Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Last Minute Switch Up

So, remember how I was inspired by this room, done for a showhouse by Antonio Martins?

Well, nothing has changed, really. I'm still very inspired, but when I started working on the guest bedroom, and applying the burlap to the walls, I started to second guess the black ribbon trim and the nail heads. Since I wasn't going to have this amazing lacquered desk, or an incredible wood and tile floor - I needed to get my pop of color in a different way.
Then, I remembered Suzanne Rheinstein had also trimmed a room in grosgrain ribbon. RED grosgrain ribbon, to be exact!
In her Hancock Park home, Suzanne used red grosgrain ribbon to finish off the walls done in a beautiful camel linen. It was this image, that pushed me in the following direction:
Still a work in progress ... but it's getting there. Look for more updates soon!


  1. Great idea. I'm loving this series! Can't wait to see what is next.

  2. You did a great job! Apartments looks so stylish. Specially I love piano.

  3. It looks wonderful! I did that once in a powder--not the easiest to get so perfect!!! Can't wait to see all finished!! Have a Happy Halloween!!!

  4. Looks great Artie! Glad to see you back to blogging and to watch the new apt. progress. xxojoan

  5. Oh, that is a cunning decoration. Love the red grosgrain, and can't wait to see the result.

  6. Looking forward to the completion as I know it is going to be F-A-N-T-A-S-T-I-C! Warm hugs -Brenda-
    P.S.: Hope you are feeling better.

  7. Wow! Looking good. Lovely decoration. Can't wait to see what is next!

  8. This is an excellent post and photographs .


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