Saturday, November 3, 2012

Wild bunch ...

I can't explain why women love leopard print, but we certainly do! Ladies from Tarzan's Jane to supermodels and starlets have given us decades of fabulous looks wearing the spotted imposters.

Image via Bodie and Fou.

A classic leopard print coat is just as glamorous with formal attire as it is with denim jeans. Throw on a pair of 'Jackie O' shades and add a shimmering bag for an attention-grabbing look.

Image of Abbott Austin home via Paper City Magazine.

But, why leave the leopard at the door! Bring it inside to create a striking pose on upholstered pieces.

Image via the archives of Metropolitan Home Magazine.

Faux fur stair runners and handsome carpets are gutsy and glam! I love how designers have incorporated a bit of 'wildlife' into stunning home decor.

Image via The Foo Dog.

I would certainly give a room the spot treatment, wouldn't you? But, just like everything bold, a little goes a long way.

Image via Traditional Home.

One elegant chair or upholstered bench is all it takes to enliven a space. 

Image via Vanessa and Valentine.

One little, golden bamboo stool and complementary occasional pillow provide a home office with loads of personality. That just gave me an idea of transforming a blah desk chair in my office. I may be on to something here.

1 comment:

Lezlie Gravens said...

Love your pics! This animal print is my favorite--wish my spouse felt the same way, and then I could have it all over the house!

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