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San Francisco Master Bedroom traditional-bedroom
 

San Francisco Master Bedroom

This lovely craftsman cottage, built in 1913, is located on Potrero Hill in San Francisco. The house features an owner's suite on the street side complete with wood burning fireplace and a child's bedroom opening onto the family room adjacent to the rear garden. White linen was a special favorite of the client's, so it is featured throughout the residence on windows and walls, in many variations of texture and scale. Note the carefully chosen art and antiques. (2004-2005)

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510lake wrote:
Are the sheers a flat panel & what track is used to install. Thank yo
   Comment   September 26, 2013
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Michael Merrill Design Studio, Inc
Sheers are a flat roman style with wooden top rail custom fitted to each window.
October 21, 2013 at 7:12PM      Thanked by 510lake
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dmaddry wrote:
What is the blush and ceiling and trim colors, please. So soothing.
   Comment   August 10, 2013
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I don't keep records of each color for more than three years after a project is completed. Try colors you like in the space. You will get the best result that way.
October 22, 2013 at 10:13PM   
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cannonm wrote:
what type of curtain rod was used? also, where are rhe finials from?
   Comment   June 19, 2013
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We do not release information in this level of detail. However, if you are on a restricted budget, use painted metal rods and if you are able to "go for broke" use actual bronze hardware. The finials could be any shape that appeals to you, perhaps repeating a detail that occurs elsewhere in the space.
June 19, 2013 at 11:23AM   
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kadee wrote:
Sheer Fabric Shade? - Such a serene bedroom.... Would you please explain what type of shade is used on the bay windows. Is it stationary, or a roller shade, or something different?
     Comment   May 21, 2012
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There are no shades used. The outer draperies are lined and inner-lined with bump cloth. The face fabric is ivory linen. The sheers are embroidered linned gauze with white vines..
June 22, 2012 at 9:41AM     
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What about the curtain rods? Are they connected somehow? I have the same window in my bedroom and can't figure out how to hang curtains. Thanks
December 4, 2012 at 5:25AM   
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momfile wrote:
Hi. I love the simple pinch pleat of the drapes. what is the material and are they lined? Also, are you using a sheer for privacy -- I assume the panels do not function, but how do the sheer work between the panels -- I really like that you didn't use double rod hardware.
   Comment   February 28, 2012
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The draperies are ivory linen which is lined and inner lined. The sheers are white vines embroidered onto white scrim cloth. They are roman shades.
August 22, 2012 at 11:09AM     
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nurseliz27 wrote:
Hi! I have a nice size bedroom but there is only ONE way to place my furniture on each wall. The builder was an idiot! Anyway, I have lots of small dead space. What is the best way to fill it in for elegance? Thanks!!
   Comment   August 18, 2011
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Do post some pics so we can give you concrete suggestions. Sometimes you leave open spaces open - and other times you can find functional pieces to fill them.
August 23, 2012 at 7:31AM   
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I agree that more pictures are needed. I just moved into a home where our master has 4 dormers, 2 on each side with a closet in every corner. We are not finished yet, but I have chosen to float the bed away from the wall with a large headboard (currently under construction) to avoid a claustaphobic feeleing. Behind the bed, we are putting shoe cubbies along the wall and a chest of some sort against the back of the headboard. I have also created a seating area that is not against a wall (there are built ins everywhere). Floating furniture in a room allows you to create seperate areas without having walls to divide it up. As far as opening up the area where the nursery is, go for it. There are lots of other options too, such as using it to make a huge walk-in closet, etc. Think about resale value too. Without seeing better pics of the space it is hard to help. even a drawing with the dimensions of the rooms would be great. What size bed and how many pieces are you including in the space?
August 23, 2012 at 8:47AM   
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