Thursday, April 28, 2011

The Bedroom Makeover is in Full Swing!

I have been missing!
Missing from the blog world.
I'm in full swing of  redecorating my master bedroom.
While trying to re decorate and run a business,
I have found I have little time to spend countless hours
 browse on the computer.

In 2009, I posted HERE about starting
 a master bedroom make over.
 That's right, 2009. 
 Well it's almost May of 2011 and I am finally getting things done.

So now I am going to give you little tease
of what I have been up to with the redecorating.

Here's what the doors on the armoire looked like
 before I started the project....

The armoire is Thomasville Furniture. 
 It's good furniture, but it is 24 years old and in need of a face lift. 
 So, Remember just a peek. 
 Here's the face lift...

My friend Sharon is a wonderful artist. 
 I only painted the cabinet
and even with that I had to call on her help. 
 She did all the wonderful flowers.
I had an inspiration photo.
 I wanted the flowers to look look weathered.

Just one more peek of another project in the bedroom. 
Here's the fabric I chose for the draperies.
It's a wonderful toille.
 The fabric also has a weathered look to it.

I'll show you part of the draperies.

So Here is my To Do List....
Painting the Room (Done)
Crown Molding and Glazing (Done)
Wall Paper Hallway to Bedroom (Done)
New Light fixtures (Done)
New Lamps & Recover Lampshades (Done)
Recover Wing Back Chair (Done)
Make Pillow for Wing Chair (Done)
Paint Two Nightstands (One is Done)
Add Distressed Mirrors to Nightstands (Done)
Paint Armoire (Done with the help of my very good Friend Sharon)
Paint and Stain Large Dresser (In Progress)
New Draperies (Done)
Make Dust Ruffle (Done)
Make Duvet Cover *
Make Four Pillow Shams *
Make two Monogrammed Pillows *
Paint all Hardware for Furniture *
Make Floor Mirror from Tri-Fold Dresser Mirror *
Make Wall Mounted TV Cabinet *

Do you see all the *'s ? 
 Those are all the things I still need to finish doing!

Check back soon, I'll be posting more of the re-do!
Linking up to the following wonderful sites...
Power of Paint


Lynda said...

Beautiful!! Love it!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

The doors look fantastic, Sherry! Your friend is very talented. I LOVE that fabric! Your drapes look wonderful and I can't wait to see the full view. It looks like you did get quite a bit done on your list. I know the sewing is time consuming, but I bet you'll be back in no time with your "after" pictures!

Regina from The Queenly Abode said...

What a great painting job on the furniture! I also love the drapery fabric...can't wait to see the finished room!

A Few Pennies said...

That is too beautiful! I love those muted colors--just perfect. More photos soon---thanks for sharing. Patty

Unknown said...

So beautiful work, lovely doors!!

Marilyn said...

I want to see more, finished or not! The painting on the doors is wonderful-lucky you to have such a talented friend! ♥♫

Screaming Sardine said...

Wowzers what a face lift! How great that you have a friend who paints so beautifully. Can I be her friend, too - lol! Seriously, she's quite talented.

You're more than welcome to link up at the Sunburnt Cow link party.

Tracy All Thumbs Crafts

Susan said...

Sherry, I can tell you that I love the room all ready! Those draperies are beautiful! And OMG the armoire is to die for!! Gorgeous!

Beverly@southernhomesweethome said...

Sherry oh my goodness..that furniture and your drapes are gorgeous! Love both soooo much. Can't wait to see everything finished. What a project to undertake. Wish I were that ambitious and talented.

Inspired by you said...

Just from what you have showed it looks to be amazing. Can't wait to check out all together.

Carol said...

I love what you did with this fabric for your drapes. In fact, I have the same fabric. They are beautiful.

Do you mind sharing what pattern you used to make your drapes? If not, I understand.


Carol said...

I love the Drapes......they are beautiful. In fact, I have the same fabric and would love to know what pattern you used for the valance.

Also, did you find a companion fabric that went with this fabric or a fabric that would compliment?

Thank you so much,


Lynda @ Happenstance Home said...

So pretty! You are so talented! Love your drapery fabric!

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