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Amanda Nisbet Interior Design

Have you visited the online portfolio of New York Interior Designer Amanda Nisbet? No, you say? Time to change this and peek into her perfectly designed rooms along with me. I spotted her in a recent issue of Elle Decor and well all I can say is don’t expect minimalistic, Plain Jane, or mostly neutrals with Ms. Nisbet. Oh no. She goes big, bold and all fancy-like and you most certainly won’t be catalog shopping with her at West Elm. She’ll introduce you to fabric lines you can’t pronounce. She may paint your crown moldings purple. And if given the chance, Nisbet will deck out your daughter’s bedroom so exquisitely that your little princess just may stop texting long enough to thank you. And your fear of mixing patterns or how to make purple look grown up? Gone, abracadabra… poof!

Amanda Nisbet Interior Design

Amanda Nisbet Interior Design

Amanda Nisbet Interior Design

If I could rewind and be a purple-loving one eye one horned tweenster again, I’d surely want this room to be my own. Okay, maybe part of me wants this room now.

Amanda Nisbet Interior Design

Check this out… monogrammed towel perfectly placed, gorgeous silver leather pouf for resting fashion mags, ledge for a glass of wine, gorgeous soaking tub surrounded by lush pink floral wallpaper. Yes, please. I’ll be over at 7:00 with lavender balt salts and a bottle of Riesling.

(images: amanda nisbet design)

Posted by decor8 in Rooms on June 29, 2009

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  1. Corin Jones commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 10:43am

    Oh SO beautiful! Love love love!

  2. Leslie commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 10:54am

    Love, love, love all the purple. It’s my fave. And that yellow couch…to die for!
    .-= Leslie´s last blog ..Pregnancy Dreams =-.

  3. Heather commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 10:59am

    I love that purple roman shade!
    .-= Heather´s last blog ..A Garden Painting =-.

  4. Tricia commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 11:11am

    Wow, the chrome saw horses are great!! Love the happy reflection that they create!!
    .-= Tricia´s last blog ..No More Mundane =-.

  5. lindsay commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 11:16am

    I’ve had that bathroom in my inspiration files for a looonnnggg time. I absolutely love it!
    .-= lindsay´s last blog ..I’ll be wearing a little black dress, but… =-.

  6. Shanon commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 11:24am

    The artwork surrounding that first bed is so divine. =)
    .-= Shanon´s last blog ..More Like It Each Day =-.

  7. simply hue commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 11:27am

    Wow, you’ve been a busy lady this morning, Holly! What beautiful images to greet us when we wake up. :)
    .-= simply hue´s last blog ..Guest Poster ~ Gathering Spriggs =-.

  8. Earthy Beginnings commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 11:28am

    LOVE the desk with chrome legs… Looks like one from Ikea but nicer…
    .-= Earthy Beginnings´s last blog ..Oscar De La Renta – Girls =-.

  9. decor8 commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 11:37am

    Thanks Simply Hue! :) I am trying to post earlier and then spend my afternoons packing and showing my house, running errands, and working of course too. :) I have a lot to do for my move so I’m trying to be as organized as possible.

  10. Brooke H commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 12:17pm

    Wow, how I love rooms with great pattern combos. Thanks for sharing!
    .-= Brooke H´s last blog ..Summer Suits =-.

  11. Teak Vanity Sets commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 12:26pm

    i am a interior decorator, and i am very particular about the designs used in my home
    after seeing your pictures i am more desperate to do something similar to all the possible rooms in my home too

  12. Katie Stephenson commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 12:57pm

    Great posts today, Holly. This one is especially fun.
    .-= Katie Stephenson´s last blog ..I have a secret… =-.

  13. Boston commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 1:24pm

    I love the couch. It is so pretty and bright.

  14. The Buzz - Diane James Home commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 1:41pm

    We love a designer who isn’t afraid of color and pattern. Amanda’s aesthetic has a certain “joie de vivre” – who wouldn’t love waking up to such beauty!
    .-= The Buzz – Diane James Home´s last blog ..Q & A with Sharyn Blond =-.

  15. SixDifferentWays commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 1:50pm

    Wow! I love every one of these. Maybe she’ll come to my house…
    .-= SixDifferentWays´s last blog ..Subjects =-.

  16. Carrie commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 2:44pm

    I’m usually not a huge fan of purple but the way she used so many different shades of it is great – and combined with the pops of yellow it’s really amazing. Especially the yellow couch. Adore it!

  17. Amy commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 2:54pm

    These rooms are fantastic! I want a huge round light fixture!
    .-= Amy´s last blog ..Monday Etsy 5 =-.

  18. tiina commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 4:39pm

    i need to add that purple and yellow into my color inspiration map!!
    .-= tiina´s last blog happiest moment this weekend =-.

  19. Jennifer commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 5:10pm

    Oh how gorgeous. Thank you so much for introducing me to this fabulous woman with colour and style. I just love it all and want it all.
    .-= Jennifer´s last blog ..Entrancing and Enticing =-.

  20. shoshana gosselin commented
    June 29th, 2009 at 10:07pm

    I am a fan also. She has the 3 Bs – Big, Bold and Beautiful!! I get inspired by designers that think colorfully outside the box. ;)

  21. Jess @ The Finer Things commented
    June 30th, 2009 at 7:26am

    I am loving the purple– I just convinced my hubby to let me purchase the Martha Stewart bloomery rug in lilac– it’s such a happy peaceful color. Love these photos!!
    .-= Jess @ The Finer Things´s last blog ..Growing Trend: The Baby Bump =-.

  22. ruth commented
    June 30th, 2009 at 8:16am

    anyone know where to get the computer table? its fab!

  23. Kate (Birdcage Cards) commented
    June 30th, 2009 at 8:29am

    When I scrolled down to that yellow couch I quietly exhaled an awe inspired “wow”. Its lovely, in fact each room was lovely and completely inspiring. So, glad you shared this as I am still waiting for my 1st issue of Elle Decor to arrive.
    .-= Kate (Birdcage Cards)´s last blog ..A Good Find… =-.

  24. Penny Patten commented
    June 30th, 2009 at 8:50am

    Love all the colors and bold prints!!!
    .-= Penny Patten´s last blog ..Picking Strawberrys… =-.

  25. Chesa commented
    June 30th, 2009 at 10:37am

    Love her work, the Jewel Tones article in House Beautiful was the beginning of my obsession and it has greatly influenced my master bedroom. Fab!

  26. simply hue commented
    June 30th, 2009 at 11:00am

    You go girl! :) I wish I had a fraction of your enery.
    .-= simply hue´s last blog ..Gabrielle Kai Giveaway Tomorrow! =-.

  27. Travelingmama commented
    June 30th, 2009 at 2:04pm

    That desk looks very similar to the one that I have been eying over at Jonathon Adler:
    It is amazing!
    Holly, I LOVE that girl’s room and so does my daughter. That is exactly the kind of inspiration I have been looking for! Preteen is such a hard age to decorate for because they are not little kids anymore, but they are not grown up either. I think that room is such a great blend!

    BTW- if you ever want one of those poufs just let me know. I have them all over my house because I can get them super cheap here. I think I only paid about 40USD for the most expensive one and some were less than 20USD. Then again, you could just hop on a plane and visit Morocco! :-)
    .-= Travelingmama´s last blog ..road less {traveled} =-.

  28. Charise commented
    July 1st, 2009 at 1:46pm

    Brilliant and refreshing!
    Love how she uses Pops of color in her designs!

  29. Cherry@NewburghRestoration commented
    July 1st, 2009 at 2:12pm

    those rooms are so chic! I love how the yellow couch looks in that room. This is the kinda flare I’d like to mix in in my own home.
    .-= Cherry@NewburghRestoration´s last blog ..Newburgh Publishing Company featured in Vanity Fair =-.

  30. cityhomegirl commented
    July 1st, 2009 at 3:54pm

    i love all the color! Very inspiring. I would love to see some of your work on the site below. Share you style with California!

  31. Interior Dec commented
    July 5th, 2009 at 6:40pm

    Those colors are so vivid, yet grown-up enough. Absolutely beautiful, especially the chartreuse accents.
    .-= Interior Dec´s last blog ..Custom Valances Prices Cut =-.

  32. Jackie commented
    July 8th, 2009 at 1:18am

    .-= Jackie´s last blog ..Fashion Show Ideas =-.

  33. Knutsford Plasterer commented
    July 11th, 2009 at 12:10pm

    I like the paer in the bathroom but I’d be worried about it peeling being so close to the bath. I soppose it’s OK if the room is big and well ventilated.

  34. Cristin commented
    September 21st, 2009 at 12:24pm

    Love Amanda. She is one of my favs.

    .-= Cristin´s last blog ..Jennifer Jacobson Photography and How To Photograph Your Life Giveaway =-.

  35. arumib commented
    June 22nd, 2010 at 3:54am

    I love decorating with green for a rich, natural, earthy, comfortable atmosphere.

  36. Joan Waddell commented
    May 30th, 2012 at 1:31am

    Holly – Just discovered your great blog! And I’m so glad you featured my friend, Amanda Nisbet. We were in a designer’s forum group in NYC together for six years. I love her work! And she’s funny too!!!

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