Amanda Malson and Jolene Ballard (Domicile Interior Design) are the key figures in designing Ballards remarkable home. They wanted to create a place full of emotion and style, that charms with its tranquility and mature appearance. Their decision to use items found in the boundless flea markets didn’t turn out to be an easy task. Of course, their professional approach helped them a lot. They have some kind of a precise judgement about retail items and they used this advantage to choose only elements that were going to complete the beautiful interior design concept.
In case we want to put the design of the place in a frame, we have to say that it’s in eclectic style. In fact, Amanda Malson and Jolene Ballard are formal hotel interior designers that later became friends. Their friendship gave birth to Domicile Interior Design – a company with outstanding portfolio and lack of limitations when we are talking about creativity and inspiration. As a result the apartment they created is a fine balance between contemporary, vintage and classic interior design styles.
One can spot the golden accents in Ballard’s office almost immediately. All the furniture is in neutral nuances in order to accentuate on certain golden elements. They create a warm and welcoming atmosphere as well as they are perfect for working environment. Little tricks turned the office in a room full of magic. For example, the desk is actually a dining table found in IKEA. Another fantastic accessory in the room is the blue linen stool which has been upholstered after bought from the flea market.
Look at these brilliant home decoration ideas. All the findings are made by Amanda Malson during her crawl around the markets. Elegance and simplicity exhale pure instinct for interior design solutions.
Malson and Ballard had the chance to choose the right decorations for their own property. This changes a lot the perspective they are usually used to work from. What they chose to place is a true representation of their own preferences. In the image you can find a small decorative monkey completes the feminine feeling in the room.
It is amazing what people can find at flea markets. Take this majestic wall art in golden colors that beautifies the space above the vintage table. It immediately grabs the attentions and takes the breath away. The soft shadows that it casts creates some volume in the room as it projects another dimension on the wall.
Everybody has its own favorite place in his house. For Ballard and Malson this is the living room. The interior design concept for this room includes classic modern items combined with traditional contemporary style. Some really smart ideas turned out to be extremely handy in the living room, like the tray above the ottoman that transforms the furniture into a nice and trendy coffee table.
Did we already said that their home is warm and welcoming? If you don’t remember, have a look at the fantastic soft colored curtains that can bring you to another, dream place. The color sequence in this corner has a jaw-dropping effect on every guest. Coral colors matched with turquoise and pink create something that in the spirits business the master blenders call “perfect balance”.
The most important thing that the designers made after finding these gorgeous mid-century chairs was to reupholster them. Now they have an exotic touch represented by their splendid texture. And everything is in pale neutral colors, cleverly blended with the rest of the interior.
Another great flea market finding is the little table that stands next to the sofa. There has been additionally placed a glass on the top, and the new furniture design was ready. On the little table you can find a devastating lamp – a real jewel in the crown.
Now, let’s head to the dining room and find its contemporary dining table. Four comfortable chairs are its devoted companions, ready to accommodate every warm-hearted guest in the home. Golden accents are the main motif in the place so the interior designers could miss placing such elements in the room. Golden is actually everywhere – on the rug, the table and the pendant. Golden covers all the volume in a vertical point of view – from the floor to the ceiling.
As you can see, the master bedroom makes an exception from the pale colors with gold accents rule. The difference is almost sacral because the bedroom is the most private space and it should be kept this way. That’s why the designers had to make unique character for the bedroom in order to create solely feeling there. Simple bedroom textiles warm the atmosphere and make the life there more comfortable. Beautiful beside tables and stylish lamps only make the master bedroom look more fantastic than we can even imagine.
Have you ever seen such a wonderful idea? Placing mirrors behind a lamps, so that they could be able to reflect the light and enlighten the room?
Can a home be cozy and charming without a corner for reading a book? Of course not! And Malson and Ballard perfectly know that. That’s why they separated a comfortable mid-century modern chair in addition with small contemporary table, thus creating a perfect place for the pleasant afternoon – with a book in one hand and a cup of tea in the other. Simply astonishing!
Every little detail in this home has a meaning and has been placed for some reason. This is what makes the difference between a house and a home!