Gaining Inspiration:Anyone who knows me well has seen my “Inspiration” file (or rather files and files and files) of rooms and ideas that I love and want to emulate. I have been decorating a lot of bedrooms lately, so I thought I’d share a few more ideas from my “file.”
I love either using large scale stencils or vinyl decals (for those who’d rather a non permanent design) to decorate a bedroom – especially a young girl or teen’s room. Be on the lookout for these vinyl appliques at HomeGoods etc – because you can pick them for a song! They lend personality and energy to a room quickly and easily.
I created artwork from appliques for this bedroom. The Eiffel Tower I found at HomeGoods for $10 and the wording I ordered from a signmaker for $20. I then faux finished the 3 canvas panels &
Voila! Art! Photo by moi
We applied a black chandelier decal to this room in a home that we staged for sale. The home sold in 3 weeks. The new owners wanted to keep the design – as is! Photo by moi
Now for Something Completely Different: This is the same bedroom as the first picture in this post – only the wall is done with horizontal metallic stripes. When stripes are done horizontally – it makes the room feel wider…more expansive and it also creates a sense of calm in the room (much like the serenity you feel when looking at the horizon line where the sea meets the sky.
Photos: Ideal Home
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