January 26, 2018

Behind The Scenes: Editor-In-Chief Beth Hitchcock’s Bedroom Makeover

After six years, my bedroom was looking tired and unfinished. The walls were white and bare, my bed was beige, and I’d thrown a few pillows on the bed in the name of decorating. Full-length curtains were great for blocking the light, but didn’t showcase the dormer windows — one of the room’s most charming features. Functionality and layout were even bigger problems. There was only one place to put the bed, and the door opened right into it. The door’s frame was also on an intense angle thanks to 125 years of settling, which meant the door no longer closed. My door drama extended to the closets, where the bi-fold doors were permanently off-track. It was time for a room that reflected my style and had working parts. With the help of senior design editor Stacey Smithers, I got just that. Here’s how we did it…

For a closer look at Beth’s bedroom makeover, pick up our March 2018 issue, on newsstands from February 5.

Author: Beth Hitchcock

Virginia Macdonald


Key Elements: Wallpaper, Pierre Frey, pierrefrey.com; bed upholstery, Robert Allen (to the trade), 1-800- 333-3777 or robertallendesign.com; ceiling, trim and nightstand color, Lime White (1), Farrow & Ball, 1-888-511-1121 or farrow-ball.com; roman blind fabric, Kravet Canada (to the trade), 1-800-535-3258 or kravetcanada.com; Tray, Avenue Road, (416) 548-7788 or avenue-road.com; Rug, eCarpetGallery, ecarpetgallery.com.


House & Home March 2018


Stacey Smithers