Sisters and designing duo Kelli Ford and Kirsten Fitzgibbons transformed a Dallas house by redecorating it with bold color, fresh frabrics, and clever decorating details.
Use Wallcoverings: to add drama and interest to plain walls
Seen Here: in the dining room, with ink dots that mimic a studded nail-head design
Buy These Wallcoverings: Rivets in Bronze on Jute (5707) and Champagne on Ivory Manila Hemp (5705) by Phillip Jeffries Ltd. (phillipjeffries.com), available through DCH; 713/961-1271
"Silver metallic leather? Why not? We love to see traditional textiles used in new ways."
Use the Leather: in bold colors to bring new life to old pieces
Seen Here: on the coffee tables in both the living room and in the study
Buy the Leather: Assorted colors by Edelman Leather (edelmanleather.com), available through DCOTA; 954/921-7575
"Animal prints pair well with almost any fabric, so don't be afraid to mix them with geometrics or florals."
Use the Fabric: with restraint as a way to inject energy or a whimsical touch into a room
Seen Here: as graphic accent pillows on the living room sofa
Buy the Fabric: Jaguar Velours Soie in Natural (32297) by Clarence House (clarencehouse.com), available through DCOTA; 954/921-7575
"Grosgrain ribbon from the fabric store works just as well to add punch."
Use the Trim: to edge furniture skirts or curtain panels
Seen Here: wrapping the sides and backs of living room chairs
Buy the Trim: PIN026 Ribbon in Color 001 by Dedar (dedar.com), available through DCOTA; 954/921-7575