An American Dream

Master Bedroom

The Master Bedroom.

I never thought I would ever have a room that I could paint my own designs on the walls. This has been one of the best parts of owning a home. Being able to do as you please. Woo Hoo!  This room, as with the other is to be relaxing, but not boring. There were many compromises made here to be both for my husband and I. Like the wall color. I wanted a soft blue, he was more for green. So now the blue in the room is done in accents. See, everyone wins. Anyhow, here is the room expenses breakdown. Note items have been collected over time, over 6 years.

Master Breakdown

Paint Glidden ‘Prairie Sage’ satin 20$ Home Depot

Bed frame, headboard and foot board, mattress and box spring, 1500$ NEX Hawaii.

Night Stands, solid wood, 20$ set, Craigslist

Lamps 5$ Each Craigslist

Lamp Shades 25$ Target

Dresser 50$ Craigslist

Dresser refinishing project, 40$ supplies

New Ceiling fan/light  120$ Home Depot

Closet Doors 50$ Home Depot

Curtains 25$ Set, Target

Wood Roman Shade 15$ Walmart

Brown Bedding 70$ Walmart

Blue Duvet 0$ Craigslist

Bed Pillows, 5$-8$ Ross

Chair 20$ Clearance. NEX Hawaii

Ok, so it looks like I spent a lot in here. But it has been added over the last 6 years.

Photo Time!

The hanging bamboo painting is made of 4 pack of flat canvases (10$ at walmart) 1 can of brown spray paint. Masking paint to tape off border and for the branches. And an old curtain tie, cut and glued to connect the canvas like a chain.

My new dresser

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Old dresser I refinished a few years ago is no longer in my bedroom.

Looking into the bedroom from the master bath

   And what inspired this room? An amazing dining room by David Bromstad. He had made wood cutouts of Ginkgo leaves (I am obsessed with ginkgo leaves by the way)  I could not make the cut outs, but I could free hand them on my walls with leftover trim and door paint. White in a semi gloss.

  There you have it. My master bedroom as it stands today.

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4 responses

  1. Beautiful room. Love the colors, the lamps and the wall decor.

    March 2, 2012 at 3:23 pm

    • Thank you! It all just kinda came together and fit. 🙂

      March 2, 2012 at 7:34 pm

  2. Dee

    I’m loving the art above the bed. Would you share what they are (prints, paintings, other, etc.) and where you bought them? Awesome room!

    June 12, 2012 at 10:30 am

    • They are leftover fabric from when I re upholstered my dining room chairs 😉

      June 12, 2012 at 6:33 pm

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