I have been in love with toile for a long, long time, but I can still remember the day I first saw toile. I had just met a new neighbor, and she invited me over for tea. She was an interior designer with a passion for English decor. When I walked into her home, I knew in an instant that my perception about decorating had been forever changed. What was this? A home with florals, and toiles, and ruffles? And a husband? You could do such a thing? My fallacy that marriage required gender neutral home decor was shattered, and I haven't looked back since.
Turns out, my husband loves living in a decorated home, and doesn't really mind florals, toiles, or ruffles. Not that he would ever choose those on his own :) But as long as it's comfortable, and I'm happy, he's happy. I do realize that I'm a very, very lucky girl.
I have used different toiles liberally throughout our home. But there's no place I love it more than our sunny bedroom.
This post tells a little more about our bedroom, with info about the history of toile, if you would like to know. Of course, you all know I did it on a budget. Enjoy!
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Cindy for Show and Tell Friday at My Romantic Home