Things are truly setting up to choose up steam in the apartment! I’m normally sharing real-time updates on Instagram but I required to publish some a lot more pictures of the new headboard right here because I like it SO a lot. I’m so glad that Jen and I made the decision on working with Bowood for this piece. To say it is been remodeled is an understatement. As you may perhaps try to remember, the headboard is the Pondicherry from Serena and Lily, in a grey linen that they provided. I appreciated it but was hardly ever around the moon about it, and right after a couple of many years it definitely experienced a couple stains and was in need of a makeover. I briefly viewed as finding a distinctive headboard altogether, or a mattress (I actually wanted a brass bed!), but eventually we made the decision that reupholstering this was the finest choice. I’m truly genuinely happy we have been able to reuse a little something I already experienced – and observing it in this new fabric has produced me understand how significantly I really enjoy the condition and traces of it. Like, Really like!
We utilised Jen’s upholsterer for this undertaking, and I know I’m a bad blogger due to the fact this would be significantly much more attention-grabbing or instructive for individuals if I had like, DIY’ed it! Or much more thrilling if I’d discovered it secondhand or what have you. Alas, I am not a DIYer and I am not blessed adequate (or affected person adequate) to uncover a piece like this secondhand! So we used a professional and I’m thrilled with how it turned out. It is just spectacular and critically would make the space. I have normally preferred Bowood but I have to say, it is even extra impactful and gorgeous in individual. Also wished to observe that I employed Bowood Union, which is the variation which is a mix of cotton, nylon and linen. Normal Bowood is 100% cotton and comes in a couple of colorways. My colorway is inexperienced/grey. I chose this simply because there are two neutral colorways of the 100% cotton Bowood – eco-friendly/gray, or white/leaf (there are also blue and pink variations). The eco-friendly/grey experienced a really beige ground, and the white/leaf experienced a incredibly white floor. It was difficult to choose simply because I liked the two in distinctive strategies – the beige floor had a quite tea-coloured, antique glimpse, but the white/leaf was extremely clear looking. The good news is there was a great answer – Bowood Union in environmentally friendly/grey. It has a beige ground that is not AS beige as the other variation – so it’s significantly the perfect medium amongst the two. Perplexing, maybe! I felt it was important to do my study and see all of the colour and fabric choices prior to picking, so I’m happy I did that.
I also preferred to share how a lot I enjoy my Sarah K. Patterns bedding! I found it as a result of (who else?) Louise Roe, and just had to have it – even while figuring out British isles sizing was a bit of a head-scratcher. I’ve often just been totally enamored with ditsy florals so there was no dilemma in my brain that I essential this quilt and pillow established. It’s so rather and charming. The colors, the print, the ruffles…just ideal. I have a entire dimensions mattress and I’m quite positive I obtained the British isles King measurement. It fits properly and it is actually gentle and comfy. (By the way, I truly require to switch the drum shades – I’m considering of accomplishing a pleated inexperienced material!). It is really weird, I used to often find sleeping less than my duvet tremendous uncomfortable and it felt really hot and as well significant with a linen quilt go over on it…but at any time considering that I switched to this 1, I have no issues and locate it actually comfortable. Was it the duvet protect all this time that was the difficulty, not the duvet itself?! I actually under no circumstances suspected! Bizarre.
I just simply cannot believe how a great deal I like Bowood! It is these kinds of a fantastic combine of sensation type of vintage and antique, but also fresh and energetic. There’s practically nothing fusty or fussy about it. It is form of a best cloth and I may possibly go in advance and do curtains in it as well, since it’s just so excellent.
Tons a lot more updates that I have to have to photograph and share – thanks for subsequent!