MAS­TER CLASS

Country Sampler - Home Tours - - Rescued & Restored -

Em­brace rather than work against ar­chi­tec­tural fea­tures that lend per­son­al­ity to a room. When the stained­glass church win­dow Rosie and Mike pur­chased to re­place their mas­ter bed­room win­dow turned out to be more green than blue, the color scheme for the room com­pletely changed. A painted green Yakima Grange bench grounds the new four-poster bed. A two-toned bed­spread coun­ters the furled green quilt on the door. A dif­fer­ent shade of green makes the needle­point stool pop from be­neath the bed­side ta­ble and con­trasts with the graphic rug nearby. A pair of penny rug pil­lows add a bit of brown along with the quilt at the foot of the bed.

Choos­ing the right ac­ces­sories will help you turn a chil­dren’s bed­room into a wel­com­ing yet still whim­si­cal space.the sim­ple lines of the twin four-poster beds Mike re­fin­ished bring a touch of el­e­gance to this chil­dren’s bed­room. Checked fab­ric on the bed skirts and win­dow-seat cush­ion light­ens the mood, while sto­ry­books perched on a child’s desk, ac­com­pa­nied by a chair from Rosie’s child­hood church, re­call youth­ful mem­o­ries.a goat cart cush­ioned by a quilt Rosie’s mother made in a home eco­nom­ics class lends a nos­tal­gic touch.

Don’t ne­glect ex­tra bed­rooms when it comes to com­plet­ing your home’s rest­ful ap­peal.the pal­ette of brown and cream is es­tab­lished in the stun­ning geo­met­ric quilt that lit­er­ally seems to make this guest room bed ex­tend from floor to ceil­ing. Drap­ing a...

Writer and Stylist: DONNA PIZZI • Pho­tog­ra­pher: BLACK­STONEEDGE.COM For more in­for­ma­tion, see Re­source Guide, page 96.

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