Back in August I posted about a great kids bedroom in Martha Stewart Kids magazine. Here are two more rooms from recent issues of the magazine.
I love the colors and the spare furnishings in this room:
And this room is my current obsession:
I love the colors, again. And that bamboo bed is so neat! But I'm really loving the quilt.
Yesterday Bebe and I stopped into ABC Carpet and Home while we were out running errands. I haven't been there in ages, which is silly because we live so close. I had fogotten what an amazing (and expensive) store it is. So much inspiration to be found! The downstairs is full of gorgeous upholstery fabrics that I can guarantee I will be investigating further. But I went primarily to look at the quilts. I'm thinking about making a quilt for Bebe similar to the one in the photo; it would be a solid piece of fabric with a lot of colorful hand quilting and maybe some embroidery on it. And I want to use the fabric at the bottom of this page, if I can figure out how to order it.
So I said that ABC was expensive? Yup. I found the quilts like the one in the photo. The fabric was not very good quality. Yes, it was covered by hand-stitching, but the prices started at $575! I think I can make one that's much nicer. And no matter what oil prices are at present, I suspect I'll spend a little less than $575 on the fabric and shipping. Quilting labor not included.