A True Masterpiece in Aspen

Wow, what a house I have to show you today.  It reminds me of a castle inside, but it still light and airy in the kitchen and reading rooms.  Just beautiful!





















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Sometimes i wish i could do a whole house like this -- I LOVE this furniture ("Carved Classics") at OKL today. Click HERE to view it all.








              
And this is a GREAT (rare) sale from one of my favorite stores:

From a New Partner: Top Ideas for the Perfect Bedroom

  I'd like to welcome my newest design partner, Time4Sleep, and thank them for this guest post:


 Top Ideas for the Perfect Bedroom


Create a theme
Refreshing your bedroom decor starts with just one piece of furniture. Pick a focal point – the bed, or the curtains, or even just a favourite lampshade – and create a theme around it, incorporating similar colours and patterns throughout the room. Use fabrics to create a close, cosy feel, or use pale colours and wood furnishings for a more contemporary, open look.






The perfect bed
Beds come in all shapes and sizes, from four-poster to futon. Pick something comfortable, supportive, and a little larger than you think you’ll need, for total luxury! If you have a large room, an attractive wooden frame with an impressive headboard adds a touch of glamour, while a stylish storage bed would be ideal for a smaller bedroom, offering extra space to keep your surroundings clear and comfortable. Take a look at Time4Sleep for a good idea of the options available.








Reclaim Space
Finding some new storage solutions is a great way to help you open out your room and gain more floor space for other furnishings. Rethink wardrobe space and attach hooks or racks to the insides of the doors, to get shoes off the floor and hidden away. Ditch floor lamps for wall lights, and attach some wall-mounted shelves instead of bulky bookcase and cabinets.





Sanctuary
Your bedroom should always be a place of calm, somewhere to relax after a long day, or a retreat in a busy house! Make space for something you enjoy – a comfortable chair and a lamp are all it takes to create a reading nook, while a craft stash is easily contained around a small desk. Fairy lights or scented candles can make your room even cosier, for a true sanctuary!





Personalise
Get thinking about the kinds of things you’d like in your ideal bedroom, and start making them! Create simple fabric wall hangings, or make cushion and pillow covers to add both texture and comfort to your room. Wallpapering the fronts of dressers or drawers is a quick and simple way to add colour, while plain doorknobs and drawer handles can be easily replaced with ornate ones for a more interesting style.



                              Thank you again for the post, and welcome Time4Sleep!
                                                                       -Stacy

50 Favorites for Friday (#48)

Four more weeks and it will have been a year since I started this series. I am having trouble believing that.  Time sure does fly.  Thank you to all of you who have commented and written that you enjoy this series.  I so appreciate the support, and will continue to keep them coming as long as you enjoy them :)













































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