In my opinion, your bedroom should be your sanctuary. It should be where you want to go at the end of a long day. Remember when you were a teenager and your bedroom was your place to escape the world? Why shouldn’t your adult bedroom be the same? Hopefully your style has evolved since you were 16, but having a place to decompress from the stresses of life is so important.

On days when I feel like I am maxed out, being able to walk into my room and feel calm and peace helps me to recharge so I can be the best wife and mother possible.

Before Steve retired, we moved around quite a bit, and I was always guilty of decorating the bedroom last. The kitchen and living rooms always seem more fun to decorate and feel more important because those are the rooms that everyone else will see. But not in this house! I learned my lesson and made a conscious effort to pay attention to it from the start of this move-in process.

I love white bedding (shocker)! You know that feeling of walking into a clean and fresh hotel? Well, I love that feeling and now I have it every time I walk into my bedroom! It’s almost like being on vacation…..kinda.

I like to go with simple duvet and sheets so that I can change up the pillows and throw blanket when I am wanting a fresh look or if I want to match the season. I know you’ve asked about these before and it breaks my heart that I can’t tell you where to get the exact ones. I scored these babies at HomeGoods almost 7 years ago for $39.00 each and put them in my cart faster than you can imagine.

My original wall color was Hail Navy by Benjamin Moore but then when the closet was getting painted, I decided it would look better to pull that color through into the bedroom. So now the walls are Classic Gray by Benjamin Moore and I couldn’t be happier. It’s so bright and fresh now!

The benches at the foot of the bed are a HomeGoods find for $29.99 each and I had them recovered to match. You should have seen them before, they were bright teal, but I knew that had great potential. I’m telling you guys, HomeGoods is my place to find all the little accessories that make a room unique. I love having a little seating area at the end of the bed to place things, yet often times they are layered with folded laundry or Steve’s shirt at the end of the day. Hey if nothing else.. they’re the prettiest little catch alls, right?

My friend and designer, Annie helped me pull together a lot of the larger bedroom pieces I have now. We both aren’t huge on matchy match bedroom sets. I want to love each piece of furniture by itself and as a part of the room. That’s why I enjoy the hunt so much, and watching it all come together is so rewarding.

I am not a fan of a cluttered bedside table, just a lamp, a cute vase and a phone charger is all I really need. Plus it is easy to keep clean. To me less, is more. Remember, this is a stress free zone, because clutter just makes me anxious. So glancing over to a mess as I try to settle down and unwind, would not work for me. With nothing there, there’s nothing to think about.

Something that people get worried about is how to make the bed. But what I always tell people and remind myself of is that you can always find a picture of a bed or replicate one on display you’ve seen. Garb a picture with your phone and recreate it. Grab some similar sheets, pillows, duvet and you’re all set. Just have fun with it and make sure your bedroom is a place you love!


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March 30, 2018

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Jenny

Your master bedroom is gorgeous. Can you share where and what color your headboard is? Thanks!

Nancy Loydnancyloyd2@gmail.com

It is just beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration, with not only decorating but I’m doing Keto and am down 10 but want 10 more! I’m a sugar person… give me my m&m’s 😂😂 but I honestly have not wanted them! YAy! Have a blessed Easter and it’s Friday but Sunday is coming! Jesus has risen!

tomboyz@frontiernet.net

Thanks for sharing your gorgeous bedroom! I love the look of a white calm bedroom. Slowly I have adding more white details to my own home. Love my gray and blue bedding but with warmer weather approaching I’m ready for a more light and bright look. Thanks for the inspiration!

Suemalatesta@yahoo.com

My bedroom is almost the same color scheme as yours, I was wondering do you know the exact color or brand of the Gray Duvet, I’ve been looking for one but a lot of them are blue tone this one seems a little bit more neutral?

allison_merder@yahoo.com

Where did you purchase your leaner mirrors? I know you linked some similar ones but wondered where yours are from? Thanks!

Your bedroom is beautiful. I especially love the benches. And I was excited to see that the walls are BM’s Classic Gray because we just had our home painted Classic Gray this week. I have not seen a lot of people use it but I love it because it gives the perfect amount of contrast with our wainscoting.

Erikabuenz@yahoo.com

Beautiful. Love how soft everything looks. We are in need of some carpet suggestions. Could you please share the brand and color of carpet that you used?

Thank you,
Erika

Tracy H Kristensen

I’d love to know the carpet too!

Amber J

Please, Oh pretty please share details about that amazing lighting fixture above your bed!!!!!! It literally looks like a dream!!

barton.tara@gmail.com

Absolutely gorgeous. I am desperately searching for the bedside tables. I just looked through 5000 tables on Houzz without any luck? Can you provide details please?? THANKS!

Anne Merten

Hi Landyn! Do you mind sharing where you got your bed?

Thank you!

Anne Merten

amelia brock

where did you get your headboard

Hi Amelia!

It’s actually Bernhardt and we’ve had it for about 7 years.

Kim

Hi, I love your bed. Was searching and searching but cant find one like it. Can you give me the 411 on where you got it??
Thanks!!

It’s Bernhardt from about 5 years ago

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