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‘Mamma Mia!’ and its design mash-up

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The reviews for “Mamma Mia!” may be mixed, but the film version of the Broadway musical is a smashing mash-up of design ideas. At Casa Donna, the Grecian getaway where the breezy summer romance unfolds, the clotheslines and guest rooms are dressed in fabulous fabrics: bold florals, sun-faded stripes, bright folk patterns and embroidery from the Mediterranean and points east. In this scene, Donna Sheridan (Meryl Streep, left) has a mother-daughter chat with Sophie (Amanda Seyfried). (Peter Mountain / Universal Pictures)
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The textiles in the film are in step with home furnishings collections for summer and fall. The Turkish import emporium Distant has textured fabrics in “Mamma Mia!” style, including from top: an antique Suzani, $425; an organic cotton bedspread, $395; a striped tablecloth, $165, a checked spread and pillowcases, $385; and a bedspread with hand-tied fringe, $134. 4516 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles; (323) 669-0829. (Arzu Benavides)
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The scallop-edged Alice sheet set, now on sale at Pottery Barn, gets a graphic punch of red with chain-stitch vine and flower embroidery. Prices now run from $59 for twin to $119 for king or Cal king.   (Pottery Barn)
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The reversible cotton Rosalie quilt from the Sundance catalog has large Mediterranean sunflowers in sky blue with a vine print on the other side. The queen size is $375; the king, $395. Shams are $60 to $70. They’re shown here with Dylan stripe shams in back, $24 to $28. (Sundance)
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Crate & Barrel’s Marrakech king sheet set captures the “Mamma Mia!” style in oceanic blues and greens. It’s on sale for $89.95; the coordinating duvet cover is $79.95. (Crate & Barrel)
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Interior designer Peter Dunham’s fabrics marry traditional patterns with Southern California cool. Prints at his Hollywood at Home store include a blue and red Kashmir paisley for $116 per yard and the medallion rug-inspired Samarkand for $123 per yard, both 100% linen. 636 N. Almont Drive, Los Angeles; (310) 273-6200. (Hollywood at Home)
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Easy-care, flat-woven throw rugs at Sueno in Silver Lake say summer whether you’re on a Grecian isle or in Venice Beach. The CS 20 Dona red rug with white stripes is 4 feet by 6 feet and costs $750. 2811 W. Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles; (213) 483-7300. (Sueno)
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Sueno’s EX 16 rug, pieced together from 60- to 80-year-old Turkish runners, measures 8-foot-8 by 5-foot-6. Price: $1,300. (Sueno)
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 Donna (Meryl Streep, left), Tanya (Christine Baranski) and Rosie (Julie Walters) pass the breezy textiles that color “Mamma Mia!” (Peter Mountain / Universal Pictures)
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