I usually gobble up mySouthern Livingmagazine as soon as it pops out of my mailbox. Didn't open March's until this morning. So, second or third page turn - I find MY bedroom!
Granted, I would diekillgive my first-born love to have white beadboard ceiling, walls & floor... And that yummy chandy wouldn't work as well as my ceiling fan on hot summer nights... Plus the fact I don't have beige curtains & wrought iron rods for the windows...
When I started decorating our home 10+ years ago (ummm - due to 3 boys + 1 big man, my cutesy pink & baby blue Victorian/French Country decor needed to expire...) I could not find A.N.Y.T.H.I.N.G. in navy/cobalt tones. It was even hard coming up with decorator fabrics (especially in my budget range...) that would suit the applications. When I found something I liked, I bought yards & yards. Such as my striped curtains & Jacobean valance:
Unfortunately, time & funds (did I say time?) ran low. I do have the Jacobean print partially quilted into a coverlet (even have the binding ready to go) but it's folded on a shelf in my sewing room with some salvage quilts. I have one striped curtain complete (the other lengths are cut, just not stitched... and they lie folded on the afore mentioned stack...)
I even made an ottoman here to coordinate with my coverlet: