Saturday, April 23, 2011

The Best Room In The House



Hi! I have a have a huge rump.

















When we first bought this house it was truly the MOST unattractive place you could ever lay your eyes on, like, EVER (i'll try and find some pics). Timber paneling, school room blue carpet, pebble crete (is that what it's called ?) balcony, filthy windows, mouldy white brick externally, 1/2 acre of over grown scrub and the bathroom, don't even get me started on the bathroom. We have slowly been renovating, room by room.

I thought I'd show you my favorite room, The master bedroom.

This used to be a rumpus room with a tiny window out onto a tiny balcony. We put french doors in after building the deck and my husband, Dave built us a walk in robe in which i generously let him have a rung to hang his shirts. We had the day bed custom built just before having our first child, I've gotta say, it was a major splurge but totally worth it.

We still need to get a door for the wardrobe... but that'll never happen, so let's call this room 'finished' (until i choose to redocorate, again) .

You can see this room being loved by my family here



41 comments:

  1. Truly, I LOVE it. So jealous of your day bed, the french doors to the verandah and that darling quilt! I think we might have v similar taste!

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  2. Thanks for sharing. Needed to lift my spirits and this room did it :)

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  3. I love the 'glass is half full' print...where is that from?

    Lovely work. x

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  4. it's like a haven. just beautiful.

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  5. It's so adorable - I love your room. Happy Good Life Wednesday ~ I'm your newest follower and hope you can come visit sometime :O)

    http://SallyLeeByTheSea.com

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  6. What a wonderful space you have created! That quilt brings so much color to the room, its beautiful! I love what you've done.

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  7. Oh my goodness I love it! I'm featuring in this weeks All Things Inspired! xo
    Robin

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  8. Just found your blog through All Things Heart and Home. WOW!!! Awesome bedroom and outdoor area.
    Love the floor! Is the green wall paneling? It looks great!

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  9. Your bedroom is lovely, I'm loving your quilt. It looks like a beautiful place to live!

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  10. Thank you so much for coming to visit my blog! Oh my gosh, I LOVE your master bedroom!! It looks sooo comfy and serene!! Just wants to make you curl up with a cup of tea and a good book!
    xoxo
    Jeri

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  11. Um, can I just say that I am in love with your house?? LOVE! I'm a new follower :).

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  12. What a great bedroom! I love all of it. It looks straight out of a magazine. I really love that turquoise paneled wall. Thanks so much for linking up to my Mod Mix Monday party! This is a great example of mixing it up.

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  13. I love, love, love it! I would give anything to have a little deck right outside my bedroom door--what a great space to relax with a stack of mags (laptop and blogging) and tall glass of iced tea! Beautiful photos.

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  14. WOW! Perfect!
    I was just visiting from Nita's Mod Mix but...
    now I'm your newest Follower!
    :) - Cindi

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  15. I'm here from Nita's. Love, love your style! You really pulled it off well! Just like a magazine.

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  16. such lovely photos,, lovely home,,I agree just like a magazine,

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  17. pinching many ideas from here for the new house!

    thanks love. xo

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  18. I want to live at your house... its absolutely beautiful :)
    ps. I only found your blog this morning, i am thoroughly going to enjoy spending my last few weeks of pregnancy reading the archives

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  19. Love, love the master bedroom especially all the clever storage and the mass of white/cream cushions by the windows.

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  20. That defiantly looks like the best room in the house! Thank you for sharing this at my party.

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  21. The color scheme makes me happy and joyful inside! I am madly in love with the quilt on your bed!!!

    Kristen
    Turning a House into a Home

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  22. I'm in love with this room! I'm a new follower!
    http://sweetteaserendipity.blogspot.com

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  23. You've been featured on Sweet Tea Serendipity's Fabulousity Friday! Stop by & pick up your award here: http://sweetteaserendipity.blogspot.com

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  24. I love the quilt on your bed, did you make it? Also,I am looking for a wall color for my kitchen, I love the green color on the wall beside the bed! Care to share what that color may be :D Great job decorating!

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  25. I would love a dag bed window spot... I need more stuff but can't handle the dusting..

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  26. Love this room! The window seat is amazing!!!! I love all the textures on the pillows.

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  27. Beautiful room. Thanks so much for sharing at my Sizzle into Summer party.

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  28. Oh, I do lurve your bedroom. And your walk in robe! I'd die to have that much space! Love your taste in... well, everything!

    x

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  29. I dont know how I ended up revisiting this post, but gosh this room is pretty! And that hammock - I so would love one!

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  30. Wow, dream wardrobe! What a gorgeous room! x

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  31. What a lovely, colourful, clean and light filled room!
    BTW, methinks my own rump to be bigger than yours ;

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  32. 34 comments on your first ever post?? Talk about start with a BANG! x Love your bedroom

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  33. I Love this! This room makes me happy just looking at it...Spending time in it would be dreamy. You've got the decor touch that goes without saying.

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  34. I don't know how I ended up at this post, but boy I love your bedroom. It makes me want to add some life and colour to ours too! That day bed built in is seriously awesome. I might have to make my husband build one one day (he is NOT going to like that). Anyway, this is terrible, not only am I staying up late blogging, I am also being distracted by beautiful posts like yours. Argh!
    Ronnie xo

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  35. Your house is lovely! I just came across your blog (from the link on a comment you left on mine - thank you :)) and I just love your home! It is lovely and I am stealing some of your amazing ideas! Thanks for sharing!

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  36. Hi Emily. Your house is just gorgeous, especially the master bedroom. Can I ask, do you make your own cushions? They are beautiful!

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  37. nice interior. Incredibly a great one page indeed.
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  38. Just love this room. I am a huge fan of white bedlinen and just love the way you've added so much colour...using it as a blank canvas. I'm also a huge fan of patchwork quilts and am slowly building up a collection of vintage sheets to make a vintage patchwork quilt for my bed. Gorgeous blog.

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Thanks so much for your words of encouragement, advice and solidarity.

xo em