I’m not really one of those glossy blogs with stunning inspirational photos about home design. But seeing as our bedroom re-fresh involved a lot of blood (stubbed toes), sweat (shifting furniture), and tears (bloody fleur-de-lis), I thought I would share a few pictures of the finished result.  You can read about the fleur-de-lis here.


bedroom makeover


It took me 12 paint samples and a rather disgruntled husband to find the paint colour I wanted, but in the end I choose Grey Skies by Wilko.

  • Bedside Lamps: Ikea
  • Canvas: Printed by Orbit Print
  • Bedding: Next
  • Cushions: Next and Not On The High Street




Our feature wallpaper remained unchanged but I added a picture rail from Ikea.


bedroom refresh


The prints were from Not On The High Street and the frames from The Range and Wilko


Picture Rail Collage



A few accessories for the finishing touches.



  • Tea Light Holders: Next
Accessories 2




Accessories 1



Overall the bedroom feels really calm and serene, which is lovely as it is my office too.


What do you think?


Next stop the kitchen!


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4 Comments on Bedroom Makeover

  1. mummyofboygirltwins
    May 10, 2016 at 9:43 am (6 months ago)

    Lovely and such great colours and pieces. I also love prints and little quotes. Great job 🙂 Thanks for linking up and sharing, love jess xx


  2. Caro | The Twinkle Diaries
    May 5, 2016 at 4:45 pm (6 months ago)

    Aaah such a lovely collection of bits and pieces! I’m so nosey — I love seeing how other people decorate their homes and the things they collect to make a house their own. Thanks ever so much for sharing with #HomeEtc — Caro xx
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  3. Naomi
    May 4, 2016 at 8:37 pm (6 months ago)

    That colour combination is lovely. I love that cushion on the bed as well. #HomeEtc

  4. Michelle Cooper
    April 10, 2016 at 10:05 am (7 months ago)

    Looks fab – love the colour. I love grey, such a stylish colour. The picture rail is great too and may have to nab that idea for my bedroom
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