Just wanted to share an idea that I recently implemented in my own home. When my husband and I built our home several years ago, I insisted on having a plate rack built into a wall in my kitchen. I knew we would have a blank wall, and instead of filling it up with some art, I wanted a place to display some of the pretty dishes that I love to collect. Plus I felt like it would add the charm you might feel from an older home. I feel that sometimes "new builds" lack that type of charm. Attention to the details, is my motto when designing and decorating! :)
Here was the starting point, mind you it took a while to find the perfect wallpaper. Up until I found the perfect wallpaper, I would fill my plate rack with an eclectic group of dishes.
Instant gratification! What a difference it already makes. I love this toile wallpaper because it is has an aqua background, and the actual toile print is a taupe/gray color. A lovely twist on the usual brown/blue combo.
VOILA' There is the finished product. Pictured above are a few of my favorite dishes that I think work well against the new wallpaper. Usually we have to stash our special dishes away into a china cabinet, or hutch, but I think this is a nice way to display them so that you can enjoy them on a daily basis. :)
Here is the same wallpaper being used in a recent powder room I decorated for a client. I would recommend using this wallpaper in smaller spaces. If you are interested, the name of the book that the paper came from is belle fleur.
Hope you enjoy creating a special space in your nest! I think this wallpaper would be great in the back of a bookcase too! The possibilities are endless.