Roomspiration- Master Bedroom

Happy Friday!

I don’t know about you but I am ready for the weekend. Do you have any big plans? I it might actually be a slow one around here. It’s been a busy week finishing up the master bedroom and some new blog design projects. The hubby is working so I think I might just veg out and relax…but before the relaxing begins, it’s time for another Roomspiration party!

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Today, the party is being hosted by the lovely Rachel of Just a Touch of Gray and it’s all about Master Bedrooms!

I am so excited to see Rachel’s big reveal. She and her husband have been working on their master bedroom for awhile, and she promised to show it off for the first time today.

Behind the scenes, I’ve been making some changes to mine as well. When we first moved into our home in 2008, I was dying for a chocolate master bedroom. It was the first wall color I decided on for our home. More about it here and here.

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* This has been our master bedroom for the past 3 years.
Well, three years later I was ready for a change and to lighten the room a little.
Here it is now (it still isn’t finished, but here are the changes so far)…

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A few changes left to be made…

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My goal is to lighten and brighten, yet keep it cozy. Some of the dark still needs to go. The furniture set was my husband’s before we got married, it’s really nice(and the only furniture left from his bachelor days)…so it will stay.

However, I would like to change the rug out to something lighter, maybe something like this…

Chunky Wool Boucle Rug from Pottery Barn
I have ordered some fabric samples to make 2 new decorative pillows for the bed. I am keeping my fingers crossed the samples arrive tomorrow.

I am leaning towards this Robert Allen gray and tan ikat fabric, but I have a few more samples coming too…

Robert Allen, Modesto Chamon Ikat

Maybe instead I will add a touch of lime…

Bromptom Pewter Suzani

or a fun eggplant…

Fahri Grape Suzani

Finally, I would like to slip cover my orange slipper chairs. I love the orange, but it doesn’t work with the new scheme.

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I would like to create this look, using a tan textured fabric like this…

Nest Egg

Oh, and I can’t forget the mirror above the bed….no set plans for that yet…maybe paint, maybe change it out for artwork. I’m not sure.

Now, I just have to find the time and money to make the changes, oh and learn how to slipcover slipper chairs.

As you can see, I still have big plans for this room and a lot of unfinished business. I am excited that I took the first step and painted it Behr Silver Sateen and dyed the drapes (more on that in another post).

Have a fabulous weekend!

Don’t forget to head over to Just a Touch of Gray to link up your master bedroom.

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Monday’s party will be hosted by Ange of The Blooming Hydrangea.
Get your closets and nooks ready.


abodelove
Abode Love – entryways Sept. 12th
View Along the Way – living rooms Sept. 14th
Homemaker on a Dime – bathrooms Sept.16th
DIY by Design – guest bedrooms Sept. 19th
Family Brings Joy – craft rooms Sept. 21st
Involving Color – dining rooms Sept. 23rd
All Things Bright & Beautiful – kids bedrooms Sept. 26th
a la mode – nurseries Sept. 28th
Just a Touch of Gray – master bedrooms Sept. 30th
The Blooming Hydrangea – closets and nooks Oct. 3rd
The Mustard Ceiling – laundry and mudrooms Oct. 5th
The DIY Showoff – kitchens Oct. 7th
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Master Bedroom Sneak Peak…

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Are you ready to link up to the Roomspiration party tomorrow?

Rachel from, Just A Touch of Gray is hosting Master Bedrooms. I’ll be revealing the changes I have just completed in mine. Here is a glimpse of what I’ve been working on lately…

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*please ignore the wrinkled drapes, they all just finished getting a dye job

I still have ALOT to do before it’s ready for the photoshoot and to link up. I am busy working on getting it back together today.

See you tomorrow!
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Fall Wreath Tutorial and Roomspiration-Nursery’s

Have you seen this wreath floating around Pinterest(or maybe on my blog post last week)?

Well, I had no idea until yesterday where the original image came from, but I knew I loved it
and I had to have it for my front door!

I recreated it for less than $20.00 with items on sale from Hobby Lobby.

You will need:

*wreath (I used grapevine, but straw may work better)

*moss (first round: I used peat moss, but re-covered with spanish moss-spanish worked better).

* small pumpkins (I used real, but recommend fake)

*glue gun

* floral wire (if you use the real pumpkins)

*ribbon

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How I Did It: Don’t worry, it’s easy!


Step 1: Cover the wreath with the moss, glue it down as you go with hot glue.

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Finished with the moss.

However, it looks awful because the grapevine is not smooth and it looks like the bottom right has a huge growth!
Step 2: Buy spanish moss and re-cover. Glue the spanish moss down with hot glue.
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It’s going to look much better, I promise.
Step 3: Add the pumpkin(s).

This step would be super easy if you used the fake pumpkins with the stick, but I of course made the project harder on myself by using real pumpkins.

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Poke two holes all the way through the pumpkin and feed the floral wire through. Twist the floral wire together at the bottom of the pumpkin.

Step 4: Secure the pumpkin(s) to the wreath.

Feed the floral wire through the grapevine wreath, and twist to secure the pumpkin to the wreath.

*I only used one pumpkin on my wreath because being real, they are 1) pretty heavy and 2) a little larger than the pumpkins in the 1st wreath image.

Voila!
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I think it still turned out cute with only one pumpkin.

Thank goodness I was able to cover the large growth with the spanish moss.

Ready for a couple more photos of our fall front porch…
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If you’re not in the mood to DIY your wreath, the original wreath (which I found on pinterest) you can buy from Two Inspire You, on Etsy.

Today, Shelli from alamode is hosting Roomspiration-Nursery’s. If you have a nursery, or need inspiration…head on over the alamode and link up.

abodelove
Abode Love – entryways Sept. 12th
View Along the Way – living rooms Sept. 14th
Homemaker on a Dime – bathrooms Sept.16th
DIY by Design – guest bedrooms Sept. 19th
Family Brings Joy – craft rooms Sept. 21st
Involving Color – dining rooms Sept. 23rd
All Things Bright & Beautiful – kids bedrooms Sept. 26th
a la mode – nurseries Sept. 28th
Just a Touch of Gray – master bedrooms Sept. 30th
The Blooming Hydrangea – closets and nooks Oct. 3rd
The Mustard Ceiling – laundry and mudrooms Oct. 5th
The DIY Showoff – kitchens Oct. 7th
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