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Courtney's Soothing Blue Bedroom — My Bedroom Retreat Contest

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 16, 2013 01:08 AM
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by Jason Loper last modified Mar 15, 2013

Like this My Bedroom Retreat contest entry? Favorite it below! Name: Courtney Location: Brooklyn, NY Division: United States What do you love about your bedroom?: Everything. I love my/our master bedroom both as a grown-up retreat/sanctuary AND as family-central and our kids’ favorite place to be. The room gets great light throughout the day (for which I’m eternally grateful, dark bedrooms are tough), gazes out on brownstones and treetops, retains its original marble mantel, deep moldings and parquet floors and is wrapped in soothing blue. Its primary elements hail from travels, family, Craigslist/auction and my now-shuttered antique store. A wooly Beni Ouarain carpet anchors the room (and is a soft play+stretch surface), block-printed curtains from Jaipur frame windows, bed’s a king-size Pierce Martin 4-poster (Craigslist), Cameroonian chief’s headdress over the bed, white linen sheets and duvet and a couch! The walls host a shifting collection of art and photos. Crazily, I prefer our room to hotel rooms - save for its not having an en suite bathroom or turn-down service... More






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