True Nature

This week’s inspiration started when I noticed my husband reading a biography of John James Audubon. Then we were in Key West on Monday and happened to pass by the Audubon House (where he is believed to created several paintings of Florida species for his “Birds of America”). I remembered that Olympic Paints recently introduced a color collection inspired by his works – including the beautiful “Tranquil” palette,  which perfectly captures the colors of the gorgeous sunsets here. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a room in these soothing hues? (-Moe)

Wall paint, Shy Violet, Olympic Paint & Stain. Molding, Focal Point Grand Tuscan Frieze, $39.99, Home Depot. Flooring, Golden Bamboo laminate, Pergo. Plant, 7-foot Kentia Palm, $245, ArtificialPlantsandTrees.com. Rug, Simply Shabby Chic Damask Rug, $69.99 for 4×6-foot, Target. Sofa, Alex Love Seat, from $1,790, Maine Cottage. Artwork, Louisiana Heron from “Birds of America” by John James Audubon, $164.99 for Gramercy Honey-framed 28×24 print, Art.com.

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