Monday, August 6, 2012

Plates Over the Headboard

I think I finally finished the wall above my headboard. I found the architectural piece awhile back on Etsy. I love the way the curve follows the headboard curve.It looked a little blank, so I shopped my hutch and had Hubby help me hang up these plates.
I still need to tweak the bedding and pillows.
The 3 floral plates were given to me by my Mom. They have been in the family.I love the gold edge.
The 2 plates with the cute cottage are from a garage sale a long time ago. Here's the before...
And the after. Much better .I love using those plates instead of having them put away.
Had older sons birthday this weekend and I thought I'd show our birthday banner that I hang.
We use it for every ones birthday around here.
And as promised, here is the lone mushroom. I'm still on the lookout for more wooden bowls.
It's a good thing the Olympics are on, because it's way to hot to go outside. I've been hibernating and sewing and will share my progress soon. I'm joining Cozy Little House for Brenda's new party. Stay Cool!


  1. Oh, what a great idea! How pretty it looks there too.

  2. Oh...What a dreamy bedroom! You have created such a peaceful place to snuggle up for a nice nap. All your vintage plates are the crowning touch above that great architectural piece. And, your bedding is so soft and inviting. As much as I know you love the color RED...I think it's nice to have a pastel retreat to steal away to. I, too, am such a RED lover...but, our master bedroom is also in pastels.
    Thank you for sharing a little slice of paradise, dear friend!
    I'm glad my silly post gave you Monday morning chuckle!
    Smiles and blessings,
    Carolynn xoxo

  3. Hi Leslie, Your pretty plates definitely add the finishing touch to your headboard. Perfect!
    Thank you for stopping by. I'm happy to be a new follower, Mary Alice

  4. I love the pretty architectural piece above your bed and adding those wonderful plates is the icing on the it. Such a sweet banner you hung for your son's birthday. Thanks for sharing:-)

  5. You're right, the plates really complete the look! Love it! Thanks for your sweet comment-I'm your newest follower :)

  6. I love the way your plates look over the bed!!! Las Cruces is way down south of Clovis, I live about 8 miles from the Tx border, about half way up the state! I am now following your blog! Hugs, Penny

  7. Love love love those plates above the arch. You hit the nail on the head with that. It looks incredibly peaceful in there. We have been hibernating all summer with this darn heat and I must tell you I am tired of it...smiles...Renee

  8. I love plates over the headboard! It looks really sweet and finished now!

  9. Oh, wow! I like those plates on the wall over the bed. So pretty!
    I think this bedroom is so sweet.
    I also like your birthday banner, did you make it? You said you hang it for everyone's birthday...mines in March! LOL...

    That bowl is cute too! I've seen these little mushrooms and have thought many times to make one... maybe I will, if I ever get the perfect bowls!
    love your home and your blog, via CLH Tweak it Tuesday! Pat

  10. Love the beautiful plates, and arch!! So pretty all together!! Have a great week! xo Heather

  11. Your bedroom is so pretty! I love the plates and the bed.

  12. hello Leslie
    Thank you for your kind comments on my blog. I'm not terribly good with plants but I seem to have struck luck with my orchid....I sing to her as I clean out the living room she must like that :-) LOL
    Love your blog....nice and neat. Hadn't thought of putting plates over the've given me something to consider because it does look very nice.

    Keep well

    Amanda :-)

  13. Your plates over the arch add a lovely touch to your headboard. I think I need to borrow that idea. We're getting ready to redo our bedroom later this week. Your toadstool is very charming.

  14. That headboard made the perfect architectural piece. I love it with the plates.

  15. The plates were the perfect addition to your bedroom wall. Mushroom so bright and colorful. Hope you find more wooden bowls and then you can have a mushroom garden. Good luck with your new woolen project.

  16. That's a sweet and charming bedroom. Also, I love the mushroom in the garden.

  17. Hi Leslie!
    I'm writing this on my iPhone, hopefully it won't be gibberish but then i'm prone to drivel hahahahaha
    Love everything as always! Adore your toadstool - I think they're going to be popping up everywhere throughout bloglandia, so darling.
    My auntie is in the hospital, hopefully all will be well!
    Happy week to you!

  18. Very nice! We did this in a bedroom once, and also above a mirror in the bathroom. It's a great way to show off our pretty plates... and to have an excuse to keep buying them. :p

    I love that little rose quilt too, by the way. Very pretty! I miss Shabby Chic in a bedroom so much.


  19. Yes! I think the plates look like they were meant to go there. So pretty against that wall color. What a pretty room♥


  20. I love the charm that those plates bring to that room. They go perfectly with your decor in there.

  21. Your plates really do set off the wooden piece. That's a very pretty room too.
    thank you so much for popping in to see me.
    be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  22. The plates make the wall!! What a great idea!


  23. I love the plates , I have some I want to hang in my bedroom, too! Cool Banner! And I absolutely love the mushroom!

  24. Heather! Gorgeous, simply gorgeous. Your space is so restful with the headboard and beautiful plates. You have such an eye for putting things together! Elizabeth

  25. I really love the way the old plates look over your headboard ... the whole vignette is very classic! I also love the Happy Birthday Banner you made...I'm going to try one out of old book pages today... wish me luck!

  26. the plates over the headboard. By the way, you are not going to believe that the next day after asking you about the base you used for the mushroom, I found a solid wood milk bottle. Can you believe? Now to find the bowl...ha ha.

  27. What a great idea. I just love your bedroom. You have done a beautiful job.

  28. Love your plate collection. It looks so pretty hung over the bed.


  29. Love how those sweet plates look over your headboard! What a difference!!


  30. Your bedroom is wonderful. I love what you did with the plates and that headboard over a headboard . . . that is creative! I am your newest follower. I just finished re-doing a bedroom, come on over and check mine out, too. I am looking forward to following your blogging journey and seeing all of your wonderful ideas. Connie :)

  31. Stunning bedroom! I love the wood bowl mushroom, fabulous idea!

  32. Hi Leslie, I just wanted to pop back in and say thank you for the sweet comment and thank you again for following my blog . . . It tickles me pink that you like my re-do and that you choose to follow me back. Connie :)

  33. I love this post. The plates above the bed are adorable. Thanks so much for stopping by for a visit. Thank you also for the sweet comments. I am your newest follower. I would love for you to pop in again and "follow me" back. Have a great weekend! Blessings, Nici

  34. So many goodies in one post! I also love hanging plates on our walls and yours look great hanging over your bed!

    Your mushroom is such a fun addition to your garden!