After seeing “Sex and the City: 2,” I had high hopes for my bedroom project! I was so inspired and I couldn’t wait to do the budget version. Well friends, I don’t do budget very well. I coveted those rich, silk (custom made) curtains, the Cole & Sons wallpaper (I’m a renter, not a good idea), and perhaps the most expensive bedding in the world (Anichini, also custom). So, after much debate, I chose a Benjamin Moore wall color that would easily transition from my living room, painted a surprisingly neutral Smoke Embers (now my favorite gray of all time).
When my painter was finished coating my walls in Yukon Sky, I was left with a very purple bedroom, not at all in the realm of my vision. But…sometimes you just gotta work with what you’ve got. And that’s what I did. Considering, the whole project cost less than one of those custom made drapery panels, I don’t think it turned out so bad. Just not quite worthy of Carrie Bradshaw. *Sigh
Carrie & Big’s Bedroom in “Sex and the City: 2”
Carrie’s Bedroom at her old apartment given a very chic facelift.
Throw pillows: Anthropologie, Bedding: Pottery Barn, Lamps: Vintage, Lampshades: Lamps Plus, Mirror: Z-Gallery, Silk Curtains: Pottery Barn *Though I am dying for a new upholstered bed, I decided to wait (for now).