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.
It’s moody – almost Dutch Baroque – in the still-life quality it evokes. There are so many ways to achieve this moody effect, but be careful: painting your walls dark can turn Halloweeny if not done in the right way.