Tomorrow is day three of no school,due to snow. Therefore, we have had no public school, and no home school in our home. Three days to get this bedroom finished! I hope to post the reveal on Friday! Finally, I can share with you all the final product. This room has challenged me, and I think it is due to the color palette I chose. Like I’ve said, I enjoy the warmer side of the color wheel, and that is where my comfort zone is. Because of that, I’m thinking of adding a warm accent color to the room. Maybe a salmon-y, terra cotta, coral color?
I did want to share with you today, a few last minute surprises I whipped up!
I found this lamp on Pinterest, and I searched and searched for the owner of this beautiful indigo beauty! It looks like Anthropologie to me, but I had no luck there. If you know where this belongs, please let me know, so I can give credit, where credit is due.
I looked around for lampshades for my two lamps, and found a twin to the navy burlap shades at Pottery Barn, at World Market! When I set them on my lamps, they were too big. I then topped them with cheap clearance white shades, and they were too small. What the heck? I settled for new lamps with shades. I found them at Target for $24.99 each, and they have a cool wood grain look. You’ll see them in the reveal.
But, I still wanted this look. I took my old lamps into my lady cave, and started playing with one of the old lampshades from that room. I simply dipped a small brush in acrylic paint and made dots all the way around. I then, went back with some darker paint , and made dots inside some of the lighter dots. I was so happy with my practice shade, I decided to keep it, and ditch the natural shade on my diy mercury lamp.
I also made my knock off PB indigo framed prints. I found the napkins last week at World Market for $3.99 each, and the frames I picked up at Wal-Mart for $5! They are pretty cheap, but they had a similar look to the PB frames.
I cut my napkin to fit in the paper thin mat, taped down the edges and popped the back on, and voila! Copycat art! I saved myself tons of moola! I also love love love the way they look against the gray wall.
I’m almost there! I still have to paint behind my bed and paint my side tables. I also am in the process of figuring out some window treatments, and unfortunately, they will not be in the reveal. I promise you though, I have a thrifty trick up my sleeve!