In Stephen Shubel's "moody and eclectic" bedroom in his California house, he mounted flea-market finds against a black wall. Genuine Fake Books wallpaper by Deborah Bowness creates the illusion of more space. Comforter and striped pillowcases, West Elm.
This photo appeared several years ago in Country Living, back when the magazine was heftier and meatier. I loved this display style then, and still love how it resonates. An oak church pew would substitute for the pricey Windsor bench.