Making Beauty Anywhere

Making Beauty Anywhere
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Sunday, July 10, 2011

Bedroom


I moved into a new room for my bedroom about 2 months ago and I finally finished it today.

Sometimes a large space is harder to decorate and this is large and awkward in places.

There is an area in the room which I treated as an office area.



This was my first ever foray into garage sales.  I traded an ugly pair of curtains for this, it's a fish tank holder.  I painted it, added a mirror to the top and glass to the bottom.  I have had it for about 15 years and it always works itself into a room (and looks good despite it's pedigree!).


My favourite Sid Dickens tiles, on top of a shelf that looks better on a table than on a wall.




I wasn't sure what to put above my bed, but the yard long Paul deLongpre won out.



I needed some Anthro pizazz to shake the room up a bit.  I found an amazing lampshade at winners that looked like Anthro without the high cost.




It's not crewel work, just the pattern so it wasn't so expensive.

I added a shelf with some treasures.



I added a few blue crystals to the chandelier which was in the room before me.


It's large which stumped me, but it's finally coming together. I know
 curtains would soften the space, I'm planning a trip to the states this summer and I think the Simply Shabby Chic drapes at Target will work. This room is soft, light and not cluttered which is what I always need in my bedroom.

I will keep working on it, but at least now it makes me smile.




Until next time,
Patricia

I will be sharing this with:  Fadedcharmcottage.blogspot.com
Myromantichome.blogspot.com

8 comments:

  1. It looks so pretty! I love that lampshade....how great is that!

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  2. Hi Patricia,
    I like how you re-purposed your fish tank holder. Thank is really creative.

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  3. I've been shopping around your blog... beautiful!!

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  4. Your room makeover is awesome! I love that little wall where you have the shelf. Cute! It looks so calm and peaceful...very dreamy! Happy White Wednesday!

    Waving from Our Back Porch,
    Rebecca

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  5. You have the Sweetest room, I love all the Pretty touches~ hope you get to stop by my blog too....

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  6. Love the room. I expect you will have sweet dreams there. Found you on White Wednesday.
    Laura
    http://www.imsovintage.blogspot.com/

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