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Ralph_Lauren_home_Periwinkle_rug_styled_and_photo_by_Little_Big_Bell The inspiration behind my nautical style living room here, lies with my beautiful Ralph Lauren rug in red, white and blue.

It’s from the new season 2015 Racing Point stripe collection . The style and colourway is called Periwinkle.
Ralph_Lauren_Home_Periwinkle_rug_styling_and_photo_Little_Big_Bell The rug is a large 5 by 8 feet and as you can see, the colours are very bright and the stripes bold.

When decorating with such vibrant colours and striking patterns, it can often stand out too much at the visual expense of the surrounding furniture.

I thought I’d show you how I’ve styled this room whilst using such vibrant colours.

The key is to soften the impact with lighter coloured furniture.

Rather than just place the rug in front of the sofa, creating too much contrast, I have placed my mint coloured sofa over the top one third of the rug. This created a blending effect.

I have also used a white coffee table to break up the stripes, whilst using decorative accessories to accentuate the blue, red and white.

Ralph_Lauren_home_photo_by_Geraldine_Tan_Little_Big_Bell There are numerous colours from this rug collection, but I have picked this colourway because it reminded me of being on a coastal holiday.

There is a nautical feel to the whole look of my room, from the Breton stripes seen on the plate with the dog, to the anchor from my West Elm cushion.

The rug is made of hand woven easy care polyester yarn that is robust enough for high traffic areas and the outdoors.

If I had a huge porch outside my home or a conservatory, this would be where I would use the rug to style up the look. Ralph_Lauren_home_Periwinkle_rug_photo-and–styling_by_Little_Big_Bell The rug comes in different sizes. If you are interested in ordering a similar one, just send an order inquiry online and the purchase can be arranged through your local Ralph Lauren home store.

Hope you’ve enjoyed my colourful living room styling. Have a lovely weekend.

( All styling and photography is by Geraldine Tan of Little Big Bell, this post is done in collaboration with Ralph Lauren Home. The rug was a gift).

Joss_and_main_Little_Big_Bell_curated_blogger_collection I am super excited today to announce the Little Big Bell Joss and Main curated sale of furniture and home decor.

I often get asked where to buy the furniture and decor from the photos that I post of my home on Instagram. As many of the pieces I own are no longer in shops, I have often thought about bringing together a collection inspired by the Little Big Bell style, so this is a dream come true. Joss_and_Main_curated_design_sale_with_Little_Big_Bell Joss and Main is a special members only site that offers time limited sales on amazing design brands at a much reduced price.

I have put some of the pieces from the curate next to my home photos, in case you want to recreate the look.

Its parent company is based in the U.S and stocks a whole range of furniture and furnishings not seen on the British High Street. The cool thing is that it is now accessible via and shipped from its UK online site.

You have to be quick though, because the curated sale is only between July 26th and August 2nd 2015.
Joss_and_main_guest_curator_Little_Big_Bell The curation includes my favourite colour palette of mint, canary yellow, fuchsia, powder pink and blues.

The team at Joss and Main have also picked quite a few pieces they felt were inspired by the Little Big Bell style. So interesting to see their interpretations.

Get_to_know_Little_Big_Bell To coincide with the sale, I have also been interviewed on their blog Plume, where I talk about blogging and inspirations. Hope you enjoy reading it.

I really hope you like my Joss and Main curated sale, do let me know which is your favourite piece.

I will be back again soon with a fresh new room styling. Watch this space and happy weekend, Happy shopping.

( This post is a sponsored collaboration with Joss and Main)

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