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Boudoir…what’s the real meaning?

August 28th, 2012

Ever wonder how the word boudoir came into being?
Boudoir- dwär, -dwôr‘    
 A woman’s private sitting room, dressing room, or bedroom.

This word comes from the old french word “bouder” which means, to sulk. 

Boudoir is a French word whose original meaning was “pouting room.” In earlier times, if a young lady was sulky, she was sent to her boudoir where she could pout in private.

 Be sure to make your “boudoir” a place that helps you escape from your worries and stress. It should captivate while also being inviting and it needs to be more than just comfortable it should be a place where you feel your best……don’t you think???? 

Keep us in mind when you’re ready to update your “boudoir,” we would love to help. 

Boudoir by Beverly Taylor Design

One Response to “Boudoir…what’s the real meaning?”

  1. Anonymous says:

    I love the pic of the boudoir you designed! Looks exactly like the kind of place I would love to go to to sulk and pout. Beautiful!


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