EVE’S ROOM AND BATHROOM, BOYS’ ROOM AND BATHROOM
Hi there! I’m happy that you’re back. Today’s tour will be quick but some of these spaces you haven’t seen and I’m excited to show you. I’ll take you through my daughter’s room and bathroom, along with my sons’ room and bathroom. I’ve said it before, but it’s so much fun to design kids’ spaces. To me, it’s always important to create a space that kids can grow into. In my opinion, kids grow entirely too quickly and I love to think through how children and spaces can mature.
If you’ve been a follower for a while, you may be familiar with Eve’s nursery from our last house. Where does the time go?! You may also notice a few repeat elements that are found in her big girl room! We used the same daybed and light fixture, which both transitioned beautifully between spaces. Now that my daughter is four, it was important to create a space that encapsulated her bubbly, spunky and feminine personality. First, I am a fan of all things Kelly Ventura. So, when looking for the perfect wallcovering, I knew I wanted to use her Meadow wallcovering because it was feminine, fun and whimsical. Then, to complement the wallcovering, I chose Sherwin-Williams Eventide (SW 9643) for the room’s trim. The canopy over her bed is a beautiful soft linen that I also used on the window treatments. I really loved how the canopy framed the bed and created a beautiful focal point. Before I even started designing Eve’s room, I envisioned a pink chair with fringe and this amazing arm chair from Chairish. I knew that it was the perfect piece.
Onto bedding! I love dressing a daybed and Eve’s bed is full of some of my favorite designs and textiles from my line with Annie Selke. So much of what I design is inspired by my family and these pieces are no exception. I love the delicate blue details in the coverlet, accent pillows and sheeting. I’ve got the full list below!
For the bathroom, it’s perfectly girly and I love it. The floor is complete with penny rounds in pink…what else! While Julie Neill’s iconic Alberto sconces flank the seagrass mirror. The faucet is polished nickel for an extra bit of shine.
Design Takeaway: Have fun! When deciding on a kids’ room, keep your base somewhat neutral so that you can add and take away layers as they grow. When deciding to go for the wall covering, I knew that the delicate blues and light tones would be very easy to complement if Eve ever wanted to change out bedding or accent colors.
My two boys can be pretty rough and tumble. So, when designing their shared room, I knew I would need two things, lots of floor space and lots of storage space. I loved the idea of a saturated room and chose the Sherwin-William Sea Mariner (SW 9640) as the wall color. The room is also paneled which adds a fun and masculine detail to the space. The ceiling is 15’ high in this room, so adding the oversized drum light created just the right amount of drama. I get questions about their bunk bed and it’s a bunk bed from Restoration Hardware that I customized for the added storage at the bottom. You’ll notice the drapes which are almost the color of the wall and the woven woods from Hartmann & Forbes. In the corner near the upholstered arm chair, I added some inset shelving for display and a pop of color. The boys have an awesome closet that’s outfitted with shelf storage for trucks, Legos, and baskets. They also have a little loft in their room, which isn’t pictured, but definitely elevates the level of fun they can have in their room.
The boys’ bathroom was one of my favorite rooms to design. I love the finishes and how they all work together between the light, dark, stained walnut and brass. The space is an updated twist on traditionally masculine finishes. The tile is a gorgeous hexagon Zellige from Zia Tile in Carbon Black, set off by the ceramic tile surround. The hardware and sconces add the right mix of brass touches for a pop of color. I used the Brock sconce from my collection for a smidge of elegance in a room run by boys!
Design Takeaway: Mix it up! Your bathrooms are a great place to mix light and dark finishes. You’ll notice that this bathroom also doesn’t have natural light, but still reads like a light space, despite the dark flooring!
We’ve got two more blog reveals left, so come back next week for the primary bedroom, closet, bathroom and upstairs office!