Serene Master Bedroom Makeover
Host Joan Steffend and designer Barbara Sculati take a boring bedroom and give it some style with beautiful fabrics and rich colors.
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The walls are painted a soft gold color to warm up the room.
- paint: Behr - Mellow Gold, 2A15-5
$135 - Antique Rug
An antique rug found at a garage sale for $15 is refurbished for $120 and brought in to add color to the floor.
$35 - Headboard
Medium-density fiberboard is used as the basis for a wall-mounted headboard. The wood is cut to size then covered with batting and a piece of fabric made out of vintage Japanese obis. Pine boards are used to secure the entire piece to the wall. More headboard ideas>>
$16 - Bedside Tables
Thrift-store sewing tables are painted brown and enhanced with shelves to serve as bedside tables.
$25 - Dresser
The homeowners' dresser is updated with a coat of black paint and new drawer knobs.
- knobs: The Home Depot - Liberty, P780A00-AB-C
$16 - Desk
A thrift-store desk is given a unique finish by sanding off a layer of the existing paint then enhancing it with a dark wood gel stain.
- gel stain: The Home Depot - Minwax, Chestnut 601
$2 - Chair Covers
Men's ties are stitched together to create a unique chair cover.
$2 - File Box
$100 - Window Treatment
Bamboo shades are brought it for a natural effect in the room. A valance is created out of 1x2 pine boards, hook-and-loop tape and leftover obi fabric. Pumpkin-colored crinkle fabric is used to frame both windows. More window treatment ideas>>
- bamboo blinds: The Home Depot - Ambria, MACAU Bamboo #0230202
$44 - Bedspread
Sculati creates a one-of-a-kind washable bedspread using the same type of crinkle fabric found on the window treatments.
$10 - Chair
Tapestry fabric is used to update an old chair, which is set in the accordian corner.
$6 - Copper Swag Light
A copper swag light is hung over the chair to add light to the corner.
$2 - Laptop Cover
Leftover mdf is used to create a laptop cover for when it's not in use.
Free! - Cornice Board
A found cornice board is refurbished and placed over the bed to hold family photos.
$39 - Headboard and Side Table Lamps
Two vintage clip-on lights are secured to the headboard.
- lampshades: Target - Style, 919
$5 - Mirror
A round mirror is secured to the wall over the black dresser.
$10 - Accessories
Accessories include a bamboo table runner for the black dresser, a wooden box for jewelry and a pillow for the bed.
$499 - Total Cost