Years ago when my parents were ripping me away from streets and Manhattan for our new life in the suburbs the only plus in my eyes was that I was getting my own room! Not only was I getting my own bedroom, but I was able to pick out the paint color, furniture and all of the accessories. That was something I was excited about. Throughout the years I changed it up quite a bit and even switched rooms at some point, but one thing always remained!
The two toned pink and lilac formica furniture that was custom built for the room! Fancy, huh! If only I had the foresight to get something more timeless.
Here it is in all it’s glory! When my parents became empty nesters they left the furniture and just made it a guest bedroom.
When I was pregnant with Hudson I got in there and fixed it up, but it was never officially finished until a couple of months ago. You saw some of the photos in the Glitter Guide piece, but they didn’t use all of the photos so, I wanted to share them here.
It was nice to be able to go in and give the room a whole new look! A neutral wall color let me go color happy with what I brought in, but still kept things bright! I have a tendency to hoard vintage furniture pieces and I was able to bring in a bed and and dresser I had in storage. My parents old wing chair got a new life with a slipcover and then I was able to bring in pattern with the bedding, accent pillows and curtains from my fabric stash.
Since so many finds were vintage it was hard to source items, but here is a round up of some accessories that will help you get a similar look.
No.1 Giraffe print tray
No.2 White picture ledge
No.3 Elephant artwork
No.4 Light blue striped pillows
No.5 Imperial trellis pillows
No.6 Ginger jar
No.7 Multi-color ikat pillow
No.8 Page blue duvet cover