Posts Tagged ‘bedroom accent wall’

Silver Cork Wallpaper in a Galleria-Area Water Closet

August 15, 2017

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This water closet in the master bathroom of a newish home in the Galleria area of Houston was originally papered with an olive green grasscloth, which was then painted over with flat, boring, tan paint, as you see in the top photo. It was bad enough as it was, but when the homeowners renovated the bathroom and changed to a sleek, modern look, that painted grasscloth just hurt to look at it.

The wife loves this silver cork wallpaper by Thibaut Designs. In fact, last year I hung the same thing in their downstairs powder room.

The cork, with it’s bright metallic surface, brought a whole lot of light and life to the enclosed, window-less room. It looked better than I anticipated, and we all were amazed at how large and vibrant the room became.

Because the room had some curved walls, I railroaded the paper (hung it horizontally instead of vertically), and that proved to be a good choice. It also used a little less paper.

The wife loves this paper so much, she is thinking of putting it in a third space in their home – an accent wall in the master bedroom.

This wallpaper pattern is by Thibaut Designs, and was bought at below retail price from Dorota Hartwig at Southwestern Paint on Bissonnet near Kirby. (713) 520-6262 or dorotasouthwestern@hotmail.com. She is great at helping you find just the perfect paper! Discuss your project and make an appointment before heading over to see her

Bedroom Accent Wall in HOT PINK Trellis Pattern

May 24, 2013

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The wallpaper pattern is #CM2382 by designer Antonia Vella for York Wallcoverings, one of my favorite manufacturers.

Thibaut Damask in Collage Gal’s Room

May 11, 2013

Digital Image┬áHere’s an accent wall in a college girl’s bedroom. Everything in the room is in soft greys and muted tans, and the overall effect was soothing and sophisticated.

Usually, I center a large pattern like this on the wall. But in this room, the bed was not placed in the middle of the wall, but a little off to the right. So I had to figure out how far the bed sat from the wall (difficult since it had been pulled out into the middle of the room to make way for my ladder), and then find the center of that. Then, since the pattern was centered on the 27″ wide strip, I had to draw my plumb line 13.5″ to the right of that.

The pattern was not equally balanced on either side of the room, but it was centered behind the headboard, and that was the goal, as the headboard was the main focal point of that wall.

This wallpaper is by Thibaut.