Designing a Beautiful Bed

We all know that beds are the focal point to every bedroom. We spend plenty of time in our bedrooms, and we want to make sure they are inviting and cozy. We believe that following your heart when designing your bed is the key ingredient.

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European Pillows are both a decorative and practical pillow that create layers and depth. Usually 25″ x 25″ They sometimes substitute a headboard.

Standard Pillows or otherwise known as your sleeping pillows- you want these to be soft and cozy to ensure quality sleep.  We love a nice linen, silk, or velvet.

Decorative Pillows will help you tie your room together. They add depth through their pattern, texture and colour. Have fun with these!

Duvet Covers are your main focal point. Fall in the love with them. Love their pattern, texture and feel. Choose something classic and beautiful. Something you see yourself having for years to come.

Sheets are an important element, they can change the feel of your room. Thread Count, type of cotton, and where they are made are all things to consider.

**Stock up on three sets of sheets.**

“This philosophy is based on the traditional bridal trousseau: one set on the bed, one set in the wash, and one set in the linen closet ‘just in case.’ You never want to be caught with an undressed bed!”

Coverlets blankets, or quilts are found at the foot of your bed layered on top of your duvet. Depending on the season, you can layer it on top of your duvet for extra warmth during the winter months, or use them on their own during the hot summer months.

Bed Skirts will hide your mattress and boxspring. You can choose from a more tailored look to a ruffly and flow one, depending on what look your going for.

 

For King Beds we recommend 3 European Pillows, 3 Standard Pillows, and 2 or more decorative pillows.

Two European, Two Standard and Two Decorative for Queens, and for Twin Beds pare down to one of everything.

If you make your bed beautifully you, it will last a lifetime.

Sweet dreams, loves

For the Love of Colour

Its the new year, and we are excited to start fresh. While, on the hunt for the right colour for 2017, we came across a few trends. Bold, Dramatic and Enchanting Colors. Although, we will still resort to our favourite neutrals, we won’t be afraid of adding a pop of colour to our rooms.

Take a look at some of our favourite pictures to start off the new year and get your creative hearts beating:

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Moroccan inspired rugs. Hunter and Sea Greens, is grounded and sophisticated. Sahara is hand knotted with two different fibers – jute and wool – the later forms the ethnic patterns in each design.

 

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  1. Farrow & Ball Studio Green
  2. Ralph Lauren Porch Awning
  3. Benjamin Moore Hunter Green

Choosing Color Can be a tricky. Make sure you test it out on your walls before committing. It will look different at different times of the day, and in different rooms. Still don’t feel comfortable?, Don’t hesitate to ask one of our designers, these darker hues are not easy to work with.

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Naked Kitchens mixing hunter and olive greens.             Hunter velvets are plush and luxurious.

 

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Olive Green:

1-Sherwin-Williams Rosemary

2-Colorhouse Glass

3-Behr Premium Plus Groundcover

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Kitchen Design: Bloomsbury 

Paint Color: Flint AF-560

“It has instantly become one of our all-time favourites, the ‘Flint’ painted cupboards and walls were the perfect choice. They somehow gave a feeling of complete authenticity, nothing in the room jarred, there was just an overall feeling of getting it ‘spot on’.”

and,

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And yes, deep deep purples. How wonderful!

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“It ebbs and flows with its surroundings, and light brings it to life. Rich, royal amethyst can fade into the soft lilac-grey of distant mountains or morph into lustrous coal. Indulge your mysterious side. Let Shadow set the mood.” 

—Ellen O’Neill, Creative Director

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Dappled highlights fade to matte. AN OLD MASTER PALETTE gilded by candlelight. Violet shadows descend.

We are looking forward to adding some of these surprising and unexpected colours to our pallets in 2017!