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Mood Board Contest: Grey + Brown Living Room by Paula Gibbs

I absolutely love Paula’s room because it’s the closest to my own taste and style, so of course it’s a fave of mine. The design reminds me of a card I purchased on etsy last summer from photobird called Yellow Vase. Click here to see what I mean. Paula – extra credit to you for adding great pockets onto your board. Love them. And the fabric covered buttons are perfection. :)

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Name: Paula Gibbs
Occupation: Academic coordinator for a graduate program
Your blog/website: http://jupiterbuttons.wordpress.com
State: Idaho
Theme: Grey + Brown Living Room. My board is inspired by my current apartment. We moved into a lovely 1890s building in February, and I love the high ceilings and architectural details. This is what I wish my living room looked like, time and money permitting – elegantly neutral with some pops of yellow/ochre.


Thank you for entering the decor8/Amy Butler mood board contest, Paula!

(images from paula gibbs)

Posted by decor8 in contests on June 12, 2007

Your comments...

  1. liz elayne commented
    June 12th, 2007 at 11:46pm

    this board is fantastic! love that chair in the last photo.

    it is so much fun to see all these different inspiration boards…love it!

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  2. Rachel commented
    June 13th, 2007 at 12:25am

    i love the pear chair!

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  3. Carlene commented
    June 13th, 2007 at 1:02am

    I love today’s boards. They just keep getting better and better.

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  4. Doreen commented
    June 13th, 2007 at 1:03am

    I seriously love this color scheme too–I clipped the same Domino photo (on board pocket). Brown has been in my pallete for years–it is such a grounding color and can be used with so many others. My color scheme finally morphed into sea breeze blue and brown with accents of chartreuse, but I may do this for winter…
    Glad to see someone else loves the Orla Kiely chair.

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  5. platinum blonde commented
    June 13th, 2007 at 2:46am

    modern glam…love it!

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  6. katiedid commented
    June 13th, 2007 at 4:16am

    I’m a brown and white gal too. Love this board.

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  7. Anonymous commented
    June 13th, 2007 at 4:38am

    I am all over this moodboard competition, man decor 8, you are one seriously cool girl blogger!!!

    love this blog!!!!

    kim f.

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  8. m&stetson commented
    June 13th, 2007 at 5:39am

    i have loved all the inspiration boards so far, but i think this is my favorite?

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  9. vineeta commented
    June 13th, 2007 at 7:27am

    clean. sexy. i love the yellow ochre addition to the white, grey, brown scheme. and yes, the buttons are so cool :)

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  10. monica commented
    June 13th, 2007 at 2:30pm

    good lord I love the brown leather chair at the bottom (can’t think of who designed it) but tres bein!

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  11. cruststation commented
    June 13th, 2007 at 2:55pm

    I love fabric covered buttons and a fantastic pocket too! It’s a fun way to display inspiration that is easily changeable.

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  12. Anonymous commented
    June 13th, 2007 at 9:23pm

    Fantastic!

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  13. Heather commented
    June 14th, 2007 at 11:51am

    I also really love this board– what I like most about this design is that it is something that both a woman and a man could live in and feel completely comfortable in.

    I’ve really enjoyed looking at all the boards… I think it was a great idea to have this contest!

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  14. Janick - Nea Jewelry commented
    June 15th, 2007 at 7:41pm

    LOVE it!

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