Every now and then something triggers memories of dreams I had when I was young and bright-eyed. Be it a photograph or a song on the radio while I’m driving to the shops and I remember that when I was 13 I truly believed I would never drive. That as soon as I was free to, I would never put down the hair dye and when I was able to afford it I’d drape my bedroom in Hello Kitty thus:
Harsh lighting and all, but the bedroom being a shared space, I pretend to have let go of that dream.
If you also shared my dream of a mostly pink wonderland then maybe this following idea will appeal to you.
I always do my best to be subtle when I sneak in a bit of happy colour into the bedroom and bathroom. A throw here, a scatter cushion there, some towels. All of which go quite undetected.
You get the picture.
Between the sneaky colour and my Hello Kitty slippers, I know the young trend stalker in me is happy and because the colour is not as all-encompassing as my childhood dream hubby is also happy.
Though he says he wouldn’t mind if our bedroom looked like the inside my childhood fantasy, I suspect he is very pleased it doesn’t.
Was it your childhood dream to give your child a unique name — like Moonchild — that would make them follow the beatings of their heart and blaze the trail for the Janes and Sheldons of the world but buckled when the moment came and went with Becky or Steve?
This above pop art looks like a boy who is really Ocean-Peach but because his parents lost their nerve he now answers to Charlie. Every time you look up at this, your inner hipster child will forgive you.
Of course when you have a child it’s quite easy for your dreams to get some life — well that’s until they turn two and start voicing their personality, then it’s forward with their dreams.
What was your childhood decor dream? Were you one of those children who just wanted a tea set, do you have any now now? Let me know in the comments section.
- Indoor Decor