Avoid patterns with harshly contrasting colors, and instead try larger-scale, muted designs with pale hues such as this tone-on-tone lavender geometric paper, which adds interest to the walls without overwhelming.
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Pompeian (66/3022) by Cole & Son, cole-and-son.com
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Trim Paint: Hazy Lilac (2116-40); benjaminmoore.com
Drapery and pillow fabric: Rhododendron in Lilac (7509L-7) by Carleton V. Ltd.; carletonvltd.com
Drapery lining: For a similar look, try Covington New Woven Ticking Amethyst (NEW425); available through onlinefabricstore.net
Duvet and shams: For a similar look, try Amy Embroidered Duvet Cover Set in Chocolate; downtownfeathers.com
Pillow: For a similar look, try Gray/Lavender Tie-Dye Pillow; abchome.com
Bedside tables: Ming Bedside Table; available through www.shoplamshop.com
Lamps: Robert Abbey Lily White Triple Gourd; available through lampsplus.com
Dressing table: Peekaboo Clear Console; cb2.com
Maggie Currey, Lamshop, Charlotte, NC; shoplamshop.com