So here you go my sweets, I'm gifting you the evolution of my master bedroom.
You said this was a room you struggled with the most yourself and I wholeheartedly agree. It's hard because we want it to be our favorite room and an amazing space. Our peaceful adult retreat from crazy world. We want it to look like a showcase space with fine attention to detail and high end finishes but it needs to function efficiently and extremely comfortably. I'm not sure how many of you have tried to marry comfort with form in the way of bedding, but it's hard. I'm struggling already with keeping my babes away from my new all white bedding I talked about here. Same goes for night stand styling. We all love a pretty and well styled vignette full of collected trinkets, coffee table books, and a diptyque candle. But let's be honest here, it needs room for Kleenex and allergy medicine and two cups of water and a half read book and a charging station for an iPad and smart phone.
So I'm going to do my best to show the real room I'm creating and not just the glossy staged for pinterest version.
So here is where the process started. My original plan was the use lots of bright white to bounce off the dark walls but in the last few months I've decided I'd rather embrace the dark and let it get moody up in here. I also wasn't pleased with the direction it was headed with the modern art and graphic black and white ikat pillows. It didn't feel like us.
And here is my mock up for the space. It's moodier and earthier. More masculine for sure. It's a space for my husband too and I wanted his tastes and interests to be reflected in here somewhat more than they are in other rooms of our home. The wall color is called Cathedral Gray and has a lot of brown and dark green undertones which lends itself more to my final scheme. Remember, we're about to move so all my ideas need to be something that can be replicated again in our next home.
Okay, so new all white bedding from Pottery Barn and Target helped create a super soft and clean slate to start building upon. I also added the two framed Audubon prints to either side of the bed but have yet to hang them. I plan to get the Euro Shams monogrammed but I want to see where the room goes before I choose a color. I tend to let certain things evolve in a room based on what I find an fall in love with. I don't want to commit to black or gray if the room goes more brown, you know.
pillow cover in citrine from Spark Modern to bring that out. I tend to get stuck in dual color combos like gray and white or pink and green so I'm going to try really hard to get out of my comfort zone and pull several colors out in this space.
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