We’ve lived in our house for almost a year and haven’t touched our bedroom. For someone who cares so much about sleep and has struggled with it for so many years, it’s hard to believe this hasn’t been a priority for us! But we have a never-ending laundry list of projects and it keeps getting pushed. But I’m ready to commit to this space because I want a cozy, special room for sleeps.
As you can probably tell from my inspiration images (all pinned on my Pinterest too), I really want to go over the top with fabrics and wallpaper and soft, beautiful patterns.
What we have already:
Bedding: I’ve always wanted Serena & Lily’s Westport bedding (pictured above too) and finally went for it when it was on sale about six months ago. It is super soft fabric
Dresser (gifted): Serena & Lily gifted us this gorgeous pale blue grasscloth dresser when we moved in. It’s really beautiful and a little bit different since it’s blue.
Rug: I bought this one-of-a-kind vintage rug from New England loom because I fell in love with it at first site. I’m hoping it fits into our bedroom design. Ideally, I’d layer it over a larger natural rug like jute or sisal. It’s soft and show-stopping but our room is pretty big so we’d need something larger underneath it. If it doesn’t work in here, we might use it in the dining room. The jury’s still out but it’s living in my house somewhere!
Bed: We love our bed and mattress. We finally found one that doesn’t move at all so we can sleep well on it. I’m going to look into the cost of having it re-covered in a different fabric because I don’t love the beige but if not, it’s fine as-is and we can design around it.
Besides that, we have a blank canvas. We have a lot of wall space and room for a chair or two so I’d like to do that if we can. Anel loves the idea of a bench at the end of the bed (like in the image above) so we’ll probably add one of those too. I love the look of oversized nightstands like the blue ones two photos down.
I’m pretty sure Anel won’t go for the fabric behind the bed look but I think it’s so fabulous! Pictured in a few of my inspo photos below.
I also love the look of windows on either side of the bed but we don’t have those and don’t have a budget to put them in right now so mirrors or art above the nightstands are an option to achieve a similar look.