Is there anything more flattering than family members asking you to decorate for them? I think not. I was touched when my parents approached me regarding their neglected ex-guestroom slash craft room slash basement substitute. Being a successful social worker in a field where privacy matters the most, my mother needs a pleasant office to receive patients, and my dad wouldn't mind a nice room to go over his files and hold meetings, either. The catch? it all needs to be done under 5000$ and in 6 weeks. Are we up for a challenge?
Messy, neglected rooms make for the best "befores" because the "afters" will ultimately look so much better.
I found a roll of this fabric from my mother's (short-lived) career as a bedding designer. My instinct is to hate it, because I grew up with this fabric as pillows, curtains - anything and everything. But I actually think it's kind of cool. What do you say?
I'm meeting with the flooring guy in an hour. I'll be back tomorrow with inspiration photos and my initial plan!
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