Credit: Vanessa Lentine
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Pure Salt Interiors Shares How to Incorporate Earthy Shades In Your Home for a Natural Look

When in Doubt, Put it in Neutral!

Experts: Leigh Lincoln and Aly Morford
Job Titles: Co-Founders of Pure Salt Interiors

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For Aly Morford and Leigh Lincoln, best friends and co-founders of Pure Salt Interiors in Newport Beach, natural and organic elements are at the heart of every space they create. With a stunning portfolio of projects that showcase their knack for neutrals and a roster of celebrity clients—including Bachelor Nation favorites JoJo Fletcher and Hannah Brown as well as “The Hills” darling-turned-tastemaker Lauren Conrad—this design duo knows a thing or two about crafting a coastal California dream home. Here, they’re sharing their insider tips for nailing that neutral vibe. Pure Salt Interiors


The Essentials 

Alex Round Ottoman


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“These ottomans are a Pure Salt staple! Made from vintage kilim, each one is unique and makes such a statement in every home.” —Aly Morford


Claire Rug, Taupe/Ivory


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“We love this rug as a more affordable option to vintage—it has all the character and flair of a vintage rug with added durability; not to mention, it’s the perfect neutral base for any room.” —Leigh Lincoln 



Folk Pendant Light by Uniqwa


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“These pendants bring such warmth and texture to a space! We especially love to place them above kitchen islands to richen up a crisp and sleek look.” —Aly Morford


Great Wide Open Sea Ranch CA by Carly Tabak


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“We are big fans of art that takes you there, and this exclusive print by Carly Tabak instantly transports us to a breezy seaside bluff; it’s so soothing and refreshing and brings coastal interest to a home.” —Leigh Lincoln

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Gulfstream Sheet Set


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“We created these sheets because we were craving a super soft and comfy sheet set that would act as a neutral for any bedroom but still had some visual interest with a subtle pattern. And you can’t beat Portuguese linens—they provide the best night’s sleep!” —Aly Morford


Hadley Pillow


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“Another Pure Salt classic, our Hadley pillows are crafted with vintage kilim for a hand-made and unique look that we love to use as a base for a pillow stack on both sofas and beds.” —Leigh Lincoln

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Ladd Nightstand


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“One of our favorite pieces from our Certified Original collection, the Ladd Nightstand has the most beautiful blonde wood for a natural and lived-in look we love.” —Aly Morford


Large Clay Beads


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“We’re known for our beads, and this string is especially unique for the tonal variations in the clay. The one-of-a-kind look and weighty size are sure to make a stylish statement.” —Leigh Lincoln

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Lauren Rug


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“A true neutral, we love to layer our Lauren Rug as a textured jute base beneath a vintage or patterned carpet, but we also love to let her shine on her own.” —Aly Morford


Maiden Hair Drop-In 11”


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“If you know us, you know no design is complete without some greenery. We love our faux Maiden Hairs for their evergreen beauty and realistic make that brings a liveliness to any styling vignette.” —Leigh Lincoln

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Merle Bench


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“The hands-down best-seller from our Certified Original collection, the Merle Bench is a simple staple that brings an antique, rustic touch to a room.” —Aly Morord


Pure Salt x Solé Natural Draperies


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“We are obsessed with our linen drapes and love this exclusive natural colorway. It’s warm without being heavy and refined without feeling fussy.” —Leigh Lincoln

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Pure Salt x Tirzah Winnie Bowl 


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“Our handcrafted ceramics collection with Tirzah International includes this bowl that we love for both styling and everyday use; the dip effect of the glaze adds character to this classic piece that we love to show off on our tablescapes.” —Leigh Lincoln

Softshell Reversible Duvet


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“The reversible nature of our Softshell Duvet means that the options are endless as the seasons change. We love the textural stripe on the cream side and the detail on the heathered oatmeal side—it’s impossible to choose a favorite look!” —Aly Morford 

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All items featured can be purchased online at www.puresaltinteriors.com.


Pure Salt Interiors
881 W 16th St
Newport Beach, CA 92663

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Based in Los Angeles, Kandace has spent the past ten years in the fashion and lifestyle space, and recently in entertainment at Sony Pictures Studios. She has a Masters in Journalism from Emerson College and has studied in Paris, Firenze, and Washington DC, beginning her career as a style editor and tastemaker for NBC. She is an internationally award-winning filmmaker, having studied screenwriting for film and television at UCLA, and her work has been celebrated around the world, in cities like London, Nice, New York, and Montréal. Paying homage to her French heritage, she is also the creator of The Chic American--a style and culture editorial destination for Francophiles, dedicated to the art of living an elevated, French-inspired lifestyle.


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