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Cozy Coastal Living

Cozy Coastal Living
November 2015
“Feeling cozy is all about comforting natural textures,” says interior and textile designer Lauren Mendenhall. With a nod to coastal living, she warms up a family room with richly printed linens, a deep-blue velvet sofa, and earthy elements like rattan and grasscloth


Who she is:
Owner and principal designer of Amen Inspired Design, textile designer, and writer of The Domestic Dispatch blog

Where you’ve seen her work:
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, The Food Network, Cupcake magazine

On what inspired the design:
Mendenhall created a coastal-cozy look that reflects its location, function, and inhabitants. “This design embraces the deep blue of the sea, the cool grays of an overcast day, and pops of rusty reds and warm brass tones you might find on a salty, seafaring vessel,“ she says.
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