You know when you find people who just exude cool? And not the ‘I’m trying to be’ cool but the effortless cool? That’s how I felt about Elise Joseph when I stumbled onto her site Pennyweight. She’s a creative consultant, art director and stylist who is incredibly chic…in an incredibly effortless way. The same goes for her gorgeous home, which even inspired Domino Magazine. They’ve featured it in their summer issue and it’s easy to see why. She mixes textures and shapes against a soft white backdrop – injecting personal touches here and there. It’s minimalism without feeling cold or stuffy. I love her living room space but when I saw elements in her bedroom that recalled my own Ravine House design, I was inspired to steal this style in particular.
Love it as much as me? Here’s how to nab this mellow modern bedroom retreat:
We all aren’t lucky enough to have original brick walls running through our home. Create the look with faux brick veneer available at most box stores. Ryan and I have found beautiful brick inspired tiles at Julian Tile here in Edmonton, which we’ve used in past projects and loved. | My favourite light fixture as you all well know – this one from West Elm | Love the idea of bringing in a triangle shape – this mirror is from Wilderlife.com | I hate bed skirts! This raised platform bed is clean and modern and with soft stonewashed linen sheets and duvet cover it’s the perfect place to rest and escape | The Bryant Lamp from Schoolhouse Electric has a steel shade! Talk about perfect blend of textures! | The side tables I ordered for my own bedroom – the mid century table | A neutral Turkish rug anchors the space and the single kilim pillow is the perfect addition to tie into the brick wall | I love having a bit of storage at the end of the bed or even a place to sit while getting ready for the day. She chose a dark wood bench similar to this one, mixing the tones in the room to create a lovely harmony | There are minimal decorative accents in the room save for this vase from West Elm, which has a great scale, filling the left wall nicely
What do you think of this charming modern bedroom space? Would you incorporate any elements above into your own bedroom?