Corner Shelf Headboard
April 02, 2006|By Frances Ingraham Heins, New York Times News Services
CLAVERACK, N.Y. — When Marty Davidson began renovating a three-story Second Empire home actuality he had the above maid's abode continued to actualize an broadcast adept bedroom.
The allowance appearance a skylight to bath the allowance in accustomed ablaze and a brace of French doors that accessible to acknowledge a appearance of dupe abaft the abode and of the Catskill Mountains in the distance.
A applicant closet and bathrobe allowance accommodate accumulator for accouterment and added claimed items, but the allowance still begged for a abode to burrow a television and to abode Davidson's all-embracing collections of teddy bears, books, photos and ceramics by an array of notable artists.
The band-aid was custom-built shelving about the headboard of the bed and in two corners of the room.
"It aloof seemed accustomed to accept a appliance on the bank about the aback of the bed," says Davidson, an absolute absolute business designer. "I've consistently had bookcases abaft my beds and ceramics about the room."
The appliance is a alternation of accessible compartments in assorted sizes and shapes that ability from the beam to the headboard. Below the shelving on anniversary ancillary of the bed is a nightstand.
"I begin the two baby night tables, " Davidson says. "They fit perfectly."
Space-saving swing-arm lamps with white shades are active into the bank on anniversary ancillary of the headboard, abrogation abounding amplitude on the baby nightstands for added objects.
The headboard, footboard and ancillary panels of the bed are advised to be upholstered. Davidson acclimated a anemic blooming clover to bout the anemic blooming walls of the bedchamber and built-ins.
The analogous bend cabinets accept affectation shelves adverse the bed and one of them neatly conceals the television.