House of Jade: Home Tour
September 28, 2015
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I just know you are going to fall hard for this home. Trust me on this. The designer behind the fab-at-every-turn abode is none other than Kirsten of House of Jade. And as a mother of three, she's well versed in kid-friendly without loosing a single ounce of style. Tour her colorful, home home plus find sources for all the little goodies tucked inside. Psst...for more, check out THE VAULT.

Living Room

Sofa: similar from West Elm | Chairs: Pottery Barn | Rug: Dash and Albert | Abstract Art: Minted | Loveseat: West Elm


Table: West Elm | White Chairs: similar at Overstock | Ghost Chairs: Amazon |  Barstools: Serena & Lily | Pineapple Print: Minted | Acrylic Frame: Highland Hardware | Vases: Hobby Lobby | Rug: RugsUSA | Shelf: Pottery Barn | Beach Art: Minted | Koi Art: Minted | Roman Shade:Windows by Melissa | Stapler: Anthropologie | Chair Fabric: Inside Fabric


Lamps: similar at Overstock | Sofa Sleeper: similar at Joss & Main | Pinboard: similar at Restoration Hardware | Parsons Desk: similar at West Elm | Bookshelf: Ikea | Be Brave Print: Minted | Pear Print: Minted | Coral Pillows: similar at HomeDecorPillows | Jade Geometric Pillows: Nest Boutique | Paint Color: "Onyx" by Benjamin Moore | Abstract Art: Brit Bass | Lucite Chair: The Classy Home | Roman Shade Fabric: Schumacher Vientiane Ikat | Roman Shade Fabrication: Windows by Melissa |


Green Chair: Land of Nod | White Chair: Land of Nod | Red Chair: Land of Nod | White Chair: Land of Nod | Play Table: Land of Nod | Rug: Land of Nod | Play Kitchen: Land of Nod | Bookcases: Land of Nod | Garland: Land of Nod | Storage Bins: Land of Nod | Knit Storage Bins: Land of Nod |

Girl's Room

Brushstroke Lamp: Jana Bek | Books: Puffin Classics | Wall Mirror: Wayfair | Love You in the Morning Print: Minted | Botanical Print: Minted | Floor Lamp: Arhaus | Blackout Curtains: Pottery Barn Kids | Roman Shade: Decorator's Best | Rug: Lulu & Georgia |  Lumbar Pillow: Maddie G | Quilt: Land of Nod | Color Block Pillow: Serena & Lily | Large Bird Print: Minted | Paint Color: "Stillness" by Valspar | Toddler Bed: Land of Nod

Boy's Room

Headboard Fabric: Schumacher | Pendant: West Elm | Alphabet Print: Minted | Goldfish Pillow: Digs | Lamp: Lamps Plus | Arrow Print: Minted

Master Bedroom

Berry Deco Pillows: Caitlin Wilson | Duvet: Crane and Canopy | Mint Fabric: Inside Fabric | Nightstands: Ikea | Framed Mint Rock: House of Jade

As a designer my home never truly feels "finished". I feel like I'm constantly moving things around, changing out pillows and accessories and re-evaluating my style. It has been nice though to feel like I'm finally finding my design footing in my home. Once I realized what I truly loved it was easier to start buying pieces that were really my style. I gravitate towards a white and neutral palette with lots of color. I've always loved the whites and blues used in beach houses as well as the relaxing and casual feel of a beach house. A lot of my art is landscapes of the beach to mimic that feel.

I wanted to make sure my house is comfortable for kids but doesn't' feel over-run by them. I have white chairs but they are covered in slipcovers so I never stress too much if they get dirty. The barstools are wipe-able but also have a fun pattern and color. My dining table is really easy to clean and my dining rug has enough colors in it to camouflage any ketchup or juice spill!

I definitely embrace the fact that there are kids in my house. My kids rooms and play room are whimsical, colorful and evoke play. Kid's rooms are an excuse to go bold with art and color and unique decor items.

My home is small (a townhome) so I have to do the best I can with awkward window placements and layouts. My bedroom has a very unfortunate off centered window behind the bed. I hate it. But I do what I can. Because I have so many windows in the room I opted to save money on window treatments and do basic Ikea panels. I also moved my rod out on the right side to make the window appear centered behind the panels. The kids rooms are really small so I have limited furniture in each of them. In my daughters' room I opted for a toddler bed instead of a twin.