Before homes had central heating, draped canopy beds kept out the cold and provided privacy. Modern draped canopy beds rarely have a specific function. Their primary purpose is to use textiles on a bed that sets the style for a room. Purely decorative, canopy beds can create specific a mood -- after all, it’s like having a tent pitched in the bedroom. I tend to favor … [Read more...]
French Door Shower
In a vintage-look bathroom, a French door shower partition was created from a salvage door. Renovated baths can get interesting when the owners are vintage furniture dealers and stylists like Brady and Tiffany Ross, of Frisco, Texas who posted photos of their home on houzz. The shower partition [top] garnered instant buzz due to the appealing look and the budge-wise … [Read more...]
Is Lavender the New Bedroom Blue?
A 1960s color refreshes the idea of traditional patterns in lavender bedrooms. What if the fabric color in any of these lavender bedrooms was changed to pale blue, or even light green? I’d think 'predictable' or at worse ‘yawn.’ Would you? Yet to my eye, some of the same old patterns we see again and again – large-scale checks, toiles, and plaid have a young and comfortable … [Read more...]