02 March 2012

I Love White, But…

I am a big lover of white.  White furniture, white linens, white paint etc.…  Okay maybe not white underwear.  But I am a lover of most things white.  However there does get to be a point where this too much of a good thing.  This was the case in my daughters room. 

I had painted the bed white.  She has an antique vanity that we bought which is white.  I will be painting it someday but I’m scared of it being lead paint.  She has white pillows, white comforter, white photo frames etc.…

So today I sold a piece of furniture and decided to put our money into some color for her room.  I say color… it’s grey lol.  Okay I’m a commitment phobe!  I admit.  But she does have pink sheets, a pink throw and I will be adding some pink pillows once I find a few cute ones.  I’m even thinking some pink and grey curtains.



After:  Oh I love Ikea!  Got two down pillows, a down comforter (accidentally bought a twin oops.  So I will pass that on to little bear and get a full) the duvet cover and both pillow cases for $100!!  She loves it and I’m jealous.  It looks more comfy than my bed!





I just found a new bed for little bear on Craig's list and sent an email.  If it works out her room will be black white and red!!  Exciting!



Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

OOhhh well done - that really works well!

I, too, love a colorless universe -but wow does that ever make a difference.

Well done!

Mariaelena said...

I love the new bedding...totally get what you mean though...funny too....I just posted a "white" post...come on over and check it out...I sometimes need to add a pop of color....for a change...usually with a bowl or flowers...lol...crazy!!...have a great weekend, Mariaelena

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Sarah said...

Ahh, that bedding is my favorite! I have it on my bed, the bed is a similar style, but in black. :) I wish I could get away with pink, but I don't think my husband would like that!

hawknitr13 said...

your daughter's bedroom is beautiful!! i like other peoples' white rooms, but i'm a color person! now i'm back into the first dec colors i used yrs ago: brown/gold/orange/green - nature's way!! stone on house/fireplace/floors and lace curtains i knit! reminds me of the Rocky Mtns where we vacationed!!

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Elisa said...

I love that comforter I was just admiring it the other day at our ikea. I have never had good luck with their linens though - they always seem to come out of the dryer SUPER wrinkled...Hope you have better luck because it's sure cute and no one wants to iron sheets. Thanks for sharing.

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