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Tommy Smythe's Soothing Bedroom

Layer oversize prints, like this rustic buffalo plaid blanket and floral pillow, to add a contemporary feel to the otherwise traditional space.

The bedroom of Tommy Smythe, associate designer with Sarah Richardson Design and co-star of HGTV's Sarah's Cottage and Sarah's House, is a marked departure in style from the rest of his apartment. "The living room is fun and energetic, but I wanted this room to be serene," he says. He painted the walls a soft grey-green to achieve that effect.

See more of Tommy's houses, from past to present, in our photo gallery.

  • Photographer: Michael Graydon
  • Source: House & Home December 2009 issue
  • Products: Bed, L'Atelier; bedding, Dreams; army blanket, Central Surplus; Schumacher pillow fabric, Bilbrough & Co.; trim (on pillow), Designer Fabrics; wall colour, Pigeon (25), trim colour, Pointing (2003), Farrow & Ball.

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