Friday, September 20, 2013

Bedroom Redo

Master Bedroom Project
I brought all my favorite pieces with me on our move from Florida to North Carolina
When I first saw the house, all the rooms were painted this greenish-brown.  It made the rooms seem dark.
This is the bedroom when we saw the house

The walls are still dark and the wall to wall carpet not my taste but better
I moved our bed under the two windows and added my cream but I wanted my walls cream also

I had to put 2 coast of Kilz on to cover that color.  This worked so well for me because of the Zero VOC...we had to sleep there during the process
This is with the first coat - Kilz, you can still see some of the brown showing thru

This is the after...I love the calm creamy linen color
The finished product, Benjamin Moore Linen...I am liking the calm finish...Oh and the chandy that hubby hung for me!

I turned my camera to soft setting to show the soft tones of the room.  This is the dresser that I painted last year with Anne Sloan Olde White

My reading corner with my set of suitcases that hold pictures and fabric

My cabinet filled with my favorite pictures and family quilts

More favorite bedcoverings and my side table with my favorite lamp

My dresser and favorite things

I have shown my perfume bottles before but these are from my grandmother.  The Merry Christmas bottle is the one my grandfather gave to her it is my very favorite.  I will share the story one day how it came to me.

My calm retreat in the afternoon light.  It is so nice to have this room almost finished.  Now to paint the trim and closet doors!
One more bedroom to paint... but I am so happy to have this completed.

French Country Cottage  ..Twigg studios

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  1. I absolutely love your room, I love the cream and the dream drapes, love the light, oh my what a difference, it looks like it is full of life and light love that,,,,Phyllis...Come on over for a visit would love you to meet my goules ...

  2. It turned out beautifully - even the carpet looks okay because of how gorgeous everything else looks!!!

  3. What a pretty room, very calm and restful!!! It takes time when moving into a new home to make it your very own......

  4. You've chosen such beautiful soft colors for your bedroom. It's such a pleasant and restful room now. I love your chandy...I'm so jealous! You know here in FL we have to have a ceiling fan! lol Love the cabinet for all of your pretty things, too! ENJOY! It's GORGEOUS!!!

  5. I love the new paint...I think it enhances everything in the room and really changes the light. Made me want to lay down and have a quiet afternoon reading in there...very peaceful. :)

  6. So classic and so serene. Sweet dreams!

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  8. Thank you so much for linking up at my Furniture and Paint party!! I am pinning this!! Hope to see you again tonight !


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