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Help with bedroom lamps and pillows

Anne Thomas
May 16, 2016

Recently we've purchased duvet cover and shams for our European size pillows. We are planning to paint the walls a shade of white. We need new pillows in front and lamps to bring design together. Leaning toward blue as accent color. Any suggestions?

Comments (12)

  • Dee Baker
    To make the bed area more spacious you could use smaller wall mounted lamps
    Anne Thomas thanked Dee Baker
  • sandradclark

    Ideas:

    Gale Coral Pillow · More Info

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    22" Blue and White Porcelain Tea Jar Table Lamp · More Info

    LED Bronze Gooseneck Plug-In Swing Arm Wall Lamp by Universal Lighting and Decor · More Info

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  • sandradclark

    Choose two small faux sheepskin rugs to place at each side of the bed to step onto in the morning.

  • Irene Morresey
    Some ideas, nice throws and perhaps an area rug, use different textures
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  • Anne Thomas

    Thanks for the suggestions. I'm thinking about a darker navy...

    Dee - I love the idea of wall mounted lamps, but my husband is leery of the additional expense.

    Sandra, I like the coral pillow idea. I imagine you can see by the rest of the picture that I go kicking and screaming to any kind of pattern (but I am trying).

    Blenheim, those pictures are really helpful. It seems like I need 3 square solid color pillows in front of our shams and then a small one in front of that.

  • decoenthusiaste

    Pin-up wall lamps don't have to be wired in. Corded ones with a cord cover can be plugged in.


    Master Bedroom · More Info

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  • PRO
    Amethyst Interiors LLC
    Use some navy and white striped pillows and paint the wall in eggshell blue black navy.
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  • Anne Thomas

    Drapes are staying and they are grey and white.

    These are the drapes:

    http://www.westelm.com/products/cotton-canvas-graffiti-print-curtain-platinum-t2659/?pkey=e%7Cgraffiti%7C2%7Cbest%7C0%7C1%7C24%7C%7C2&cm_src=PRODUCTSEARCH - trying to see if that makes the color more clear



  • Anne Thomas

    I have a few black and white photos and a sketch of our old house. I have looked at some art that had dark blue or the color above, like light teal.

  • Anne Thomas

    Those are all great ideas, tedbixby, thanks. I don't know much about how to add color to the bedding, so that and the lamps were my main questions. I am open to adding another color, but want to stay away from orange as many of the ideas show (changed my mind about that one).

  • Anne Thomas

    We are open to an abstract painting above the bed, but don't feel like that is critical right now.

  • PRO
    Beverly Anderson Interior Design

    great ideas and photos from these designers. I like the wall lamp idea.

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