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It is time for one of my favorite parties - Mood Board Monday with Sarah at Pewter + Sage.  So this time we got to pick between some gorgeous bedding that Sarah selected.  After looking at the choices - I knew I had to do a room with the beautiful Serafina Floral Duvet Cover and Sham from Pottery Barn.

So this is what I came up with - check it out!

Let's break this down shall we?  For starters - I wanted to do a cool blue on the walls to play off the bright playful colors in the bedding.  The paint shade is Windmill Wings from Benjamin Moore.  I also added a cool blue quilt to the bed as well.

Next, I added a wrought iron black bed from Ikea.  Something about the bedding just screamed that it would be so classic with that sort of bedframe!  Some more black furniture and a large mirror (all from Ikea) grounds the room and keeps the playfulness in the accessories.  I flanked the 8-drawer black dresser with two silver lanterns and put a bright vase with a single bud on the nightstand (also from where? Ikea of course!).  Instead of a table lamp, I wanted to use wall sconces and I would duplicate that look on each side of the bed.  

Finally, I added a chaise (you all know how I love chaises) with a pretty pillow and throw.  For the floor, a neutral sisal rug adds a little texture.  Last but not least, a large 40x40 canvas of a red flower and the room is complete.  See below for a full breakdown on the items.




HEMNES
$299 - ikea.com


FORSYTIA
$20 - ikea.com


HEMNES
$100 - ikea.com


HEMNES
$60 - ikea.com


FELICIA
$9.99 - ikea.com


BORRBY
$15 - ikea.com


ÅRSTID
$15 - ikea.com


SMYCKA
$0.99 - ikea.com



So what do you think? I think this would make a fantastic guest room or even a wonderful master. Head on over to Sarah's to check out the rest of the entries!

8 frugal friends said ...

aneyefordetail said... @ June 28, 2010 at 7:42 AM

That blue is wonderful...and I love the chaise against it! Splashes of red really make it all pop.. wonderful choices here!

Kim@Chattafabulous said... @ June 28, 2010 at 7:55 AM

Looks like an inviting and restful guest bedroom. Gotta try Polyvore myself - this looks like fun!

Kristi W @ Life at the Chateau Whitman said... @ June 28, 2010 at 8:36 AM

Oooh I like this color palette a lot. Nice work!

Centsational Girl said... @ June 28, 2010 at 10:13 AM

You have such great style ! Couldn't you just design on Polyvore all day ! Love the subtle reds, whites, and blues. Perfect !

Kim said... @ June 28, 2010 at 6:31 PM

This turned out so pretty. It looks like it would be very relaxing.

Sarah said... @ June 28, 2010 at 8:50 PM

Hey, Jess! Thanks for playing again! Love this room. I'm glad you went with the blue for the walls, I really like how they would make the bedding pop even more. You are right, it is perfect with the dark wrought iron bed!! Just got the Hemnes 8 drawer dresser in white from Ikea for our nursery - so psyched to put it together and see how it works! That chaise is a great addition to the room, it looks so relaxing. Another awesome job, thanks so much for participating:)

Nicole Lanteri said... @ June 29, 2010 at 4:38 AM

Oh, I like the blue on the walls so much with this bedding!

lauren @ gathering moss said... @ June 29, 2010 at 9:14 AM

love the bed and the chaise - wish i had room for one at my house!

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