Moody Hues with Bright Color Pops in an Edinburgh Home

Artist Tessa MacGregor bought this Georgian apartment in Edinburgh after she sold her tiny studio in London (for the same price, eeek!). But here in Edinburgh she has the space to combine home and studio.

Tessa was inspired by Abigail Ahern after attending a workshop at Abigail’s home. If you’re familiar with Abigail’s work you can definitely see the inspiration in Tessa’s home. The moody base of her home is combined with bright color pops, artwork and a combination of textiles and patterns.

Not only the decor in Tessa’s home is fantastic but also the architectural bones of this apartment are to die for. Flagstone tiles, high ceilings with cornicing and ceiling roses, and lovely fireplaces give this home that period look we all love so much. Tessa’s home is a wonderful collection of colors, patterns and styles.

photography by Douglas Gibb

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  1. Loved this post! I actually stayed here with Tessa a couple of years ago. This space is incredible in person, and Tessa was so delightful. I really love your blog, it’s one of my favorites, and the spaces you feature are inspiring. Thank you for the beauty and keep up the great posts!

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words about the blog 🙂
      I can imagine this must have been a pretty incredible space to stay in, it looks amazing! Have a nice day 🙂

  2. Hi! Would you happen to have any more information about that birdcage chandelier over the red table? I saw something like that a few years ago and have been dying for one ever since but could never track it down.
    Thank you so much and thank you for running such an amazing blog!

    1. Hi 🙂
      Thank you so much for your kind words. The lamp is called Voliére Grande and it’s by Challieres. It’s so lovely! Have a nice day.

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