Bedroom Makeover and Tips for Working with Small Spaces

Don’t you just love a good room makeover? Me too!  And I especially love it when it’s dramatic!  My husband and I are in the process of making a lot of changes in the house.  A while back we swapped out the furniture.  Shortly thereafter I purchased new bedding, and last week we moved the furniture to an entirely new room.

Here’s the old room:


Old Bedroom


This photo was taken a long time ago, so it’s not my best, but you get the idea….here I had a green bedspread, featuring red flowers.  It seemed very vibrant when I first purchased it but the pattern definitely got old for me and was starting to feel a little old fashioned.

As for the furniture, I’ve always liked this set.  It had a very classic appeal with ornate features, but it’s always nice to have a change!

Here’s the new bedroom: [Read more…]

Friday Favorites – Week 182 – with DIY Pillow Projects

friday favorites

Welcome to week 182 of Friday Favorites!  And Happy September!  I have to say, I had a hard time choosing features this week. We had so many great recipes, crafts, and I was also surprised at the number of great furniture and room makeover projects we had last week.  And  did I mention printables? Yeah! Last week’s party had a little bit of everything!  If you missed it due to the Labor Day weekend, you should definitely look back.

Anyway, after much deliberation, I decided to share some pillows with you!  These not only look like great projects to take on, but the pillows look very trendy and stylish!  Hope you enjoy them!

By they way, this is my last chance to remind you to enter my Holey Donuts Giveaway.  Winner gets 5 assortments of donuts and $250 cash!  Also, I’ve just launched a new giveaway from Publix. [Read more…]

Finding The Perfect Bed For Your Room

Recently I’ve shared ideas to create cozy bedrooms from furniture, bedding and decor, to the little touches.  But whether your researching The Best Baby Activity Tables for your child’s room or searching for the perfect bedspread for your master suite, one thing is for certain: the bed is the centerpiece to the entire room; so today I decided to take a look at beds.  The bed is the main focal point of any room and can completely define the style of the room.   Most recently we decorated a nursery, and I looked at a lot of cribs.  This article on  The Best Mini Cribs; A cute crib for those smaller spaces! may be helpful in helping you choose the perfect one. But what about your other bedrooms?  Here are just a few choices for you to consider.

Sleigh Bed

One of my favoirte types of beds is the sleigh bed.  They have these in several colors and styles, such as the one pictured above.  They even have  leather sleigh beds which look very sleek and stylish.

arched bedframe

Another kind of bed they have is the arched bed frame.  I like this style for its simplicity.  And I think it looks great in natural wood color seen here.

Leather Bedframe


And then for a change of pace and something completely modern, I love this Leather Double TV bed.  I looks very sleek, chic, and modern, and it comes in white, black, and chocolate so it can go with any decor.  Adding to this the allure of this bed frame is that it comes with the wires, cables and powerpack to install a television at the end of the the bed.  And you can even purchase a 32 inch LED  Smart tv upgrade with your bed.

For other bedroom furniture and items for your entire home visit Lights and Furniture.

Liven Up Your Guest Room with Frette

A while back I wrote a series of posts on making your home guest ready.  Today I’ve got a fantastic site to introduce you to, where you will find items that can help make your guest room extra cozy! Frette offers a beautiful collection of bedsheets, duvet covers, blankets, throw pillow, and even bath robes and slippers.

Silver Bedding

I love their collection pictured above.  This one is called The Golden Bowl.  Doesn’t it look inviting?  I love the light silvery color and the leafy texture.  It makes it a perfect for spring time.  And it just looks so soft and comfy.

Edie Blue Bed


I also love this set.  It is called Ava Blue. I really love the various patterns here. It gives the ensemble a very vintage appeal.  And I think the patterns combined with these colors could be great for someone who loves shabby chic, and I think this set would go with just about any decor classic or contemporary.

Seventies Beige Bedding


And I think this collection has got to be the best combination of vintage, modern, and chic all rolled into one!  This one is called Seventies.  I think they certainly named it right.  Just look at those great vintage patterns.  And yet, I the neutral colors help to give it a very chic and almost elegant look!  This actually may be my favorite set on the entire site.

Guest Room Supplies

Frette also has everything you need to make your home guest ready, including robes, slippers, towels, candles, and soaps.  Go check out their site for other designer items for your home!



Disclosure: This post was written by me on behalf of Frette. The opinions are my own.

Image Bedding: College, NFL, Baby Bedding, and More!


With the holiday season just around the corner, I’m starting to think about gift ideas.  Around here anything with Alabama Crimson Tide written on it is popular.  I found this really great Alabama bedding set over at Image Bedroom.  As you can see, it has everything you need, including the bedspread, pillowcases, shams, and curtains.  The site also has other college teams, and they have NFL Bedding. [Read more…]