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Before: A Bland Bedroom
Jennifer Felch and Lance Jackson recently moved into their three-bedroom home. Jennifer Felch and Lance Jackson have been able to move all of their furniture into their new 3-bedroom home, but have found decorating to me much more difficult than they'd anticipated. They both love the natural wood tones of the existing pine furniture, but want to bring some bold color to the master bedroom. Host Lee Snijders and design coordinators Charles Burbridge and Summer Baltzer decide to bring the outdoors into this white-walled bedroom. Read on find out what they did.
After: A Nature Theme
Plants are a big part of the design and Snijders uses them throughout the room to reinforce the theme. Baltzer creates a creating a window treatment that allows plenty of outside light without interrupting privacy. Other elements include new floral bedding, a striking art piece over the bed and a solution for the TV tucked into the corner.
Accessories - $440
Burbridge resolves the TV positioning problem by securing a Lazy Susan to a wood board which has been sanded and given a light stain. The board is set on top of the tall dresser to enable the television to swivel.
Snijders frames a leaf- and vine-shaped wrought-iron piece with pine and staples tea-stained, handmade art paper to the back. The result is a custom outdoor-inspired art piece to hang above the bed. (wrought-iron wall pieces: Cost Plus - Life 27; art paper: Cost Plus)
A floor mirror is secured to the wall horizontally and framed with stained pine lumber.
A light green rug adds comfort to the floor. (jute rug: Lowe's - 948 green)
A new rustic pine storage piece is placed by the tall dresser. (console table: Simply Discount Furniture)
Fabric and Bedding - $365
Subtle, floral-patterned bedding in neutral and plum colors accentuate the light-stained pine furniture. (bedding: Linens 'n Things - discontinued)
The homeowners' storage chest is moved to the foot of the bed and made more comfortable with a slipcovered cushion and throw pillows in coordinating fabrics. (pillows: Linens 'n Things - Mandera, 085989364794 moss; fabrics: Jo-Ann Fabrics - 65599199 burgundy, 6594741 cable sage, 5197322 Soft 'n Crafty, 7133846 camel stretch sateen)
Ruby-colored sheers adorn the French doors (window panels: Target - Home, 068030874)
Plants and Planter Box - $80
Snijders brings in a variety of houseplants for a relaxing outdoor mood. He also creates a planter box for above the French doors.
Lighting - $60
Burbridge creates custom lights using cone-shaped containers, silk greenery and low-wattage light fixtures. First, he drills a hole into each container to accommodate the light cord on an uplight, which will be placed inside the container. Since the hole is too small for the plug to fit through, he cuts it off, threads the cord through the hole, then reattaches a different plug. Faux greenery is then set inside the container.
Paint - $50
The walls are painted olive green and light brown. (wall paint: Benjamin Moore - 2149-20 G.I. Green; 2148-20 Thyme)
Project Total - $995
Karen and John Cacheiro are ready to retire in style, so the game is on to sell their house.