Farmhouse Style Winter Guest Bedroom and Decorating Tips #decoratingtips
Savvy Southern Style: Farmhouse Style Winter Guest Bedroom and Decorating TipsI changed up the farmhouse style guest bedroom, of course, for winter. While doing some Christmas shopping last month I came across a good sale for bedding at Pottery Barn and I knew the dark gray ticking stripes would be perfect for this room especially since I love me some ticking. I already had the gray quilt and the buffalo checked drapes and since I love mixing patterns the ticking would be another great addition. The only thing I wasn't sure of is what accent color did I want to add to the mix. I didn't want just gray and white. I love neutrals, but I still have to have some color, too so I add that with the accessories. I went to HomeGoods thinking I was going to look for some soft yellow pillows to go with the gray. That would add a nice pop of color, but all the store had was lemon yellow which was way too bold for me so I kept looking. Then I found two really pretty blush pillows with some black accents and a pretty soft pink throw, but I still wasn't feeling it so I put them back. I almost left empty handed until I saw the blue and gray modern style pillow. Mixing in a bit of modern keeps the look fresh. With the pillow in hand I went back to the throws and found this big soft blue throw that would add the bold color and texture I was looking for to add that cozy element. The corduroy charcoal colored euro shams are from Amazon and were extremely cheap. I added the linen long ruffled shams and then the ticking shams that match the duvet cover. I don't always buy the matching shams and duvet covers, but these were an extremely good deal and I knew I could use them with this bedding ensemble and more ideas I put together down the road. I added my blue enamelware French pitcher filled with lavender to the nightstand to add more blue. A folded quilt for an extra layer, if needed, adds more color. Another pattern and blue color with the vintage French ticking pillow. And in my usual photo shoot fashion I swapped out the lampshades after noticing that the ticking ones were a bit small. If you scroll up to the photo above this one you will notice that you can see the prongs that the harp connect to and you really shouldn't see those. So I swapped with these white shades that fit better, but still could be a bit wider for a perfect look. I bought some Pottery Barn shades at the outlet, but they are a bit too cream colored for this gray and white bedroom at the moment. Hope those ideas and tips help with your own decor. Have an awesome week! I would love to have you subscribe HERE to receive my posts in your inbox! Follow on Instagram HERE Pinterest HERE.