You would think that the room that you spend a third of your life in would be the first to be beautiful. But not our master bedroom. It has been ignored for other projects for too long. And now it since the other rooms are getting closer towards being “finished” it has our undivided attention.
To share with a basement reno and a baby. Oh and two dogs.
Sure we painted, and made the bed and added some other furniture but it never got past that halfway mark. Because no one ever sees it except the two of us and a lot of the time it holds unglamorous things like laundry baskets of clean clothes
we I am too lazy to put away.
Or recently bottles, burp clothes, and pack and plays. Nothing says glamour like cloth diapers for cleaning up baby urps.
Part of the issue is it is a huge room so it is taking a lot to make it look complete. But I am on a new kick and have lots of ideas up my sleeve to make it elegant, relaxing, and personal. And add some color.
First up was adding some picture frames or something above the nightstands for some height. Because the lamps look puny. See…(yes this picture is from over a year and a half ago but sadly looked pretty much the same until this weekend.)
Not a huge difference, but we are taking baby steps here. Any guesses what we framed? Give you a hint…it was cheap and simple and has personal meaning without being photos.
A closer look…
It was super simple-just scan them in and blow them up. I then opened them up in a simple photo editing program and messed with the tint and saturation in a non systematic way until they looked the way I envisioned. Then a quick print and trim before sticking them in a frame. All of my stamps on my side of the bed and all of Derek’s on his.
We had some repeats of course since we do travel with each other a lot, but even those looked different because of the varied backgrounds they were stamped on.
So now as I get ready to turn off the light, I can remember our fond times in
Italy Frankfurt, Germany.
But it still makes me smile.