I'm not sure if anyone really wants to see photos of my room, but it was tidier than it's been in weeks so I wanted to document it whilst I wasn't entirely ashamed of it. Ha. The photos are all a bit too yellow, which I realised after they were uploaded to Flickr. But there are some older ones in this set with a more natural light to them.
I have always loved this quote from William Morris: “If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” Maybe he wasn't thinking about Minnie Mouse bedspreads and stuffed toys when he said that, but everything here is, to me, either beautiful or useful. And makes me happy, which is important in such a personal space.
Some people like minimalism and sleek design. I like an organised clutter. And tend toward the kitschy and cute.
I think this is my favourite view of my room. And in some ways is almost a summary of a big portion of what I love in life, I think. (Art prints from Devon Smith, Wishcandy, Audrey Malo, prettylittlethieves and The Black Apple.)
My poor mandolin (who I named Joxer on a whim) doesn't have anywhere to live, yet.
Sometimes I like to just sit and stare at my bookshelves (is that odd?)...
or my DVD shelves! (This is just my TV on DVD collection. You can see my movies here if you wish.) And a peek at my Pullip dolls.
The Bat-corner! It's a little lacking...
I use my vintage Nallyware container to store my stockings in. My jewellery is on a two-tiered cake platter (got the idea from Fleur de Guerre a few years ago). And I got the idea to use the paper towel holder for my bangles from a friend. And you can see that dust is one of my favourite decorations...I'm going with that for now.
Well, hopefully some of you enjoyed this little tour around my room!
Andi B. Goode