When Walls Matter

Hello Everyone – This is a repost from 2014, however I think it quite relevant, as I am currently working on a new project that will feature walls as part of the structure.

Hope you enjoy!   Maryann xo

As much as I love designing furniture and all the little accessories that make a house a home, it  occurred to Me that the walls these pieces reside in are equally important.

When I create suites of furniture to sell, I am inclined to show them in some sort of dwelling.  This showcases  the purpose of each piece and its necessity in a room.  While furniture is the main ingredient in creating a certain look or style, it is just as  important that the surrounding walls evoke the same sentiment.   Your dwelling and the treasure in it, should play off of one another so that the end result is a complete and beautiful picture.

While I may be working on a less than human (1:6)scale, the principles  for the best advantage and look of a room, remain the same.

In the next two weeks, I will be completing the following 3  “Dream Rooms”. These miniature dwellings are based on some  favorite  interior photos that I have saved over the years.  Yet, each one has My own personal touch.

As this is a rather large undertaking (working on 3 different rooms at the same time) I decided on a different approach to start building.   While it would be normal for me to create a structure and then the furnishings one at a time, I decided to build all 3 structures first and then surprise you all with the furnishings, accessories and the final result once all three are complete.

Walls do matter !  By looking at these 3 empty rooms, you can get a feel for what each room is saying and what each room might look like when it is fully furnished and decorated.

Each of these rooms will be for sale once completed.  Stay tuned to see the end results !

Dream Room #1





Dream Room #2





Dream Room # 3

b1 copy

b2 copy

b3 copy

b4 copy

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12 Comments Add yours

  1. hwesterv says:

    Wow! All so different and intriguing! I love the field stone wall. Can’t wait to see the finished rooms.

  2. maryannroy says:

    Thank you Hilda !

  3. DebWest says:

    Yum, I already love room #2

  4. Claudia says:

    What a great idea Maryann!! I am so curious to see how the rooms turn out, and what you put in each one. Plus it’d be a lot of fun to see the whole creative process.

    1. maryannroy says:

      Thank You Claudia !

  5. Deb Sielert says:

    Oh, I absolutely love them ALL! But the second one has a strong Japanese feel to it (not intentionally trying to influence ‘The Master’ in any way *hint hint*) so it immediately stole my heart. :}

  6. maryannroy says:

    Heh,heh – Thanks Deb ! These are already planned out (furniture wise too) so you will have to wait and see the end result within the next two weeks! 🙂

  7. V Suwanseree says:

    Those are all so beautiful and smartly designed, I am thunderstruck!

  8. Thelinda says:

    WOW, WOW, WOW, I love all of them. Anxiously waiting for more to come. Thanks.

    1. maryannroy says:

      Thanks Thelinda !

  9. sidster46 says:

    Wow Maryann, I can hardly wait to see the end result. They will all be beautiful, I’m sure. Will they be sold as a silent auction again, or just up for grabs on a first come basis? I love the scene I bought from you a year or two ago and I’ve had so many compliments from people who have seen it.

  10. maryannroy says:

    Thank you Sid – These will be sold via Silent Auction. Stay tuned !

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