Since our guest room is small, I want something 'big' to give the room more presence. So, I am going 'tall' with my headboard. This will hopefully create the illusion of a taller ceiling (which we don't have - only 8ft ceilings). Here is a snapshot of my DIY headboard (constructed out of plywood and MDF):
This weekend, I will finish building it and then I need to decide on the fabric. I'm leaning towards white duck cloth with brass nailheads, but I might be swayed to do raffia. We'll see…..
I FINALLY found an antique tortoise shell bamboo side table for less than $150 at a local antique store! I was very excited because these tables are hard to come by for anything less that $300! This will serve as one of the nightstands. Here, she is in all of her beauty and glory, hanging out in our dining room until the guest room is ready.
I will be channeling my inner Heather Chadduck with the window project in our guest room. I bought a bamboo rod from Hobby and Lobby and some oil rubbed bronze brackets that will serve as the guest room's window hardware. Here is my inspiration:
So, this is where things stand! Still tons more to do! You can see my guest room inspiration from week one here and please check out the other amazing guest participants here.