the new year always brings a new start, a time to clean things up, have a new beginning, get on track. i always think of it as a time to refresh- work out more, eat better, get organized, even re-decorate.

when i think of freshening up a home, giving it an easy update- i think of painting things white, whitewashed floors, lots of neutrals, linen covered furniture, seagrass, soft blues, matchstick blinds, fresh flowers, stacks of books, baskets, even a few blue and white striped throws.

speaking of fresh interiors- two homes that come to mind are both homes of calvin klein executives, both in elle decor. what’s ironic, is calvin klein is all about simple, clean, classic clothes and interiors- seems very fitting and appropriate talking about a fresh new year. i also love how comfortable, easy and relaxed the homes are- refreshing!

don’t you love a new year? a new beginning, a new start…ahhhhhh… time to refresh- enjoy!

Elle Decor- Malcom Carfrae’s Home- Simon Upton photographs


Elle Decor- Kevin Carrigan’s home- Roger Davies Photographs


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