Guest Room
Decorating Dilemmas is a weekly column in which our stylists answer your design questions, so you can tackle your home decorating project with complete confidence.

Dear Ballard,

I’m stuck. I love how the Suzanne Kasler ikat panels and fringed burlap tablecloth work in my guestroom with my current bedding. However, it needs more.

I’d like to add a rug and/or reupholster the accent chair. I need wall accessories too.

What fabrics/textures can I add to this room so it comes together? I’m stuck in a color rut of aqua, white and burlap!

Thanks,

Catherine Z.

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Dear Catherine,

What a great start to your guest bedroom! Love the colors – all you need are a few accessories and we think you have a winner.

The rug we chose is our Allure Hand Knotted Rug.

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Next we chose our set of two Custom Soliloquy Prints for above the bed.

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The white fretwork prints would work better to the left of the drapes (one over the other). It will help to brighten the corner. Adding a floor lamp like our Cote D’Ivorie Lamp will add to the corner too. The chair will look great covered in our Chandra Celadon fabric. Try making a couple of pillows from the fabric to toss on the bed. You can also add some coral accessories for a “pop” of color.

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Next, we chose our Grand Chateau Mirror which will hang replacing the white fretwork prints. We feel the mirror will help to open up the room and give it some architectural interest.

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With just a few additions, we think you will have a warm and inviting guest room! Please let us know what you think – we love the feedback!

— The Style Studio Team

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