What is the ONLY thing that might be just as good as decorating your own house? Decorating someone else's, of course! My mom has decided that she is ready to redecorate her bedroom. It is looong overdue (sorry, Mom), but she's been wanting it for a while. Money doesn't grown on trees. Did you know that?
We talked on the phone the other day about what she's looking at, and I told her I'd send her some pictures. Instead of e-mailing them, I thought I'd blog them! This way she can see them all out in the open, and I can explain my thoughts to her (and you!).My mom's bedding is a pale, mist blue and tan paisley pattern on a cream background. The closest idea I could find is the curtains in the background above. It's much more subtle than those, but it explains the inspiration piece a bit.
Yeah, right. If she had all the money in the world, and Candice was her best friend? Maybe. I can see this being my mom's dream room. Mostly because of the design, but also because I love it so much, I'd be sleeping on that chaise in front of the fireplace. What can I say? My mom likes having me around.
I like the paint color of the photo above and the next three below. There are different aspects I like of each.
I thought you'd like this one the most, Mom. It's got a bit of a green hue to it, but it's purty! Of course, the five feet of crown molding helps!
Next up? Window treatments. I think some long, silk-ish panels will be gorgeous. You just can't go wrong with (what I think are) a classic look.
The photo below is from Design Inc., and I've been in love with it forever. The color scheme might be a little light for her, but it's spectacular! I love the soft panels combined with the tailored furniture. My favorite, Mom. I know the color's a little off, but what do you think?
Granted, a little "hotel room" looking, but we're talking panels here, remember? Plus, I'd like her to see the lighter colors combined with the darker wood.
We talked about painting her furniture (freaked her out), so it doesn't have to be done. These pictures prove that! Finally, this room encompasses a lot of what I think her room should look like. It's a little "old French" (yes, I made that up), but the tones are THERE.