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Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Country Style: Colour & Styling Inspirations

Country Style | Photography by Craig Wall
The moment I set eyes on this beautifully styled shoot in Country Style magazine I knew I would eventually wax lyrical about it over here on Bright.Bazaar! First off, the shoot includes the excellent Whitby wallpaper by my buddies over at Mini Moderns. I can see why they used the paper in the shoot because it's teal-like colour way (affectionately named Washed Denim by the MM chaps!) works perfectly with the overall theme. The rustic wooden surfaces, eclectic mix and match glass jars and beautifully patterned tiles all combined to create an inspiring series of images that demonstrate top notch composition. Whether it be for how one decides on the tiles for a kitchen splash back or the new wallpaper for a guest bedroom, I think there are some great ideas here that can be used when cataloguing our own decorating inspirations at home. What inspires you about this colour-led shoot?

25 comments:

  1. I'm loving those geometric tiles. I'm a little bit obsessed by geometrics! And the tree wallpaper in the background. I think it's Cole and Son. I wish one of my clients would choose it for their home so i could design a scheme around it! Beautiful wintry colours.
    Saskia x

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  2. Wonderful color inspiration and gorgeous styling! Love the tiles and birch tree wallpaper!

    Jessie
    www.mixandchic.com

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  3. I love these gorgeous wallpapers Will! I think I detected a pretty owl one in the basket too - I must try and track this down as I have a thing for owls at the moment! xx

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  4. OOOOH! So happy to have found Mini Moderns on here!! Love it! Going to order some samples now.

    XO - Jami
    Imagine Design Blog

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  5. I love how they showed the color samples on tags. Genius!

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  6. love these colors! i'm playing around with a lot of the same tones in the new place!

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  7. Love the blue tones being used and the rustic elements. They get along so good together!

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  8. This makes me wanna go creative and arty - now I wonder whether I should turn my multi-winged apartment into a studio? We will see. Inspiring post:-)

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  9. Aqua can be wintery too! I love the aqua paired with a bit of dusty rose pink and some black and white. Beautiful!

    xo Allison
    Spicer + Bank
    www.spicerandbank.blogspot.com

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  10. Love, love, love! The colors are fantastic. I love warm browns with teal and light blues - perfect combo. Also, I adore anything nautical, so the wallpaper in the last shot is brilliant.

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  11. @Saskiaj - The tiles are lovely and yes, the colours do feel quite wintery I agree!

    @Jessie - The styling is great, it's all about those little details! xx

    @Martine, Eleni - Love the blue hues!

    @Rachel - Oh, me too. I've been addicted to owls for ages now! xx

    @Jami - Mini Moderns are awesome. Seriously, let me know if you need anything from those guys and I'll put you in touch because they rock! Check them out for sure! xx

    @Tommy - That was one of my favourite styling elements, too!

    @Jon - Liking the colour idea for the new place. The whitby wallpaper could work well for a place by the sea, too!

    @Igor - Who needs a kitchen when you can have a studio?! ;)

    @Allison, MichaelaRae - Aren't they just! We have teal-coloured decorations at home this year! xx

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  12. oooo i'm liking the metallic(?) burlap - it would make really pretty place mats or a full table runner.

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  13. Love the soft colors here, although i normally tend to the brighter shades. So laid back and done with so much taste and care. Love your blog here, very inspiring!

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  14. The colour palette is so lovely Will! So much to love about this shoot :)

    Abbey x

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  15. Beautiful! I love the colours and the natural surfaces, but most of all I love how this shows what can be done with very little and basic materials and someone's great creative vision!

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  16. Loving the paper combinations with the rustic... gorgeous paint hues... xv

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  17. Love the colors that you propose, the soft blue and the natural! It's so chic!!!!

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  18. Nothing beats some turquoise!!!

    www.lavanpoise.blogspot.com

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  19. Love the colours and the wallpaper is fantastic. I love the rustic wood touches with the aqua glass jar :)

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  20. @anamublog - Nice idea!

    @Martina, Abbey, vicki, Deborah, Lace, Lisa - Me too, I felt these colours were perfect for the season!

    @Eva - Here, here! Well said!

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  21. Ooh having a moment with the teal wallpaper too! xo

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  22. That colour scheme is just devine!!!!!

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  23. I adore Country Living so much! this is so fun, such an eclectic mix of modern paper & vintage stuff, mason jars r classic!

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