Last week when I decided to participate in the One Room Challenge, totally spur of the moment and at the very last minute, I had no plans for the guest room. All I knew was that I wanted that room to double as my office and I wanted a cool bed. I absolutely love this headboard from World Market and that was the one photo that I shared as my inspiration.
And it still is. But sadly, this headboard isn’t going to work. Because of the height it won’t fit where I want to put it. So I decided to go with an upholstered headboard after all. But I’m still going to pull this element into the room with some ottomans I recently found at a thrift store.
At $8.00 each this was a pretty insane find. I found two of them and I am completely obsessed with them. I think they’ll work at the foot of the bed to give the room that vintage element. Speaking of the bed, I ordered the fabric for the DIY headboard from fabric.com.
You can never go wrong with black and white. Especially in such a fun print. Now I just have to decide on a shape. I’m really leaning towards a structured look with clean lines. So no tufting and minimal curves.
Now let’s talk about the desk I found at AT Home! I’m so excited about this desk. It turned out to be the color inspiration for the room.
I just needed a writing desk but I didn’t want it to be basic. I have this thing with pieces that mix materials. Metal and wood is always a winning combo and the indigo blue serves as the inspiration for some color in this space. But when I got it home and pulled it out of the box I knew the color of the base wouldn’t work. It was way too yellow.
So I removed the base and refinished it with my favorite gold duo. Metallic gold spray paint and gold leaf. I like to apply gold leaf randomly then go over it with the spray paint. This helps to seal the gold leaf while giving the metal a more aged and heavier look.