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When we crossed paths with Kathryn Ireland at the site of her former Ojai digs (Reese Witherspoon was hitched there this summer) — we were instantly captivated by her talent and quirky-chic aesthetic. The It Brit manages to mix a zillion prints, textiles, and styles without conjuring space schizophrenia, and her playful demeanor matches the witty grace of her rooms. So, it came as no surprise when years later Bravo nabbed her for our number-one home-improvement obsession, Million Dollar Decorator.
Since then, we've done some wrangling of our own and were granted access to the room guru's incredible Spanish manse in Santa Monica. And fortunately for us, Ireland was more than willing to say "Mi casa es su casa" (in her Brit accent, of course) and even shared her master tricks of the trade. Ready for some maje visual delights and serious interior insight? Be our guest!
Photographed by Miha Matei
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