Pati’s dark and maximalist mini home

Posted on Tue, 14 Mar 2017 by midcenturyjo

I wanted to share another home with you today that I fell in love with on Instagram. A while back I met Pati Robins virtually through this awesome social media outlet and her and her home have become instant favourites. Let me tell you a bit about Pati before I take you further into her home, but as you can see from the photo above of her entryway, Pati’s joie de vivre and bold style is immediately apparent. Pati is a Polish chick who moved to the U.K. in 2007. She rents a small 2 bedroom, disabled-adapted home that is 78 square meters and shares it with her disabled veteran husband, daughter Olivia and 2 dogs. When they moved in to this home it looked NOTHING like this. It was painted in magnolia with smelly smoke-stained walls and a sloping mud patch of a backyard…clearly she has free reign from her landlord when it comes to painting her home. WOHOO! Over the past 10 years Pati has slowly renovated and decorated her home herself on an almost non-existent budget (having only paid a plumber once to install a radiator). She’s so damn crafty that she even dyed a leather chair black! (see 3rd photo below) Oh, and did I mention she’s a fabulous photographer??? This girl is so freaking talented!! And sweet! I just love her to bits and am so stoked that she was eager and willing to let me share her home here on the blog, which she has been reading for years! Mutual love fest happening here folks. Anyway, may I introduce you to Pati’s dark and maximalist mini-home! *insert black hearts here*

xavier says:

Interesting spaces

xavier says:

Interesting spaces

Lisa T. says:

Wow. I'd love to meet who lives there. Incredible space, and the photography is outstanding as well.

Lisa T. says:

Wow. I'd love to meet who lives there. Incredible space, and the photography is outstanding as well.

@jnathome says:

Pati's style & home are so incredible! I could stare at every photo for days taking it all in!

@jnathome says:

Pati's style & home are so incredible! I could stare at every photo for days taking it all in!

Anne says:

amazing photographer – do make sure you have a look at her web site too.

Anne says:

amazing photographer – do make sure you have a look at her web site too.

Sue says:

LOVE the creativity, great to visit but the space is too intense to stay for very long, little too dark for me.

Sue says:

LOVE the creativity, great to visit but the space is too intense to stay for very long, little too dark for me.

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