Friday, February 20, 2015

Sleeping in a Hayloft

There's a long hall on the second floor
that leads to the master bedroom.

The master bedroom here via Midwest Living Magazine December 2013

You may remember this image
of the bedroom in the hayloft 
from the feature of the house
that appeared in Midwest Living.

Though it doesn't show -- 
the walls in this area are covered with
 a straw-colored grass cloth wallpaper.

(Straw in the hayloft, get it!?!)


Framed photos of our children
when they were little
are hung in a set above this vintage chair.

I found the leopard runner 
at the Chicago Merchandise Mart
years ago. It's usually in my closet
which is an odd shape due to a slanted ceiling
but I pulled it out to add an additional layer to the set.

Max, one of our two cats,
was watching me snap these photos.

He was particularly curious about the flashes.

Being the HAM that he is, he jumped up to be the center of attention,


Wishing you a great weekend.
Thank for stopping by!



At Rivercrest Cottage said...

those walls are wonderful. I bought that issue when it came out as I was visiting my daughter and stopped in Naperville's Barnes and Nobel to buy it since they don't sell Midwest magazines in Texas. I've been subscribing ever since and love when they feature homes like yours.

Pura Vida said...

Love it the carpet

Debra@Common Ground said...

LOVE the leopard in the mix. I'd love to have a leopard print stair runner, but I don't have the courage for something that "permanent". Your kitty boy is terribly handsome. they do like to be the center of attention!

Ron said...

I love it all, Alison! I came across my copy of that magazine the other day and had to peruse it all over again. I LOVE your home and style. xo

Pinky at Designs by Pinky said...

I nevber found a copy of the magazine when it came out, don't think they carry it around here, sadly:( Love this room, maybe for those of us who didn't get the mag you could do a post on this whole room????? Maybe......:):)

Karena Albert said...

Beautiful Alison, I hope you can find a way to keep the leopard runner out of the closet, as I love it!!

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Karen said...

I love the leopard runner and the settee...oh, and the darling tiger cat! Very pretty.
Enjoy your weekend, I hope you thaw out soon. We may get a spot of rain this evening, we could use it.

Sarah said...

Alison, love this! It's fun to see more of your wonderful home. I so admire your style!!! The grass cloth wall paper is classic. I've friends who have used it in their homes, and a home we seriously considered buying last spring had grass cloth in the entry and living area. It's a great look, and yes, grass / hay, I get it. Ha! Love the antique chair, especially with the kitty lounging in it.
Just got back from the Boerne Antique Show. Did you hear a squeal? I found a tartan egg! Now I have three. The Easter basket is looking up! '-)

Calypso In The Country said...

Love the walls and your kitty is adorable!

Kelly Deal said...

I've always loved your sophisticated style Alison! Gorgeous and so is the curious kitty!

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

How beautiful, Alison! I love seeing photos of your gorgeous home. The photos of your children are wonderful. And that touch of leopard is perfect!