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Thursday, March 13

Joining the club...

...The club that is 'Kathryn Ireland Ojai Home Fan Club'! Thanks to this wonderful blog, I got introduced to Kathryn's home, and have been drooling ever since! Ok, that's not a very pretty picture and doesn't befit this post. Let me say it again... I am mesmerized by this eclectic colorful dream that Kathryn calls home!

What I also noticed about this home is the incredible collection of textiles/furnishing inspired by Asian and Arab/Moroccan culture. Which should not be surprising since apart from being an interior designer, Kathryn also runs a successful fabric and furniture line.


So, if you haven't been introduced to this beautiful home as yet, feast your eyes on the images below and read the complete article here:



Suzani top left. The top right fabric seems to be inspired by bandhej/bandhani. Bottom right Moroccan pouf is very similar to embroidery done by gypsy women from Kutch



Check out the coffee table!



And the outdoor are as gorgeous as the indoors!

This outdoor sitting is one of my favorites!


Sample of color accents used in the house..


Sigh!





23 comments:

piece_of_glass said...

so welcome to the club!
the house is really amazing... so colourful...

and thanks for visiting my blog :)

pink dogwood said...

really like your blog - beautiful pictures. Love the indigo wall tile that you are eyeing :)

Bhavana

Derilyn said...

I love the bed with the posts and the lovely flower artwork. I also love the beautiful tiles on the steps. The colors are rich and beautiful!

Arch at Rang said...

Yes *sigh* here too:-)

I am in love with the tiles on the staircase:-)

Thanks for sharing and all the html hard-work has paid off...the blog looks very cool:-)

All the very best!
Arch

Aimee "Roo" said...

Oh wow! It's so pretty, and I love all the pops of color against such simple white walls. Perfect!

flow said...

another color post. i'm loving it! fantastic use of color and prints :)

OM home said...

such a beautiful and colorful home, i love it! thanks for sharing.

Anaka said...

oh check out that amazing tree!! Awesome photos, beautiful house.

Hill Country House Girl said...

Love, love, love this house! I am so glad to find others who are absolutely wild about it, too.I like her mix of ethnic things and color! I have to correct one thing in the HB article. They said the sugar and creamer on the kitchen table are Bauer pottery. They are, in fact, Mexican pottery called dripware and it is made in Oaxaca, Mexico. See www.hillcountryhouse.blogspot.com for more info. Of course, I love it that she has some of "my"pottery in her house! Great blog - adding you to my favorites!

Gillian said...

OH my.
Where's my drool bucket? LOL
xo

acaligurl said...

what a happy house. love the colours.

vineeta said...

Oh this is sooo beautiful!!! I love the pretty coloured tiles on the stairs- the bed & everything else :)
I just clicked your link for fun, cause the last time I wanted to check your blog I was informed that I have to be part of your club/team to read it. I was like oh well....
Im glad to see I can read it today! and this super cool new lok is amazing !!! & Im so glad you've generously given the link so we can give it a shot as well! :)
for the past 15 off days some personal projects have kept me so busy- I've not even been able to think about my blog- let alone do anything about it. But its great to see u are back with a BANG! Big hug!

Patricia Gray said...

Thanks for sharing this post on this beautiful home. I have been to Ojai and it is a magical, special place. It is a real artist's community.

lapa said...

Muito bem decorado, sim senhor.

Ashley L. said...

oh my goodness! so inspiring and beautiful!

Rekha Nambiar said...

Really enjoyed reading this post, Bhavana.

kavitha said...

what a beautiful house. i looove the tiles on the staircase. the tree is sooo beautiful too. has so much character of its own. the beds look so temting... if mine were this pretty i would just stand staring at it lest i mess it up.

Anonymous said...

She is selling the house...I saw it on a real estate website for the area....how can she leave? I would have to be carried out!
Geneen

girl meets glamour said...

Just love all the colors, great post so glad you shared it with us!!

~Kate

Amber said...

How fun to see KI's home here. I bought that issue of House Beautiful simply because of that interior! I love suzanis and her use of color and texture is wonderful, isn't it?

Bhavna said...

Hello!

Thank you so much for leaving such nice notes! i have been waaay behind in responding to all you lovely ladies! Hugs


Geneen: She is selling the house?? We should all pool in money and buy it then! ;-)

katiedid said...

Sigh...I love this house too. Just enough color to make it happy, but not too much. Wonderful!

Shivangi said...

this is so beautiful.. i cannot stop staring at each room... gorgeous house i must say... :) thanks a lot for sharing it :):)

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