9.30.2009

Bold Colors & Bright Ideas - Frank Roop


There are many details that I love in these amazing rooms by interior designer Frank Roop. While each space is super glamorous, so many of the individual ideas are totally DIY-able! Let me name a few: the fuchsia silk print-covered stool with nail head trim, the teal shades with chartreuse ribbon trim on the matching desk lamps...


...the chartreuse velvet bench with legs painted the same color (so much more chic that way!)...


...the pale blue and sea foam accessories on the bedside tables make for such an unexpected yet brilliant color combo...


...more vibrantly-hued lampshades, this time on gold candlestick lamps (wow, I totally need to get to work painting some of my lampshades)...


...and finally, how about that crazy gorgeous ribbon trim on the natural drapes! 

There are just too many good ideas here. What I like best is how all of these rooms feature a neutral backdrop, which is perfect for letting the (many) accent colors pop. I've been debating what color to paint my master bedroom, and now I'm thinking I will go with a taupe or beige so I can go crazy with color everywhere else.... Thanks Mr. Roop, you have inspired me!

11 comments:

Lisa said...

Love the use of color. Could you imagine us living in homes with white walls and no color?

Jelena Pticek said...

What a great selection of images. Love them all, and love your blog. Keep it up!

Peacock Feathers said...

Thanks Jelena! So happy you enjoy the pics...

maryjayne said...

I love these images! It seems like nine times out of ten, everything you post goes into my inspiration files. You have great style!

CC. said...

where can i get me that gold mirror!!

Waxy said...

That dining room is fantastic - the trim on the curtains complete it perfectly...

Dragonfly said...

Very nice - love the citrus green lamps!

LindsB said...

Frank Roop is the king if using amazing color- I love his work!

kay* said...

i LOVE the way you see the DIY in everything and get inspired. it in turns inspires me!

Jennifer Ramos said...

I really like that white fireplace and am thinking of painting mine(which is a dark charcoal color) in white....although mine has a modern sleek look....not as ornate unfortunately. I wonder if an all white wall and an white fireplace will look nice...you think Elizabeth?

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jamieofalltrades said...

I love those bright green lamp shades. What a nice pop of color.