I asked my friend Mary, “can you paint a piano?”
and she replied…“I might paint a piano. It would have to have Bohemian vibe though. Not in a serious way- unless you lacquered it chocolate brown.”
she also warned about it becoming kitschy.
simple is best.
But what is “Bohemian”
This is my take on it.
As opposed to a Modern slick, minimalist approach design,
Bohemian Design is a More is MORE kind of design.
It is fun, but not ridiculous.
Colorful, personal touches.
Florals. Soft Geometrics.
|Gloria’sGarden Rug – Anthropologie
No strict traditional
style directions, but instead layers of
different textures, patterns and colors.
Powerful but tasteful global influences
which evoke a comfortable happy feeling.
Bohemian spaces are not sedate.
But they can be very relaxed and promote relaxation.
Bohemian rooms do not take themselves too seriously.
But they are also, not chocked full of
In that respect they
do reflect a thought out
and I think it would
work in our home.
In fact, if I had to describe my decor aesthetic
it is probably
“restrained Bohemian on traditional bones”.
I can’t do the full on collected layer upon layer
because with 3 kids, 3 dogs and 3 cats
we have enough layers
of just US
But I LOVE
I algo googled “Painted Pianos”
these kept coming up,
over and over again…
|OUT OF THE ATTIC
|addicted to decorating
the final question for me is : color?
I am not convinced that Chocolate lacquer
would work in my home
but I will think about it.
I DO however happen to have a fresh can of
however, this is a decision I need to brew for a while.
when it doubt
wait it out…