Master Bedroom Plan

For those of you who know me well, know I can’t leave well enough alone.  Im now on my 3rd rendition of master bedroom makeover.  The painters come on Saturday and Im having them paint it Benjamin Moore’s Revere Pewter.


A light gray with warm undertones, this classic shade creates a unifying look that calms and restores. A great transitional color, it’s perfect for an open floor plan. Via Benjamin Moore


If you follow me on Instagram you have already seen my fabric story:




I’ve been dying to use the new Mary McDonald trims!  This one- Malmaison in Dove will trim out my new roman shades.  Im also using the Mary McDonald Don’t Fret in Bittersweet fabric for a lumbar pillow.  The blue & sepia toned floral will be pillows, the Kelly Wearstler Bengal Bazaar will also be lumbar pillows for my slipper chairs.

A pair of benches will be at the foot of the bed- recovered in an ice blue velvet.  I bought these last year from Overstock and never liked the color so off to the upholsterer they go.

The nightstands, headboard, bedside lamps and mirror will stay.  



Those Restoration Hardware sconces (which have NEVER looked right to me) are going.  Im replacing them with a pair of Robert Abbey brass swing arm scones placed on either side of the bed. 


The bedding will be Pottery Barn– a cream washed velvet quilt (which is no longer available) This quilt is WONDERFUL- soft, washable and reversible. It was available during the Fall/Winter so maybe they will bring it back.  I highly recommend it.

Unfortunately its not in the budget to replace the carpet- so for now this Jute Boucle rug from West Elm will cover most of the carpet uglies.  I have this rug in my living room (layered with a cowhide) and have recommended it to many clients.  Its a great inexpensive rug thats fairly soft underfoot (not soft like you wanna rub your body on it soft-but as soft as soft goes for jute)
My only beef with it- if you place it on a hard surface make sure you have a rug pad- and not a rug pad with holes in it- because all the dust, dirt, and sand sifts through this rug right onto your floor.  Every few months I have to pull it up completely and vacuum under it.  


So there you have- the Master Bedroom plan.  Fingers crossed I don’t stop mid-way (which I’ve been known to do) and change directions.  Im forcing myself to stay off of Pinterest  so I do not get side tracked.  If you have ever seen the movie Up- when Doug the dog gets side tracked by a squirrel – well that’s me when it comes to decorating my own space.  I can focus with clients, but with my own personal home-not so much.

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10 thoughts on “Master Bedroom Plan”

  1. Domesticable says:

    Gorgeous. Our house is revere pewter. Such a great color.

  2. Love it — can’t wait to see that color!! And those swing lamps are amazing!!!

  3. Love the design plans- you rock!

  4. I have that rug in my bedroom, too, and I love it. It feels really nice to walk on, almost like a little massage for your feet. 🙂

  5. Love it! We are so on the same wavelength. I am working on my master as well. I just posted about Mary McDonald’s trims a few days ago. Soooo pretty! I can’t wait to see how it turns out, Amanda. I love your fabrics!

  6. Kristen says:

    LOVE the colors you are going with. It is going to look AMAZE. Seriously obsessed with your new lights! I want more brass in my life like now.

  7. Great colors! Love those ottomans, good thing you held on to them rather than selling like I always do!

  8. Kathysue says:

    Amanda, what a gorgeous story board. I am so in love with the Mary McDonald collection. I tried and tried to get the no fret sample in lettuce and could not get it but would still love to incorporate it in my room. Every element you are using is spot-on. love the warm glow of brass with grays, so pretty! You must be so excited!
    Kathysue

  9. I love your choices. The swing-arm lamps are my favorite.

  10. Nancy says:

    Love the colors and grey palette, it’s going to be GREAT!!!! love the sconces, oh , and the rug. I want to redo mine already and it’s only a few years old! we’ve got the same bug 🙂
    xo Nancy
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