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Marrickville House 2Eclectic Living Room, Sydney

Inspiration for an eclectic formal living room in Sydney with white walls and medium hardwood floors. —  Houzz
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8. Marrickville, NSWDesigner: David Boyle Architect

Georgia Madden added this to Do You Have a Minute? Quick and Easy Ways to Style Your Home25 July 2017

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Samantha van Egmond added this to 9 Beautiful and Practical Ways to Style Soft Furnishings1 July 2017

7. Transform old furniture No budget for a new sofa? If your sofa is looking a little worn, a beautiful blanket is an ideal disguise. Go oversized – even try a bed throw – tucking it in neatly to hide any trace of the tired, old armchair underneath.

Samantha van Egmond added this to 8 Budget-Friendly Ways to Farewell an Empty Wall5 May 2017

1. Make a gallery wallGrouping artwork close together has a bigger impact than one lonely little frame, especially on a large wall. Mix and match sizes, colours and styles, hanging everything from cheap and cheerful illustrations to treasured postcards for an eclectic look.

Janet Dunn added this to How Low Can You Go? Living With a Low-Down Minimalist Sofa17 August 2016

Low-profile seating reveals more wall and makes an already high ceiling look higher. With more height to work with, beef up the size of artworks and drop them slightly lower to fill the gap.Browse more eclectic living spaces

Emily Hutchinson added this to 8 Decorating Ideas to Borrow From These Sydney Hospitality Hotspots8 March 2016

Get the lookWhy not borrow the gallery wall idea from the Coogee Pavilion for your own home? Mismatch different sized artwork and frames in a freestyle way to give your home a hint of the venue’s creatively haphazard wall design on the way up to their rooftop bar.

IOANNA LENNOX INTERIORS added this to 6 Quick Home Updates to Welcome in the New Year11 November 2015

3. Hang a gallerySome people like to collect all sorts of mismatched styles and unusual pieces, but as art is in the eye of the beholder, anything goes when it comes to your own collection. The beauty of gallery walls is that the prints don’t have to be expensive or rare or even the same genre, just meaningful and precious to you. People often like to use photography or illustrations, posters, their children’s art or framed mementoes as part of their own galleries. The most important thing is to have frames or matts in a colour palette that unifies your gallery, but it can be interesting to choose different frames and sizes to mix and match. You may want to stick to black and white and repeat one other colour for consistency and aesthetic union, as David Boyle Architect has done in this eclectic living room in Marrickville.

Kate Macdessi added this to Designing With the Stars: Sagittarius25 October 2015

Architectural style: EclecticSagittarians are not known for their tidiness. They like to live a relaxed and comfortable lifestyle and so don’t go too much for the clean lines of modern architecture, or the prescriptive style of traditional interior design. They are much more suited to an eclectic aesthetic, furnished with a combination of old and new pieces, plump cushions and many textures. Their choices for furniture and decorations are usually personal and meaningful, and an eclectic style allows them to curate pieces based on this meaning, rather than the unity of style in a space.So your style is: eclectic

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