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The Brunette One: Today’s Feature Blog

June 30, 2016
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Hey there, interior design aficionados! Welcome back this fine Thursday for another exciting round of the CoContest feature blogger and Instagrammer series. Last week we took an in-depth look at the brilliant Door Sixteen, and this week we’re backing up the good stuff with a neat look at The Brunette One (TBO).

Read on below to learn more about this talented stylista!

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via TBO

So, who exactly is The Brunette One?

Hailing from Des Moines, Iowa, The Brunette One is run and managed by design and style devotee Samantha McClelland. Working full time as a project manager, this exciting blog is a creative outlet for this bubbly design enthusiast, while providing a host of impressive ideas and domestic inspiration. A combination of all things style related, Samantha offers a range of the following:

  • Stylish domestic projects.
  • Home design inspo.
  • Visionary DIY ideas.
  • And a regular range of entertaining lifestyle posts.

Moonlighting as a freelance stylish, you can read more about The Brunette One, and Samantha’s neat projects here.

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After via TBO

Impressive before and after projects

Is there anything better than seeing a disastrous space given a new lease on life? We certainly don’t think so, and you can check out a range of these glorious before and after projects on The Brunette One’s site.

Offering a range of neat ideas, we have taken particular fancy to the gorgeous guest bedroom makeover above, consequently driving us to want to give our home an immediate refresh! Boasting vivid hues, dramatic tones, and an ambience of warmth, this interior ticks all of the requite design boxes with ease.

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via TBO

Gorgeous DIY ideas to inspire

Do you desire regular interior inspo, while also learning about clever DIY projects for your home? If the answer is yes, then you have come to the right place! Samantha’s blog is chock-full of concepts and insights, while giving handy step-by-step guides to complete these trendy tasks.

Ultimately, if you’re looking for some awesome, reliable and proven advice on how to update and perfect your own interior, you have arrived at your one-stop destination. We particularly love the dazzling terrarium above. Check it out in more detail here!

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via TBO

Tour Samantha’s impressively styled home

Like all impressive interior bloggers that we feature here on CoContest, The Brunette One’s home interior is front row and centre. From sleek elegant rooms, to quirky eclectic designed domestic zones, each post is beautifully and painstakingly photographed for your viewing pleasure.

Enjoying what you see? Take the full tour of Samantha’s abode right here.




As always, our feature blogger has an impressive following on their Instagram account.We love the above collection of striking ornaments, which gives a bold impression of style and design. Stay updated with all the latest trends and style advice by checking out this wanderlust-inducing, home decor envy-generating collection of gorgeous pictures here.

We thought that one was pretty cool. Hope you did too. Get some more fabulous design tips, tricks and inspirations in the next CoContest bloggers session! Stay tuned…

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