Have you ever considered decorating a room based on inspiration from something other than a photo of a room? It’s a fantastic way to come up with unexpected ideas that will make the rooms in your home unique and innovative. For example, take a look at the photo below. It’s a simple table setting at a restaurant, so your first inclination might be to mimic the table setting at your next dinner party. We suggest using as a reference for color and accessory selection in any room in your house!
To teach you how to do so, we are going to break down the elements of the design that make it appealing. If you happen to be a novice, this approach will make learning this inspirational technique a breeze! Just read the bullet points for each style aspect of the décor and extract what works best for your personal vision.
The color pallet: Jet Black, Dark Brown, Camel Brown, Daisy Yellow, Light Forest Green, Grass Green, Punchy Pink Lemonade
What makes the colors work well together?
- Pink and green are complimentary, and the natural green hues allow the yellow to pop without clashing.
- The browns are well coordinated, also inspired by nature rather than synthetic colors.
- The black is unexpected and thus interesting, while also being very sparsely used so as not to cause imbalance in the overall color plan.
What makes the design elegant?
- Glass and crystal
- It’s understated
- Formal white linens
What makes the design approachable?
- Simple wood furniture with clean lines
- Plant life
What rooms in the house might best benefit from this design inspiration?
- Dining room
- Indoor porch