Wow, we have so many little makeovers going on around here that I can’t even keep up. One of them includes a room makeover with paint, furniture, and decor updates. Last time, I openly shared with you what our master bedroom looked like with a plan to make over the space with some simple paint and decor updates.
If you’ve been reading here for a while, you pretty much know that we try to find inexpensive ways to make our spaces work. Although, I have only shared smaller scale projects with you. This is because we really have not done anything major, except carpeting. At least in this house. At our previous home, we did a complete renovation before moving. I did not blog about it because I think my blog was just beginning to come into play. Plus, I was not on the scene of the home while my husband and good friend did all the renovations. So this room makeover is not necessarily a revamp and tearing down of walls. Its only a makeover using paint, furniture, and accessories. I am happy to say that the room has been painted as of a few weeks ago. Paint makes all the difference. It is already beginning to look like a new room. Here is a little sneak peak.
We chose Igloo Blue by Behr. Owl grey seems to be a popular color for bedrooms now but we were not feeling “grey” on the walls since some of our main floor pieces are grey. The room was already a shade of blue and we decided to just do blue but somewhat lighter. I have to admit that it turned out a bit more blue than I had hoped.
When they mixed the color at the store (see following image), it looked like the perfect shade. But on the walls, a bit bluer. No bigge. All in all, it is still looks great!
Now to accessorize the space. I have done some shopping and have most of the items ready. This is a general feel of what I want the space to look like. These are not the exact pieces but the color scheme and designs are basically what I am going for. For the decor, you should have known that a coastal gal would add a little nautical decor, right? Oh yea – we shall see what we make of it!
For the lamps, we currently have similar shaped ones as pictured in the board above. My husband made a comment last time wondering if we were keeping them. Since this makeover is on a budget, high priced lamps are not going to make their way to the room. Depending on cost, like under $20 and under for both, I may opt for some trendier lights like these. I saw some at Target on clearance for as low as $7. But that was last summer.
The only items that’s really holding me back from completing the room are the nightstands. It has taken me quite a while to figure out which ones to use. In part because I cannot bring myself to spend a ton on a night stand. Seriously, those that I see that could work for us are either high-priced or have low reviews as far as quality. While I would love having fancy ones that look like end tables, the ones with more than one drawer work better for us. We love using them to keep our smaller pieces of clothing. Anyways, I have ordered two but I am still not happy with the price! So that is about where we are with the progress on the master bedroom.
Update for April 20: My nightstands have arrived but they have not been set up yet. It is a matching set with 2 drawers each and an open top shelf. But they are still sitting in their original packaging in the living room un-assembled. You can see them here (not an affiliate link). Now to get them all set up!
What do you think so far? I’d love to hear about it in the comments!!