{colour inspiration: moody & atmospheric}

. . . have always dreamed of spring in shades of sunny whites and whispered greens, but recently the skies have been dark at turns and golden at others and during the cloudy moments, imagine spring as dusk and deep violet -- moody and atmospheric -- the colour of thundershowers . . .

{images: 1 - scan, josé picayo for martha stewart living february 2005; 2 - aubrey road via fondly seen}

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Blogger Laura Trevey said...

Love the soothing images...
Have a BBB weekend!
xoxo Laura

May 07, 2010  
Blogger Il Mare Atelier said...

This is an awesome color scheme! Definitely moody but has loads of style!

May 07, 2010  
Blogger Mademoiselle Deva said...

I really like this bedroom! It looks very nice!

May 07, 2010  
Blogger Marcie said...

The lavender wall is amazing, especially next to the pink in the blooms. Lovely picture.

Have a great weekend!

May 07, 2010  
Anonymous The Iconic Blog.com said...

Loving the contrasts. Have a wonderful weekend!x

May 07, 2010  
Blogger Esther said...

ah sometimes i really do hate it so when it rains

May 07, 2010  
Blogger Dagny @ Scandinavian Chic said...

Love the peach branches against the purple wall.

have a fabulous weekend!!


ps - I'm hosting a chic lithograph giveaway by Cecilia Carlstedt (she's an illustrator and has previously worked for vogue, elle, H&M, neiman marcus)

May 07, 2010  
Blogger Bumpkin on a Swing said...

Loving the storm and orchid colors together. Ummmmmmm might have to try this one.......

May 07, 2010  
Blogger Caitlin @ Sacramento Street said...

Those quince branches are amazing!

May 07, 2010  
Blogger Luna and Chloe said...

Loving the wall color in the first picture. Definitely moody. And those purple pillows are just the right shade. Have a wonderful weekend!


May 07, 2010  
Blogger Carly Anne said...

It's been a while since I've seen dark wall color...I like.


All this is Grace and Charm

May 07, 2010  
Blogger Jane Flanagan said...

Thank you for the link love! This image was originally found via Aubrey Road http://aubreyroad.blogspot.com/2010/04/purple.html

Have a great weekend!

May 07, 2010  
Blogger Marcus Design said...

I've been loving all shades of purple lately!! Though purple has been dominating fashion for a couple of years now, I feel like just now I am seeing in interiors more and more!

May 07, 2010  
Blogger Dustjacket Attic said...

I do wish my desk looked as serene as the one pictured.

re com; oh yes I so agree.

Have a lovely weekend,
xoxo DJ

May 07, 2010  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

hello everyone! thanks so much for the weekend wishes -- you're all so sweet! still one more post coming, with links -- check back if you like... xoxo

jane flanagan -- most welcome! adore your tumblr and thanks so much for the original link -- have added it to the image credits

hope you're having a wonderful, wonderful weekend, and as always, thank you for always taking a moment to say hello xo

May 08, 2010  
Anonymous n. said...

i always forget how beautiful branches look in a vase - thank you for reminding me.

May 08, 2010  
Blogger Elisa @ Globetrotting in Heels said...

That first shot is really beautiful. It's amazing how the color of the wall and the flowers on the vase give a plain space such a boost.

May 08, 2010  
Blogger Bringing Pretty Back said...

This is just so classy and simple. I really like it.

May 08, 2010  
Blogger Aron said...

I love the colors of that room. They are very peaceful.

May 10, 2010  

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