Home Tour: Master Bedroom

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In today's home tour post, I am taking you into my master bedroom.  

I feel like bedrooms kind of get done last, or as an after thought since its not common space.  That was definitely the case for me in my apartment.  I used what I had, and just made it work, without making really any changes from when I first put it together.  And it always felt blah.  Then when I moved in into my condo, I just made it work too, knowing I would redo it.  I had said I wanted to make it a priority since I hadn't before, but things kept coming up and it ended up taking a bit longer than I anticipated.  

The wait was worth it, though, because I love it.  I think it might be my favorite room in the house!  The blues, the wood, the mix of gold and silver...I had a picture of what it would look like in my mind and it beyond exceed my expectations.






(a little bit of real life - my humidifier and fan, haha!)

I always liked the idea of a darker bedroom, and was excited to go that route.  Obviously I am a blue fan, and I feel like everything really compliments each other.  I had a minor panic attack when we painted because the color was looking periwinkle in some light, but with everything added in, the blue really took on the hue I was looking for.

I went for a medium to dark wood tone for the furniture, and love the classic look.  I think this is a set that is going to stand the test of time for me.  I did make it my own by having my dad spray the knobs black.  While just a small change, it does make a big impact.  

I saw a picture of a metal bed like the one I got on Pinterest, and knew that is what I wanted for myself.  I like a more 'collected' feel to rooms, and felt that the metal bed kept things from feeling too matchy-matchy, while still giving the room a cohesive look!

Adding to that collected look was a wooden bench that used to be at my grandparents.  I think it was just sitting in my grandma's garage, and when she asked if I wanted it, I jumped at the chance.

I wanted a large wall mirror for my room and stumbled across this one at the local antique mall.  That spurred the idea of layering gold frames above my bed.  

I had been eyeing the silver frames from Pottery Barn for some time now, and thought, well, I mix metals when wearing jewelry - I am going to do the same with frames.  

In addition to eyeing the frames, I had been wanting a print from Smallwood Farms for awhile, too.  I thought the 'be still' was appropriate for this room.

I initially had the ladder that is now next to my dresser in the living room.  When I added the bookshelf down there, I moved it upstairs.  I added a quilt from when I was a baby, and also my actual baby blanket my mom found when cleaning out some things.  

The chair was a local boutique find.  It was restored so nicely - still vintage with just staining the wood so that the details really shine through, and yet modernized with the fresh, and neutral fabric.

A few more pieces here and there, and I really think it has come together.  I still have a few things I would like to do - change out the lamps, add a rug, some more wall hangings, and some additional accessories.  Even with those few changes to come, I still am just absolutely in love with it!  

Sources:
Metal Bed: Target
Dresser / Nightstands: Ashley Furniture
Navy Bedding: Pottery Barn
Silver Frames (Abigail & Rope): Pottery Barn
Glass Vase: Pottery Barn

Linking up with Erika.

10 comments

  1. OH MY! I love your bedroom! It's so spacious and the high ceilings are awesome. You decorated it so tastefully and clean. My room is a cluttered mess! It's way too small for our king size bed, and I always put it on the back burner since no one sees it except us. I'd love to have a nice, relaxing room like this one day. Great job.

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  2. I love your master bedroom. That mirror is beautiful!

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  3. Everything came together just perfectly! Those gold frames above your bed are the perfect focal point and my absolute favorite thing about the room. I would never have thought to decorate with empty frames like that, but it makes a statement like no other. Just beautiful, Emily! Now I'm off to text you because it feels like foreverrrr since we've chatted!

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  4. I love your taste! What a gorgeous room. And the empty frames above the bed really stand out. LOVE!

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  5. Super Cute! I love the frames above the bed!

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  6. Very pretty! I like the overall look of it.

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  7. LOVE IT!! I love the color of the walls and I love how cozy it feels in there. And love the frames above the bed...!! There's something to be said about having a room that is nicely decorated! I never really decorated until a couple years ago and that just really changed how I felt about home. Love being home now!

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  8. It looks so beautiful and cozy! I CANNOT believe you got your bed frame from Target!

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  9. Your room is so pretty! (I'm a new follower---and getting caught up on your home tour :) How tall is your ladder? I want to get one for our bedroom, but the ones I've seen appear to be too tall ? Thanks for any info!

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    1. Thank you! And thanks for following! The ladder is 4 feet 8 3/4 inches. It was a find at Vintage Market Days. If you like a taller one, I think you could cut it down to make it the height you wanted it. If you do it at the bottom end, you probably wouldn't be able to tell!

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