Buongiorno from Milan. I am hard at work spotting trends and being inspired in Italy. Work on Bo’s room has been slightly halted by my transcontinental hop.  I intend to go into overdrive next week.  

Despite my travels, Bo’s room is coming together slowly but, surely!

I have decided to keep his basic color palate the same.  I am going slightly Rock and Roll with a nod to the UK with The Beatles and The Rolling Stones which happen to be a few of his favorite bands. A big gallery wall will be in the works too including all his favorite things.

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Headboard: Lulu Dk Color Wheel in Ocean – design to be simple with oversized nailheads. I chose this pattern because of it’s graphic nature and the mixture of blues that could be incorporated. 

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Walls: Thibaut Shang Extra Fine Sisal in Wedgewood Blue Navy grasscloth will add a level of sophistication and much needed texture to a plain jane room. 

Courtesy of Thibaut

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 Ceiling Wallpaper: still deciding due to color but, front runner is Bain de Minuet

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Curtains: Ralph Lauren Home LIGHTHOUSE STRIPE – WHITE/NAVY

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Lighting: Courtesy of the generous Lamps Plus

Ceiling Light: Industrial Cage 7 1/2″ High Ceiling Light with Edison Bulb

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Bedside Lamp: Cherry Tomato Burlap Drum Shade Apothecary Table Lamp

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Bedside Table: LACEY SIDE TABLE

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Artwork: Courtesy of Minted

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limited edition print by Elly

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Dreamer limited edition print by Elly

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This is my son’s favorite movie…still in decision on this too!

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Sonic Editions: I favorite source for amazing Photography! Check them out! More to come on them in a full post soon. 

Shaken Not Stirred

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Float like a Butterfly 

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The Rolling Stones in Green Park

 

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Beatles Descend

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Desk Chair: Red Egg Chair 

I adore this modern classic. 

 

 

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Rug  : Union Jack Rug…deciding on the perfect option…

 

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Maison de Vacances Leather Rolling Stones Pillow on the bed. 

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So what do you think of my plan?  

Liking it?

Is it old enough?

Will it carry him through High School?

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Ciao from Italia for now.  

See my #blogtourmilan adventures this week on Instagram

 

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19 Responses to One Room Challenge: Week 2 / The Plan for Bo’s Room
  1. I love it. So fun and such a great choice for a growing boy!!!

  2. Oh my lanta…the grasscloth and ceiling wallpaper are insanely good. And the headboard…I could die over that! What a lucky boy!!!

  3. This is seriously an amazing one-of-a-kind room – lucky boy to have such a talented mama!!!

  4. This room will be stellar. And I definitely think it is age appropriate. Loving the ceiling wallpaper. Wowza!

  5. I love this plan and it will definitely carry him through high school. Enjoy Italy, I love seeing all the pictures on Instagram.

  6. I kept scrolling and kept saying, “i love that” and “i love that too”! This is going to be awesome and my rock&roll son would love to move in with you (especially since i’m doing his sister’s room instead of his!).

  7. I absolutely LOVE your direction!! The color combination and art is fantastic. Yes, it will definitely carry him through high school! He is going to love it!

    XOXO,
    The Glam Pad

  8. Please bring us back all the trends from Milan! How fun. I love all your fabrics and furniture choices. The art is a great medley as well. I think it is old enough and will carry him thru college!

  9. The Lulu DK fabric is so fun and it goes so well with the Jaw poster/ art. Great plans, I love the direction you are going.

    Have fun in Italy! Looking forward to see more next week!

    Jessie
    http://www.mixandchic.com

  10. Holly, I love all the red mixed with the cool artwork! Loving it! Cant wait to see it all together! Great interiors you had featured in Peachy the Magazine! I love everything you do!

  11. amazing. this is going to be good. love the way you contrast color with the blue. xoxo

  12. Like it….I love it! In fact I could be totally happy in that room! Quite the plan!

  13. Milan! Jealous!

    I might be using that wallpaper in a project myself… Love it!

  14. What a great direction. Love that wall paper choice!

  15. This is going to be amazing. Your son is so lucky!

  16. I am crazy about all of the varied blue pattern and texture. The egg chair is an awesome addition too.

  17. Rock and roll is right. Lucky boy. grasscloth and wallpapered ceiling?! Yes! Can’t wait to see this in all its glory.

  18. I am blown away by this room. As a mom of two boys I have an affection for great design of kid rooms–ones that will grow with them but still maintain tons of style. This room will be incredible. That wallpaper on the ceiling? SO GOOD. I can’t wait to see this come together. Your newest fan, Abby M.


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