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Steal This Look!

How many times have you heard the phrase “Beige is boring”? And when it comes to a roomful of the color, we have to admit, we agree. But we want to coin another phrase: “Beige is the best building block.” Beige and its cousins—tan, khaki, stone, putty—are the ultimate go-with-anything tones, and provide the proverbial blank canvas for all your decorating whims.

For this easy, subtle look, Annie started with her current go-to wall color, Benjamin Moore’s Silver Half Dollar, and painted the door and window trim in an antique ivory. Then she went found-object wild—the headboard is a cut-to-size, weathered-wood barn door bolted to the wall; the distressed-finish table is a thrift store steal; and the lamp is a Mod-sleek favorite find from the Brimfield Antique Show. You won’t be able to find these one-of-a-kind items in stores, but we’ve made a few shopping suggestions below. And we think this how-to for creating your own barn-door headboard from Little Yellow Barn is pretty rad.

For the bed, Annie combined a textured, dune-hued coverlet and shams with a snowy white duvet cover and shams in an all-over pintuck. She chose white hemstitch sheets to match, and finished it off with a tailored matelassé bed skirt the color of old flagstone. Simple, clean, and elegant in a trio of neat neutrals.

 

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  1. Classic Hemstitch White sheet set
  2. Interlaken Fieldstone matelassé bed skirt
  3. Smocked White duvet cover and shams
  4. Headboard
  5. Washed Linen White window panel
  6. Paint
  7. Lamp
  8. Zen coverlet and shams
  9. Eloquence Claude night table

 

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