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House Tour: A Home with Spice Colors

This 1927 Beverly Hills home was given a spiced-up makeover with international flair.

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    • Spicy Curry

      The warm spice tones of curry-colored drapes add a dash of coziness to this master bedroom, while soft blue walls cool the fire. Because the pairing has an international flair, globally-influenced elements accessorize the room.

    • Eclectic Vibe

      This smaller window is dressed in the same material as the French doors for a unified look. A diminutive desk functions as a work space and as a bedside table.

      Get the Look: When dealing with small spaces consider furniture that can pull double duty, such as this unique desk.

    • Superb Seating

      A comfy armchair transforms an empty corner by the window into a reading nook. The upholstery fabric continues the curry and blue color theme. If you're using a contrasting color scheme, an item that melds your entire palette will pull the room together.

    • Sunny Nook

      A vibrant color in a small area has a big presence. The cushion fabrics reinforce the red Roman shade and the oversize Moroccan lantern adds to the drama while accentuating the graceful curved ceiling.

    • Fabric Frame

      Cinnamon and cream striped drapes frame the generous bank of dining room windows. Soft, warm walls let the lively reds and yellows shine through. Keeping with the home's international flair, accessories such as the 1930s Moroccan light fixture, lend an exotic touch.

    • Decked Out in Fabric

      A 19th-century French antique chair is upholstered in a colorful period paisley that echoes the striped drapes. A beautiful patterned tablecloth in cayenne red with hints of yellow completes the room.

    • A Glamorous Touch

      The dining room's clever built-in bar adds to the swank Hollywood glamour of the 1927 house. Brown and white plates are displayed on a 19th-century Indian wedding shawl.

    • Bold Mix

      Large-scale American landscape artwork adds drama and depth to the sofa wall. Quirky throw pillows, including a 19th-century French needlepoint pillow and weathered Indian textile cushions, give the sofa an exotic look.

    • Continuing On

      Elements from the adjacent dining room make an encore in the living room. The walls are the same muted mustard color, and textiles play a large role in both rooms. Antique artwork and accent pieces lend exotic style throughout the home.

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      Wall Ensemble

      Behind two leather armchairs sits a well-composed vignette. The central piece is an oversize gilded mirror. Simpler frames hold a collection of old maps and Parisian prints. The symmetrical arrangement echoes the formality of the living room.

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      Facing the Fireplace

      An American landscape from the Hudson River School crowns the fireplace mantel. The wing chair is upholstered in 19th-century paisley accented with an Indian textile pillow. Shallow niches flank the fireplace --perfect for a mini-library.

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      Let the Sunshine In

      An alcove of windows provides a casual and sunny lounging space. The armchairs mimic the shape and color of the room's more formal leather chairs. Touches of red unite the nook with the rest of the living room.

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      Study Session

      The spice theme continues into the study with bright mustard walls and cayenne and curry accents. Paisley and exotic floral prints soften the handsome camel-colored sofa, and an old steamer trunk is repurposed as a coffee table.

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      Accessories can make a house a home, as proven by blogger Gwen Hefner of The Makerista, who infused her suburban abode with meaningful touches. Flea market finds and sophisticated do-it-yourself projects bring in layers of color and pattern to the custom home that stands the test of time.
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