Welcome! I’m thrilled to take you on a tour of our completed master bedroom. The overall goal was to keep it calm and neutral with accents of navy. Sources can be found throughout the post at the bottom of the post. I hope you enjoy the tour.
We have lived in our home for almost three years so we didn’t exactly rush into it. Truth be told, we wanted to get our other spaces dialed in and ignored our own room. Until one day when my daughter said, “Mom. Your room is pretty bad.” I suddenly looked at it through a new lens and realized she was right. More importantly, we realized it would be rather nice to have a room that welcomed us after a long day. Happy to say that is exactly how we feel now.
This was my original design board and I think I stuck to it pretty well. I highly recommend having a plan in place before you tackle a space. It’s too easy to get off track when you see something pretty and shiny. I’ve been there!
There are a few elements in the room layout that made it a bit tricky to design. The sitting area with two large windows and the inset on the right wall were both areas I wanted to make feel natural. You may remember my dresser search and how I scored a Henredon dresser on Craigslist.
While it was an amazing find, it was a ton of work. My husband ended up spending hours tripping it because there is so much detail. I took over for the painting process. In the end it was well worth it and our favorite piece in the room.
*Read more of my tips on finding a secondhand score here.
The shiplap was used as an architectural detail to make this wall more interesting. I think the sconces and tv would have looked so different hanging on the plain wall. In fact the combination of the navy dresser and the shiplap inspired our recent bathroom makeover. The gold bowl belonged to my parents so it feels nice to have a piece of them in this space.
The hardware is original but I gave it a coat of rub n’ buff gold paint.
These sconces are my favorite. They are so beautiful at night. A huge thank you to my husband for figuring out the wiring on these. We installed a light switch just below the top of the dresser so it is easy to reach but out of sight.
THE SITTING AREA
Nothing makes me happier than waking up in the morning and seeing this gallery wall. These photos were taken by my dear friend Elizabeth Johnson. After a very difficult year for our family, we honored our 15 year wedding anniversary by capturing our crew at this stage in our lives. The vase is filled with faux stems from Magnolia Farm.
The drapery panels were custom made by Tonic Living. You’ve heard me talk about them before because they made the drapes in our dining room, too. They have the most beautiful fabrics and pillows. Their work is impeccable. All I had to do was give them measurements (they told me exactly what to measure).
I think it’s often hard to capture the textures in a space. But in the end, that’s what gives a room interest and dimension. My exact chairs are from a West-coast store called Living Spaces. But these are very similar. I love the chunky look of the sweater rug. It pairs well with the printed one under the bed.
This is the Emile Stipe in Onyx. Our walls are painted Clear Moon by Behr. The fabric compliments this wall color so well.
We added the leather bench at the foot of the bed for warmth and a masculine touch. It’s also a great spot to toss whatever I need to take downstairs for the day while I am getting ready. Plus, you can’t beat the price.
The laminate floors are by USA Top Flooring in Caramel Swirl.
read about our chandelier project
This chandelier was another great bargain. I bought it for under $200 and then used rub n’ buff on it to give it the gold color I was going for. It looks so much like the high-end version. While mine is sold out, this one is a lovely option and you do not have to DIY it!
We opted for one drapery panel on each of the windows next to our bed. I didn’t want to block too much of the light and it would have been a tight fit with the bed. The nightstands are from Restoration Hardware. The JuJu hat above the bed is from here.
print pillow | leather pillow | striped pillow | throw | duvet
The two mirrored frames on the wall to the left have the dates of our children’s birthdays. We have had those for years. The rug was also one that we brought from our previous home. We just got a new mattress which is HUGE for us. Sleeping so well.
ottoman | standing lamp | sitting area rug | large rug | brass table
SHOP THIS ROOM
Thank you for coming along on the tour. You can find related posts below. Have a wonderful day. I have a sick one at home so the day just took a turn.
Wall Color: Clear Moon by Behr | Dresser: Hale Navy by Benjamin Moore
This is just beautiful, Courtney! You’ve taught me so much over the years of the importance of layering different textures into a space. It’s amazing the difference it makes. Thank you for sharing your talents with us!
Thank you, Brittany. That means a lot. And makes me happy to know you’ve been layering over there! That’s awesome. Enjoy the rest of your week.
Boy, I love those chairs so much. It all looks lovely. I am curious as to your thinking on not putting drapery panels (either one panel or two) on the other windows that you didn’t treat. (I know you can’t hear my tone, so let me stress that I am only curious, not critical! Your room is beautiful!)
Good morning! You’re so sweet. Thank you. That is a FANTASTIC question. To be honest, this is a case where I wish you all could just walk into the room. I think it reads differently in person (just like any space). The walls we used them on are the focal point. To us it would have been too much of a good thing . . and taken away from the drama of where we used them. Just too much fabric. Because we have shutters, we didn’t need them for practical purposes. But I can definitely see why you asked. Hope that helps explain a little bit.
Dianna Noeth says
I love everything about your master bedroom! Its so well done , I’m motivated to do some spruce ups to our master. Question-the rug under the bed, where is that from? What size is it? I did not see a source, if I missed it my apologies. Also what size is your bed? just curious. Again, gorgeous results. Love everything!
Thank you so much! You’re so kind. I’m excited that it has inspired you to work on your own room. The rug is from here. Although I’ve seen it here as well. The bed is a standard king and the rug is 9 x 12. I hope that helps.
I have always loved everything you design and this is no exception. So beautiful and calming and classy and simply perfect. I love it so much! You have so much talent. 💕
Kelley Hasapis says
This may be the prettiest bedroom I’ve ever seen. So relaxing.
Thank you so very much, Kelley. That is the nicest compliment.
I love the dresser and that entire wall with the sconces around the TV! Also, thanks for keeping it real with the TV in the bedroom – I read a lot of blogs and almost never see this and it drives me crazy!
Thank you. Oh, that’s funny! I guess I never thought about it. I LOVE getting in bed early and watching a good show.
I’m planning a master bedroom redo at our house and now I just want to copy this! Courtney, this space is beautiful and so inspiring.
That is such a nice compliment, Katie. Thank you. I am happy it helps. Good luck with you redo. It’s so worth it.
It looks great! I think the painted dresser/sconces/shiplap wall are the star of the room! Love it. We also have a tv mounted in our bedroom (gasp! LOL) and now I’m wondering how shiplap would look on that wall and sconces!
I’ve been waiting to see your finished room. I was undecided on whether to paint my night tables or bureau. After seeing yours, I’m going for the painted bureau. I love the navy but I think I’ll go with a light grey to better suit my room,
The striped curtain panels are perfect and love those spool chairs!
I love your area rug! Would you share the source?
Well done! Love it all!
Such a calming, room! Well done! Just wondering and something I’ve thought a lot about. Do you worry about shiplap going out of style or looking dated in a few years. I’m hesitant to add it to my spaces for this very thought.
So beautiful!! I love the navy dresser, and I’m actually going to use Hale Navy on the island for my upcoming kitchen remodel. The gold accents are beautiful, but I’m more of a silver person. What are your thoughts on using polished nickel with the navy? Love all the rooms you decorate!
Jane Flynn says
This looks so good. I was also wondering about the curtains, so thanks for answering that question.
I love Tonic Living – they are relatively local to me and the showroom is local. I find the owner has a great sense of humour in her insta. stories too – always a bonus!
Happy Mother’s Day to you Courtney.
Jan Horne says
Gorgeous room! I was thinking of using Clear Moon in my home as well. What paint sheen did you use (if you don’t mind me asking)?
Hi Amber. I am fairly certain we used satin. I hope that helps.
Wow! What a beautiful room my friend – I love your framed pictures and the dresser x
This bedroom is just lovely! I love every single detail! Can you give more information on how your hubby hard wired those sconces? Was the wiring already there and you added/moved a switch, or did y’all add them completely?
Thank you so much! So sweet. Yes, there was an outlet down below that he pulled from. It was definitely tricky but he has a lot of experience with electrical. I’m not sure if this is helpful or not. Let me know if you have more questions.
Hi, Can you tell me the name of the chairs in your bedroom? I like the off white fabric…..is the wood color black? I see you said you got them at Living Spaces what is the exact chair? Also the large Navy Pillows where are they from?
Thank you! Beautiful Room!
Thank you very much. So now I don’t see my chair on the site. The Kingston looks like gray fabric. So sorry. The navy pillows are Serena and Lily.
Love this bedroom and the sitting area is beautiful! I am wanting to do a gallery wall but trying to decide what size frames to use. Could you tell me what size your frames are? Thanks!
Leslie Log says
Can you tell me where you got your bed and what color it is? I love it!
Hi. What size are your pictures frames.
What is your living room wall color? Love it!
Your room is just stunning! I have an old antique dresser with similar line and you’ve inspired me to turn it into a beautiful piece in our bedroom. If you don’t mind me asking, is your bed more of a blue or grey?
Thank you so much. Do it!!! You won’t regret it. Our bed is definitely more gray but with a slightly blue undertone.
Eileen McCarthy says
Hi! Curious as to where you got your bed! Been looking for something similar color! Thanks!
That is from Wayfair but no longer sold. I do believe Overstock has something similar.
Krista Brown says
What size pouf did you use for this space?
I think it’s about 36 inches. Hope that helps.
Erika Elena Clarkin says
Hi Courtney. What a wonderful taste you have for decorating! I absolutely love everything that you did in this room. I am very interested in the floors . I am changing my entire upstairs of my house. These floors are exactly what want. DO you have the manufacturer name and the model #? You could email me privately, if you don’t have this information? My previous post disappeared. I am not sure why. Thank you very much for helping a fan.
I am so sorry to say they are discontinued. In fact we needed an extra trim piece and I can not find one anywhere. If I am able to track something down that is similar I will let you know.
Love this flooring was curious if you knew the color?
Hi! What size are the photos and frames in the gallery wall? The link doesn’t work anymore.
So sorry about that. I just fixed the link and will email you.
Lynne Montgomery says
Hi, I love your master bedroom design! I’ve looked high and low for the ecru/navy striped throw at the end of your bed. Can you tell me where you purchased it? Are the stripes actually navy? I see lots of similar blankets with black stripes but nothing with navy. Thanks in advance for any help you can give.
Hello, This is absolutely beautiful 🙂 I LOVE the flooring you have. Would you be able to tell me the make and colour? Thank you!