Bringing the Film in: Thelma and Louise


Main image of ‘Thelma and Louise’ via today.com

Today I am writing a piece on how to bring Thelma and Louise into your own interiors scheme. This is by far one of my favourite films ever made. My wife and I went on our honeymoon to California, hired a Mustang convertible and drove around for two weeks in the sunshine. It was perfect!

T&L is a drama directed by Ridley Scott back in 1991 (I can’t believe that is over twenty years ago now!). The two pals embark on a road trip that ends up taking one disastrous turn after another as they head toward the Mexican border. This was Brad Pitt’s first film and following this he virtually shot to stardom over night.

The American landscape in the film is full of rich, earthy tones, oranges, reds and pale yellows. The sky blue of the 1966 Ford Thunderbird is the perfect contrast. This image that I have chosen above however is from the scene where they pick up Brad Pitt as a hitchhiker and the landscape has cooled down a lot- pale timbers, silvery tones and saturated yellows. The mixture of natural materials like jute or seagrass and smooth timber with pale blue glass are perfect for a beach house or even a paired-back, contempoaray country home for that matter.

I hope you have a fab week, guys!

Lx

1. Pale Wedgewood 249, Arquerite 250 & Delicate Blue 248 paint, Little Greene Paint Company (available from September, 2015), | 2. Dried wheat, eBay, | 3. 1966 Ford Thunderbird model car, All Diecast| 4. Shake cabinet, Sebastian Cox | 5. Hubble vase, Woven | 6. Adam rug, Linie Design at Heal’s.

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