Monday, September 22, 2008

through the looking glass...

Many of my dear friends have asked for at least one image of the progress I am making on the re-design of ma chambre, my room. Here is a softly-lit night image of one small corner of my room in progress.
The bolts of textiles, ladders and piles of my photos to be hung are in the other corner out of view. I took this though the mirror of the short armoire to soften the scene.


I will post additional images of the entire chambre as soon as my Chanel screen that a dear friend is sending has arrived from Paris. (Any day now, I am hoping…)

What I imagined is that it will anchor the room and impart it with character. All my design cues and inspiration I took from my tour last year through Coco Chanel’s appartement on rue Cambonm Her appartement was eclectic, oriental, opulent and trés, trés elegant…
I wanted my design to mirror that feel, the feel of Chanel.
Just distilled to be a simplified version, but keeping the essential ingredients of romance and elegance intact.

We will see how this plays out and comes together soon…
Please stay tuned… merci...

3 comments:

A Brush with Color said...

Oooh--very sophisticated, Therese-Marie! I love the black and white. Can't wait to see it all finished--do post some pics when you can!

feasting-on-pixels (terrie) said...

Merci beaucoup, Sue.
I so happy you like what I have done so far...more drama to follow soon...

Camera Crazy said...

Oh the wonderful black and white bedding and the warm wall color is spectacular. What shade is that? I used fennel seed from Benjamen Moore in my bathroom which is similar. I can hardly wait to see the finished product!