...is just about ready! It was a funny day yesterday. You know, one of those days when one thing leads to another? Well, we bought a large chest of drawers to replace two of our clothes closets that we sold. One of these closets was not even being used much and they really took up what is a tiny space. We live in a typical small Dutch row house. Space is lacking and storage is not a word in the dictionary here.
I try to add some warmth to the house which is a modern home. We had replaced our doors with these panel doors back when we had the bathroom done. This really made a difference in how it looks up stairs. I added this set of frames with toile inserts to the guest room door.
We decided on door knobs with a 1930s feel to them. Come on in and see the guest room...
I have had this idea in my mind's eye for some time. Last night, my husband helped me figure out how to make it work. You take a gilded mirror and add a picture to the front of it. I love it but am still unsure it works in this guest room. This is a wall as you first come into the room. This is actually the master bedroom but we don't use it opting for a bedroom at the back of the house. I am not sure now that I actually like these hanging here. I feel like they belong somewhere more like my living room and I don't have room for them there. They may end up being sold on Marktplaats (a Dutch thing similar to eBay).
As you can see from this overall photo, the rooms here are small. I cannot place a chair or anything in the room. We now have two little nightstands which I put together yesterday. I went to put the lamps on them and thought, oh no, this does not work. So I put on my thinking cap and went off to take the lamps from my bedroom nightstands. Great...that works. So now I did not like the William Morris quilt on the bed...thinking cap again...okay take the roses quilt I made for our bed. It is a full size bed with a queen size quilt but it works.
Now I need to concentrate on a headboard. I have a great idea but we started to look at what we needed and are not sure we are going to make it afterall. Ideas anyone?
I love to sit in bed and read and I know my mother does too. I really wanted to be sure I had good lighting and a place to lay a book when she gets here.
Then I had to take the pillows and put them on this bed too. So as you see, one thing leads to another. This room has been very different for me as my house has all wood throughout. I decided to go with white furniture in here.
Now it is simply time to wait for my guest to arrive as I gaze out the window...