One of my 2014 goals is to refresh a few of the rooms in our home. So naturally, I’ll also be incorporating more decor posts on the blog to showcase projects and ideas. We’ve lived in our home for six years and some of the rooms are starting to feel tired and dated, the original decor just no longer suits my personality. But, I don’t have the budget to do full makeovers. So, I’ve been focusing on just swapping out easy things like bedding, accessories and lighting rather to refresh the look rather than doing an entire room re-do.
My first project for the year is our master bedroom. When we moved in, I ordered a custom comforter set, complete with throw pillows. It has served us well for quite a few years and held up exceptionally well. But, I grew tired of this traditional (and slightly dated) pattern a while back.
The major elements of our room – paint color and furniture – do not need to be changed, which is a major money saver. I wisely chose a warm neutral beige paint color that has stood the test of time. Our bedroom furniture is close to twelve years old but it has good bones, no need to replace it yet. The best way to refresh this room was to swap out the bedding for something a bit more updated.
Here’s the way our bed looked before.
The combination of different textures and patterns with the pillows – ruffles, sequins and graphic prints, mixed with solids and some cute Mr. and Mrs. pillows – makes for a fun and visually interesting combo.
MAKE IT HAPPEN
If the cool and warm neutral color scheme is for you, pair white bedding with any combo of these accessories to refresh your room.