I’m not going to lie. If there was one room we’ve simply neglected since we bought our 1940 colonial three years ago, it would probably be the master bedroom.
Ok, maybe that’s not fair to myself. I’ve painted it (remember when I shared all the plans almost two years ago?), made gorgeous “reclaimed” wood curtain rods (for just $5!), added an adorable tufted bench*, and refinished a dresser as a gift to my husband. So maybe I should give myself a little more credit…
But it is still fairly sparse. The red dresser is the only pop of color.
Which is ok with me because I love neutrals. The white bedding was a wedding gift (11 years ago from PB; you can find similar bedding – which happens to be on sale now! – here).
The gray mirror peeking out on the left of this picture was a Hobby Lobby clearance item that I refinished (full tutorial here). And the artwork are some of my images from my time living in France (several of which are available as instant digital downloads in my Etsy shop if you’re interested).
But the bedroom suit is my favorite part.
I do love the four poster bed – simple and modern yet classic and elegant.
But overall, I don’t love it because it’s particularly expensive or fancy. And I don’t love it because it’s exactly “my style.” In fact, I will probably someday replace the matching pieces with something a little more eclectic…
No, I love it because my husband surprised me with it when we bought our first house.
Yep, I walked into our home the day after we closed. There weren’t even any of our boxes there yet… and this full bedroom set was there – fully assembled. I thought that was one of the most romantic gestures ever.
Now, almost 11 years (and three kids – see that nursery through the open door?) later, I still love him.
And I still swoon for furniture. 😉
Which room is the hardest for you to tackle?
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