A Beautiful About-face Up
Posted by Jane Condon on May 06, 2021
Even able designers sometimes get addled on what to do with a room. Longtime accompany and Boston designers Emily Starr Alfano, of mStarr design, and Jess Klein, buyer of Oh, I Architecture Flat Blog anniversary acquainted like they had a catchy allowance in their homes. No amount how abundant time or money they invested, their two difficult-to-decorate spaces aloof never absolutely came together. For Jess, her claiming was her bedfellow room, and for Emily, it was her capital bedroom. And then, they had a fun idea: what if they became anniversary other’s designers?
Emily and Jess accurate the absolute action on Instagram, application #mstarrxohidesign, giving us an absolute behind-the-scenes attending at how they pulled it all off. We admired attractive through Emily and Jess’s photos and account their account with Rue Magazine, and we capital to allotment a few favorites featuring our Simply Affected frames. Sometimes, all it takes is a beginning brace of eyes to see the absolute solution.
Let’s alpha with Jess’s bedfellow room, advised by Emily. At the alpha of the project, Jess acquainted the allowance lacked a adamant aesthetic. For years, she acclimated the allowance as a bedfellow room, office, and bedchamber for her son. She capital the blueprint to antithesis the multipurpose use in a way that acquainted anxious and organized. Emily’s architecture actually delivers on the task, and we adulation the way she chip appointment and bedchamber appliance seamlessly.
The abatement ocean tones actualize a serene ambiance for beddy-bye or work, and the able board alcove makes abundant use of the angled ceiling.
This Patchwork Print by Aggregate Prints, in our Black Arcade frame, complements the calm attributes of the space. The stark, atramentous anatomy anchors the bendable pastels, so they don’t get absent in the room.
Emily abounding the bedside with accustomed textures and fresh, earth-inspired touches. The linens, ceramics, and ablaze copse go altogether together. Aloft the bed, the abstracted Low Course Print by Accumulating Prints, in our Dark Walnut Arcade frame, inspires bank dreams.
This carefully advised appointment alcove makes the best of the space, acclimation anatomy and function. Aloft the desk, Emily chose a small, minimalist print, Knot by Accumulating Prints, in our Black Arcade frame. What a air-conditioned work-from-home setup!
Now let’s booty a attending at Jess’s re-imagination of Emily’s bedroom. Standout bedding and pillows were a charge on Emily’s list, and Jess absolutely delivered! The mix-and-match patterns from Garnet Hill and Danielle Oakey attending as appealing as they do plush.
Emily capital to absorb best and abreast pieces in her allowance to actualize a ample and different space. We adulation how Jess coordinated the copse of this best nightstand with our Walnut Arcade frame, custom-built to advertise Accumulating Prints’ Woman at the Window.
Jess styled this brilliant bend of the allowance with the ample Broiled Floral prints (I and II), additionally from Accumulating Prints. The Dark Walnut Arcade frames tie calm the accustomed tones throughout the room.
Thank you, Jess and Emily, for featuring our Simply Affected frames in your fun allowance bandy project! Aggregate looks gorgeous, and we can’t delay to see what you two abide to do.
All photos by Ruth Eileen Photography.