Guest Room Refresh

Hi!  I have been hard at work getting our upstairs bedrooms refreshed before we have guests visit next week.  First, let me share the before photos of the south side bedroom.

232323232fp73478_nu=334__5_;__;8_WSNRCG=393;767_69337nu0mrj 232323232fp543___nu=334__5_;__;8_WSNRCG=393;7772_3337nu0mrj

YIKES, that blue ceiling!

It’s funny, this room has become the room of “island of misfit furniture” 🙂

Reminds you of Rudolf, right?

All items (except the bed) I purchases because I liked or were gifted (the rug is from my Grandma Barb) and I had nowhere to put them, hence the name  “island of misfit furniture.”

It actually turned out pretty cute, huh?!

 DSC_0262DSC_0265 DSC_0269 DSC_0270 DSC_0271 DSC_0272 DSC_0266

DSC_0274 DSC_0273 DSC_0275

I decided to go with white walls because it makes the room look a bit bigger.  The blue chair was painted (pre blog days!) and I updated my reupholstered settee with a few cute pillows.  The fabrics and furniture make it feel very Ralph Lauren.

I can’t wait to show you the other room I’m redoing!  The front guest bedroom is going to be styled around our recent trip to India.  We bought the cutest bed sheet there and my inspiration  came from the stamped elephant fabric (a technique I shared in this post).

I’ll give you a little teaser!

DSC_0252

Cute, huh?!  I can’t wait to share the entire room!

Linking up with Savvy Southern Style.

Xo,

Jess

 

Similar posts
  • It’s beginning to look a lot li... I haven’t had a spare moment up until today to snap a few pictures of our home decorated for Christmas.  The lighting isn’t the best today but this is the only time I will have to take a few shots before Christmas! Although my tour is brief, I am so thankful that my Aunt Mary met [...]
  • Cute Upstairs Bedroom I am so excited about how this bedroom turned out! Here are a few before shots. Cute but the curtains covered up the windows and the border wall paper was too 80s.  Although, I actually liked the tulip tree wallpaper, I figured get rid of it all while I’m at it. I used my trusted technique of NOT [...]
  • It’s All About The Little Thing... So our house is old, like really old, and has had plenty of facelifts over the years (and let’s face it, updates still need to be done). The back half of our home (the kitchen, powder room and Ryan’s office) is probably the most recent area to receive a huge remodel.   The previous owners did a FANTASTIC job with [...]
  • Fall House Projects So I haven’t been posting a lot lately… It’s not that I’ve sat idle, it’s just that I haven’t done any “pretty” projects lately !  As we approach fall, we’re busy getting the house ready for cooler weather. With an old home (or with any home) there are tons of projects to complete to prepare [...]
  • Craigslist Brass Console Table “... I had been searching for the prefect console table for the piano/front room.  The piano room is a difficult space because it doubles as an entryway/piano room which is strange for a Victorian not to have a grand entryway.  Our neighbors informed us that one of the previous owners of the house still lives in [...]

No Comments Yet

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe By Email

Hello there, my name is Jessica and I'm so glad you've dropped by! I am a weekend DIYer, a die-hard antiquer, and a lover of all things vintage. Join me on my never ending journey of turning our house into our home!

Archives