Our bedroom color was inspired by my lovely antique dresser, and our duvet cover. Our old bedroom was green, too, but this is a deeper green, and I really like it.
We installed the rods in the closet so it works like a shallow, walk-in-closet. It maximizes the space and makes it a lot easier to see our clothes! We will get doors when the budget recovers from last month’s remodeling expenses!
Continuing around the room clock-wise, we have the window and two more dressers, as well as my hope chest at the base of the window. The lovely purple sheers have a neat story – I bought curtain fabric for $30 but didn’t like it, so I returned the bolt. But that left me curtainless still. I pictured in my mind some sheer material, a particular shade of purple as the perfect thing for the room. The next day, as I dug through the bins at the back of our tiny town’s thrift store, I found first one, then the other – a perfect pair, just what I wanted, for a quarter! Thank You, Lord.
I plan to make a box valance from some other purple thrifted cloth someday soon.
I still have to do a few things to help the room feel more homey. I did get some artwork on the wall. These prints are by our artist friend, Ben Essenburg, painter of the everglades. You can see more of his work here. My parents have several larger prints, as well as a few originals from his earlier years, which are going for 15,000 now! I am glad to have a little piece of our Florida memories in my room. It was Anja who suggested they be hung in there – they were in the living room before, but match the green walls here so nicely.
And my favorite aspect of the room is the view I can see from my bed without even getting up!
Perhaps I shall tidy up the bathroom for pictures next! 🙂
That's such a unique color combination, but it works so well. It's quite lovely. I can't wait until I have rooms I can paint.
Beautiful, Trina! I love the picture with Jesse playing with your shoes, too. So cute!
Amanda G says
I love your room! You have the coolest furniture ever. I also love the photos of you & Jeremy you have around the room. 🙂
I must say, yours is one of my favorite blogs to check. It's a lot of fun + you actually update it all the time.
That's all folks. 🙂
Maybe it is just the way the color shows up in the picture but that dresser really goes well with the green on the walls. I really like it 🙂 I am not sure if I have said this or not but if so, it is worth saying again, I think you guys did a super job fixing everything up! 😀
I got my fabric from a store near us called McMaster & Storm. It was featured in the March issue of Country Living.
P.S. Here is the store's blog: http://www.mcmasterandstorm.blogspot.com