Our bedroom color was inspired by my lovely antique dresser, and our duvet cover. Our old bedroom was green, too, but this is a deeper green, and I really like it.
We installed the rods in the closet so it works like a shallow, walk-in-closet. It maximizes the space and makes it a lot easier to see our clothes! We will get doors when the budget recovers from last month’s remodeling expenses!
Continuing around the room clock-wise, we have the window and two more dressers, as well as my hope chest at the base of the window. The lovely purple sheers have a neat story – I bought curtain fabric for $30 but didn’t like it, so I returned the bolt. But that left me curtainless still. I pictured in my mind some sheer material, a particular shade of purple as the perfect thing for the room. The next day, as I dug through the bins at the back of our tiny town’s thrift store, I found first one, then the other – a perfect pair, just what I wanted, for a quarter! Thank You, Lord.
I plan to make a box valance from some other purple thrifted cloth someday soon.
I still have to do a few things to help the room feel more homey. I did get some artwork on the wall. These prints are by our artist friend, Ben Essenburg, painter of the everglades. You can see more of his work here. My parents have several larger prints, as well as a few originals from his earlier years, which are going for 15,000 now! I am glad to have a little piece of our Florida memories in my room. It was Anja who suggested they be hung in there – they were in the living room before, but match the green walls here so nicely.