Thursday, February 13, 2020

First look: The guest room tour!

I did some small updates to our guest room this week that I'm sharing with you today! I found a few new items but this room is mostly made up of items we've used before. It turned out so pretty, I had to show you. :) 

I don't think I've ever shared this room in our new house! Maybe one photo? So I'm excited to share it with you today. 

You can take a tour of our old guest room here, and you'll see that a lot of the pieces are the same: 
Farmhouse bedroom grid accent wall

My decor style has never been full out farmhouse, but our old house I definitely had touches of it, especially in this room! 

I haven't leaned farmhouse in our new home, but there's something about this room that feels so cozy and sweet with it! I adore that metal bed so I went from there with the little updates I made this week. 

I'll share all the details shortly, but here's your first look at our guest room in this house: 
Bedroom with pretty farmhouse touches

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The first update was the light -- I bought it months ago and just put it up this week. I have said MANY times over the years how much I despise hanging lights. The electrical part is easy -- it's all the little details with the light that are a major pain. 

I hate it with a deep, burning passion. But I got it up! 👏

It's a six light black chandelier and I absolutley love how it looks in here!:
Wide six light chandelier farmhouse

I'm definitely adding a dimmer -- it's bright even with 40 watt bulbs. I got it for $110 and it's on sale for just over that right now. I love how it ties in with the bed frame!

Pretty much all of the new decor was from At Home. I found that knock off Anthropologie blanket ladder there. It looks identical to their version! 

I found these new nightstands on clearance. I totally lucked out when I found two of the same ones!: 
Simple farmhouse decor in bedroom

I plan to find some new knobs at some point to soften them up just a bit. 

I had cute black lamps in here before, but they didn't give off much light. I found these pretty lamps at At Home as well and really love the texture. 

Our bedrooms in this house are pretty small, but this one is a bit more spacious than our son's room. This closet is a standard size but I love having the double doors instead of sliders: 
Double doors instead of sliders closet

It feels bigger because I can access the whole thing at once. 

The baskets on the wall used to hang on our stair wall. I almost sold them...so glad I waited!: 
Farmhouse metal bed

They fit in perfectly with the cozy farmhouse vibe. 

One of my favorite furniture finds ever sits on the other side of the room: 
Black dresser white knobs bedroom

I found beauty on Craigslist years ago and absolutely love it. I later added the hardware and I think it makes the piece. 

We had the large mirror and lamp, and I found the tray at HomeGoods: 
Wifi sign for guest room

I plan to add more little details over time that will make our guests feel even more at home.

The bench under the windows was from the old house but I hope to find a chair for that corner instead:  
Bedroom with pretty farmhouse touches

It's a very sweet space, even without making any major updates like paint or trim.

The next purchase for this room will be a new mattress -- I'm not even gonna tell you how old this one is. It's bad. 😆

It wasn't until after I hung the floral art prints that I realized I had another option in the closet. They used to hang in our master bedroom and I think they'd be lovely in here too!

Here's one propped up so you can see how it would look:
Dark blue cabinet as night stands

The colors are perfect! But I do love the variety of colors the new art brings in. 

And and as our sweet 13-year-old told me, the new ones are "cozier" so they work better. :) Which ones are your favorites? New or old?: 
Guest room with farmhouse touches

For now, this space is "done" -- but I know I'll add more detail/changes over time. You know me. :)

If I forgot to mention any details let me know! The paint color is Agreeable Gray by Sherwin-Williams and it's what we've used throughout the house. Here are some of the items in this space if you're interested (you can hit the arrow to see them all):





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10 comments:

  1. I like the pop of color the new ones bring into the room. I vote new.

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  2. Lovely. I am also using Agreeable Gray for my house after seeing it on your blog. It's perfect, and Sherwin Williams paint is the best I've ever used.

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  3. Either works great, but I prefer the new I think. The small pop of color is nice...other makes it all really kind of monochromatic. My two cents!

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  4. Looks beautiful! What white did you use for your trim? Looks perfect with agreeable gray. I have Anew Gray in my home and need to repaint my trim and doors. Thanks.

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  5. Lovely room. I like the found-in-closet art a lot, but of course what your son likes best is more important! And did you really say 13!? Chrissy

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  6. I prefer the ones from the closet. The new one has a hint of the 80s or 90s...more old country cottage than modern farmhouse. There's nothing wrong with that but I lived with it for too long and it's just not my personal taste. Use what you love.

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  7. Forgot to say how much I love everything else!

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  8. Both are pretty but enjoy the new one's pop of color.

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  9. love everything, my vote is for the old ones, a bit softer and pulls it all together?

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