Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Wallpaper It Is!

I was 100% committed to painting the powder room, but then decided to check out a wallpaper shop just to see what was available.  My poor husband returned from a business trip to find this going on in his dining room and a wife who wanted him to make a decision pronto!

He was a good sport, however, and attributed it to fond memories of his mom's dining room table looking much the same way when he was a kid.

The Lotus Papers, from Farrow and Ball, were my favorites. In person, they look like fine works of art. They were also the most expensive.  Just as well, because Chris didn't like these at all.

We both really liked these from Shumacher:
Coconut Grove

Shantung Silhouette

But we can't commit to living with either of them.  Coconut Grove feels a little too traditional for our taste and the Shantung Silhouette seems a little too modern for our Victorian. 
It's back to the drawing board my friends.
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