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Monochromatic Plan- Again


You probably thought we were done with this little pillow, but no! Let's tackle this monochromatic thing from the other direction and focus on the sage green background of our little bolster.

Funny enough, I'm finishing up a green bedroom where this pillow would fit beautifully (that wasn't planned- I swear!). Wish I could show you the finished photos, but we're still waiting for the custom duvet. You'll be the first to know when it's all ready. 'Til then, here's the plan:

[caption id="attachment_5200" align="aligncenter" width="339" caption="I chose a tall curvy headboard to create a focul point for this oddly shaped room. Placed in front of busy built-ins the piece will also help the room feel more spacious and tidy"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_5201" align="aligncenter" width="339" caption="Dark mossy green will to cover the headboard to set off the walls and lighter fabrics"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_5205" align="aligncenter" width="339" caption="This fabric inspired the color scheme and style for this room. This will be the duvet (you'll see the sample of this in some of the photos)"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_5204" align="aligncenter" width="339" caption="Fresh lemon green paint for the walls and built-ins will bring out all of the green hues in the duvet fabric"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_5203" align="aligncenter" width="339" caption="Pale blue gray on the ceiling to expand the space and soften the edges. TIP: the lower ceiling over the bay window gets the wall color to- say it with me- keep the focus on the headboard!"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_5217" align="aligncenter" width="339" caption="This piece may be neutral but it's not plain. The creamy colors keeps the room light and airy while the architectural details mimick the nooks and crannies of the room and relate to the rug"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_5202" align="aligncenter" width="339" caption="Soft roman shades to dress up the bay window without distracting from the headboard"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_5198" align="aligncenter" width="386" caption="Recognize this rug? I included it in yesterday's saffron monochromatic scheme. It looks fantastic in this room too!"][/caption]

Here's a sneak peek at the progress...

Bad photos (sorry!), but you'll notice that most of the accessories are green or white. The headboard fills a tight awkward space make the room feel more spacious. The fabric draped over the pillows is for the duvet. Can't wait to get it back from the seamstress!

[caption id="attachment_5194" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Grouping 'like' objects and playing with variations of green keeps these built ins from looking cluttered. The look is personal, but the focal point is still the curvy headboard."][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_5192" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Cream and pale green stand out on this black marble top dresser. And the mixture of texture and scale give this vignette an unfussy feel"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_5193" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="The small gray chair is upholstered in gray linen relates to the texture and color of the linen duvet, and the color connects to the marble dresser top."][/caption]

 

 


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