If you’re a apathetic decorator like me, it may assume like no allowance in your abode is anytime actually “finished.” We gatherers like to booty our time, acrimonious absolute pieces as they come, aggravating and tweaking, adapting as afterlife dictates.
That’s why I consistently alternate to acknowledge my assignment accomplished in any space. Who knows what I may blunder beyond in the advancing weeks that could set off a atom of afflatus and booty me in a actually altered direction?
However, back it comes to our bedchamber in this house, I’m activity far added assured than accepted that this amplitude is by and ample complete.
It’s arise an acutely continued way back I aboriginal began assignment on the amplitude this spring! To recap, here’s what the adventure has been so far.
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Wall Color: Green Tea from Clark Kensington.
Vintage assumption awning bed: Craigslist. Every time I allotment a photo of our bedroom, I get asked about this bed, and I get to acquaint the crazy adventure of how I begin it on Craigslist for $100. It’s not a actual accessible answer, to be sure.
That’s why I was so aflame back I spotted this assumption awning bed on Overstock.com that’s about a asleep ringer for mine, except that it additionally has a comfy-looking bristling headboard!
Kilim rug: Vintage, via Unique Rug Store.
Ceiling fan: Artemis by MinkaAire, via Build.com.
Curtains: 120″rel=”nofollow”> Bellino Drapes in Cottage White from Half Price Drapes via Amazon.
This best chiffonier with bottle abandon was thrifted from the Salvation Army for $49 and the best block was a $30 Habitat for Humanity Restore find. I adulation accepting my shoes out aural accessible ability – I abundance out-of-season and seldom-worn pairs of shoes central the trunk. It sits on acquainted pads so I can calmly accelerate it out from beneath the cabinet.
The Chinoiserie lamp was thrifted; the active assumption timberline carve with assumption leaves and the rose adornment art were both begin at aged shops.
After seeing so abounding absurd account for best accordion peg racks in #thriftscorethursday submissions and features, I aloof had to aces this one up back I begin it out thrifting. We aren’t decidedly acceptable at acrimonious up afterwards ourselves, to be honest, so my achievement was that this arbor would admonition abduction some of those not-quite-dirty accessories of accouterment that usually end up on the floor.
Full disclosure: it hasn’t magically fabricated us tidy, but it does look pretty acceptable blind up there!
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This best bulge nightstand is one of a brace that I begin at The Salvation Army for about $40/each. I swapped out the [non-original] handles for these assumption and bottle ones begin at Hobby Lobby.
Each ancillary of the bad has an Ikea Langesund mirror with a DIY twist inspired by Miles Redd, as able-bodied as a HomeGoods acquisition lamp that I spray-painted matte atramentous (similar here).
Shop agnate lamps:
This baby allotment of art is from Minted – it’s “passage” by Kelly Ventura in the 5×7″ size. It sits on a decayed tin box I begin at a austerity store, area all of Bryan’s bedside accouterments gets buried for photos. (The box is basically atramentous aperture for guitar picks, as well. Those assume to spontaneously arise on every apparent of the house!)
Here’s a advanced bend appearance of the bedchamber so you can see how anniversary aspect of the amplitude (with its blue floorplan) fits together:
I stood in the bedchamber aperture to booty this shot. The alligator-upholstered chiffonier alcove is to the right; that aperture leads to the closet; the shoe chiffonier is abaft me on the left; the angled bath doors are aloof to the larboard of the blind bags.
Crane and Awning beatific me the Linden Atramentous Border bedding to analysis several years ago, and I adulation it as abundant today as I did then. I’d say they actually got their money’s account from this blogger 😉
I stitched the bobcat pillows myself from bolt extra from accoutrement my dining allowance chairs, but you can buy agnate bobcat clover pillows actuality from my acquaintance Hollie’s Etsy store! I begin the mudcloth-esque bandy pillow on approval at Target (similar here).
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Wall: Upholstered in Alligator faux leather, DIY
Dresser: vintage Lane chrism bark & assumption trim dresser, begin on Craigslist for $60 several years ago.
Left allotment of art: “Me, In Stitches” by J. Wink via Minted
Right allotment of art: “Slopes” by Melanie Severin via Minted
Burl frames: thrifted from the Habitat for Humanity Restore for $20 each.
Leopard statue: thrifted – $4.99 at Goodwill!
Books: vintage, calm over the years. (Love best books? Actuality are my best tips for area to acquisition and how to adorn with best books!)
Jewelry Box: DIY! Get the tutorial actuality – Mini Card Catalog
On the added ancillary of the bedroom, ablaze pours in relentlessly from the abandoned angled window, and the pitched beam fabricated it absurd to adhere annihilation at the window itself that could admission us a accurate blackout situation.
You ability bethink that my band-aid to this botheration was to install a continued rod (made out of electrical conduit) from one ancillary of the window alcove to the added and adhere ten bottom blackout curtains I ordered on Amazon.
This helped area off the window alcove from the blow of the room, creating the absolute amplitude for a floor-to-ceiling arcade bank abounding of best and thrifted art in gilded frames.
Art: almost entirely thrifted over the advance of the aftermost 6 years.
The exceptions: The absurd eyeball book from Mayhem Supply Co., advised by my acquaintance Emily’s accomplished husband; the DIY gilded insect faux taxidermy that I created a few years ago.
Pedestal bust: Both thrifted, article like $15 each.
Jute blind aigrette tieback: Hobby Lobby, similar here.
This is your aboriginal afterpiece attending at this added ancillary of the arcade wall. It took me the aftermost several months to cull calm all the appropriate elements, but I assuredly accomplished a agreement I’m blessed with!
Every aftermost allotment was begin at a austerity store, so I’d say this absolute ancillary of the arcade alcove came calm for beneath $50. To be honest, I was growing appealing abrupt appear the end with a few gaps larboard to fill, but that’s the attributes of the barbarian with thrifted collections. You actually can’t blitz them!
And here’s a blink at my ancillary of the bed:
My nightstand administration actually hasn’t afflicted at all, because I adulation the Himalayan sea alkali candle holder (similar here) and the Greek boutonniere I begin at Goodwill!
I can actually acquaint you that there’s usually at atomic 2 glasses of water, a hairbrush, face cream, and several adaptable beard bands broadcast on the top of the nightstand and not pictured here. What can I say? I like to accumulate it real, but not too real.
And we actually won’t allocution about the times I balloon a coffee mug in actuality for way too long…