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Cozy Bedroom Makeover

See how a boring bedroom is transformed into a warm retreat for less than $500.

Designer Ann Sundet and host Joan Steffend turn a blinding white bedroom into a warm and cozy space.


This blinding white bedroom was in need of a color makeover.

$78 — Window Treatment
Handmade cornices were painted with a silver wash to complement the rust-colored draperies.

$40 — Paint
A terra cotta tone was applied to the walls to add warmth to the room.

  • wall paint: Benjamin Moore — Metallic Gold, 2163-40

$90 — Bedding
Reversible bedding, matching shams and throw pillows were added to the bed to tie additional colors to the room.

$40 — Lamps
Old lamps were embellished with rope and silver antiqued to add unique texture to the room.

  • lampshades: Jo-Ann Fabrics — Decor, 5577796

$92 — Chaise
A chaise was upholstered using a wooden platform, foam, silk fabric and decorative trim.

  • silk fabric: Jo-Ann Fabrics - Silk Champagne, 714005/Signature Silk
  • decorative trim: Jo-Ann Fabrics - Braid Mink, 6855738

$115 — Intimate Sanctuary
Fabric panels were hung from the ceiling to create an intimate sanctuary.

  • fabric for panels: Jo-Ann Fabrics — Mink, 6857395
  • cotton cording: Menard's, 2355656

$2 — Bench
A bench was given a more sophisticated look with a white antique finish.

$12 — Frames
Empty frames were hung on the walls to add dimension to the room.

$25 — Accessories

  • mirror/tray: Jo-Ann Fabrics — Decor, 7130693

$494 — Project Total

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