You might remember this post I did a couple of weeks ago about using my interior design degree to offer affordable design consultations. I was thinking that everyone wants their house to look good, so why isn't there more out there for the average person? Or any guidance if you don't want a total overhaul? You guys left a lot of awesome feedback in the comments, and I've decided that I'm gonna give it a shot. In fact, I'm working on a room redesign for my friend Meg right now, and I'll have that ready to share next week.
But in the meantime, I saw this bedroom on Pinterest and I drooled all over my keyboard.
So I found some pretties to make it happen:
-- The thing I notice right away in that room is the striped headboard. I found a headboard cover ($125) to slip right over your existing one if you have it and don't like to sew. But if you want to DIY, headboards are easy to make, and striped fabric can be found for about $9 a yard.
-- Large scale flower pillows are next. You can buy these covers pre-made for $60 each, or just get a yard of the fabric for $24.
-- Botanical prints are getting popular, which makes them easy to find. These are from Etsy and are $10 each. Industrial lamps have also made a comeback, and this one is $30 from my retail BFF IKEA. We have two in our bedroom and love them.
-- The white nightstand with lots of storage is from Target (another personal favorite) and will set you back $120. The nail head bench was $275 from Overstock.
-- In terms of neutral textiles, they're everywhere. This big 8'x10' rug is from Home Depot and was only $330, while the bedding is from IKEA for $40.
Depending on whether or not you want to get your DIY on, the price range for this room is between $900 and $1,100. I'm pumped. I love it. I want it in my house. Except that our room is small and all of this won't fit. (Details.) If anybody else is interested in a design consultation and room design like the one you see here, shoot me an email. I'm in the portfolio-building process right now, so anything I make for you will be on the house. Feel free to hit me up with any questions.
So what do you think of this bedroom? Nice and calm? I'm a huge fan of those stripes.