i have enjoyed following matthew carter’s instagram for quite sometime. matthew is a decorator from lexington, kentucky. his interiors are so stylish and layered. 

i picked up the new house beautiful today. the cover is sensational. what a gorgeous room. love the pops of color, the mix of pattern, all the details and the eclectic art. guess what? it’s matthew’s home in lexington. best thing i’ve seen in a long time. 

when i opened the issue and read the story it just got even better. a  great mix of antiques and textures throughout the house. matthew’s advice to us all, “don’t overthink it, just go with your gut.” it sure does work for him.

great house. great design. so much style. what a beauty in bluegrass country. 

photographs by mauria mcevoy. 


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