Saturday, February 8, 2014

Inspiration for my bed room wallpaper...





I have to start out by letting you know that I have no experience with wallpaper. After following some of my favorite blogs and seeing the success that they have had with it, I had to try. Let's start out with visiting The Green Room Interiors. This is where I got the idea, after seeing Kimberly's fearless decision to install horizontally instead of vertically. This was genius! Please take a look at this!

The green Room Interiors kitchen.


Considering wallpaper is one thing. To purchase is another. It's pretty pricey. After seeing Beth's amazing score from Ebay, it gave me hope. Her phenomenal laundry room from Linda's ORC lead me to believe that if I looked, I too might be able to achieve this. Take a look you won't believe how wallpapering the room transformed it. Along with the many other elements of this make over.

Beth's laundry room Chinoiserie Chic


To reinforce my decision to wallpaper my bedroom was this stunning example from Andrea at The Glam Pad. I have been reading her blog and really enjoyed watching her home transform. This bold and beautiful choice for her powder bathroom gave me courage to say YES. This is by far something everyone should consider for a powder bathroom. After all, it's a room most of your guests will be in. It's small enough to go all out, and it makes such a statement!

Andrea's powder bathroom The Glam Pad

So, let's recap. I installed horizontally. Installed in the entire room, purchased from Ebay.



I was wanting a room that was finished. My bedroom still lacks, but I'm getting there. Calm, peaceful, and white. Tan, white, with touches of silver and gold. Every time I add color I get an unsettling feeling. That's why I'm so disappointed that I don't like the botanical's from France in the room. I guess it's trial and error.


I'm happy with the wallpaper and seagrass. I also like the drapery. One thing I added
were the new lamps. I prefer gold, but these were a mix of silver and gold.
It worked.


The next thing for this room is painting the ceiling. At least finding the right color.
At the same time I'm looking into new bedding. For me, it has to be all white.

So with all this going on I realized that the house color was now bugging me.
So I tested a few colors on some small walls. I think I like one, but it's cloudy outside.
So I'll have to give it a few days and see it in different lighting. With any luck,
I may have found one. I do like the transition from the hall, where I tested it, into
the bedroom.



Thank you for stopping in today. And thank you to all of the wonderful
blogs that inspire me every single day!

Sharon



13 comments:

  1. Oh, Sharon!! Your bedroom looks BEAUTIFUL!!! The wallpaper totally transforms and completes the look. I'm a big fan of neutrals in the bedroom, as I find them so soothing, and you have certainly created an oasis of tranquility here! And I think the botanicals look great! Thank you for the shout out, I'm so glad I could provide inspiration. :)

    XOXO,
    The Glam Pad

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  2. Sharon, your wallpaper looks fabulous! I think the pattern on the walls makes the space look so cozy and warm. And I'm in love with your seagrass flooring! I wanted to do that in my house but I couldn't get the husband on board. Thanks for thinking of me - now your bedroom is inspiring me!!

    xo

    Kim

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  3. I am such a fan of wallpaper and you picked some wonderful inspiration..adore Beth's!!

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  4. The wallpaper looks great and I love your bed!

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    1. That's the bed from my CL adventure in Santa Barbara! The fret work on the headboard and crown is amazing. I was told it's from the 1950-60. Baker vintage score!

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  5. Isn't wallpaper the best way to bring texture/pattern to a room?! Love it!

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  6. Love the wallpaper - classic and timeless. It makes your room so cozy!

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    1. Hi Fran,
      Thanks for stopping in. I had no idea that the wallpaper would give me that exact feel. I feel like I'm wrapped in a blanket! Cozy is the perfect description.
      Sharon

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  7. This wallpaper is perfect! Love the color and the design on it. Your room looks fabulous!

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    1. Thanks for stopping in. It's alway great to hear from you.
      Sharon

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  8. The room looks wonderful!!' Great job!

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  9. Great! It seems really comfortable when living in there.

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  10. Really beautiful wallpaper. Love it.

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