Oh, how I love the internet and snooping through people’s houses :) Design*Sponge published a post about Cara Scarola, a designer in New Mexico. Through the D*S “sneak peak” (a picture tour of a house), we are able to see glimpses into the house of this Ore Studios partner. The mix of old and new, both modern and traditional, exudes a wonderful quality of livability and character.
One of the first elements I noticed about this space were the organic textures and shapes, which lends itself to the thought of traveling and found objects overseas. The sliced tree side tables, the handmade wicker stool, the animal skin rug and the carved Eastern looking god or goddess head mix well the hints of contemporary, industrial, traditional and rustic that float throughout the house.
The colors in this house play so well off of each other and it is particularly wonderful how the warm and cool colors intermingle seamlessly without worry or bother. Many times I hear people getting caught up with warm and cool colors and whether they go together or should they just do one or the other–don’t over think it. This home is a great example of how they work together as compliments. The cool colors of the wall meandering throughout the home creating a calm and peaceful atmosphere, along with the warmer yellows, oranges and reds which add excitement and energy. As a whole, they play into a refined yet casual space that is very appealing and inviting, great job Ore Studios!