Every time we come across a breathtaking home, we get a little rush. Because just when we thought we’d seen it all, a fresh-faced decorator or longtime design lover surprises us with something wildly unexpected. Case in point: We never would have thought to put a swirly slide in a kid’s bedroom until this month. As we look back at the spaces in our latest home tours that wowed our editors over the past few weeks, we can’t help but notice: June really brought the whimsy. From a room with a canopy bed to one with rainbow walls, it was tough to narrow it down, but we managed to land on our top seven. Read on to check them out.
The Unforgettable Tile Moment
The Standout Stairway
Artist and illustrator Kristjana S. Williams’s storybook home in the South of France is a force of nature—nature-inspired prints, that is. As you ascend the stairs, you’re greeted by psychedelic botanical wallpaper.
The Best Book Nook
The First-Rate Palette
This room in Los Angeles’s buzzy new Firehouse Hotel, a celebration of the whole ROYGBIV color spectrum, makes a case for a modern take on the canopy bed, featuring cobalt toile framed by powder blue cabinets.
The Indoor Playground
Our first thought when we spotted the two-story slide in this little boy’s bedroom? Our parents could have stepped it up a notch. File this play space under the best use of double-height ceilings ever.
The Winning Vacation Rental
You know where to find us this summer: Hiding out in Robert McKinley’s moody Montauk, New York, bungalow. It’s fully shoppable and available on Airbnb.
The Graphic Dining Area
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