{styled space} An Austin Interior Designer’s Colorful Bungalow

{styled space} An Austin Interior Designer’s Colorful Bungalow

If interiors are a reflection of personality, then the colorful bungalow of Merrilee McGehee must say a lot of good things about the Austin designer! Her space is chock full of color at every turn – from the soft pink walls in the kitchen, to the striped walls of the dining room. One bedroom features a bright red Jenny Lind headboard atop a purple overdyed rug. While it’s easy to overwhelm a space with too much color, I think McGehee’s choices work well with the space because she does balance the rooms out with neutrals like white or silver in certain places. If I had one critique of the space, I’d say that I’m not a fan of endless book shelves, as seen in her living room. I think it makes the space look a little to busy for my liking, but otherwise, everything is really nicely curated!

Dining nook with arch and pink wall kitchen

Dining room with gilded mirror and color stripes on wall

Silver dining chairs with multi-colored walls

“I wanted a fixer upper as I see restoration as one big art project.” – Merrilee McGehee

Coral bookshelves in living room with grey couch

Standalone fireplace against wall

Ahhhh, color. It’s like oxygen to me.” – Merrilee McGehee

Bedroom with gold sconces

Bedroom with red headboard

Elephant lamp in bedroom

Images via Camille Styles & Molly Winters


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