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Easy Bedroom Make Over

 

The word make over makes you think of a full overhaul of a space. Sometimes a makeover can be very simple to create a dramatic transformation! Simply swapping out a few things can give a space a totally different look and feel. It doesn’t have to be complicated at all!

Here is how our room looked before we styled it…

easy bedroom restoration hardware bed white walls fur rug crystal door knob

Today I’m going to show you how to give your bedroom an easy make over.  We have lived in our home for over 8 years and have had the same drapes and bedding for those 8 years, I was itching for a master bedroom makeover!  My mom used to change her bedding with each season,  that memory got me thinking I could give my bedroom a new look with just a few changes.  Here’s what we started with…

 

master bedroom with restoration hardeware bed, ballard design plaque, fur rug, french furniture before

Here is our master bedroom after an easy little make over…

 

neutral easy master bedroom with restoration hardware bed, white wall, mirrored furniture, fur rug make over

Nothing changed but the drapes, pillows and throw.  The paint, furniture and white bedspread all stayed the same.  The transformation was huge with just those few simple changes. I fell in love with my room all over again!

easy white master bedroom restoration hardware bed ballard design mirrors, plaque, ruffled pillows white walls

The throw at the foot of the bed was switched to this ivory, velvet spread.  The pillows were all swapped out for white and cream colored ones with different texture and pattern to add visual interest to this now neutral bed.

Keeping the white bedspread also gives me the freedom to change the pillows out when I get tired of them, without having to change the entire room.

The slate blue drapes were traded out for these luxurious, creamy, velvet damask drapes. I made mine but you can find similar ones here.


easy white master bedroom make over french furniture, white walls, dark wood floors

3 Easy Tips to Makeover Your Bedroom

  1. Paint your room a neutral color, one that can go with changing color schemes and styles.
  2. Choose a white or neutral colored bedspread, this way you can switch colors with ease.
  3. Switch out your tired old pillows for some new fabulous ones!  Pillows can pack a lot of punch, go bold here, not on your drapes. If you get tired of a pillow you can swap it out a lot easier than you can curtains.

A good rule when picking out expensive pieces for your room, make those pieces neutral so they can match different color schemes and styles so you can change things around.  For example, if you choose a hot pink chevron print chair, you are very limited as to what you can put with it.  If on the other hand, you choose a solid color chair and a hot pink chevron print pillow, you can change that pillow out 10 times and still save money!

easy bedroom make over mirrored nightstand, white roses, white bedding, mercury glass

Our bedrooms are supposed to be our happy place.  If yours isn’t making you smile, try making a few of these changes to yours to give it an easy make over!

For a more detailed source list for this room, you can visit my room sources page here.

 

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35 thoughts on “Easy Bedroom Make Over

  1. Randi! I love your very sage advice!! I’ve thought about some of these ideas, but you really cemented the logic for me! Plus your pics are SO inspiring I just can’t get enough!! Thanks for sharing your design wisdom!!! Love, Julie

    1. Jules thank you so much for taking the time to read and leave a comment! You are such a dear friend. Have a great day!!! xo, Randi

  2. I love this post Randi! Your practical advice to a stunning room is perfect! I just want to curl my toes up in that fluffy rug!!
    xo,
    Shauna

  3. Hi Randi,

    I had no idea you had a blog! I’ve been following you on IG for awhile now and popped over when I discovered you had one – it is lovely! I just love your taste and your whole house is stunning. It all has such a personal feel, I can really tell you’ve put your heart into your home.

    And I just had to comment on your master! You did a great job. I have the same bench as you at the end of the bed and I tried to have the same chandelier. I think you must have much higher ceilings than I do! I purchased the same chandelier intending to use it in the master, but it hung too low for my 6’1″ husband so it landed in my dining room! Anyway, just wanted to say hello and let you know how much I enjoyed your home tour and the posts. I will be following along!

    Best,
    Sheila Irwin
    http://www.maisondecinq.blogspot.com

    1. Sheila thank you so much for taking the time to stop by! What a sweetheart you are. I am excited to check yours out as well! It sounds like we have similar tastes. When we hung our chandelier, I was worried it was too low too, but we have a tray ceiling so it steps up. Thanks again for stopping by!

    1. Karin, thank you for being the best cheerleader ever! You are the best friend! Love you!!!

    1. Thank you Sophie! I found them at Tuesday Morning years ago. If you google mirrored nightstands you will find lots of similar styles.

      1. There is a link to my exact table under the room sources tab. I hope that helps.

  4. I am in market for wood flooring. Can you give any details of the floor in your bedroom? It’s a lovely room! Thank you!

    1. Thanks Alex, the bed is from Restoration Hardware. xo

    1. Thanks Joanna! I purchased it at Restoration Hardware. xo

    1. How exciting! I got mine from Restoration Hardware. Best wishes!!! xo

    1. Thank you! You can find the bedspread at Anthropologie! I love it! xo

    1. Hi Melinda! My whole home is painted in Ralph Lauren’s Edwardian Linen mixed by Dunn Edwards. I hope that helps! xo

    1. I found mine at TJ Maxx years ago. I found the closest ones possible and linked them for you. I hope that helps! xo

  5. Hi! I love this look. Can you please tell me where the bed frame is from? So so beautiful!
    Thanks!
    Shelby

    1. Thank you! It’s from Restoration Hardware. I have all the room sources listed under the room sources tab if you need more info. xo

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