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Kim Johnson- living room


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April 9, 2013
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My husband built it. I blogged the instructions here:
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November 16, 2012
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If you're looking for high quality wallpaper murals in Canada, try
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November 13, 2012
bluebear309 wrote:
I love the pillow! Where did you get them? Thanks!
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THey are vintage Bargello pillows.
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September 28, 2011
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Thank you! I actually found one at IKEA. I had no idea that they would carry something like that. It was beautiful and over $100 less than one I had picked up previously somewhere else!
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It's from eBay. Much cheaper than anywhere else - including Ikea.
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Becky Harris added this to Mix it Up on the Cheap: Throw Pillows
Isn't Kim's "anything goes" approach great? There is a huge mix of pattern and color here, and they just work together.
Kathryn added this to Cowhide in Decorating a Home
The cowhide rug is the most common place that cowhide is used in the home. I love the way it's paired with the equally bold nature patterned wall to create a space that is unlike any other.
Becky Harris added this to Dazzle Them With a Rug
Kim Johnson uses the graphic pattern on this cowhide for maximum effect.
Lily Gahagan added this to Easy Green: Indoor Trees
Not a green thumb? Incorporate leafy greens via a wall mural instead.
Becky Harris added this to Cowboy Chic
Not all cowboy chic touches need to be done in browns and tans. Desire to Inspire's Kim Johnson mixes cowhide with vibrant color.
Natalie Myers added this to Design Detail: Industrious Casters
On sofas, castors allow us to easily reconfigure the seating arrangement as the social venue allows. I love the idea of changing one living room from a den with a lounge-y sectional to a formal salon with two loveseats facing each other — just because the seating units are on castors. Brilliant. Next: More wheels in home design

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Love this space
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70's pillows
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February 5, 2015
Seating is superb
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December 21, 2014
Tree mural
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November 30, 2014
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Trees and colorful pillows on white couch
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November 2, 2014
Woodland freeze for one wall, possibly playroom/ study
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tree mural
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nature speaks
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rug and mural
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May 13, 2014
reminder that I like FLOR carpet tiles in cowhide
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Pillows colour
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the woods and color sceme
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make my own seating -
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December 28, 2013
Awesome use of natural images and textures.
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December 25, 2013
Modern with a subtle southwestern influence.
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December 17, 2013
it looks realistic.
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November 18, 2013
Life size photograph
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November 9, 2013
I love the wallpaper.
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September 11, 2013
Love the way the couch is so deep and the sides are moveable. Would like to see the back :(
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September 2, 2013
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August 15, 2013
i could live with this because it is interesting. not necessarily my taste
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throw pillows and cowhide
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diy comfy sofa with coasters
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July 20, 2013
Accent wall
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July 10, 2013
love the white sofa, the colorful pillows
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July 5, 2013
Nice pillows
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Mix matchh
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May 26, 2013
the depth makes the mural more realistic
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May 14, 2013
Still love a wall scene And seating is cute
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Cow rug
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April 28, 2013
like the trompe l'oeil wall, but not the rest
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April 27, 2013
Cow hide rug
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April 15, 2013
cowhide rug love all the cushions/colour and hanging lamp!
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March 24, 2013
forest wallpaper mural for Bellas' bedroom
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March 24, 2013
Love this greenery and colors
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March 12, 2013
think the tree photo is really cool. Also like how eclectic this room is.
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March 9, 2013
Not me...but cool
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March 1, 2013
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February 25, 2013
like the wall paper image of the forest
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February 5, 2013
The trees combined with the natural texture of cowhide
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Trees mural
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real cool
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side sofas on castors. Easy to reconfigure the seating...
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November 29, 2012
cowhide over grey wood floor with white furniture
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November 16, 2012
What a wallpaper!
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the couch
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sofá con ruedas
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the view
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September 27, 2012
fur real
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September 19, 2012
like the animal hide rug and side table decor
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September 12, 2012
This would work with a dark timber floor too. How could you make the skin mat less likely to move or wrinkle?
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August 17, 2012
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July 29, 2012
Too funky but interesting color scheme.
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July 23, 2012
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July 15, 2012
Casters. Benches with cushions.
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July 12, 2012
the legs on sofa!! the brilliance sprinkled
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July 10, 2012
photo mural, guest bed
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July 3, 2012
cowhide with mural--basement
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June 28, 2012
painted hardwood
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June 24, 2012
Bench couch, cheap and simple ideas
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cowboy chic
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June 16, 2012
Wall mural
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June 13, 2012
Mix of colorful pillows
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June 13, 2012
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June 12, 2012
Love the mural
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May 20, 2012
Forest Wallpaper
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May 20, 2012
Eclectic room with bright colors is anchored by a cowhide rug in black and white.
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May 19, 2012
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May 16, 2012
the sofa that sleeps many!
k_botic added this to incredique
May 16, 2012
cowhide rug. pillow paterns. mural!
mollydelaine added this to Living Room
May 1, 2012
Rug and pillows
jnnlw added this to kids craft area
April 19, 2012
Low tables for kids to use while sitting on floor
Laura Fenton added this to Cowhide Rugs Muscle In on Floors
April 18, 2012
Kim Johnson, cofounder of the blog Desire to Inspire, proves that a cowhide looks great with bold color. The hide mixes with a quirky collection of needlepoint pillows and a forest photo mural.
margoval added this to margoval's ideas
April 13, 2012
Living room - an example of mixing two different style coffee tables.
Genevieve Lutsch added this to living rooms
April 12, 2012
Cow rug
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April 3, 2012
Cowhide rug and mixture of tables
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April 1, 2012
Tree wall mural, like it
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March 19, 2012
mayra_d added this to details
March 14, 2012
Friggin' love it.
kiubibn added this to mushakka's Favorites
March 14, 2012
Wall mural. Open couch and table
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February 18, 2012
Can seating on casters be used as bed?
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February 17, 2012
Stacey Johnston added this to Colours
February 17, 2012
Large scale print on wall
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February 16, 2012
Sfondo lampada
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February 9, 2012
Where did you get the floor lamp?
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February 8, 2012
color cushions on white
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February 5, 2012
feels like the outdoors
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February 3, 2012
cow hide rug
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January 30, 2012
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January 26, 2012
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January 23, 2012
photowall with perspective into distance making room look much larger
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December 31, 2011
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December 2, 2011
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November 27, 2011
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November 14, 2011
wall mural
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October 29, 2011
seats on casters
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October 14, 2011
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August 27, 2011
the forist wall gives the room a relaxing almost mistical depth i love it,
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August 25, 2011
The low couch w/o arms would work well in my basement living room
kkess added this to kkess's ideas
August 11, 2011
cowhide rugs i like too
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July 28, 2011
Love the pillows
melemissamo added this to colors and patterns
July 27, 2011
mix and don't match perfection
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July 20, 2011
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July 20, 2011
me gusta las ruedas
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July 3, 2011
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July 2, 2011
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June 26, 2011
mural pillows movable sitting area
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June 21, 2011
Love the contradiction
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June 20, 2011
mod country
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June 13, 2011
I love all the different color throw pillows and the wall paper.
Tara Mallinder added this to tara_mallinder's ideas
May 24, 2011
bedroom - woodland wall screens?
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May 23, 2011
I like the wall and the couch
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May 21, 2011
Lots of cushions
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May 10, 2011
photo as a back wall
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May 5, 2011
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April 26, 2011
back screen?
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April 17, 2011
Blow up Niels pictures
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April 12, 2011
casters on couch
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April 12, 2011
sofa pieces
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April 11, 2011
danny sofa on casters
jbabb added this to dining and living
April 11, 2011
On sofas, castors allow us to easily reconfigure the seating arrangement as the social venue allows. I love the idea of changing one living room from a den with a lounge-y sectional to a formal salon with two loveseats facing each other
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April 11, 2011
great idea for man cave in garage
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April 10, 2011
pildiga tapeet
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April 10, 2011
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April 10, 2011
Castors at the back
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April 7, 2011
nice couch
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April 6, 2011
but make the two end loveseats on casters with a firmer cushion
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March 26, 2011
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March 9, 2011
Animal print... yay!
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March 1, 2011
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February 27, 2011
Love the trees
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February 27, 2011
everything :)
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