Deb’s Earthy-Urban Mood Board

April 19, 2012

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I’m back to share another one of my favorite mood boards of the week.  I don’t know what I would call the style of this room I put together for my client, Deb, recently–“Earthy Urban”?  Haha–we’ll go with that.  Deb recently moved into a new place and asked for my help to infuse some life into it.  Her goal is to have it all put together by Memorial Day.  I am currently working on a large painting for her space, which is making me even more excited to see photos when it is all put together.  Here’s what I came up with:
1 (Benjamin Moore Copley Gray), 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21

What would you call the style?  What’s your favorite piece?  Me–I have been drooling over that ottoman ever since I picked it out for her.

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What do you think?

  1. Alison says:

    Did you quit doing moodboards?

  2. I have searched and searched for a source. I can’t believe people don’t list sources. Try looking for a large-print orange fabric for a similar look. Here’s a great roundup:

  3. ooo i can’t decide what i love best…tie between the gorgeous rug, the ottoman, that amazing chair, and that gold lamp. love it!

  4. Nicole, I FINALLY found the rug here:

    I can’t find the curtains anywhere, but try searching for a large scale orange fabric for something similar. I can’t believe some people don’t put sources! Here’s a great round up of orange textiles that would work great.

  5. Jessie McKinley says:

    Lovely!! That ottoman is amazing (all of the furniture choices are!) and I’m especially intrigued by the large painting you are doing! You are so talented!! Love what you’ve done.

  6. Any idea where those curtains came from? I love them!

  7. Nicole says:

    ooooh, this is definitely a fav. I love those curtains from before…I have SEARCHED for a source for the curtains and the orange rug in that room, but she never listed them. Have you seen them anywhere else?? Great work, Julia!

  8. Victoria Bradley says:

    I love this — especially the mix of patterns. You’ve got guts. I’m definitely commissioning a mood board when we move into our new house in July.

  9. meaganbriggs3 says:

    Love the color pops and rug. Man! I am ready for a new space and furniture!!! Some day….some day….

  10. Nicole says:

    Thanks Julia, I just came back to leave a comment (because I forgot I already left one!) and saw your reply. I will definitely check it out. I did find another fabric that’s an orange damask, but I seriously am in love with this one. Maybe I’ll have to make some. :) I just love this mood board.

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