    How bout that chandelier in your first pic, amazing.

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