friends, our bedroom is a work-in-progress. i struggle with bedroom decor. our bedroom always looks a little half-empty because we honestly don't do much living in here aside from sleeping & getting dressed. i wasn't too crazy about that half-empty look because it's the first thing we see when we wake up. so, i started collecting meaningful art & searching for fun projects.
disclaimer: this is the only wall i am showing you today, hence the title "peek at our bedroom." if you look at our dresser & turn to the left, you will see a bed on the floor with handmade quilts from my grandmother (that i dearly love) & an assortment of pillows from several different attempts at pretty bedding. also not shown are bare windows that need curtains & a chest that needs a serious paint job.
& this is what came out of my months of collecting & searching. i found this beautiful, worn & dirty, vintage dresser at a garage sale for $75. i painted the drawers yellow & the outside white. with a can of gold spray paint, the knobs got a little upgrade, too.
i was thrilled when i came across ashley's helpful tutorial for a chicken-wire wall. with luke's help, it took about two hours to spray paint the wire & staple it on. i absolutely love the results. i hang various items with clothespins, including bits of happy art & my collection of necklaces.
i also use this mannequin as a way to display some of my favorite necklaces. my dear friend gave me this mannequin & i absolutely love it. the honey wood cutout necklace is made by my friend, kara. psst...check out her etsy shop with her talented friend, rachel.
with a mix of family photos, wedding photos, happy bits of art, a few memorable souvenirs from past vacations & cheery bunting, i do believe my work is finished... in this corner of the room.
i think it's time to begin dreaming up that quilt for our bed.