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Bedroom decor help-floral wallpaper?

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camsie Mon 10-Aug-15 19:09:37

Hi, I was wondering can anyone help me with decorating a spare bedroom? I've chosen this wallpaper but it's proving a little tricky to match, as I don't want the pink to seem too Barbara Cartland-esque!

Already have cream curtains and a biscuity coloured carpet which I will keep. I've painted the wardrobe and chest of drawers an off white and painted the walls a taupe colour. It looks good but adding the trimmings has me stumped!

Any suggestions for new bedside cabinets, light fitting, bedside lamps, rug and bed linen? Medium budget, I


dontcallmelen Mon 10-Aug-15 19:13:55

Maybe pick out the lemon or the pale blue, both would look pretty.

camsie Mon 10-Aug-15 19:36:53

Yeah, the lemon would be nice. What kind of bedding do you think would suit?

Thanks for replying!

dontcallmelen Mon 10-Aug-15 19:51:15

You could go either floral or plain, I usually have plain bedding & then you can add floral cushions or throw, depends if you are doing a feature wall with the pattern wallpaper or doing the whole room, if so then pattern bedding might be a bit pattern overload.

camsie Mon 10-Aug-15 20:18:55

I was thinking just a feature wall behind the bed. Would stripy bedding be naff?

dontcallmelen Mon 10-Aug-15 20:34:31

No dont think so I had floral paper in my kitchen with stripe curtains but would definitely pick out the lemon or blue for the colourways, & maybe stripey lampshades/stripey tie backs for the curtains, otherwise might look a bit random, when I'm looking for accessories I usually take a bit of the wallpaper/paint chart with me, find that really helps especially, when trying to pick contrasting colours.

camsie Mon 10-Aug-15 20:42:12

Good plan, I have a tendency towards randomness when picking stuff out!

dontcallmelen Mon 10-Aug-15 20:45:56

Lol me too, & made way to many impulse buys which didn't always work, found this helped a lot, have fun I love the finishing off part of decorating.

Belleview Tue 11-Aug-15 09:15:13

If you painted your walls taupe, use the pale blue for accessories. Lots of shades of blue go beautifully with taupe, very calm and soothing, yet a nice refreshing contrast.

camsie Wed 12-Aug-15 17:16:49

Thanks belleview, blue is nice in a bedroom. Time to start flexing the credit card, methinkssmile

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