Our new Paris Boudoir at The Whistling Elk is showing off our new Pine Cone Hill bedding line. The bedding in the bottom left of the picture is Bella Blue which is draped over our pretty Caracole french ottoman and the queen bed is wearing a combo outfit Madeline Cafe au lait quilt and a Louisa Ivory duvet. I am in love with the Louisa ivory duvet! This room is painted in Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray and when the morning sun shines in it is beautiful!
It’s still christmas here at The Whistling Elk and Little Paris…things are still sparkling!
and vibrant and happy colours are everywhere….
The bedroom is all dressed for Christmas….so inviting!
pretty soon it will all be over again, sigh, i will miss it!
the window treatments for the Paris Boudoir windows are almost complete…i have a few touches to add to the cornice boxes…but that is a surprise!
Last night I hung readymade (!!) sheers which i trimmed with a 5″ bullion fringe and the drapes which are a beautiful striped silk trimmed with a ball tassel beaded fringe…i must have fiddled with them for an hour to get a look i liked…i got in these pretty little crown buckles and they look fabulous on the cord that i used to hold the drapes back…in the picture i have them scotch taped on (sorry bout that) – after i decided i liked it i attached them better!!!
My mom sewed all the pillow cases for the bedding…she does a beautiful job! These are all Fabricut fabrics and the pillows are all filled with a 90/10 down fill – very nice and squishy! The beaded tassel fring is Robert Allen and the bullion fringe is from Brimar. The little tassel at the top right corner is Trimland.
Under our beautiful casual swag (also made by my mom, Pat) I hung an shaped mirror that has a very vintage feeling.
Good Evening…I’m so worn out from spending hours and hours and hours on website creation…so much
uploading and design work! I needed a break so i thought i’d just upload a picture here and say hi…i sold the painting in
the background and i still miss seeing it in the shop! It’s so gratifying to have pictures that
remind you of such beauty.
I found so many beautiful fabrics for the Paris Boudoir that it is overwhelming. I decided that money was no object and so selected every fabric that made my heart beat! Most are silks…and the trims are just amazing.
I find that photographing fabrics never does them justice….but i tried…some of these fabrics will comprise the bedding, draperies, swags, skirts and pillows. Here’s some trims laid out on my antique danish oak desk. Some of these beauties will make it into the final mix!
Each day is one closer to the grand opening!