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Steal This Look: A Characterful Bedroom in Veracruz, Mexico

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Steal This Look: A Characterful Bedroom in Veracruz, Mexico

February 18, 2020

A while back we profiled Maison Couturier, a 19th-century estate turned hotel in San Rafael, Veracruz. We’re still drawn to the bedrooms; you too? Here are some ideas for re-creating the look.

Steal This Look A Characterful Bedroom in Veracruz Mexico The estate is made up of limewashed walls and original brick floors. The mix of vintage decor is a nod to the French immigrants who built the estate in \1833. Photograph courtesy of Maison Couturier.
Above: The estate is made up of limewashed walls and original brick floors. The mix of vintage decor is a nod to the French immigrants who built the estate in 1833. Photograph courtesy of Maison Couturier.
Steal This Look A Characterful Bedroom in Veracruz Mexico A bedroom features a wrought iron bed in white and a vintage pendant light against a backdrop of matte black. Photograph courtesy of Maison Couturier.
Above: A bedroom features a wrought iron bed in white and a vintage pendant light against a backdrop of matte black. Photograph courtesy of Maison Couturier.

Materials

Steal This Look A Characterful Bedroom in Veracruz Mexico A similar paint color to the matte black seen on the back bedroom wall is Black Beauty from Benjamin Moore.
Above: A similar paint color to the matte black seen on the back bedroom wall is Black Beauty from Benjamin Moore.
Steal This Look A Characterful Bedroom in Veracruz Mexico The original walls of the farmhouse in Veracruz are limewashed. For a DIY on how to achieve the same look, see our post DIY Project: Limewashed Walls for Modern Times.
Above: The original walls of the farmhouse in Veracruz are limewashed. For a DIY on how to achieve the same look, see our post DIY Project: Limewashed Walls for Modern Times.

Lighting

Steal This Look A Characterful Bedroom in Veracruz Mexico The Minka Aire Artemis Ceiling Fan in Maple ranges from \$550 to \$\1,\250, depending on size at Lumens. Another option is the Pireos 48 Inch Ceiling Fan for \$\298 at YLighting. For even more options, see our post \10 Easy Pieces: Ceiling Fans.
Above: The Minka Aire Artemis Ceiling Fan in Maple ranges from $550 to $1,250, depending on size at Lumens. Another option is the Pireos 48-Inch Ceiling Fan for $298 at YLighting. For even more options, see our post 10 Easy Pieces: Ceiling Fans.
Steal This Look A Characterful Bedroom in Veracruz Mexico The Tom Dixon Mirror Ball Multipoint Pendant is \$\2,537 at YLighting.
Above: The Tom Dixon Mirror Ball Multipoint Pendant is $2,537 at YLighting.

Steal This Look A Characterful Bedroom in Veracruz Mexico The Barn Light Electric Skylark Shallow Bowl Pendant, shown in green, is \$\145. Another factory light in green is the Houston Street SoHo Pendant for \$3\18, also at Barn Light Electric.
Above: The Barn Light Electric Skylark Shallow Bowl Pendant, shown in green, is $145. Another factory light in green is the Houston Street SoHo Pendant for $318, also at Barn Light Electric.
Steal This Look A Characterful Bedroom in Veracruz Mexico There are dozens of options for a mercury glass table lamp. Seen here is the Martina Aged Mirror Table Lamp Base for \$49.99 at World Market. We also like West Elm&#8\2\17;s Glass Jug Table Lamp for \$\134.99, the Cabrillo Mercury Lamp for \$\179 at Pottery Barn, and the \19th C. Vintage Mercury Glass Short Table Lamp for \$\195 at Restoration Hardware.
Above: There are dozens of options for a mercury glass table lamp. Seen here is the Martina Aged Mirror Table Lamp Base for $49.99 at World Market. We also like West Elm’s Glass Jug Table Lamp for $134.99, the Cabrillo Mercury Lamp for $179 at Pottery Barn, and the 19th C. Vintage Mercury Glass Short Table Lamp for $195 at Restoration Hardware.

Furniture

Steal This Look A Characterful Bedroom in Veracruz Mexico The  Hamilton Bed, shown in Factory White, is inspired by early \20th century iron bed frames. It&#8\2\17;s available in twin, queen, and king sizes, starting at \$\1,399 at Schoolhouse Electric. Another option is the Parsons Bed for \$999 at Room & Board.
Above: The  Hamilton Bed, shown in Factory White, is inspired by early 20th century iron bed frames. It’s available in twin, queen, and king sizes, starting at $1,399 at Schoolhouse Electric. Another option is the Parsons Bed for $999 at Room & Board.
Steal This Look A Characterful Bedroom in Veracruz Mexico A Tailor’s 3 Tier Display Table is an English oak table from the early \20th century at Christopher Howe in London.
Above: A Tailor’s 3-Tier Display Table is an English oak table from the early 20th century at Christopher Howe in London.
Steal This Look A Characterful Bedroom in Veracruz Mexico A small side table with midcentury style legs holds a stack of white towels in the entrance to the en suite bath at Maison Couturier. For something similar, West Elm&#8\2\17;s Mid Century Nightstand &#8\2\1\1; Natural Oak is \$\199.
Above: A small side table with midcentury-style legs holds a stack of white towels in the entrance to the en suite bath at Maison Couturier. For something similar, West Elm’s Mid-Century Nightstand – Natural Oak is $199.
Steal This Look A Characterful Bedroom in Veracruz Mexico Source a \19th century rocking chair on \1st Dibs, like this Thonet Model \10 Bentwood Rocking Chair made by Salvatore Leone in the \1890s for \$950 on \1st Dibs.
Above: Source a 19th-century rocking chair on 1st Dibs, like this Thonet Model 10 Bentwood Rocking Chair made by Salvatore Leone in the 1890s for $950 on 1st Dibs.

Fabrics & Linens

Steal This Look A Characterful Bedroom in Veracruz Mexico The Lauren Manoogian Baby Alpaca Double Wide Blanket in white is \$4\20 at Jenni Kayne.
Above: The Lauren Manoogian Baby Alpaca Double Wide Blanket in white is $420 at Jenni Kayne.
Steal This Look A Characterful Bedroom in Veracruz Mexico The Rectangular Washed Linen Pillowcase in Blister Beige is \$4\1.65 at Merci in Paris. For throw pillows in a gradient of tan/neutral colors see the Stacking Pillows from Sophie Buhai.
Above: The Rectangular Washed Linen Pillowcase in Blister Beige is $41.65 at Merci in Paris. For throw pillows in a gradient of tan/neutral colors see the Stacking Pillows from Sophie Buhai.
Steal This Look A Characterful Bedroom in Veracruz Mexico The Hamam Bamboo Towels in White range from \$\15 for the washcloth to \$\135 for the large bath sheet at ABC Carpet & Home.
Above: The Hamam Bamboo Towels in White range from $15 for the washcloth to $135 for the large bath sheet at ABC Carpet & Home.

Accessories

Steal This Look A Characterful Bedroom in Veracruz Mexico The CB\2 Dot Coat Hooks in Walnut are \$\15.95 for a set of three. See the source of inspiration for the design in our post High/Low: Dot Wall Hooks.
Above: The CB2 Dot Coat Hooks in Walnut are $15.95 for a set of three. See the source of inspiration for the design in our post High/Low: Dot Wall Hooks.
Steal This Look A Characterful Bedroom in Veracruz Mexico Source a Vintage Rotary Black Telephone like this one for \$35 from Etsy store MM Vintage Store in Bulgaria. Alternatively, Bold Old Phones sells an array of \1960s and \1970s phones in different colors.
Above: Source a Vintage Rotary Black Telephone like this one for $35 from Etsy store MM Vintage Store in Bulgaria. Alternatively, Bold Old Phones sells an array of 1960s and 1970s phones in different colors.
For more hotels in Mexico, see our post Design Travel: 7 Favorite Design Hotels in Mexico from the Remodelista Archives.

Product summary  

Beds & Headboards

Parsons Bed

$799.00 USD from Room & Board

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