Botanical beauties

So I’m designing a guest bedroom for a client back in Blighty right now, in a traditional-with-a-bit-of-a-giant-twist style.  For artwork we’re incorporating a bunch of antique botanical prints that have been in their family for years, and we’ll pull out the room’s palette from the accent colours in the prints.

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It’s not exactly a new trend I am aware, but I’ve been loving these pieces for a while now.  Here are a few inspo shots to whet your appetite – I am LOVING this first one on the RHS with the bling frames, divine:

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Thoughts…?

10 comments

  1. Suzzy says:

    I’m not massively keen on flowers myself, but they really add a touch of class to a space, don’t they? In fact, there’s a printing exhibition round the corner from my day job and I can’t say I haven’t fallen in love with a fair few of them..! 😉

    How long are you back in Blighty for? Hope the designing is all going great! xxx

    • Elly says:

      Hey Suzzy, thanks for stopping by! I’m not back home actually, I’m experimenting with some online designing – I figure if we could do the KLC course online then why not real projects too? Am hoping to get it all installed in Spring 2015, when I’m back home for a little while, we shall see… Hope all is well with you!x

  2. Those framed blooms are one of my most favourite deco details ever. I only wish we lived in a period property – I would definitely include some (especially magnolias). Glad to hear you are getting projects and job – such a fantastic feeling! x

  3. Alistair says:

    It’s amazing how something that at first appears so dated can be transformed into such great design! I prefer our gallery wall though…

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