13.10.08

{lavender & gold}

Had been trying to configure an artful arrangement of all my favourite paintings, photographs, and artwork, that is, until I happened across the simplicity of this exclusive arrangement of fashion illustrations. The uniform gold frames against the deep lavender adds a beautifully luxe and elegant element to an otherwise perfectly simple grouping.

{see also:}
> purple reign
> Jessica Stam's
pretty NY apartment

{image: H&H September 2008, photography by Angus Fergusson}

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30 Comments:

Blogger E said...

So simple and elegant. I want my future apartment to be this sophisticated.

October 14, 2008  
Blogger hello gorgeous said...

Love the wall color (and of course illustrations).

October 14, 2008  
Blogger thevintagechair said...

What a great way to display art! The yellow frames look awesome against the purple walls. I'm not normally a fan of purple, but this is very tastefully done.

October 14, 2008  
Blogger katiedid said...

If only I could commit to a wall color. I simply can't...so white it is. I am the sort who loves wall colors from afar, and this scene is worthy!

October 14, 2008  
Blogger Caroline @ Absolutely Unique said...

This is so so lovely! I a complete fan of purple and I love the way it looks with gold.

October 14, 2008  
Blogger Inspire the Starling said...

You've just really inspired me! I'm moving house next weekend and I have loads of drawings, pictures and prints I want to hang. After seeing this I'm going to make it my mission to find different frames (styles and shapes), but ALL in gold. How great will that look? Thanks hun. Cx

October 14, 2008  
Blogger Inspire the Starling said...

Your blog IS glamorous...and oh-so edible. I'm going to link you, if you don't mind?! Feel free to do the same, if you so wish... xx

October 14, 2008  
Blogger Teresa said...

Love the simplicity- and the bold color- I would so love to do that.

October 14, 2008  
Anonymous Melony at Whimsy Daisy! said...

I think lavender is such an underrated color. It just looks scarey on that little paint chip, but beautiful on a wall. It just takes some nerve!

October 14, 2008  
Blogger Alya said...

I'm becoming really fond of displaying art and framed photos in ways other than hanging them on walls..

October 14, 2008  
Blogger milly said...

these are so pretty. purple/lavender is so in this year!

October 14, 2008  
Blogger Melissa @ The Inspired Room said...

Such a beautiful wall color! And I do love the art stacked along the bench. Love that look!

xo

October 14, 2008  
Blogger Dallas Shaw said...

This grouping is simple and very pretty. The wall color is just perfect.

October 14, 2008  
Blogger i.d. said...

This is stunning! I also really love the idea of using fashion illustrations as artwork.

October 14, 2008  
Blogger nichole said...

I have a similar color on the wall in my dining room, and it's amazing how different it looks at different times throughout the day. It ranges from periwinkle blue to gray to lavender, and I love every shade.

October 14, 2008  
Blogger Savvy Mode SG said...

simple and elegant. bf and i are trying to figure out what to do for his foyer. i feel inspired.

October 14, 2008  
Blogger OLIVEAUX said...

A beautiful arrangement!

October 15, 2008  
Blogger SimplyGrove said...

That wall color is PERFECTLY dreamy:)

October 15, 2008  
Anonymous Isa said...

I do love the purple color of the wall.
it's very classic and simple but really beautiful!

October 15, 2008  
Blogger Julia said...

Lavender! Who would have thought! I especially love all the gold frames. It's a soft spot for me. Gold accents! YUMMY!

October 15, 2008  
Blogger Chloe's Chic Conception said...

I love the wall color! Especially accented with the gold frames...it is gorgeous!

And, I guess you're tagged now :) I can't wait to find out six random facts about you :)

October 15, 2008  
Anonymous PJ said...

Wow, what a beautiful color combo.

October 15, 2008  
Blogger mia said...

The best combination - beautiful pic!

Mia

October 15, 2008  
Blogger DecorPad said...

Another color combo. to love! So pretty!

October 15, 2008  
Anonymous automatism said...

Oh, how gorgeous. Love the way the gold frames pop against the deep lavender.

Lori

October 15, 2008  
Blogger Joanna Goddard said...

fab! i would have never thought of this. thank you!

October 16, 2008  
Blogger Fifi Flowers said...

Nice combo!

October 17, 2008  
Blogger annechovie said...

I have to echo everyone else and say "what a beautiful combination!"

October 19, 2008  
Anonymous Rachel said...

beautiful; what is the brand of paint that is used?

August 10, 2009  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

rachel -- believe it's benjamin moore, but shall check for certain

August 10, 2009  

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