It’s a jungle out there!

8 Mar


Everywhere you look, animal print is popping up. From very traditional to very modern homes, you see bits of animal print splashed here and there. When used properly animal print a sophisticated element of design that can be used in any home. My suggestion is, keep it simple, and buy quality fabrics (not the ones that are going to make your beautiful room look like a bachelor pad).  



I love the “Twilight” saga and the “Twilight” movie. This spread from In Style magazine is beautiful, so I just had to include it. This is a great representation of how to mix a beautiful zebra rug in with traditional design elements.















I have been seeing zebra rugs everywhere. I love this graphic element of style. Of course, they do make fake zebra rugs that are animal friendly. I would suggest those, and they are more economical.





This pictures if from a before and after makeover from one of my favorite blogs “cotedetexas”. Please visit the site and check out the rest of this great before and after.





5 Responses to “It’s a jungle out there!”

  1. charmaine March 9, 2009 at 6:18 pm #

    i love this post! animal print is one of my absolute favorites. i love the “Twilight” picture. every single one of these are gorgeous!

    God Bless,

  2. bandelle March 11, 2009 at 4:32 pm #

    I’m warming up to the idea of adding a little zebra print in my home, especially after seeing the J Crew stylist’s home.


  3. velvet and linen March 11, 2009 at 8:03 pm #

    I am always impressed by people who pull off animal prints in their designs. I haven’t done it yet, but I gaining more confidence!
    Great post.


  4. Catherine March 12, 2009 at 12:11 pm #

    Great post! I’m with you – I think a fake zebra rug would be the best way to go, I couldn’t bear to walk on the real skin of such a beautiful animal. I’m off to check out the before and after at Cote de Texas now – looks interesting! Thanks for stopping by my blog.

  5. Carolina Eclectic March 12, 2009 at 5:20 pm #

    Ooh, I love every room!!

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