This is sort of my dream situation – classy AF, a little grandma, a pinch of boho, so much color and pattern, and a lot of modern moments that shake it all up. in 2012, Margherita moved back to her hometown with her race-car driver husband and built a four bedroom home, featured in Architectural Digest.
Reportedly, she insisted on handling the interiors herself:
“Which was maybe a mistake,” she admits with a sigh. “I’d never done a house before, and I underestimated how much work it entailed. I thought I’d just be picking out wallpaper. Ha!” Now, five years later, she’s finally wrapped it up. “It turned out to be the biggest job I’ve ever done, and I can’t help but be extremely proud of it.”
And I absolutely love this bit:
“Color and shape took priority over period coherence,” Missoni Amos says. The majority of the furnishings were sourced online—“Cruising eBay is one of my favorite activities”—or found on frequent day trips with Amos. “We’d agree to take a day off to go on a romantic adventure. So we’d wake up at 5:00 a.m., open the newspaper, and say, ‘Today, let’s go to this art fair in Belgium.’ We’d jump in the car and try and make it back in time for dinner.” Missoni never bothered with a tape measure, buying items on instinct and storing them in a rapidly expanding facility nearby. In the end, “incredibly, nearly everything fit perfectly,”
I hear ya girl. Check out the magical missoni mix.