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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Master Bedroom Design Comes to Life!

Before I share my bedroom photos, I want to let you know that my friend Cassie from Primitive and Proper is “hosting” me on her blog today – I’m showing some of my favorite areas from all over the house, so go check it out!

 

diy upholstered headboard

Do you remember, almost TWO YEARS ago when I posted this mood board for the master bedroom? 

master bedroom[3]

It’s been slowly coming together ever since!

DIY upholstered headboard

On this side of the room, the headboard that I upholstered is flanked by two antique pieces of furniture – an oak dresser that I refinished on Bart’s side of the bed, and a sewing machine cabinet on my side.

I will do a complete tutorial on the headboard someday.

The other side of the room is home to the recliner – it’s been up here since I got my turquoise chairs.  It may move to the basement someday, but I like having a quiet, comfy place to read or work.

starburst mirrors

The collection of starburst mirrors and metallic frames is a combination of antiques store and Hobby Lobby finds.

reading corner bedroombrass gold frame starburst mirror collection

And as usual, it’s the little details that are my favorite…

A collection of gorgeous, favorite books.

decorating with old books

Antique Roseville vases, one from my aunt, one from Bart’s grandma, and one was a garage sale find.

antique roseville vases

The art is reminiscent of our honeymoon in Charleston. A palmetto tree on my side of the bed, and a print of our favorite Charleston restaurant on Bart’s side.

navy raspberry bedroom

I still have plans for this room.  Someday, I want to paint the trim and doors white. I refinished the woodwork downstairs, but I’m planning to paint up here.

tall leaning mirror

I’d also like to replace the big recliner with a smaller, prettier chair.  But sometimes, practicality wins over aesthetics.

gold mirrors

And I’m actually thinking about painting the room navy, too.

DIY upholstered headboard

But for now, our bedroom is a cozy and comfortable retreat, and we love it!

starburst mirror collection

Shared at Thrifty Décor Chick’s March Before and After

17 comments:

  1. this is my favorite space in your house! i love it! thank you for sharing your home today!

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  2. Beautiful! Don't get rid of the chair-looks like a perfect hiding spot!!!

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  3. This room is soooo beautiful and has so much character! LOVE it!

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    1. Thanks, Beth! Have we ever seen your master bedroom?

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  4. That headboard is phenom! Looks great!

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    1. Thank you! It's not perfect in real life, but who else is going to get up close and personal with my master bedroom headboard, right?

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  5. That headboard is beautiful! Your room looks like a very relaxing place.

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    1. Thank you! With two crazy little boys, we need that kind of space!

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  6. Gorgeous space! Love the combo of metal mirrors

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    1. ME TOO! And I love how they wrap around the corner. (It's totally cool for me to compliment my own decor, right?)

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  7. What a pretty, pretty room! LOVE your headboard, and the mirror/frame collection.

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