Time for an update on how my attic apartment is coming along. This is my bed nook---hands down my favorite part of the room. I can't even describe how wonderful it is to sleep in this nook. The windows are my headboard. At night, I can gaze up at the starry sky through tree branches. In the morning, amazing sunlight pours in. And I can lay there and admire the big tree in our front yard as I procrastinate getting out of bed. It's a perfect place to sit with my laptop and write or blog. And its even better for curling up with a good book. I've always wanted a bed nook, so I consider myself sooo lucky to have this one! :)
It's quite lovely right now. My colorful quilt reversed to show off its yellow green, swirly-patterned side. Bold turquoise pillows. Gray sheets (underneath) and a super soft gray blanket. (Yes, I do have a stuffed dog. It's a toy version of my adorable Adalae back home. And the yellow ball is a stuffed chick. Haha.) My paint chip art I created for Do It Yourself magazine perches over my windows. But the thing is... I want the nook to be even lovelier. First of all, I'm going to close it off with the vintage drapes I recently scored.
And then... I want to do something really pretty...
Like hang beautiful paper flowers from the peaked ceiling.
Or globes! Those would match my
turquoise + green color scheme.
Maybe some pretty poufs would do the trick.
Or perhaps I'll turn Caesar and Lenny's
birdcage into a chandelier with candles.
This crafty carousel would be fun to look at.
Some branches (spray painted white?)
would bring some nature into my space.
These ribbon poufs are dreeeeamy!
Or should I stick with the vintage them and
hang a simple, understated antique chandelier?
Or maybe... just maybe... I'll re-create the Falling Garden art installation.
Wouldn't it be amazing to have a bajillion flowers hanging from my ceiling
with fishing line? Sooo romantic, whimsical, and fantastical, no?