Wednesday, June 18, 2014

"French" Guest Room

We have a spare bedroom and bathroom downstairs.  It's been a little challenging to furnish because there is a door on every wall (closet, bathroom, hall, and french doors to the outside).  The previous owners left the elaborate window coverings and the stenciled walls.  They are a little over the top, but not wanting to spend a lot on a guest bedroom, I chose to keep them.  Here's my "French" interpretation on a very tight budget.

I decided on a day bed with a trundle to give the most flexibility when family and friends stay with us.


I was delighted to find this dust ruffle (and a matching one for when the trundle bed is also in use) at Joss & Main.  I also purchased three Euro sham covers at the same time.  The quilt (again I purchased two) and most of the toss pillows are from HomeGoods.


I'm sure the buttons are supposed to be turned to the back, but I couldn't resist letting a few show...



This chair was about $170 at Joss & Main (affiliate link).  The little chest was on clearance at Kirkland's for $199.


I am keeping the furnishings light to leave plenty of room for the trundle bed when it is set up.


And here's the attached bathroom.


I already had the little Monet and the floral arrangement.  The towels and ceramic pieces are from HomeGoods.  I wish I could show you more of it, but I'm afraid the other walls are not very photogenic...

I'd love to hear your comments and suggestions.

Eilis

Linking up with:
Wow Us Wednesday - Savvy Southern Style
French Country Cottage
The Charm of Home- Home Sweet Home
Eilis
Eilis

5 comments:

  1. Oh what a pretty room, I love it. Such soft colors too. Very inviting, I am sure your guests feel very comfortable here.

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  2. Oh wow, what a pretty room! When you enlarge the pictures you can really see how pretty that bedding is. The pillows are wonderful. The wall treatment is really pretty in both rooms.

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  3. Beautiful room, I like it!
    Thanks for stopping by, have a great weekend!

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  4. I love the idea of the daybed. I really think that's what I need in my guest bedroom. The little corner is just so sweet and love the chair and chest. Great job of pulling small space together. Gives me some ideas. Thanks.

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  5. Very pretty! I love the bath. Thank you for linking with Home Sweet Home!
    Sherry

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