Thursday, November 17, 2011

Master Bedroom Update

Hey all.

I am still playing around in  my house and trying to bring about that farmhouse look that I so love.  The last few days, I have been working in my bedroom.

Because my bedroom is painted a dark shade of green, (that I do still love) I am trying to bring in a lot more white (which I also love).

Let me show you what I have been working on.

chest 1


scale 1


twine


dresser 1


door 1


doorknob 2


dress


chair linens


chair arm yes


ladder 2


ladder 3

ladder 4


bed 1


bed 2


bed 3


bed 4


I love the white linens with the dark walls and dark furniture.  Amazing how accenting with light accessories makes such a difference in how a dark room looks.

Can I just tell you how much I would love to live in an old white farmhouse with lots of land, a beautiful old barn and maybe a cow or two?

Since the old farmhouse is probably never going to happen, I will be very satisfied with trying to bring that farmhouse feel to our home.  I will also be satisfied with five acres, two cats and a chicken coop.

***Just thought I would tell you that I am thankful today for each one of you who choose to spend a little bit of your precious time with me.


Headed to one of my favorite parties over at LaurieAnna's and the beautiful Debra at Common Ground
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26 comments:

Deanna said...

Dear Amy,
May you have a terrific Thanksgiving Day!

The white you are using is really pretty. Love the linens.

You are blessed to have 5 acres!!! Would be awesome.
Maybe you could do some artwork of barns.

God bless,
d

Linda said...

This is really charming, Amy! I love the farmhouse feel your home has! Thanks so much for your nice comment about my front entry...I am a new follower and following on Pinterest, too!

pballard said...

Adore your bedroom. Makes me want to play in mine. Thanks for bringing such inspiration..

toves sammensurium said...

Who needs a farkoster?;)
I absolutely love what you have done in this room,such a right,Lovely Color on the walls...I just love it!And with all your Wonderful detail it looks pretty perfect to me!
You are doing good girl!:)
Tove:)

Mariaelena said...

good morning Amy...I always LOVE all of the neutral colors you use...so simple and beautiful at the same time...and LOVE that chenille bedspread!..xo, Mariaelena

mississippi artist said...

I love the contrast of the white against the dark walls, very beautiful. Great headboard too!

Debbie said...

I "ditto" what you said about wanting to live in an old house. I feel the same way. The one in my head is sort of a colonial. I think one of the reasons that I left my place not really looking like me was that I thought my style wouldn't look good in my subdivision house. I'm doing the same thing and trying to make it look like I want regardless of the fact that it's not old.

I'm also bringing in as many whites as I can to brighten mine up too. You're one of the bloggers who got me on a white kick. I love the way you use so much of of.

Your master bedroom looks wonderful. I can picture it smack dab in the middle of an old farmhouse.

Loved your chippy white from the previous post. "It" wouldn't let me comment when I tried.

Trying again.

Angela said...

Oh Amy, I so love what you have been doing to your home but haven't had much time to chat since Mother has been so ill and passed away last week. You have done a wonderful job with your bedroom. I love everything you have used in decorating it. So original. Thanks for being such an inspiration to so many of us. Have a great weekend
Angela

Lori @ Katies Rose Cottage Designs said...

Amy your room looks beautiful! I love all of your farmhouse things!
Thank you for sharing it with us :)

Shanon at Vintage Sparkle Chic said...

What a beautiful space you have created! I love all of your white touches, all the linens, too. I want to do a headboard similiar to yours, I have it all picked out, I just need to get rid of my huge bed frame I have now! Your room looks great, very relaxing.

~Shanon

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Your bedroom is gorgeous. Wow, you have so many lovely vintage things and you have displayed them beautifully. Great pics. Hugs, Marty

d e l i g h t said...

Hi Amy, your rooms are just lovely and I love your headboard! You use so many great elements to decorate with and I adore your style! Thank you for visiting my blog. Hope you have a great day.
Linda

Coastal Cottage Dreams said...

Amy: Yes I love the white accents in your bedroom.....It looks great!

Love the burlap frame!!!

Gracie's Cottage said...

What a beautiful room...makes me want to get busy on my neglected room,

Jan

stefanie said...

oh!!! I love it!!!!

Chrissy...The Apothecary Shop said...

Oh my gosh Amy....did you just thank ME for the inspiration...oh my gosh....this post is out of this !!! WOW..going back for another peek!! x0

Mary @ Neat and Tidy said...

Amy, it's just so beautiful and restful looking.

We live in an old house with floors that are kind of on a tilt. We have old doors and high mopboards. I grew up in old houses and that's all I'd ever want. These old places have their quirks, but I wouldn't trade it.

Happy Thanksgiving to you!

Tricia said...

You have such and pretty, cozy bedroom, Amy, and it looks so big too! I never noticed that before. I really love that basket with all the ribbon and twine :)

A Cottage Muse said...

LOVE it...looks very inviting!

Shannon said...

Lovely bedroom. Thanks for sharing! I'm a fellow homeschooling mom & a new follower.

Mary said...

your room looks beautiful! :)

Elizabeth (Blue Clear Sky) said...

Your bedroom and photos are just so very pretty! Great collections and perfectly farmhouse.

Sandie said...

Love everything! Especially the doors!!! So happy to have found your blog! HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Pearl Maple said...

simply beautiful

the play of white and netural against the other colours is just lovely

raggygirlvintage said...

You are such a talented lady Amy, I love the door you are using as a headboard!
Tracey

Anonymous said...

I love the green! I recently did my living room in green. Such a good color.