So my Waverly Olana drapes have officially been hung and now the decisions start rolling in! Once hung, I began to realize that drapes are definitely going to be game changers in our bedroom. And after staring at the pattern for what seems like hours (I’m a little obsessed), I’ve decided the room can go one of two ways: Chinoiserie inspired by my new favorite blog Chinoiserie Chic or Cottage style (which is kind of my safe place).
Here’s an idea of what’s going on in the room currently:
Tufted headboard, sunburst mirror over vintage bamboo dresser, and a jute rug, a few lamps, etc etc… I don’t hate it by any means, but compared to my dramatic drapes, it’s a little…well, bland.
Let’s take a look at Option 1:
Add in a coordinating fabric with a bamboo/chinoiserie vibe to it, a bamboo mirror (but preferably one without the $600 Horchow price tag), my favorite painting by my all-time favorite artist, Patrice Brunet (I wish! But, hey, a girl can dream), and a ceramic stool for a little bit of seating. Overall, it’s got a Chinoiserie feel to it, but it’s not too over the top or “theme-y.”
Here’s Option 2:
Add in a traditional striped fabric for possibly a bedskirt and some throw pillows, some monograms (of course), a few chippy pots/vases from Anthropologie, and a random antique chair that I’m sure I can find a Urban Suburban.
My first instinct play it safe with cottage style, but part of me wants to do something a little more bold and dramatic. That’s where you come in faithful readers…I need you comments, questions, and suggestions! Help me decide and leave a comment below!