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Get the Look: An Audrey-Inspired Studio

Audrey Hepburn's glamorous look in Breakfast at Tiffany's was influential, to say the least. But back when I lived in a studio apartment, I found her home style — and her ability to throw a cocktail party in a one-room apartment — more inspiring. So for today's Get the Look, I decided to design a studio apartment influenced by those Breakfast at Tiffany's digs.

I've always coveted Holly Golightly's bathtub couch, so I flipped out when I found this wonderful replica yesterday on Notcot. With the couch as the centerpiece, I pulled together bedroom furniture, kitchen goodies, and other accents that are inspired by the movie set or by Hepburn herself. For everything you need to get the look,

The Palette: I simply couldn't pass up the opportunity to use some Tiffany-esque blue, and this Valspar Ultra Premium Paint in Rapids (at left) is pretty darn close. Why not cover the walls with it, then use black and white for the rest of the room?


The Furniture: Obviously, you'll need a couch made out of a bathtub, and I also threw in some other items evocative of Golightly's pad, including a retro fridge and an elegant wrought-iron bed. For chairs and other furniture, go with ornate, old-school wooden styles.

The Accents: When in doubt, go glam, with glitzy lamps, and chandeliers dripping with costume jewels. It would also be fun to add some Tiffany-blue kitchen ware and pillows and other accessories emblazoned with Audrey's image.

For all of my product picks, click on the photos below!


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AnAshopholic AnAshopholic 5 years
love the idea , so fun !
veronicaraye veronicaraye 8 years
love it
martinilove martinilove 9 years
I would love to have all of this! Awesome theme! Audrey is one of my heros and Breakfast at Tiffany's is my fave movie!
SassAndBide SassAndBide 9 years
love it all :love:
peskipiksi peskipiksi 9 years
Could live in an apt just like it today.
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
beautiful job Casa! looks like a lovely decor! :) that movie inspired me a lot too with one of my old bedrooms. i always wanted a sleeping mask like hers too!
veronicaraye veronicaraye 9 years
i love the idea. perfect for a young lady living in a very feminine apartment & in an upbeat city.
SoCalSugar SoCalSugar 9 years
Gaah! Now I can't wait to paint something Tiffany blue!
malzie89 malzie89 9 years
i love this!
libs1dlab libs1dlab 9 years
The Bathtub Chaise is adorable.
TheFairestLady TheFairestLady 9 years
Can I just add that a B@T room isn't complete without a set of vintage suitcases stacked up in the corner and an old-fashioned telephone? :)
sgdish sgdish 9 years
How fun is that?
davie-k davie-k 9 years
cindeerella cindeerella 9 years
absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!!
Ejmcmis Ejmcmis 9 years
I love it !! Totally beautiful.
ALSW ALSW 9 years
Oh, my gosh, I love it all! All the pieces are great - glamorous and gorgeous. Perfect!
Lorelei-Spirit Lorelei-Spirit 9 years
I love it!
alillee alillee 9 years
I absolutely love this idea! Breakfast at Tiffany's is one of my fave movies. And your picks are so cute!
Ficklefaerie Ficklefaerie 9 years
I love that color blue and was deciding if it would look good with all my black and white pix. I'm so glad you put up that suggestion!
ginasugar ginasugar 9 years
I am a huge Audrey fan! This is exactly what I would do if I had a studio. Love the bathtub couch, chandelier and color!
Amanda-La Amanda-La 9 years
What an excellent idea and good job on finding all those items!
tee0206 tee0206 9 years
I love the sofa, too. And the colors. I think I might make my next place black, white, and Tiffany blue with hints of red.
CestLaVie CestLaVie 9 years
Very cute theme.
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