Master Bedroom
The Painted Hive Master Bedroom

The Painted Hive Master Bedroom

Update: Check out how my bedroom has evolved! View more recent posts here. Some interesting wall angles and the need for tonnes of storage really dictated the design for our master bedroom. Function and budget were high priorities so I decided to work 'pretty' around...

Make Your Own Throw Blanket

Make Your Own Throw Blanket

I gave up my search for a beautiful natural linen throw blanket a while back now. It wasn't because I couldn't find one for a reasonable price mind you, it was cause I couldn't find one at ALL (though if I had I'm sure it would have cost a pretty penny anyways). From...

Easy Budget Wall Art

Easy Budget Wall Art

Hey guys. Just popping in for a quick one today to share this budget wall art idea using inexpensive frames and gift wrap. (Kmart picture frames and Cavallini gift wrap maps). I know, I know, nothing earth shattering though affordable and effective. (In case you’re...

Bamboo Faux Window Valance

Bamboo Faux Window Valance

Remember how I was planning to use all these.... ....to dress up the one (yes, just one) window in my bedroom? Well, it's all finally up and I'm really happy with how it turned out....eventually. Sure, there may have been one or two 'measure once, drill twice'...

Master Bedroom Progress

Master Bedroom Progress

Once again you probably thought I'd forgotten all about my bedroom makeover. Well, I have actually been s-l-o-w-l-y plugging away at it. The other day I bought one of these... And then, cause I needed a black-out option too, I also bought one of these... Now, before...

DIY Large Scale Printable Maps

DIY Large Scale Printable Maps

So, while my bedroom makeover drags on and on at least I can share some insightful snippets of the journey thus far to (hopefully) keep you keen. I know a lot of you have been hanging out to know how I was going to create a massive wall map on a budget - cause, dang,...

Making Up the Master Bedroom Bed

Making Up the Master Bedroom Bed

I'd been on the casual look-out for a new quilt cover for a while so when I decided to share, on this here blog, my master bedroom make-over, the pressure was suddenly on to actually find - and commit to buying - one. The problem is, I may be just a tad fussy...

Master Bedroom…Some Progress

Master Bedroom…Some Progress

Did you think I'd forgotten all about my bedroom make-over? Nah, course not, truth is, I've just been super busy. Between furniture refurbs, design consultations, my real full-time job, writing this blog (and checking out everyone else's), housekeeping (etc, etc,...

Master Bedroom Mood Board

Master Bedroom Mood Board

So, here's the plan.... As per my initial brief I want the room to be light, neutral and earthy with a slight eclectic edge. A predominantly white, cream and taupe palette with lots of natural texture, rustic old timber, chippy paint, some greenery and a few metallic...

Second-Hand Furniture for the Bedroom

Second-Hand Furniture for the Bedroom

Yep, it's true, I'm gonna attempt to put all that stuff in the same room together and (try to!) make it work - with a bit of TLC and some cute decor I think I may just be able to pull it off! For me, one of the most fun and rewarding things about decorating is the...