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Inspiration: a Headboard à la Hermès


On a recent stroll through San Francisco — okay, I may have been shopping —an Hermès window display caught my eye. Sadly, they were not giving away free Kelly bags, just a little inspiration. What was once a backdrop for designer duds, a series of strips of varying tones of green linen, cut to resemble safari grasses, was the source of a home décor revelation. Paired with a leafy, botanical print quilt or duvet, the backdrop could be used as a headboard to create a bit of a jungle theme in a bedroom. I think the project would a cinch to pull off — starching the fabric and adhering or stapling it to a piece of wood behind, which would then be attached to the base. But then, the grass is always greener in the Hermès window . . . To see a widget of bedding that might work for this project, read more.

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