Monday, May 28, 2012

Our Bedroom

Finally *drum roll please* 
I finished...
painting
furnishing
cleaning
and sewing and hanging stuff 
(in) (for) the bedroom.

Wanna see the results?



Originally I wanted to paint the walls peacock blue. Yep, I knew it was risky but I also originally planned on keeping every thing else in the shades of white with some natural wooden items thrown in.

Then I had a talk with a shop assistent at the store who told me those bold colors aint gonna happen with mineral colors. So I chose to go with charming lilac. But as you can see the final choice was white. And green. Originally I even wanted to paint one wall mustard and the other ones white but since it's the bedroom and my boyfriend insisted on deciding on a more calming relaxing color I had to come up with a way to incorporate some green/mustard eye-catchers. Hence the colorful triangles.

The curtains were made by me. I just cut some bed sheets from IKEA (I liked the pattern) and sewed it into a curtain. Which was a heck of a lot work. But it definitely paid off. I like the mix of the white-and-red curtains with the green-mustard-triangle wall.




The pictures are also made by me except the one on the very right. It pictures Bob Dylan during The Rolling Thunder Review which was a tour he did. The piece of art in the middle was painted by me in 5 minutes. It says "GO TO BED YOUNG DREAMER" on a background of mintgreen and rose swirls.

The one on the left is a painting I made a few months ago. I will post about it soon.

I especially love the wreath. It adds a totally different vibe to the wall and is a great contrast to the frames. The artwork in between are some carvings of my great-grandpa I found at my granma's house.

The old record player is a contribution from my boyfriend's grandpa. And the reason I love it so much is because I can listen to the LPs I chose to every stinkin' time I want (because it's in the bedroom since my boyfriend is a busy bee and otherwise would get distracted) - plus I can be lazy laying in bed listening to the birds tweeting outside my window.

Out of all the rooms in our appartment I think it's my favourite. 
Especially since I put more work into it then I did with the other ones. 
Which basically means that during the day 
I can practically call it my own. 











16 comments:

  1. OH that is lovely.. Love the Frabric Panels! 

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  2.  Thank you. It's so nice, to wake up and see the sunlight shining through.

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  3. Aparna SubramanianMay 29, 2012 at 10:54 AM

    Looks so soft and calm! I love it!
    -Aparna
    http://apsolutelycrafts.blogspot.in

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  4. looks absolutely stunning ... LOVE the artwork

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  5. Thank you. There will be a post about the paintings and carvings, etc. next week. Would love for to stop by and check it out.

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  6.  Perfect for a bedroom. :)

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  7. This really is so cute! Wonderful Idea! Thanks for sharing your ideas on "Strut Your Stuff Saturday!" We'll see you next week! -The Sisters

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  8.  Thanks for your sweet comment.

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  9. CookiecrumbsandsawdustMay 30, 2012 at 7:18 PM

    Hi Jay,

    Your room turned out great. I have sloped eaves ceilings as well. They can be quite tricky to decorate around.

    I followed you over from the 1929 Charmer linky party. I would love if you stopped by my blog.

    Thanks for sharing and keeping decorating!
    Laura

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  10. Oh wow!  What a great space!  I love all the colors!  

    Thanks for linking up last week.. Im featuring you tomorrow :) 

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  11. Thank you so much. We have sloped ceilings in our living room too and the main thing I hate about it is that it drastically reduces the place available to hang artwork.

    Heading over to your blog. :)

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  12. How exciting! Thank you.

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  13. Your room looks so relaxing and dreamy, I especially like the art work on the walls. I made some art for my bedroom it says 'the sun couldnt rise without, darling' its a bit daggy but I just love it. We can be a bit daggy in our bedrooms anyways, there all about us and our private space

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  14. I love it! I really like your curtains... and the lantern :) You know me, I'm a sucker for all white decorating!

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  15.  Both from IKEA. :) Yep, I knew you'd like it. ;)

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  16.  Thank you. It's always the pieces of art we made by ourselves that we love most. (Sorry it took me so long to reply to your comment)

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