Glam New Dressing Room with Shoe Storage

Hooray!! We’re finally settled into our new house, with internet and foxtel installed, and new puppy to love!  Hello to regular posting…I have so many things to share!

But this being largely a fashion blog, the first thing I have to share with you is my new dressing room. Yes, I finally have a room that’s totally given over to housing my clothes, shoes, accessories and craft things. It has a  high ceiling, original cornices and ceiling rose, polished boards and big sunny windows.  Now, the room still has to have the beautiful metallic teal damask wallpaper put up, as well as a glamorous lighting fixture, and some things need to be put away.

But it is ready enough to show. What I’m most pleased with are these chocolate bookcases that I’m using as my shoe display:

 There is also a wall of wardrobes on the opposite wall, and in the middle of the room is a divan where I can sit to put my shoes on, and which doubles as a bed when a guest comes to stay.

 

No matter how much space you have, you end up wanting more! But I tell you, I just love walking in and being able to see all my lovely shoe treasures on display. It makes it so much easier when co-ordinating outfits.  And it t is certainly a big step up from the wonky little wooden stacked shelves that I’ve been using for the past year.  These bookcases were 3 for $600,(the other bookcase being in our study, actually holding books).

There’s a real solidity about the storage, and it looks like a glam shoe store to me :) I originally wanted a whole walk-in dressing room, with custom cabinetry, but for now I’m going with these units, which I can take with me when we leave.  What do you think?  As for me, I’m chuffed to bits!