Fabric vs. Wallpaper

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Fabric vs. wallpaper

The most beautiful thing I know is a tastefully decorated hotel room. You can have this style at home with the right eye for style. :) The key to this luxurious feeling is FABRIC and preferably a lot of different types of material. Allow your wallpapers to feel the competition of cotton and silk, which is easier to change then re-wallpapering.

A curtain rail in the ceiling is always a must, and always have curtains run all the way from floor to ceiling – anything else is a big NO NO! :) The good thing with rails is that you can have them anywhere. Use fabric instead of a wardrobe door, or have fabric act as a bedroom wall if you live in a small apartment.

The room that is the easiest to decorate ala hotel room deluxe is the bedroom. Here are some tips for designing a room fit for a queen :)

1. BED HEAD BOARD

For the right hotel look, invest in a plush head board. Otherwise, dark wood or black is fine. Just no screaming colours or boring woods.

2. BED CLOTHES

Use a LOT of fabric and high-quality covers. The bed is the most important, so don’t scrimp here. Give it lots of decorative cushions, luxurious sheets, and mix different fabrics like cotton, silk and satin etc.

3. CURTAINS

Always have curtains running from floor to ceiling and have them go all the way out to the wall from the window. A personal favourite is silk but satin and high-quality cotton are also fine. Blackout curtains are always good for a bedroom – either that, or a sleeping mask :)

4. LIGHTING

The ultimate is of course a stylish chandelier in the ceiling, but the right ceiling height is required so that the room won’t look too cluttered. Let the bed head always have two matching lamps on either side, preferably with a luxurious foot and simple lamp shade. A black shade gives a dramatic look. Spot lights illuminate details, bring fabrics to life, and give your favourite pictures suitable attention.

5. FLOOR

Wooden floors are great, but hotel floors need high quality carpet, preferably in a light colour. It’s also much nicer to put cold morning feet upon :)

When you have decorated a room worthy of the princess you are, make sure that your prince greets you in the morning with a luxurious breakfast in bed and flowers (with scent of Chanel :) If he refuses he’s no prince, and sorry to say it, belongs in the swamp with the rest of the frogs :)

LOVE M



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36 Responses to Fabric vs. Wallpaper

  1. Rosa Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 19:24 #

    Lovely blog and interiors!

    Thank for passing by and for leaving a comment on my blog!

    Cheers,

    Rosa

  2. Conspicuous Style Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 19:30 #

    I totally agree — hotel rooms are the best!!! I love all of these images!
    Stacy

  3. nuha Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 19:30 #

    the first and last rooms are my favorite..absolutely gorgeous!

    http://nuhasofiyan.blogspot.com

    • maria Friday, April 6, 2012 at 17:07 #

      Thak you so much for sweet words on my blog:)That looks DELISH…I LOVE strawberries..especially our swedish berries..I use to pick them directly from a summer field:)
      have a lovely weekend

      LOVE Maria at inredningsvis

  4. prettymeggy Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 19:59 #

    your blog is amazing!!! thanks for introducing this to me.. so much inspiration and lovely pictures!!!!! i’m looking forward to see more posts from you!!!!

    take care. xoxo, Haus of Gala

    • maria Friday, April 6, 2012 at 17:10 #

      Thank you soo much for sweet words on my blog:)This post is DELISH…im a chocolate addict haha:) Come back soon and visit.
      Have a great weekend

      LOVE Maria

  5. Idémakeriet Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 20:44 #

    Ja vilken stämmning man kan få med olika tyger, det ger stor mysfaktor i ett rum.
    Ha en skön kväll.
    Kram Gerda

  6. Sam Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 01:25 #

    Wonderfully inspirational decor post, I loved reading your creative ideas!

    • maria Friday, April 6, 2012 at 17:14 #

      Thank you so much for sweet words on my blog:) LOVE THIS POST..soo beautyful words…Im a quote addict:) I hope you follow me…Im following you..
      I wish you a lovely weekend.

      LOVE Maria at inredningsvis

  7. hope in high heels Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 06:19 #

    I particularly love your last sentence… about the non-prince going to the swamp with the rest of the frogs! I would love to wake up in any of these sumptuous bedrooms every morning, particularly if there was a new bag from Chanel in there! Hope you’ve had a lovely start to the week!

    • maria Friday, April 6, 2012 at 17:19 #

      hank you for sweet words on my blog:) I always try to add a little ironic sense of humor to my posts…Life is sometimes so serious that we need to laugh and just enjoy, to remember what its all about:)
      Have a great weekend.

      LOVE Maria

  8. Leslie Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 06:41 #

    So much inspiration in these images! I like the Chanel bag in there :) :) the cashmere, and the fur. Perfect for beauty sleep.

    Enjoy your week!

    leslie

  9. Dawn {The Alternative Wife} Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 16:24 #

    I love nothing more than escaping to a gorgeous hotel room. And I’m constantly trying to recreate that ambiance in my own home. I have hardwood floors but I love the idea of putting a rug under the bed as in that 3rd photo. Thanks for the beautiful inspiration! :) xoxo

  10. classiq Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 18:36 #

    The room in the 5th photo is so beautifully decorated. I have a soft spot for wooden floors and neutral colours in decorating, so that works perfectly for me. :)
    Ada

  11. Lifessilverlining Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 19:00 #

    Älskar också härliga hotellrum! Tack för bra tips! Kul att du hittade till mig, så hittade jag
    dig! välkommen igen!Kram

  12. Julie Khuu Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 05:11 #

    Such gorgeously relaxing interiors…that drapery trick is genius for that tricky geometric ceiling..I’m bookmarking this idea for sure!

    Thanks for visiting and leaving such awesome comments, hope to see you back soon!

    xo-Julie
    Peace. Love. LOL!

    Haute Khuuture.com

  13. Lotta Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 07:16 #

    Underbar inspiration !

    Glad Påsk !!

  14. Anette& Dick Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 08:38 #

    Hej!
    Jag önskar dig en
    Glad Påsk
    Kram
    Anette

    • maria Friday, April 6, 2012 at 17:23 #

      Tackar:)jag önskar er en riktigt GLAD PÅSK tillbaka…ät många fyllda ägg:)

      LOVE Maria på inredningvis

  15. miss b Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 11:20 #

    Great images and I enjoyed reading your tips. I totally agree about luxurious sheets – it makes all the difference,
    http://missbbobochic.blogspot.com/

  16. miss b Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 12:49 #

    Thank you vor visiting my blog – I don’t have Facebook ot Twitter. I’m following you on Bloglovin’ and looking forward to more of your lovely posts!
    http://missbbobochic.blogspot.com/

  17. Tamra {ever swoon} Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 19:28 #

    Those bedrooms are divine!!

  18. Melina Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 21:00 #

    awesome photos
    xx

    • maria Friday, April 6, 2012 at 17:25 #

      Thank you so much for sweet words on my blog:) I like your outfit..very colurful.
      If you want you can follow me and get updates:)
      Have a great week.

      LOVE Maria at inredningsvis

  19. Pink lady Friday, April 6, 2012 at 00:32 #

    Tusen takk for fine ord på min blogg.
    Kjempefin påskeinspirasjon fra IKEA: Jeg er veldig glad i IKEA, og 2. mai 2012 åpner det en splitter ny IKEA i Bergen! Det blir gøy!

    God påske!

    Klem

    • maria Friday, April 6, 2012 at 17:34 #

      Vad KUL..IKEA är bara bäst..jag är stolt att vara svensk när det kommer till den biten iaf haha:)
      Köpte en jättesnygg beige soffa hos dem förra året, den funkar än.
      Önskar en GLAD PÅSK och kom gärna tillbaka snart:)

      LOVE maria

  20. Jody Brettkelly Friday, April 6, 2012 at 01:11 #

    So nice to meet you, thanks for stopping by, loving the pink in those curtains

    • maria Friday, April 6, 2012 at 17:31 #

      Thank you for sweet words on my blog:) Always nice to inpspire someone. I hope you have a great weekend and come back to visit again:)

      LOVE Maria at inredningsvis

  21. Lycke Friday, April 6, 2012 at 16:28 #

    Åå så vackert, så fräscht, jag riktigt andas lättare när jag ser, men jag kommer nog aldrig ha det så..kanske när barnen växt upp och det inte ligger leksaker överallt :) men det där med tyger det är så viktigt och gör så mycket härligt med ett rum!
    önskar dig och de dina en härlig påsk ***

    kramar Lycke

  22. maria Friday, April 6, 2012 at 17:38 #

    AWW så gulligt skrivet jag blev nästan rörd:)Det är sådana fina ord som gör att jag vill fortsätta inspirera människor till en vackrare vardag. Ett tips är köp billiga bomullstyger(IKEA) och en takskena som jag skrev..lyxigt på budgetnivå…enkelt och även barnvänligt:)

    Kom och hälsa på snart igen.
    Jag önskar dig och barnen en underbar påsk med många fyllda ägg:)

    LOVE Maria på inredningsvis

  23. Oh to Be a Muse Friday, April 6, 2012 at 18:55 #

    This post is very inspiring. Makes me want to redecorate!

  24. Sam Friday, April 6, 2012 at 22:09 #

    Love the third picture! I want my room to look like that. Followed you on Bloglovin hun

  25. Marge Friday, April 6, 2012 at 23:56 #

    Hej Maria!

    Tack så mycket för dit besöket hos min blogg:)
    Tyvärr min svenska är så dåligt, so in English;)
    Thank you for your kind words:)
    Your blog is beautiful with many inspirations:)
    I wish you happy Easter,
    Marge

  26. Pretty Affair Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 15:22 #

    I’m so glad that you have visited my blog as it’s made me find yours :) i love Scandinawian interior design and your blog is exactly what I’ve been looking for :) x

  27. Jelena Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 10:56 #

    Beautiful rooms, especially the one for sleeping beauty!:) Great text, lovely blog (I’m big fan of interior design ones)!! Thank u for leaving your comment on mine!!
    kisses
    Jelena

  28. Sara Friday, July 18, 2014 at 13:21 #

    Hej, jag vill köpa mörkläggnings gardiner till vårt sovrum. Vill att de ska se ut som hotellgardiner. Vart kan jag hitta sådan a? De ska vara beiga eller bruna. Hittar ingenstans snälla hjälp mig.

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