Sunday, June 5, 2011

Cottage Bedroom Peek

Finally all the green paint is up on the walls in here. Only took a week. I am now working on the trim. Just new fresh white paint. This bedroom is small but we are so much happier in our cozy private spot at the back of the house. We gave our two oldest girls our room that was larger with a sitting area but it was right next to the front door which we hated. Teens coming and going all the time was not ideal. This way they have a place in their room for video games and watching TV separate from their sleeping area. Anyhoo on to my room.

The picture above the bed is from our first house when we first got married 22 years ago. Brought it out to use in here. We are going to hang lots of vintage plates on the walls.


We chose a vintage green color. It comes across a little blue in the pics. I love it. Spruce Green by Benjamin Moore. Of course I need to change some of the bedding as it CLASHES. We have a lot of projects going on right now so I need to do the bedding changes on a budget.


This lamp I picked up already painted red at the thrift store. Found a shade I like the shape of but would love to cover in fabric.



I love the way the green makes my white shutters pop. 



Isn't this little light switch dressed in beadboard cute? Lowes. I am getting these for the kitchen for sure.



Vintage plates waiting to be hung in the room.



Linking to:
Met Monday
Show Off Your Cottage Monday
Motivate Me Monday
BoogieBoard Cottage
Mod Mix Monday
Toot Your Horn Tuesday
Cottage Charm
Bowl Full of Lemons
Whassup Wed.
Blog Party

22 comments:

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Cute room and I need a couple of those switch plates, too.

laurie said...

such a pretty calming color for a bedroom,, I love plates too,, pieces of art each one,

pogonip said...

I just added a new item to my Lowe's list--those are stinkin' cute!

Jane@Cottage at the Crossroads said...

Can't wait to see your finished bedroom. Thanks for showing us the beadboard switch plates. I didn't know they had those. I definitely want some of those for my kitchen where I already have some beadboard. Oh, and I could use some in my bathroom, too. I'm excited. Can you tell?

Olive Cooper said...

I am all for getting to a quiet room. Our kiddo is home from college and she is loud. I love the green paint. ♥O

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

Everything is looking pretty :D The shade of green ob the walls is gorgeous.

Linda said...

Beautiful color! We opted for the smaller bedroom in our house when the boys were small...they used the room so much more than we did...I like a cozy bedroom myself! The plates are so pretty!

John'aLee said...

What a lovely room. Thanks for sharing the details!

Kris said...

Love it! So fresh and pretty!

PrimHearted said...

Very pretty! The color is so fresh and relaxing!

Teresa@oursoutherncountryhomeandfarm said...

This definately looks like a place where I could curl up and go to sleep. Can't wait to see the finished room when everything is hung.

Vintage Gal said...

what a lovely room. I just LOVE the colour ;-)

Holly said...

You did a great job picking out the paint color! What a sweet room this will be!

Bonnie said...

Love the beadboard light switch. The wall color is so soothing. Hugs!

Zinnia said...

I get inspired to do something about my own bedroom. Wonderful color on the bedroom walls. I also have my green but in a slightly stronger ton.├ľnskar you a nice day! Zinnia

Sweetladyelaine said...

Your bedroom is very pretty! It takes me along time to decorate a room and it goes through many changes along the way. I love the green color you chose, very relaxing. I am sure the rest of the room will come together once you find what you love. Your plates are a wonderful start!
Blessings My Friend,

Susan @ Busy Home Adventures said...

Very pretty! I love the beadboard switchplates. The room is looking great! Popping over from Boogieboard Cottage.

Nita {ModVintageLife} said...

I can see why you'd rather have a room off the beaten path. Love the color and can't wait to see all the plates on the wall. I love that look. Thanks for linking up!

oldblackcatboo said...

Very pretty! I especially love the plates!
:) - Cindi
(visiting from Nita's Mod Mix!)

Cindy said...

What a pretty bedroom! And I adore the color, it is very vintage-y! Your plates are going to look wonderful on the wall.
Hugs, Cindy

Gayle said...

You're room is lovely and I will be searching for the light switch cover for sure.

Tammy@Beatrice Banks said...

So pretty! Love the color. I spy some Homer Laughlin. Those are going to add such charm to the space. Lovely!

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