Our bedroom is fresh and new - all because of this unknown little girl.
One of the many items on my March "to do" list was to freshen up the bedroom with new vignettes on top of the armoire and the Expedit.
The shells on the armoire were the first change which led to putting buoys and beach buckets on the Expedit.
I was on a roll with a beach theme so I asked Steve to swap out the sunflower painting that had been over the armoire and he chose the little surfer girl.
Beach buckets, buoys and ocean themed paintings made me yearn for a change of bedding.
As much as I love primary colors, I was ready for simple white and blue in the bedroom.
The furniture on each side of the bed went from colorful to white.
Both pieces were painted with Annie Sloan, Old White, and I love the way the old colors of the vintage record cabinet came through after a good sanding.
I found the white bowls in the attic - long ago purchases at Big Lots.
Pillows I made from tea towels decorate the bed.
In the attic, I also found a light blue duvet cover and sham from KC's first dorm room, a chenille bedspread I had on my bed as a little girl, and a vintage tablecloth; did my dad bring the tablecloth to my mother when he was stationed in Hawaii during WWII or did they buy it on a vacation?
The painting over the bed changed, not by my choice, but because it sold last Saturday; Steve knew he had to replace it with another ocean scene.
Lots of little changes.
A softer palette than my usual with the chenille spread on the bed and the light blue of the duvet and shams.
And, if you think I am crazy for having so much white with a rambunctious puppy,
I have a few white quilts as back up.
So thanks to the sweet little girl dreaming of the ocean, we will have sweet dreams in our beach inspired bedroom.
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