Guest Bedroom Makeover Reveal

Guest Bedroom Makeover Reveal

I'm not sure why it's taken me so long to show off this bedroom makeover. It was one of the first rooms we completed at the lake house, and I've shared bits and pieces of it over the past couple years, but have never showed it off in its entirety. I think it's because I like the room, but I don't LOOOVE the room. I have been waiting for some 'ah-ha' moment to really complete the room. Well that didn't happen, but instead I had a 'I have a whole new look for the room' revelation. I'm telling you, you never know when these thoughts are going to happen, but you have to cease the moment when they strike. For me, I was in the middle of a spin class and it was like a wave of inspiration came over me and I was suddenly enlightened with how this room should look. Spoiler alert, it involves wallpaper and a lot of blue and white. Big surprise there, huh?! So, before I go and tear up this whole room, I figured I better document how it looks in its current state.

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Creating A Gallery Wall

Creating A Gallery Wall

So the seemingly never-ending project of finishing the guest bedroom continues. If you want to get caught up on the progress so far you can read about it here and  here.  This week I finally finished creating a gallery wall. I have always loved the looks of gallery walls, but quite honestly, the thought of creating one myself has always intimidated me. Therefore, I've always stuck with the safe bet of 'pairs of two' or just one really large picture. Well, I decided it was time to face this challenge and take a stab at creating my own gallery wall. 

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Secretary Desk Makeover

Secretary Desk Makeover

If you remember my post from several weeks ago, I am in the process of redoing one of our guest bedrooms. Just a minor switch-up from 'Safari Theme' to 'Eclectic French Country'...no big deal. At the rate I'm going, I'm sure next month you'll be reading my post about my new 'Hollywood Glam' guest bedroom makeover! Anyways, I can proudly say that with the completion of this piece, I am now one step closer to the makeover being complete.

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Custom Pillows

Custom Pillows

I'm sure you all know the saying "You can never be too rich or too skinny". Well for me, the saying goes a little more like this, "You can never be too rich or too skinny...or have too many throw pillows". When I started writing this post I decided I would actually take a tally of how many throw pillows we have in our home. I stopped counting once I hit 40, and I wasn't done. Yeah. It's bad. However, in my defense, throw pillows are an easy and relatively inexpensive way to change up the decor in your home, (and I just love them). When decorating, my general rule of thumb is stick with more neutral colors and classic designs when buying larger, more expensive pieces of furniture that you'll have for a long time. You can then update your room by changing out smaller accessories such as pillows, wall decor, etc. 

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