Proverbs 24:3-4

By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established; by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches.

Monday, September 29, 2008

Happy Early Birthday..... to ME!!!!

So after years of pining and yearning through magazine pictures,
I have a beautiful bedroom!

I got the bedspread at a garage sale for $10 and had it stashed away for company, but decided it would be perfect for our new bedroom.
The headboard I got at a thrift store for $35 dollars, can you believe it?! Isn't is beautiful?
The lamps, throw pillows and new fan for Eric, were a gift from my Mom for my birthday.

I have been thinking on how to get more scripture around the house.
My first thought was to stencil it around the room and then I quickly decided to scrap that idea after doing the little bit in the kid's bathroom (picture coming soon).
So I went out to Eric's workshop and found a piece of drywall. I painted it with some leftover chalkboard paint from a previous project, roughed up the bottom edge to give it a slate look, and added some knobs for decoration. It came out better than I could have hoped!

My final cost was new hardware. Our nightstand and matching dresser is a treasure from Eric's grandparents. It was their wedding set. I replaced the hardware with knobs to give it a "double breasted suit" look! I love, love, love this room!
I love decorating on a budget!

There were a couple of other touches that I didn't photograph including a picture frame with wedding vows that looks just like the chalkboard above the bed. Mom and Dad Bibby also gave us a glider rocker that I LOVE!

It was so nice to have my Mom here from Texas to help and what a fun birthday present!

My house, my home a place filled with things and overflowing with love!


Aubs said...

How nice!! Our bedroom is in desperate need of being just always gets pushed aside! So glad you enjoyed your re-do and that you love it! Hope you and Eric both enjoy it!

Grandma Bibby said...

The bedroom looks fantastic. I love the placement of the TV. :-)

Anonymous said...

The bedroom looks amazing!! I got to hear about it everyday when I called and to get to see it, I am just so excited for you and Eric. And "your welcome" for the gifts, too. lol

Love ya!
- Greg

Heather said...

I love the red in your bedroom! I still have to hang pictures in our house. Haven't hung a single picture yet. Guess I don't want to mess up brand new walls! Looks like you got some great second hand finds too!

Rebecca said...

Well, happy birthday there lady!

Your bedroom looks GREAT- I love the second picture especially. The reds are so cheerful and bright-and I LOVE the chalkboard idea!

You really have a talent for creating beauty on a budget! Your whole home is amazing!

Elizabeth said...

Love your bedroom! It's beautiful, I can't believe you got that headboard for 35 dollars- it is Awesome! :)

Our bedroom is getting an overhaul this weekend hopefully! I cannot wait! :)


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