Bedroom Refresh

I’m back after the super long hiatus! My plan is to get back to regularly posting, but maybe 2-3 times a week rather than 5. Thanks for sticking around during the silence. On to the post:

One space that finally feels ‘finished’ is my bedroom! I thought it would be fun to walk you through all the changes over the last two years, from move in day to present.

Designing on a budget means you can’t usually buy everything at once to make over a space, so this has been a two year process of slowly changing, upgrading and re-designing this space and I’m really happy with how it turned out!

Before moving in- empty and ugly rental paint color

New Benjamin Moore Simply white paint- move in day  After unpacking  Changes started… New lamp

New rug

Different bedding, new nightstands. Switched bedroom lamps with living room ones.

Latest and biggest changes!
New bed, removed one night stand, added mirror, de-cluttered the dresser.

If you’re looking to redesign a space and you’re on a budget, I recommend the ‘slow and steady’ approach. While it might not be instant-gratification, the results in the end are worth the wait. Decide what pieces you want to keep and what you want to replace and scour sales (bed and mattress both purchased during big sales), Craigslist (where I scored my dresser and two nightstands) and don’t be afraid to use items from other rooms in your home. These lamps were originally in my living room and I switched them out and it brought a whole new look and feel to the bedroom.

The things I got rid of (tripod floor lamp, desk and chair, black bookshelf, tan rug, old nightstand) I sold on Craigslist and Next Door, so I recouped some money back from those to put toward new purchases. I also have very affordable pieces in here- the mirror is from Ikea, the water lily painting was about $10 at a thrift store and the pillows were on super clearance from target for $6 each (no longer sold, sorry)!                  Get the look: click on the pictures or the links below to shop!



 Bed // Lamp (no longer sold, similar linked) // Duvet Cover //
Nightstand (vintage, similar linked) // Dresser (vintage, similar linked)
Area Rug (vintage, similar linked)

 

 

Design Inspiration: The Bedroom: Classic With A Twist

I’m over on the DC Ladies today with a classic bedroom design. It’s a great way to refresh your own bedroom for fall or furnish a bedroom in a new place. Check out the full post here and shop the look below. Check out more in the series here: Design Inspiration

design-inspiration-the-bedroom-classic-with-a-twistShop the look:

Bed // Rug // Nightstands // Lamps // Dresser //

Design Inspiration: Bohemian Bedroom

As I mentioned awhile ago, I wrapped up my Style on a Budget series for the DC Ladies, so now I’m starting another new series! Utilizing the stylish, affordable finds from Style on a Budget, I’m putting together design inspiration boards for all rooms of the home, along with a specifically themed style. Up first: the bedroom: bohemian style. Check out the full post on the DC Ladies . Product info below. design inspiration the bedroomBed // Mirrored Side Table // Blue Lamp // Yellow Bench (no longer sold, similar one here) //  White Dresser // Colorful Rug