Inspirational Instagrams

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It’s Monday, meaning everyone could use a little inspiration in their lives! This week, we wanted to inspire you with some of our favorite Instagram accounts.

dabito new orleans

 

Dabito is a designer and photographer living in New Orleans.  We love his eclectic style and his instagram is a great mix of interior design inspiration and art photography.

katrina chambers

 

Australia’s Katrina Chambers is one of our favorite bloggers! She does so many fun projects and DIYs, and we can’t help but adore her amazing Wagga Wagga home.  She also finishes a ton of her projects with Chalk Paint®, which she always posts on her instagram.

em henderson

 

Emily Henderson is an interior designer and HGTV host.  Currently Target’s home spokesperson, she posts amazing shots from her clients’ homes.  Emily describes her style as a mix of “eclectic styles on moderate budgets.”

frances loom

Kelly Vittengl is the owner of Frances Loom, a company that sells vintage and antique pieces, with a special focus on rugs.  She describes her style as “effortless” and posts a mix of photos of new inventory and styled rooms.

What do you guys think of these inspirational Instagrams? We love the mix of styles and shots on these feeds, and encourage you to follow some of these guys for great design inspiration. Also be sure to follow @unfolded_ on Instagram!! We know you’ll love our updates from The Palette and reposts from our amazing stockists.

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Happy Australia Day!

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Sending our stockists and customers in Australia lots of warm wishes on Australia Day! australia day

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#Repost: Painters in Residence Alex Russell Flint

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This post can originally be found on Annie Sloan’s personal blog, Annie Sloan Paint and Colour. 

In December, I shared Alex Russell Flint’s Chalk Paint® mural with you. Now I can show you a bit more from this, his final Painter in Residence project. Working around the rest of the room with Chalk Paint®, Alex transformed his bedroom (once part of an old schoolhouse) into a sumptuous haven.

Artist Alex brings a romantic and rustic tinge to his French elegance – he juxtaposes a finely panelled door with a distressed and weathered Aubusson washed wall. He has painted the bedroom door in Olive, picking out lines of the panel frames using a complementary colour – Primer Red. He then also painted the antique wardrobe and ladder in Primer Red. The floor is painted in Paris Grey.
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I love the way he has carefully composed his collection of found objects and paintings (all in frames painted in Chalk Paint®). Everything has been very well spaced to avoid any sense of overcrowding or cluttering.

This is the final project from Alex’s Residency. I hope you’ve found his work as inspiring as I have. I still have three more projects to share from my first set of Residents: Beau Ford and Janice Issitt. And then I will be able to introduce you to my next set of Painters in Residence. Watch this space!

– Annie Sloan

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