Aînée’s room

Aînée’s room is the smallest bedroom in the house at around 6.25 square metres in all. Not helping the cupboard like feel of the room were the low oddly placed windows, a weird feature previously shared with the back room.
A lucky find at the local recycling centre meant that the first stage of changing this room to something that is comfortable and practical despite the lack of space could happen.

Before-ish (I forgot to get a shot before the architraves were removed.)

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Opening up the cavity to reveal the rest of the window that for some reason was set inside the wall.

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Cutting away the weather boards to fit the window normally.

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And the window in place.

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This room is also going to have the ceiling replaced and be completely replastered so we have only added temporary architraves to keep the wind and weather out until that happens.

Inspiration + Installation

Even while a room isn’t finished I’ve been adding what to others are probably finishing touches. Truth be told I know that it’s probably quite a way off before our bedroom is finished and I want it to be as livable as possible in the interim.

Flicking through my rapidly growing magazine collection often provides inspiration and from there I attempt to implement that spark into our home.

Inspiration

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Simple and striking curtain tie backs made using leather belts.
The source of inspiration in this case is an issue of Living Etc.

A quick trip to Witchery provided me with two belts for $22.42, which took less time to install than to photograph (my camera lens is going on an over 400km holiday in the hope that it can be repaired, we have no photography store in town).

Installation

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I opted for white suede belts to add a layer of texture rather than the colour provided in the inspiration picture. The eventual aim is that the bedroom is layers of white, texture and pattern, unless my fickle heart changes as it often does.

Inspiration + Installation

Even while a room isn’t finished I’ve been adding what to others are probably finishing touches. Truth be told I know that it’s probably quite a way off before our bedroom is finished and I want it to be as livable as possible in the interim.
Flicking through my rapidly growing magazine collection often provides inspiration and from there I attempt to implement that spark into our home.

Inspiration

20121015-195216.jpg

Simple and striking curtain tie backs made using leather belts.
The source of inspiration in this case is an issue of Living Etc.

A quick trip to Witchery provided me with two belts for $22.42, which took less time to install than to photograph (my camera lens is going on an over 400km holiday in the hope that it can be repaired, we have no photography store in town).

Installation

20121015-200734.jpg20121015-200758.jpg20121015-200843.jpg

I opted for white suede belts to add a layer of texture rather than the colour provided in the inspiration picture. The eventual aim is that the bedroom is layers of white, texture and pattern, unless my fickle heart changes as it often does.