Tracy Murdock Allied ASID
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Bold dramatic statements eclectic-family-room

Bold dramatic statements

Simplicity and color gives this room it's drama

This photo has 11 questions

jncadman wrote:
Please answer - Noticed you aren't answering the questions about the leaf... I REALLY REALLY want to know where you got the leaf. Real or fake? Please answer, sincere thanks.
   Comment   June 19, 2013
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Tracy Murdock Allied ASID
It is a real leaf from the LA Flower market
July 3, 2013 at 7:12am   
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Down here, in the south, we have something comparable called an 'elephant ear'.
January 22, 2014 at 1:17pm   
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cpotochny wrote:
What is this green color, please? Amazing!
   Comment   July 16, 2011
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Kelly Porter
I featured this same space (different photo) in a recent Ideabook about the color green. My best guess is Picnic 6731 by Sherwin Williams. Also, take a look at Early Spring Green 2032-50 by Benjamin Moore.
July 19, 2011 at 3:37pm     
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Thank you! I'll look at all three options!
July 19, 2011 at 4:25pm   
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claylynn wrote:
Tracy, where can I find the beautiful apothecary jar on the coffee table?
   Comment   March 19, 2011
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Barbara Carithers
They look like the new ones from Pottery Barn Spring 2011
April 19, 2011 at 2:22pm   
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This room is WOW! Love the boldness of the large banana leaf and the quietness of the Buhdda head. Do you know the source for the head?
June 19, 2013 at 9:13am     
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cheries wrote:
Hi Tracy, You are probably asked this all the time what is the color of the beautiful green on these walls? Perfect! Thank you, valeriej : )
   Comment   February 5, 2011
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Kerrie L. Kelly
I saw you posted this a while ago and hadn't received a response. Thought you may try Sherwin Williams' Vegan, SW6738.
February 15, 2011 at 10:43am   
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Thank You : )
February 15, 2011 at 10:54am   
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shadeypinesma wrote:
Bust... - Love love love love love love the bust...where may I get it or something similar? This doesn't look tacky or cheap--love it...I'll even buy that one! Thanks
   Comment   January 3, 2014
michimoll wrote:
Is the leaf bought in a store? Which store? Or home crafted? - I love it!
   Comment   June 19, 2013
amysussman wrote:
The buddah is fabulous? What is it made of and where did you source it?
   Comment   May 14, 2013
Molli Vioral wrote:
Pillows - I live the throw pillows! They would look great in out family room. Do you remember where you got them? Thanks!!
   Comment   January 22, 2013
jam12 wrote:
Who makes the custom transom window
   Comment   January 16, 2013
elhijodemaria wrote:
Leaf - Where i can buy that leaf?
   Comment   November 7, 2012
rdjmoss wrote:
Hi I love the pillow that is white with the pattern on it. Where could I find this fabric????
   Comment   March 17, 2011

What Houzz contributors are saying:

ds design studio added this to Storage Style: Apothecary Jars
Why not put out lemon and lime candy on the coffee table to match the rest of the citrus furnishings?
Here's a lead glass transom used pretty much only for ornamention; however, it's large enough and wide enough to add more light into the space.
Janell Beals - House of Fifty Mag added this to Green Brings a Room to Life
Here green is used in nearly a shocking fashion. Mint green walls, chartreuse pillows and a throw mixed with vibrant Kelly green foliage adds up to a dramatic space.
4. Green (avocado, kelly, grass, etc.) is a secondary color with harmonious emotional content. Green draws life from yellow, while blue lends a calming effect. One of the only unanimous forms of beauty is nature; green is the predominant color in nature — commonly regarded as the ideal color, carrying the positive charisma of all hues.
Amy Renea added this to Mix and Match Greens in Design
If you would like to include a blue-toned mint green and a bright greenish yellow, bridge the two with a neutral green. In this example, a focus grabbing statement leaf in deep kelly green is the perfect medium between the wall color in the background and green accessories in the foreground. Also notice how the green and yellow combination is emphasized again in the gladiolus.
Shawn Gauthier added this to Emerald Green Pulls Nature Indoors
Use indoor house plants in a creative fashion. I have no idea if this enormous leaf is real or faux, but it certainly creates a commanding statement that goes beyond your everyday houseplant. Tip: Looking for an inexpensive way to incorporate more of a color trend into your home? Fill affordable glass jars from Michaels or T.J.Maxx with colorful candy — like on this coffee table. Who knew your sweet tooth could benefit your design sense?
Lisa Frederick added this to Candy Adds a Sweet Design Touch
This space takes the same tactic in an entirely different direction: Jars of green and yellow candies on the coffee table enhance the palette and add a lighthearted touch.
Samantha Schoech added this to 10 Beautifully Blossoming Spring Centerpieces
A single palm frond or tropical leaf is modern and sculptural and also all things spring: fresh, green, dewy.
Fred Albert added this to Home Accessorizing Made Simple
Keep your eyes entertained. Here's another instance where the accessories pick up the dominant accent color in the room and give your eye someplace to travel. The glass compotes on the coffee table make even ordinary objects look special.
Isn't it truly amazing what a difference one huge leaf can make? The single giant strelitzia leaf in this Los Angeles home adds a fairy tale touch to a soothing green space.
Becky Dietrich, Interior Designer added this to The Unexpected Color That Goes With Everything
This scintillating early-spring green (Picnic 6731 by Sherwin-Williams) brings the entire room to life …

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