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Monday, April 27, 2015

Finishing Touches of Gray and Yellow

Being a designer I am often asked what my favorite space/room in my own home is?  For me- my answer is....everything in my home is a "Work in progress."  It is always the last thing I think about.  I am always so busy thinking and designing for other people that I almost feel like my little home gets ignored....and I am okay with that.  I have been trying to get a few areas done and one of them is the MASTER BEDROOM."  It still has a few spots here and there...like a headboard that need to be finished.  They will come soon enough.  Here is a little glimpse at what I have been working on.

I  love French Linens...I mean...what is not to love. And...I mean....I really love them!  These pillows make me very happy.

 I posted about this slipcover chair a while ago.  I found the chair at a garage sale some time ago and had a slipcover made for it...using old linen/cotton window panels and vintage lace.  I painted the wood legs shiny black to give it a finished look.

Notice my .PHOTO BOMBER>.She loves to hang out with me. Teehee.( left side of the photo)
When we moved into our home 4 1/2 years ago there was grasscloth on our master bedroom walls...I mean vintage grasscloth.  Grasscloth is great however this one made the room very dark and my allergies went nuts.  So off it went.  My husband and I installed the board and bat, it was actually the first thing we did to the room.  I knew I wanted crisp white walls with minimal color accents.  The next thing I did was I found the fabric I wanted to have window panels made out of...and from there my color pallet was developed.
We found some cool yellow vintage lamps.

 I spotted this darling dresser sitting in a garage of a home that I was staging and commented on how much I loved it and the next thing you know...arrangements were made for me to purchase it - made my day.   The dresser is actually  quite a special piece as it was once in the very first Marriott Hotel and each drawer was from a room that a president of the United States stayed in.  Well, at least that is what I was told.  It would kind of explain why each of the drawers is slightly different from the other.  That is the story and I am sticking to it.