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Accent with pattern
Thomas J. Story

Accent with pattern

Although O’Brien loved the Vivienne Westwood tartan wallpaper from Cole & Son, she knew she’d have to use it strategically to prevent it from being visually overwhelming. She hung it on the bed wall (eliminating the need for a headboard), and painted the rest of the room white and gray. White bedding doesn’t compete for attention.

 

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