Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Guest Bedroom Part 1

This is our guest bedroom, it is the room right off of the dining room that you can see into in my last post.


Calming and cozy were what I was going for with this room. 


I change up what my accent color is in this room quite a bit. Most of the time I like it without any color but with lots of different whites and textures. Right now I just have a little bit of red here and there, along with my usual creamy whites and dark wood tones. 


I just got this amazing pillow with the year our house was built on it. I purchased it from The Blue Attic an Etsy shop that is full of the most wonderful French linens and hand made items. I bought a couple really great things from Nathalie that I plan to show. 




The year our house was built on an antique piece of French ticking, what could be better?


I found a scrap of this red and white fabric at the thrift store the other day and it is perfect for inside the pillow case.




I also found this adorable lamp at the thrift store for $10, it is perfect for when our guests want to read, specifically my mom.





Neal built the little beside cupboard and I keep books and other things a guest might need in it. He also built the little bench that sits at the end of the bed. The antique bed frame is a hand me down from my parents and the tall bookcase is a $20 Ikea "as is" find that I painted. The molding behind the bed is out of an old farmhouse, I bought it for $7 last summer at an antique sale. So all in all this room was very inexpensive to do, but who could tell?






Stay tuned for Part 2, coming soon!

20 comments:

  1. I think you achieved your goal. Calm and peaceful. Luv the pops of red against the see of white and dark wood.
    Hugs, Gee

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  2. Lovely! It looks so finished and ready for guests (which I am struggling with in my own guest room.) I really like all the whites and the little pop of red. Your pillows look so squishy and ready to relax against. Hubby really does a great job on his crafted pieces.

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  3. It's gorgeous, Megan! Any guest is sure to feel welcome in such a cozy and beautiful room. I absolutely love your style! ~Rachel @ The Olde Farmhouse {on Windmill Hill}

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  4. Love your guest room! It is so beautiful! Cozy and calm for sure!

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  5. This is beautiful...very simple and cozy! Your pillow with the date the house was built is just fantastic, I have to check out that shop! I love the layers on the bed and the touches of red, and the painted floors are a dream of mine. Great job, Megan!

    XO,
    Jane

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  6. Love, love, love it you certainly have the touch for this style of decorating:)

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  7. I love it all, I knew I would. . . simply simple. . . love the pillow. What a great find. . .

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  8. Your guests are certainly lucky!

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  9. So happy to have a place to stay when I come for my visit to your perfect farmhouse. lol

    Love it all!

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  10. I think you've hit your mark with this room. It's cozy and cheerful and I adore the touches of red. But then again I'm a BIG fan of anything red!

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  11. What week was I scheduled to be the guest in that lovely room? Is the pillow a gift I take home with me? Everything in your guest room is perfect and I'm pinning!

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  12. Just discovered your blog. It's wonderful. Love the guest room.
    Ness xx

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  13. Your room looks wonderful!! I tried to find "the blue attic" on etsy but can't find it. Is there a special way to type it in? (I tried no spaces but ... nothing.) Graniteware Gal

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  14. Megan, what color did you paint the walls here?? LOL I am pouring over different whites and plan on bringing home samples for the girls room.

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    1. It is Martha Stewarts "Sisal", it is my favorite color. It can look different depending what you pair it with.

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