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Saturday, December 12, 2015

Neutral Bedding with a Touch of Glam


Have you got your guest room ready for Christmas company yet?   I hadn't changed anything in the guest room for a long long time,  so I thought "why not this year"    Then.......I thought....the guest room is seldom used!     So,  I decided to get new bedding for our master bedroom and give the "hand me down" bedding to the guest room.   Why not!!!   The bedding in the master bedroom is only a couple of years old and still in good condition,   so ....that's what I did!
I decided to go with a neutral color scheme this time,  lots of texture,   a little glam and a touch of elegance.    H couldn't care less what color his bedding is....just as long as the sheet  are soft.    I didn't buy a blanket to replace the one that went to the guest room.    Instead,  I chose to have a white cotton sheet next to us and a dark beige satin sheet on top of that.    They aren't heavy and the layers keep us really warm.  

I chose a bedspread with a 30" drop gathered skirt similar to the one I had admired at Pine Cone Hill,   but at a much lower price.   (At Home)


Linen Mesh Natural Bedspread
This is the one I liked so well at Pine Cone Hill,  

I also created a new floral design for the side table......

 I replace the round table                                     with a narrow side table and chair.

The round table covered with  a wedding dress skirt had been there about 5-6 years so it was tire for a change.    Don't worry,  there will still be ruffles.     I ordered ruffled curtains for the window that should be here Tuesday.

My "new to me" chair is a recent yard sale purchase.....

I haven't decided if I will paint it white or leave it natural.....
I also haven't decided what material to use for the new upholstery.    I have narrowed it down to these two.    The vintage floral piece is fabric that I have been saving for just the right project,  and the other piece matches the bedspread..   

I have the fabric draped on the chair so I can  live with it a few days,   then  I'll drape the other piece over the chair for a few days.   Then I will make my choice.

I have the bed turned back so you can see how I layered the sheets    I also put the white fur throw at the end of the bed in case I get cold during the night....there's one just like it one H's side..

I changed the side table on the other side of the bed too,   and I have plans to freshen up the fireplace.

.Merry Christmas!


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10 comments:

  1. Your guest room looks divine. I love your romantic touches.
    Hugs
    Ale

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  2. I love the new chair just as it is! I adore the needlepoint rose pillow. Just my style. Such a romantic setting.

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  3. Penny,
    Very pretty! We laugh when I call Jim's old bedroom the Guest Room because we have not have guests stay over not even once in the 37 years that we are married!! LOL!!

    Hugs,
    Deb

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  4. So cozy and pretty! :)

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

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  5. I love the new table!! cute santa pillow too!

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  6. So pretty Penny! You amaze me! Lovin that cute Santa pillow too! Thanks for linking up to Merry Monday! Sharing on G+! Have a great week!
    Kim

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  7. Good idea with draping the fabric over the chair so you can decide. The room is very guest worthy...Love It!

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  8. Great post with complete information and presentation love the idea you write about your post. I would
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