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Coveted Crib: Calm and Restrained in London

Decorating is not like getting dressed. While buying all the clothes you love will result in a beautiful wardrobe, you must execute restraint when shopping for your home — otherwise your digs will be an uncohesive headache. But that doesn't mean you have to live in a white box or be super matchy matchy. The owners of this beautiful London home know what I'm talking about. They've chosen a calm, mostly neutral palette with touches of soft color and pattern. There's no more than one element that stands out in each room — a modern blue-wing chair in the living room, a wall of patterned wallpaper in the bedroom — which allows your eyes to rest. Beyond that, the home is accessorized but not overly so. There's no clutter or too many items competing for your attention in one place. Just looking at it, I feel calm. See what I mean when you

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jenlovesgreen jenlovesgreen 7 years
I have house envy.
jenlovesgreen jenlovesgreen 7 years
I have house envy.
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
I like this!
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
I like this!
snowysakurasky snowysakurasky 7 years
yup this place is pretty amazing and unattainable, as i definitely lack the restraint :( love that there's lots of white and soft blues and nudes. even the yard is cute. between this and the carrie bedroom, one of my fave weeks on casa.
pinkpeonygirl pinkpeonygirl 7 years
I love the little blue accents in the living room picture. I really adore the calm and soothing palette but I don't have the self restraint to stick to one main color in different shades.
christilsmith2 christilsmith2 7 years
Where oh where can i get the wallpaper?? I need it for my closet.
bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 7 years
Beautiful - where in London is this?
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