Master Bedroom Refresh Reveal

It’s done! Our master bedroom refresh is complete, as part of the New Year New Room Challenge hosted by Stephanie from Casa Watkins Living. Friends, let this be a great example of small changes making a big impact! I didn’t change a lot. But it was enough to give an entirely different feeling to the space. I love that about interior design! You truly feel something when you walk into a well designed space! To remind you, this was our bedroom before:

It was lovely, but it was very formal, fussy, and ultra feminine. It felt a little stale to me. No true personality. No warmth. I wanted a change from the matching look of the mirrored nightstands. The shag rug wasn’t doing it for me anymore. So my goal was to bring in some wood, some gold, and some vintage pieces to introduce some personality.

And here’s the after! Sink your teeth into these photos, and we’ll talk about it next…

Thrifted this tissue holder!

A BEFORE of the mural wall:

And AFTER:

See how I painted the vent to match the mural HERE.
I took this image before I decided to take down the green drapes at the front of the bed.

What changed?

Here’s what’s new:

  • The nightstands! These are from Home Depot, and I LOVE the added warmth that the wood brings into the space. The gold hardware and legs still give the touch of glam I love!
  • The rug! It’s the Circe rug from Mohawk and it is the dreamiest rug ever! It’s incredibly soft under foot, has subtle distressing for a vintage vibe, and the chocolate colors are just so cozy.
  • The chairs! Oh my, those chairs. Beautiful, aren’t they? And oh-so-comfy and soft! They’re also from Home Depot. I know, I’ve got four kids and a dog and I went with ivory chairs. But we won’t be eating spaghetti up here, promise;) It’s fine.
  • The mural! It’s just what this room needed. A gorgeous landscape scene to bring the outdoors in. You can get details on it HERE.
  • The mirrors, lamps, leather bench, and faux olive tree I pulled from other areas of my home.
  • THE WINDOWS! You guys, this is my favorite part of this entire makeover! I painted the window panes black using Frogtape® and leftover Tricorn Black paint from my kitchen cabinets, and it brought such a level of sophistication! I’ll be bringing you a separate blog post on this soon! And to top it off, new drapes and rod from Home Depot. These drapes are a buttery, heavy velvet, and I love the airy feeling they bring.

What stayed the same?

There are a few things I talked about changing that didn’t end up happening…

  • The chandelier. It’s a beautiful light fixture and technically works “ok” in here. I simply didn’t end up changing it because I couldn’t make my mind up in time. Lol. I still plan on doing so. While it’s lovely, it suits the more formal look that I’m moving away from. And while it’s completely ok to mix metals, I prefer gold to silver in this room.
  • The door leading to the bathroom. I had a very a cool one picked out, but unfortunately it wasn’t going to arrive until March, so I put a hold on that for now.
  • The bedding. We actually just got this new bedding this past fall and I LOVE it, so I didn’t want to change it. I simply added extra pillows from around the house to mix it up a bit. I like the mix of whites, ivorys, and light putty greys.
  • The carpet stains. Lol. If you’ve been following along on Instagram stories, you know that the previous chair legs left awful hot pink stains on the carpet! I tried everything to get them out. Everything. Had to photoshop the stains out of these photos, guys. I’m telling you this because I know so many of you were so kindly invested in this issue I had! Lol! Thank you so much for your suggestions! I came very close to buying a sheepskin rug to layer by the chairs, but just didn’t make it happen. At this point, I’m really hoping for new carpet on our 2020 “to do” list!

Well, friends. There you have it! Please check out all of the other reveals today from the awesome group of people below! So much inspiration… I’m really excited to check them out!

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Cheers,

Haneen

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  1. Jewel says:

    It looks AHMAZING Haneen! Well done!!!

  2. Julie says:

    Love it! Where are your mirrors from?

  3. April N Hoff says:

    This room looks SO sophisticated, Haneen! I love the colors, the new pieces, and that mural!!! Wowza!!!

  4. Anna says:

    Looks so beautiful. It amazing what a refresh can do. Know you have me thinking… wonderful job.

  5. Krista says:

    This is unbelievably gorgeous! I love the changes – it is so much warmer and all the texture you’ve layered in is incredible. Now I’m feeling inspired to go moody and cozy in my bedroom… truly stunning and a completely magazine worthy design!!

  6. Elianna says:

    I can’t handle it! It’s an absolute dream.
    The end!

  7. Tina says:

    You’re right, small changes do make a big impact! Looks warm and comforting–just what a bedroom should be. Keep up the good work, and telling/showing us 🙂

  8. Sue says:

    Love, love, love!!!! I love that you didn’t change everything, but the impact is soooo huge. You are amazingly talented!

  9. Kristy says:

    Absolutely beautiful!!!!!! That mural is amazing. The chairs and bedside tables make such an impact.

  10. Jenna says:

    Oh wow! That mural!! I love it all – especially the colors!

  11. Alia says:

    You killed it! Glam is not my style at all, so I am totally obsessed with how you transformed your room! The drapes, the mural, the bench, the nightstands, the rug…I love it all!

  12. Char Vanderweel says:

    It looks wonderful!!!!!

  13. Tiffany says:

    This is absolutely stunning!!!

  14. Christel says:

    Absolutely stunning🙌🏼

  15. Jessica The Poised Space Devine says:

    What dresser do you have to go with the night stands? Our dresser will be in the main room with our nightstands and I want them to at least compliment eachother – I love these night stands but do you have a receommended dresser that that would go well with them?

    • Haneen says:

      We actually don’t have a dresser! Since the nightstands have three drawers each, we just make do with those! Our closet has shelving as well, so we haven’t had too much of an issue. Great question though- I’m not a fan of matching sets! So I say go with something that looks good with it without matching. Perhaps something black?

  16. Lorri Jusko says:

    Haneen, I love your master bedroom refresh! It looks so inviting.

  17. OH MY GOSH – WOW! I love how organic and warm it is now. Feels totally inviting and it’s beautiful.

  18. This room is so gorgeous and sophisticated Haneen!! I absolutely love the layers you added and those fabulous chairs in front of the mural. Amazing work!

  19. ariel says:

    the whole space is a triumph, but that mural is gorge! Your bed also looks pretty darn cozy too. Well done boo!

  20. Amy KS says:

    This is room is so beautiful, changing out the night stands, chairs and rug made a huge difference and I have to say I love the mural. It’s fabulous!

  21. Aya Takieddine says:

    What an amazing room. What is the gray paint color?

  22. Carmel says:

    Love how this room turned out! It’s so warm and inviting, and I LOVE those nightstands!

  23. LOOOVE! Ok, this is so beyond gorgeous! I love the earthy and sophisticated feel. Those warm and dramatic neutrals are incredible. Another beautiful space, Haneen!!

  24. Kathryn says:

    It’s so elegant! I love what you did with the windows and the mural and furniture picks are gorgeous!

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