Guest Bedroom Mood Board + Paint

Well now that Ellie’s temporary bedroom is officially complete, it’s time to start working on my brother’s guest bedroom, AKA my temporary bedroom (and Ben’s I guess).

A couple weeks ago I showed you guys some nightstands I painted for the space, but I’m now ready to start working on the rest of the room. Here’s what I have in mind…GUEST BEDROOMNothing too crazy in this room since it’s small, about 10 x 11ft. I knew one of the biggest moves I wanted to make in this room would be the wall color, and I wanted to go outside my comfort zone. Then I remembered a paint sample of the OPI color palette from Ace Hardware I had from my painted striped box I made last month. The color I was thinking of was called Do You Take Lei Away, a light clay color.

guest bedroom paint ace hardwareI tested a little spot in the guest bedroom… kinda pinkish I first thought. But when it dried it was actually really gorgeous. So I went out and bought an entire gallon. I mean why not, it’s only paint right?

testing ace hardware paint colorAnd pretty soon the entire room was filled with this amazing color that was bold yet subtle…
does that even make sense?

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And the color seemed to work with the color scheme and mood board I created.

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guest bedroom paint colorSo now I need to put the finishing touches on this space. Big plans ahead! I’m actually working with Ace Hardware to get this room completed over the summer. I still have a dresser to paint, more textiles to add, some minor adjustments to my newly painted nightstands, and new lighting. Can’t wait to show you guys the progress!

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 I am a member of the Ace Bloggers Panel and Ace Hardware has provided me with materials for this project. I was also compensated for my time and this blog post. All opinions are my own and do not necessarily reflect those of Ace Hardware.


Master Bathroom Mood Board

Now that my master bedroom is complete with new paint, bedding, window treatments and artwork, it’s time to move on to our master bath. This place is pretty bland. I mean just take a look below…

master bath

master bath 2Yeah, pretty white.
And I don’t know why the floor plan we bought calls for such a large bathroom.
Overkill in my opinion. Right?

So I started drawing up a mood board for this space.
Here’s what I’ve come up with so far…

master bathroom mood boardI decided to use the same paint color we have in our master bedroom since I have an entire gallon leftover. It’s called Functional Gray by Sherwin Williams.

The first bit of décor I found for the room was the window treatment from RLF Home. LOVE this Cerque Empire valance. It perfectly fits my color scheme of grays and golds, plus I love the ribbon trim. I also used RLF Home valances in my sun room and love the quality.

Here’s some other things I rounded up for the room:
• Savoy House Semi Flush Mount Light – Amazon
• Boxwood Potted Plant – Joss & Main
• Zuma Gold Mirrors – Joss & Main
• Metropolis Framed Giclee Print – Joss & Main
• Area Rug – Wayfair
• Floating Shelves – Amazon
• Gold Towels – Amazon
• Window Treatments – RLF Home

These are just for inspiration, not all of the actual pieces I’ll use.
And as you can see, it will flow nicely into my master bedroom.

master bedroom makeover blogSo now I’m off to paint! Hopefully I’ll get that done and a couple other key pieces installed. I’ll give you guys an update next week.


And thanks to everyone for the kind words and encouragement on yesterday’s post. I had an appointment with my Reproductive Endocrinologist yesterday and I’ll give you guys an update tomorrow!