5 Crazy Expensive Celebrity Weddings That Will Make You Gasp

These crazy expensive celebrity weddings will have you asking: “Erm… they spent how much?:

For the everyday couple, a wedding is one of the most expensive investments they will ever make. However, for these celebrities, their wedding was just another thing to throw their not-so-sacred dollars at.

From the lavish and luxurious, to the down-right ridiculous, here’s 10 crazy expensive celebrity weddings that will make you gasp…

1.Kate Middleton & Prince William

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Cost: $34 million

Venue: Westminster Abbey

Guests Included:  David & Victoria Beckham, The Queen, Sir Elton John

Who can forget that humble day in 2011 when brunette beauty Kate Middleton walked down the aisle to become a member of the royal family?

The whole world looked on as Kate Middleton and Prince William said their vows in front of 1,900 royals, political figures, friends, family and celebrities.

The whopping $34m covered Kate Middleton’s custom Alexander McQueen wedding dress ($434,000), $32 million on security and $800,000 on flowers. Erm… were the flowers made of solid gold?

Their Wedding Decor On A Budget

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Kate’s lavish banquet was certainly fit for a future queen, but you can recreate the look yourself on a budget.

Begin by layering the table with a white, floral detailed table cloth, such as our hand painted floral table cloth.

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Next, add gold centerpieces, such as statues or ornaments. If cheaper gold ornaments look a little tacky, why not try spray painting roses gold?

Finally, add a mixture of flat and tall flower arrangements in an array of pink and white.

 

2. Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel

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Cost: $6.5 million

Location: An Italian resort in Borgo Egnazia

Guests included: Jimmy Fallon, Andy Samberg & Timbaland

Justin famously sang ‘let me show you all the good things about love’ and I guess his money is one of them! The ex N-Sync star tied the knot with actress Jessica Biel at a swanky five star resort in the Italian city of Fasano.

The do’ included Justin performing a song he had written specifically for Jessica, hors d’oeuvres such as lobster in turnip top and Jessica’s custom, light pink Giambattista Valli gown.

Their Wedding Decor On A Budget

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There is something so elegant and simple about Jessica and Justin’s wedding table. Soft pink seat cushions and flowers compliment the bride’s stunning pastel pink gown, whilst a mirrored centerpiece and white tablecloth make this lavish set-up really easy to recreate on a budget.

Inject a little baby pink into your wedding table with the velvet table runner.

3. Kim Kardashian & Kanye West

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Cost: $12 million

Location: Forte di Belvedere, Florence

Guests included: Andre Leon Talley, Alexander Wang & Chrissy Teigan

When it comes to flashing the cash, it doesn’t get more over the top than Kimye.

The King and Queen of controversy had their nuptials in the stunning Forte di Belvedore. Creepily enough, they chose to get married in Florence as it was where their daughter, North, was conceived.

The couple arrived in a horse-drawn carriage and exchanged their vows in front of a stunning flower wall. Kim made a total of four dress changes, which we can imagine cost a couple of million alone.

Their Wedding Table On A Budget

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This table setting is crystal, clean and oh-so-Kim.

To recreate, invest in good crystal glasswear, painted white table and chairs and create a hanging floral centerpiece.

4. George Clooney & Amal Alamuddin

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Cost: $4.6 million

Location: Aman Canal Grande luxury resort in Venice

Guests included: Matt Damon, Bono & Anna Wintour

As far as expensive celebrity weddings go, George and Amal’s is on the lower end of the scale.

Like many other celebrities, the Hollywood couple tied the knot in Italy. The wedding began with a civil ceremony at Venice City hall, to which Amal wore a beautiful white pantsuit, accompanied by an oversized floppy hat.

They then danced the night away in Hotel Aman with their celebrity friends and family.

Get Their Wedding Decor On A Budget

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The table layout takes inspiration from Amal’s Lebanese heritage. Recreate the table with our damask style elegant table runner.

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Add crystal glassware and tall candle sticks to recreate the wedding’s regal elegance.

5.Delphine Arnault and Alessandro Vallarino Gancia

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Cost: $7 million

Location:Roman Catholic Cathédrale Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Bazas (a French national monument) & the Château d’Yquem

Guests included: Ringo Star, Jools Holland & Karl Lagerfeld

So you are probably thinking ‘who?’. Delphine Arnault is heiress to the Louis Vuitton dynasty and Vallarino Gancia is heir to a dynasty of Italian winemakers. In other words, they have a whole lot of wealth in their future. Unfortunately, their future was cut short by their untimely divorce in 2010, just 5 years after their crazy expensive wedding.

The silver-spoon-born couple wed at a monument in the South of France and had a reception at a French Chateau. Amongst all the other lavish displays, were 5,000 white roses (yep, you read that correctly).

Their Wedding Table Decor On A Budget

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Ok… we aren’t saying that you can redo those walls and architecture, but the tables are easy to recreate on a budget.

Begin by adorning round tables with our hand painted floral round tablecloth.

For the center pieces, opt for crystal chandeliers, or faux crystal, and surround by a moat of red and pink roses. Finish with white plates and crystal glassware.

Planning a wedding? Check out our gorgeous range of table decor.

 

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Dressing For Your Hair Color: A Guide

Dressing for your hair color is one of the best ways to show off what your Mumma gave you!

Whether you are a beautiful brunette, or a sizzling red head, we all have unique coloring that makes certain colors look incredible on us. Similarly, our hair color often means that certain colors can be unflattering on us.

Ready to learn about dressing for your hair color? Read on for our guide that will have you dressing like a total queen!

The Best Clothes For Blonde Hair

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Beach blonde bombshell Kate Upton slays in red.

Blonde babes will know that there are a huge spectrum of tones in the blonde-sphere! These range from Gwen Stefani platinum, to Cara Delevigne mocha.

So sit down and grab a mirror: it’s time to see whether you are a warm blonde or a cool blonde.

Cool Blonde Hair

Cool blonde hair is characterized by ‘cool’ undertones, such as gray or blue. Examples of cool blonde hair tones include ash blonde, ice blonde and silver blonde.

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Jennifer Lawrence’s icy blonde is a great example of cool toned blonde hair..

Your Perfect Clothing Colors

Pastel hued tones are your best friend! Indulge in your sweet side with an array of baby blue, lilac and pink. If you fancy trying out red, opt for red tones with cool undertones.

What about dressing for your hair color for the evening or for an event? Metallics will look incredible with your hair hue, especially silver.

Avoid reds and oranges with too many warm undertones, as these may wash you out.

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Warm Blonde Hair

Much unlike cool blonde hair, warm blonde hair has sizzling warm undertones. Warm blonde hair includes honey blonde, yellow blonde, strawberry blonde and golden blonde.

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s warm-hued beach blonde is to die for.

Your Perfect Clothing Colors

Go bold and sizzle in hot red, peach or coral. Jewel tones will look equally as incredible with your skintone and Khaki was practically made for you!

Unlike your cool-toned sisters, pastels will make your hair appear ‘brassy’. Instead, opt for bolder blues and turquoise shades.

Both black and white look incredible on all blonde haired ladies.

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The Best Clothes For Brunette Hair

Brunette hair is known for being rich and full. Despite this, every brunette is different and the colors that suit you depend on a combination of your hair tone and your skin tone. This means that dressing for your hair color is vital.

Warm toned skin has green or yellow undertones, whereas cool toned skin has blue or pink undertones.

Confused? We got you! Check out our guide on how to choose the right color for your skin tone.

Brunettes With Warm Toned Skin

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Warm hued Jessica Alba knows that jade is her color.

Warm hued brunette beauties should opt for bronzes, burnt oranges, mochas and sage greens. Anything quintessentially Fall will look incredible with both your skin and hair color.

If you are after a more vibrant hue, try apple green, peach or yellow.

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Brunettes With Cool Toned Skin

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Liv Tyler looks striking in deep blue with contrasting red pops.

Those with pale skin or brunette-black hair are in danger of looking washed out.

Keep your palette rich and full and opt for deep blue, crimson and bright pink.

Alternatively, dusky colors such as lavender, nude and light yellow will look incredible against your dark hair and light features.

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The Best Clothes For Red Hair

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Katherine McNamara knows that green is made for red heads!

When you’re a sizzling red head, you know that your vibrant hair is all it takes to make a statement. Therefore, you want to opt for colors that enhance your blazing locks, rather than dull them down.

Green is your number one hue! As a matter of fact, anything from sage to emerald green will look smoking hot on you!

For neutral hues, opt for navy, tan and cinnamon.

Surprisingly, purple and a full spectrum of blue will look incredible on you too.

Avoid orange and yellow like the plague! However, red can look flattering on you, it’s all about finding the right shade. Fair skinned red-heads should opt for bold crimson, whereas tanned reds should go for softer and more demure red hues.

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Now that you’ve learned about dressing for your hair color, check out our tips on how to dress for your skin color.

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30 Game of Thrones Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Warning: These Game of Thrones facts will cause inevitable longing for the new season.

Wannabe-Starks and Lannister lovers, rejoice! Game of Thrones is set to return this Sunday for it’s penultimate (sob sob) season.

While you count down the days and hum the theme tune repetitively to yourself, here’s some Game of Thrones facts that will make your jaw drop harder than the greatsword that beheaded Ned Stark…

1.Dothraki is an actual language that you can learn

A conversational Dothraki course was released in 2014.

2. There’s one episode you’ve never seen: the pilot

Yep: even die-hard fans will never feast their eyes upon the un-aired pilot that was apparently so awful, it never came to air.

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3. Speaking of awful things, the part of Daenerys was originally cast to someone else

Tamzin Merchant was originally cast to play the part, but was replaced by Emilia Clarke after the unaired pilot.

4. The average episode costs $6 million to make

Which is more than we will earn in our lives, ever.

5. Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark, adopted her direwolf in real life

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Ok… where can we get one?

6. In the book, Daenerys was 13 when she married Karl Drogo

Producers set is four years in the future as they thought the intimate scenes would be inappropriate.

7. The Stark kids are also waaaaay younger in the book

Bran, who is 7 in the book, was played by a 12 year old Isaac Wright. Jon Snow also would have been 14 or 15 in Series One. Erm… are we still allowed to find him hot?

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8. King’s Landing is an actual place

It’s filmed in Dubrovnik in Croatia. No special effects were used.

9. Over 150 babies were named Khaleesi in 2012

All hail.

10. It’s the most illegally downloaded show ever

Ironic for a show with no pirates.

11. Sean Bean played with his own decapitated head on set

Finding the positive in having his character killed off.

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12. The actors in House Stark have the highest combined social media following

Although Emilia Clarke has the highest amount of social media followers: a whopping 12.2 million.

13. George R R Martin himself makes a cameo

If you look closely, the author is a guest at Khal Drogo and Daenerys’ wedding.

14. Stannis is alive in the books

Perhaps the upcoming season will tell us his fate.

15. Catelyn Stark is Mrs Granger in Harry Potter

We knew we recognized her from somewhere!

16. Daenerys’ blue dress was designed to look like dragon scales
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Michelle Carragher hand embroidered the dress to give it its unique texture.

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Rock this stunning blue hue with the solid color scarf.

17. Olly doesn’t exist in the books

Good. We hate him.

18. Ramsay could have been Jon Snow

Ok, let’s re-phrase that. Iwan Reon, who plays Ramsay, was almost cast as Jon Snow. Can you image it? We can’t either.

19. Alfie Allen, who plays Theon Greyjoy, has a song written about him

It’s by his sister songstress and is called ‘Alfie’. The video contains a very freaky puppet (don’t say we didn’t warn you!)

20. The title credits won an Emmy

Despite this, they still seem to be the longest credits in the history of television.

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21. There was originally a bizarre love triangle between Arya, Tyrion and Jon

This is by far the creepiest of all of our Game of Thrones facts.

In George R R Martin’s original story outline, the trio were engrossed in a bizarre love triangle.

However, this detail was left out in later edits and eventually ceased to exist.

22. Maisie Williams almost missed the Game of Thrones audition

The actress was still in school and was about to go on a school trip to a pig farm.

23. Shireen is alive in the books

Why oh why did that horrible scene have to exist?

24. Jamie Lannister is Danish

Well, the actor is anyway. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau was born in Rudkobing, Denmark.

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25. And no, he is NOT Prince Charming from Shrek

Although Nikolaj looks pretty much identical to the Dreamworks cartoon character, he is not the voice of Prince Charming. Who started that rumour anyway?

26. The horse heart that Daenerys had to eat was a giant gummy candy

That apparently tasted like bleach. Despite this, we’re pretty sure it was better than an actual heart.

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27. There is an official Game of Thrones rap album

Hardcore fans can get down to “Catch The Throne”, which includes tracks by Snoop Dogg and Big Boi.

28. Emilia Clarke was voted the sexiest woman alive.

And she has pretty great style on and off set.

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29. The Turkish military banned the series

This was to protect young people in Turkish military schools from the explicit themes.

30. There’s 70 different ways to say Hodor

The actor playing the friendly giant came up with 70 ways to say the name, all of which expressed different emotions.

Game Of Thrones Inspired Decor

You’ve had the Game of Throne facts, now it’s time to bring the air of Westeros to your home! Here’s the products you need to embrace the regal, Medieval elegance of the series.

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(Clockwise from top left: elegant color block placemats, ornamental embroidered table cloth, velvet table runner, game of chess checkered pillow cover, modern two tone accent pillow coverglamorous border table runner)

Which of our Game of Thrones facts surprised you the most? Comment below and let us know!

 

 

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Inside Kendall Jenner’s House: A $36Million Mansion

Today we step inside Kendall Jenner’s house and it’s oh so lavish…

Whether she’s strutting her stuff on the catwalk, or causing a stir on ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Kendall Jenner has proved herself to be one of the most influential figures of the 2010s.

At just 21 years old, the second-youngest Kardashian sister is worth an estimated $36million. With that kind of bank account, Kendall has a lifestyle and wardrobe that most of us could only dream of.

But what about her house?

Well… it used to belong to Emily Blunt and John Krasinski, it’s worth 6.5million and it has a 24 hour valet.

Let’s take a look at this little slice of Californian heaven…

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Kendall Jenner’s house isn’t shy of the spotlight. Before Jenner purchased in 2016, the sleek pad belonged to actress Emily Blunt and her beau John Krasinski.

Located in West Hollywood, the home is pretty much what haunts us in our sleep at night. Modern furnishings, a rooftop deck and trend architecture are just some of the things that undoubetly tempted Kendall into forking out that six million!

The home reportedly has six bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms. It has three floors and towers 4,800 square feet high.

In true Kardashian style, Kylie Jenner’s house is decked out with state of the art appliances, including a massage room, an Italian-style kitchen and a gigantic walk in closet.

Dear Kendall, please may we have permission to raid your closet?

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If this isn’t #kitchengoals, we don’t know what is! Clean white cupboards, wooden floors and a center breakfast bar make this sleek and modern.

We wonder if Kendall actually cooks any of her own meals here?

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Oh the stories that this dining room would have to tell! This dining table will have seated some interesting guests!

Although Kendall’s gal pals aren’t obtainable to us, we can totally copy the contrasting dark wood and white dining set.

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Give a plain dining table a dark and neutral edge with the organza hand embroidered table runner.

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Behind the dining area is this retro and quirky wine bar area.

The 70s vibes are making us crave Fleetwood Mac and flared pants.

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This living room is so awesome that we sort of think it deserves it’s own theme song. Maybe Kanye West with some chilled coastal beats in the background?

The living room area is cleverly separated from the rest of the open plan living room with a large rug. Pops of blues give this neutral decor a relaxed, coastal feel.

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Elegant dahlia pillow cover and hand embroidered throw pillow cover

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One living room doesn’t cut it when you’re a Jenner!

This jazz-inspired lounge makes us want to don a silver sequin dress and dance on tables (in the classiest way possible).

Get The Look

Decorate a plain sofa with deep bronze, mauve and purple pillow covers.

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Modern two tone accent pillow cover and hand embroidered throw pillow cover

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Oh look: a third living room! At this rate there will be one for each sister!

This living room has a corporate artsy vibe about it, with leather sofas, a statement artwork and leafy greenery.

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Oh to soak in that bathtub with a bottle of bubbly…

If we weren’t already convinced that we wanted to move into Kendall Jenner’s house ASAP, this luxe bathroom has convinced us!

A clean white palette, oodles of marble and an above-ground tub make this oh-so-instagrammable.

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We’re pretty sure that Kendall will enjoy kicking off her high heels in this cosy bedroom.

The neutral palette continues, with creams, browns and warm beiges giving a cozy, yet luxurious feel.

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Jacquard paisley pillow cover and Arabian velvet table runner

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This second bedroom is also filled with neutral-hued lusciousness.

We are copying that freestanding black mirror ASAP.

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Hand embroidered 7 piece duvet cover set

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This rooftop deck ensures that the stunning panoramic views of Los Angeles certainly don’t go to waste!

We wonder how many parties Kendall has already thrown up here?

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Grey and white cushions look fantastic with deep brown wicker sofas.

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Damask throw pillow cover and solid geometric pillow cover

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Kendall Jenner’s house is all about those city views! Large, floor to ceiling windows make for an airy, naturally lit space.

With so many rooms, we are intrigued to know exactly what purpose the starlet has for them all.

When can we stay?

Want more celebrity décor inspiration? Check out these crazy celebrity homes that will put Willy Wonker to shame.

 

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Crazy Celebrity Homes That Put Willy Wonker’s Chocolate Factory To Shame

These crazy celebrity homes are like a trippy dream come to life…

When you were five years old, did you dream of a home with chocolate walls? Perhaps you begged your Mum and Dad for a pink moat, complete with glowing, unicorn pedalos and a waterfall made from cotton candy?

Whilst most of us grow out of these dreamy, rainbow-embellished, fantasies, some celebrities haven’t. From scratch and sniff wallpaper, to spaceships , here are the crazy celebrity homes that make Willy Wonker’s chocolate factory look as boring as an Ikea Outlet.

Tommy Hilfiger’s Florida Mansion

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Although his runway collections are the epitome of ‘all American luxe’, Tommy Hilfiger’s beach-front, Florida mansion is like walking into a psychedelic rainbow.

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Brash, colorful and futuristic, the mansion features color-themed rooms adorned with giant polka dots, zig-zags, and even bananas! Best of all, this fruit wallpaper is scratch and sniff; how’s that for guest perks?

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Designed to be ‘part gallery, part home’, the abode is a crazy homage to the 1970s psychedelic era. We just hope that Mr Hilfiger’s guests appreciate color…

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Opt for matching accessories in a single color and print for a thematic pop art look.

Damask style elegant table runner and damask throw pillow cover

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Dr Seuss’s Beverly Hills Home

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We have to admit: we didn’t exactly expect Dr Seuss to live in a 5 bedroom brick apartment in the suburbs. However, this crazy concoction looks a bit like a melted birthday cake. Despite it’s absurdity, there is something truly intriguing about this Beverly Hills home.

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The swirling walls surrounding the home look like a real-life illustration from his books. We honestly wouldn’t think we had lost the plot if we saw his characters barging through these walls babbling nonsense.

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Whimsical swirls in blue and white will add a little Seussian flair into your home.

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Jacquard damask pillow cover, ornamental embroidered table cloth

Nicholas Cage’s Castle

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Nicholas Cage really is the king of crazy celebrity homes. His real estate portfolio includes the most haunted house in America and two castles. No wonder this actor often finds himself in financial strife!

With as many financial issues as movie rolls, Nicholas has unfortunately had to sell many of his glorious abodes. We are not exactly sure who currently dwells in this Los Felis hill top castle.

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Although the outside looks surprisingly tame, the castle hosts some more crazy elements. These doors look like they have been taken straight from a ‘Game Of Thrones’ set.

Other lavish features include purple velvet walls and ceilings with Egyptian stenciling.

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Go for Medieval-chic with velvet pieces.

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Arabian velvet table runner, velvet sparkle throw pillow cover

Naomi Campbell’s Moscow Home

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Is it a spaceship? Is it a plane? Nope it’s Naomi Campbell’s Moscow home that was built for her specifically under the order of her Russian billionaire beau.

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Above: We’re not exactly sure what this room is, but it looks like it should be hovering above the Earth’s atmosphere!

The 90s supermodel undoubtedly has legs that are out of the world and now she has the home to match! The Russian abode is decked out like a spaceship to match its quirky exterior.

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The home was designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid, whose quirky architectural designs include the London Olympics Aquatic Center.

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Opt for smooth, curves in blocked colors.

Solid geometric pillow covers

Which of these crazy homes would you like to live in?

 

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