WHIMSICAL WOODLAND

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WHIMSICAL WOODLAND

Colour pops and fun details create a quirky, magical forest feel

 

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I spent last week obsessing over wallpaper, as I’m at the final stages of my oh-God-it’s-taken-forever home extension and now I get to do the fun stuff like filling holes and sanding woodwork  deciding on paint colours and stroking carpet samples.

Amid the obligatory folding down of corners in home magazines and throwing together a few mood boards on Pinterest, I’ve found a bit of a soft spot for Cole & Son wallpaper, including this whimsical Woods & Stars print. A combination of two Cole & Son favourites, this style comes in seven colour ways, from cool neutrals with metallic stars to midnight blue and black.

Everything about it says fairytale, and you can just see it transforming their room into a magical forest full of Narnia-like characters and fantastical stories from The Enchanted Wood. So I’ve put together a few pieces I think would work well against it, including brightly coloured accessories to balance out the neutral shade and some fun, quirky details to add humour, whimsy and a real story-time feel. Once upon a time there was a beautiful children’s room…

 

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I spent last week obsessing over wallpaper, as I'm at the final stages of my oh-God-it's-taken-forever home extension and now I get to do the fun stuff like deciding on paint colours and stroking carpet samples. Amid the obligatory folding down of corners in home magazines and throwing together a few mood boards on Pinterest, I've found a bit of a soft spot for Cole & Son wallpaper, including this whimsical Woods & Stars print. Here's how I'd add some colour pops and quirky accessories to create a magical woodland feel.

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