The last time I did a room inspiration post, it was for the kitchen–which I am not abandoning. I haven’t shared an update about it yet because the table was back ordered FOREVER and is just now on its way to us. So that’s coming. In the meantime, we have a new guest room to finish! This isn’t popping up because we found panic room in our attic or anything (though that would’ve been cool); we’re finally getting around to dealing with the third bedroom. It was in decorating limbo for a while–should we just wait and make it a nursery?!–but since we’re not in a rush to hop on the baby train yet, it’s time to pull the trigger on a little guest room.
We have some furniture, but to avoid another half-finished office situation with naked walls and no accessories, we’re going to buckle down and finish this room before Christmas.
But we ARE. I’ve even done a bunch of style research:
I kept coming back to a vaguely coastal color palette while I poked around, so I leaned into it–lots of white, several shades of blue, and a mix of brass and natural accents to represent sand. I am SO PUMPED.
In the name of full disclosure, here’s the wonky mishmash we have in there now:
We bought the bed before my mom’s visit last week, but everything else is a leftover. The dresser used to hold all of my jewelry-making stuff, the lamp was in our old condo, I found the pillows in a closet, etc. On the bright side, the room is way small–about 9′ x 10′–so it won’t take much to get it looking more like the inspiration pictures.
Let’s make a list:
— Window treatments
— Throw pillows and blanket
— Dresser hardware
— Maybe an accent wall?
We plan to start ASAP, because I mean it when I say we’re finishing this by Christmas because more people are staying here. Woo! Is your guest room ready for the holidays? Anybody else doing last-minute projects? Who digs this subtle coastal feel?