All things casual, elegant and feminine. Lush fabrics, floral patterns, lace, richly carved woodwork, pastel color palette and painted furniture.
-A mix of textures-lace, leather and velvet
-Carefully placed lighting will add to the mood of the room and antique mirrors help brighten up the space
-Place fringed and button seating or loosley filled sofas in your bedroom to create a sitting area
-Distressed white woodwork enchances the romance
*Tips from http://www.seraoflondon.com/
MY TIP- fresh pastel colored flowers such as baby pink or white roses and candles add to this romantic feel.
RETRO FEMININELess than other girly styles of recent years, the retro feminine design mystique is defined by it's mix of old and new furniture, curvy lines and flowy fabrics
-The bed is central in any bedroom...choose one you absolutely love!
-Set up special areas of the room. Add unexpected pieces such as a pair of upholstered armchairs, a charming small table or perhaps an antique settee
-mix it up. Blending antiques with more modern pieces, elegant with casual, encourages design that doesnt take itself too seriously.
-add fresh color. keep your color palette soft but creat effortless elegance by adding a vivid color for a fresh pop.
-create a beautiful bed. A linen divet with just a hint of tiny ruffles is the perfect base then arrange floral pillows, soft colored throws and antique embroidered throws
-add some gilt. Gold add instant elegance but just a touch will do
-Bring a splash of style to your bedroom with sensational lighting. Try hanging 2 chandeliers on each side of your bed for instant glamour.
-Personalize with accessories. Your bedroom is the perfect place to display those one of a kind quirky things you love.
-Don't forget flowers. Nothing adds as much style as a simple bouquet of flowers.
* tips from http://www.frenchgardenhouse.com/
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