Step inside every fashion blogger’s dream and take the tour of this dramatic and eclectic transitional home office!
“Livable luxury” is the term used to describe designer Susan Brunstrum’s extravagant yet comfortable and refined decorating style. When designing for her client, a fashion blogger, she created a space that is versatile yet approachable.
Susan Brunstrum DesignBlack walls were a bold choice chosen to highlight the jewels of this room: beautiful clothing, sculptures, and bulky furniture which take center stage in this space.
Josie: Don’t forget to inspire yourself! When designing a home office, make sure your decor fuels your creative desires and hard work ethic. Your office should be a reflection of your hard work and a place you enjoy being in.
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A courageous decorating masterpiece, this office serves more than one purpose. It can be used as a professional work space, studio, meeting room, and photoshoot background!
A totally genius move! Designer logo wall decals/stickers are placed on the ceiling for a sugary twist! Chanel, Fendi, Cartier and Prada wall decals are a great way to express any fashion diva’s personality.
Josie: I love the way Susan used designer label wall decals on the ceiling. Such a fun and creative idea! I recommend purchasing inspiration quote decals for a office if you’re looking to get a similar look!
A custom chandelier was installed to look like a romantic ballons floating towards the ceiling. Geometric or unconvential shapes make a space stand out from the crowd. This room features over the top bulky furniture which called for a large chandelier to match as well.
DESIGNER TIP: Hang a small mirror from your ceiling instead of leaning it against the wall. It will make it appear larger and taller.
Hanging mirrors, anyone? A complete surprise twist! Designer Susan Brunstrum opted to hang the mirrors from the ceiling by equally beautiful gold chains. Totally genious and unique. Make sure you consult a professional who can install sturdy hardware if you are going for this look. Safety is always first.
Black walls were a bold choice chosen to highlight the jewels of this room: beautiful clothing, sculptures, and bulky furniture which take center stage in this space.
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DESIGNER DIY TIP: Recreate this look with some affordable frames from your local craft store, and a can of gold spray paint! You can easily print off water color art right at home from your own computer to get this look on a budget.
Fashion forward water color prints in black and white pay tribute to the overall fashion blogger theme Susan was going for.
Josie: This sunburst mirror features an artisan-crafted frame and gold leaf detailing, which give the impression of a well-travelled antique.
The sunburst shape is actually a dazzling decorative design that is centuries old. Susan created contrast with a sunburst mirror to break up the boring black wall. It’s artisan-crafted frame and gold leaf detailing give the impression of a well-travelled antique. Not to mention it gives off a burst of radiant energy in the room.
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Itching to paint your walls black? We recommend the brand Sherwin Williams in the color “Tricorn Black.”
Black walls work well in large rooms because they ground the space and become a base for plenty of creativity. If you’re thinking about painting your own home in this color, we recommend the brand Sherwin Williams in the color “Tricorn Black.” I’s a very rich black that looks great during the day and night.
Don’t keep your glam jewelry pieces hidden in drawers. Show off your necklaces, rings, and cuffs with a beautiful display or inside a gorgeous bowl. Bowls add visual interest and are great storage option as well.
Gold leaf metal bookshelves display trinkets gathered during world travels. The mirrors reflects natural light into each other for the appearance of a well lit, sunny oasis.
Fashion novels, or “bibles” as bloggers call it, are neatly stacked on display along with a pair of snakeskin designer heels.
Grouping of small floral arrangements were used because they are more romantic than a full vase. Arrange your flowers naturally, to give the illusion that they were just hand picked from the garden. Florals make a room come alive and instantly brighten a black and white palette.