In pursuing the circus theme, Murdock uncovered a few white elephants of her own. “I’d had this ivory-colored elephant-motif fabric sample in my library for 12 years, and I realized it would be perfect for upholstering their headboard,” she recalls. Though at first doubtful about an upholstered headboard in the master bedroom, Rebecca Worple now loves it.
Headboard (custom): Betty Murdock Interiors, 513/561-5060.
Headboard fabric: discontinued.
Mantel: original to house.
Bedding (“Legacy’’): Yves Delorme, 800/322-3911.
Duvet: Pottery Barn, 800/922-5507.
Chest: Arhaus Furniture, 866/427-4287.
Lamp: Wildwood Lamps, 252/446-3266.
Rug; accessories: owner’s collection.
Aqua pillow: Betty Murdock Interiors and Erin Oblinger, 513/321-0900.