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Manic Monday

Happy new week! I hope you had a lovely weekend. Here are the images that struck me over the past week with their beauty and innovation - a great way to start this week!

This entry with its round table stacked with books, fireplace!, artwork, and sightline to the living room is exquisite.

Sims Hilditch, photo source

The desk nestled under these stairs is so attractive. I have a rule/belief that taller items should be on the left when styling and placing furniture and/or artwork. I think height on the left is more pleasing to the eye. This desk is a perfect example of that with the items on the desk following the rising of the stairs.

Betsy Brown Inc., photo source

This entry/mudroom is so attractive it makes perfect sense that you can see it from the living room!

Lauren Liess, photo source

Every time I think I want to paint all of my walls white and let the artwork and furniture speak for themselves, I see dark rooms like these next two and do a complete turnaround. Ultimately, I think having a mix of dark rooms and light is the best course of action.

Matthew Carter Interiors, photo source

Sarah Winchester Studios, photo source

I love everything about this window seat. The ticking fabric on the seat, the linens on the throw pillows (all absolutely fantastic!), the artwork, window shade and wallpaper. They all sing together in perfect harmony!

Heidi Caillier Design, photo source

I am intrigued by the narrow table behind the sofa. It is the perfect option to provide lighting to the sofa. I think there is a belief that tables behind sofas should be full accessible and this image proves that is not at all the case.

Alison Giese Interiors, photo source

I saw this image in a magazine and loved the symmetry of these two matching cabinets and urns.

David Netto from Architectural Digest November 2021 Issue

I have been drawn to kitchens lately that have large sink-less islands and this one is gorgeous.

Design Shop Interiors, photo source

I was struck by the several different tones of green paint in this kitchen space and how well they all work together.

deVol, photo source

In this space I love how the face board of the shelving extends to the far wall despite the protruding column. It's all in the details and this is a great one!

photo source

This image cements my Feature Fever for a fireplace in the kitchen. This kitchen is an oldie but goodie that I would still want today! I wish, I wish.

G.P. Schafer, photo source

This entire bedroom screams "come in", what I am drawn to the most though is the patterned bedskirt, I love it.

Emily Janak Interiors, photo source

This is an extremely attractive shower door solution for the sloped ceiling. This bathroom is small and mighty.

Blanc Marine Intérieurs from Canadian House and Home October 2021 Issue

Another small and mighty bathroom making the best use of every square inch!

Little Venice London, photo source

Lastly, my love affair with breezeways continues. This image makes me really miss my Holland house as I am living through the exterior work being done to our current house and yard without a place for us to transition from outside dirty to inside clean, especially the dog! The breezeway in this image has an added level of awesomeness though because of the stream of water flowing underneath it into the fountain on the other side. Fabulous.

Think Architecture, photo source

This is the end of this week's Manic Monday curation. I hope it leaves you feeling inspired! I will be back tomorrow with an On Trend Tuesday post. See you there.

Thank you for starting your week with me,




Hi, I’m Kerry, a true lover of all things home design.  Thank you for stopping by to check in on the journey.  Please feel free to reach out to me, I love to talk design!

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