The day is finally here. You’ve seen sneak peaks already, but today you see the whole thing–the brand new guest room.
Let’s start with the before. Going way back into the archives, here’s what the room looked like on day 1 when the farm became ours. A herd of dust bunnies all over the floor and dirty valances on the windows.
Look closer at the windows and you’ll see the extent of the decorating in this space–sparkly butterfly stickers. Unfortunately, no more my style than the curtains.
We cleaned up the dust bunnies, removed the valances, kept the stickers and called this our master bedroom for our first three years. When we moved our master bedroom across the hall, this became a guest bedroom. But it wasn’t the most welcoming space.
I found this photo for my inspiration.
And I came up with a pretty simple to-do list:
- Scrape the stippled ceiling
- Paint the ceiling, walls and trim
- Replace the light fixture
- Make window treatments
- Refinish the desk chair
- Strip the paint off the metal bedframe (and maybe repaint)
- Decorate and personalize
Ready to see where we ended up?
What do you think? Want to come for a visit? I confess, I’m in love with the way this turned out.
Next week I’ll share the details of what’s in the room. Hint, the sparkly stickers didn’t make it.