styled 2.0



As promised I am posting the rest of the pictures from my Texas re-do. By far the most fun I had all week was the night I stayed up {way too late} to paint stripes on one of the bedroom walls. Maybe part of the fun was because I set my Pandora to Johnny Cash! Because I was styling the house to sell, not necessarily to live in, I felt like the design for the bedrooms needed to be gender-neutral. The stripey bedroom was called the "yellow" bedroom by the homeowner and I think it could still be called that, but with ALOT of grey and pops of bright coral. My inspiration came from a quilt that I found in the hall closet. I was happy to discover that It was a family heirloom...all the better!

hand quilted family heirloom 
 Here are some before pictures of the bedroom
before:
after:

funny, that this little yellow dresser was such an eyesore and now it just looks PERFECT!


a bright and cheery bedroom!


I couldn't find pillows I liked so I made these for the bed, the Chevron striped pillows are actually shams.


I moved these watercolors to a different wall and hung them together for more impact.
 The pictures above the bed are from old encyclopedias that I bought. They were $20 for the entire set. I used very inexpensive frames for from IKEA, I think they were $10 each. The entire room including a new coverlet for the bed cost about $100. A little money for a BIG impact. I painted the cute headboard a bright coral red and found a few accessories the homeowner had to complete the bedroom.

before:


second guest bedroom, alot of heavy dark furniture and bedding.




after:




I love the way this room turned out. (I am missing pictures of the cute black and white graphic curtains that I was literally hanging as I was walking out the door to the airport to fly home!)
One of my favorite things about the room is the wall of frames. I needed a cheap and easy art piece for the wall, It is a big wall! I bought all of the frames at Goodwill and Salvation Army and popped out the glass and "art" that was in them. I bought the big "S" on sale at Hobby Lobby and painted it the same color as the nightstand to unify the room. I sewed all the pillows (again, I couldn't find what I wanted) and simplified the accessories and changed the bedding.
here is another view of the turquoise nightstand. I really had to talk the homeowner into it, but I'm glad I did! I used Krylon spray paint (can't remember the color) and then lightly distressed it with sand paper and put a light coat of non-yellowing varnish.
I spent about $120 on this bedroom, including curtains, new bedding and pillows, paint artwork and accessories.


this is one of the bathrooms that I did. Unfortunately I don't have any before pictures. but the room was all peach. So much so that the tile and the cupboards looked peach also. As soon as I changed out the shower curtain, artwork, towels and rug, I was bright and white and FUN!
The Aspen branch art is vinyl from Target. I'm a little "over" vinyl lettering, but I loved this wall treatment. It was just enough to make the bathroom feel "decorated".
I spent about $100 on the bathroom.

When the house was all done this is what I did....
so happy to be FINISHED!....

and then I flew home to my chicks...and spotted the most handsome pilot EVER at the airport when I landed.....

I look tired....(my handsome little brother and me)

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4 comments:

  1. I love the way you styled the rooms. You have gorgeous taste. Hope it sells fast!

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  2. I have just painted very similar colour grey stripes, I just love the look really gives personality to the room. You are styling it up like a pro! Love the empty frames above the bed too I would like to do this but scared about drilling too many holes in the walls after all those hours of painting!

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  3. Visiting from Wow Us Wednesday. What a transformation! You did a great job!

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  4. You are so talented! Just love the stripes and the red painted headboard but my absolute fave are those frames! And love the shot of you and your little bro!

    :)

    Linda

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