14 Gorgeous Interiors: How to Pair Bold Colors with Decorative Rugs

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If you are tired of winter you will find these 14 colorful rooms energizing and inspiring. They show how top interior designers bring lively colors into a room in fresh new ways and how they unify the room with the right decorative rug. Each room has something different to teach and I will share with you what I see in each room.  Read More

24 Chic Rooms: How to Mix Bold Colors, Patterns and Decorative Rugs

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If you love color and pattern but are afraid to use them, a great way to gain confidence and learn is to look at the work of a decorator who has mastered the art of making a room come alive with boldly colored fabrics and stylish decorative rugs. There is no better practitioner of this art than Katie Ridder whose work has been published in Elle Decor, The New York Times, House Beautiful and Domino to name just a few. "Her colors were so unusual and so perfect," a client told the Franklin Report. Another client summed up Ridder's designs as "Left of center, enough to grab your eye, but not too far left," and another one calls her interiors "Bohemian elegance." I have chosen 24 of the most beautiful Ridder interiors for today's post. Read More