Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Inspiration for a sassy girls bedroom

I am currently working with a client who wants to create a fun sassy girls retreat in the attic rooms of her Victorian home. How lucky is that? I thought that I would share some of our inspiration for the room….

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This is a photo of fabric designer, Heather Bailey’s, booth at the most recent quilt market. It won best booth, not surprised. I loved the way she paired her very feminine, vintage, flirty prints with the white French settee covered in a stone gray fabric. I couldn’t tell if it was linen, cotton, velvet? But it is stunning either way.

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Her newest fabric line is called Nicey Jane, so cute! I ordered the samples and now I have to narrow down our options from 40 fabulous prints to five or six. It will be tough. They are all so cute. We are going to use the this fabric for the pillows and canopies on the beds. The sheets and comforters will be a solid color, hopefully gray if we can find it and it works. However, it could also be lime green, pink or lavender. Oh the options!!!

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We will be looking for a French wardrobe piece like this one from Village Chic in the UK. We considered building a walk-in-closet, but opted for a the wardrobe and privacy screens instead. The attic has lots of fun angels in the ceiling from the roofline – adding walls would have taken away from the charm of the room.

I love the nail head trim and the curves at the top of this privacy screen. We will probably choose an accent color for ours.

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I can’t wait to show you how it all turns out!

7 comments:

Melissa B. said...

Love it! Have you been to Susie H. from CT house in Sandy yet? It is so cute, A really unique floor plan.

Emily said...

Love the fabric....and my eye went strait to the dark couch as well....some how it really worked with all those bright fabric pillows. I can't wait to see how it turns out.

Living It At Home said...

Oh my gosh, how fun to do this project! I would love to turn my attic into a lively place. How lucky they are! Love the fabric line and that grey wadrobe piece! You are very talented to be able to pull all of that together! Can't wait to see it.
~jamilyn

Living It At Home said...

Sorry, meant to say "grey wardrobe piece"...bad spelling!

Jennifer said...

Wow I love this!!!

Linda at Lime in the Coconut! said...

This looks like it is going to be a fun project!

Melissa J. said...

love it! makes me excited to do my "sassy"'s room.
love hearing about vegas too! too much fun :)

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