10 DREAM BEDROOMS

Pinterest really is the most valuable tool when it comes to decorating. I love being able to collect inspiration in one place and then go back and connect the dots on what inspires me about each pin. I thought I’d share a little bit of my bedroom brainstorming with you — ten bedrooms I love (for totally different reasons!) and three key items from each interior to help recreate a similar look. This post took me forever but it was actually a pretty fun experiment to see which pieces I was most drawn to in each bedroom and try to get the same look with items you can shop online. Now if I could just narrow it all down for my own space…








OUTDOOR BAR

How unreal is this outdoor space designed by Suellen Gregory? While the lighting and oversized mirror are nothing short of amazing, it’s the console-table-turned-bar that peaked my interest. What a great idea for small space dwellers! Tuck a narrow console (this one even looks DIY-able!) table behind your sofa or between two rooms and style to your heart’s content. I love a piece of furniture that does double duty!

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THE BEST MONOGRAMMED BEDDING

It’s been three years since I first shared our monogrammed bedding (post here!) and it’s still one of my very favorite things in our home. Lately we’ve been making our bed with our monogrammed pillowcases from Matouk mixed in with striped bedding from Serena & Lily, but over time I plan to order monogrammed pillowcases for our guest bedroom and future children’s bedrooms as well. Today I’m rounding up a number of places to shop for monogrammed bedding at every price point as well as a bunch of inspiration photos of bedrooms I love!

monogrammed bedding in canopy bed by phoebe howard

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monogrammed bedding euro shams in french blue

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matouk lowell monogrammed pillows in navy blue

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monogrammed bedding house beautiful

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pink monogrammed bedding

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scalloped monogrammed bedding

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navy blue monogrammed bedding

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liz caan quadrille arbre de matisse bedroom with monogrammed pillows

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pink monogrammed pillowcase

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ashley whittaker monogrammed bedding

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There are so many different ways to incorporate monogrammed bedding into your space, from bold appliqué monogrammed duvet covers and Euro shams to more subtle embroidered monogram pillowcases. If you’re looking for budget-friendly monogrammed bedding, Lands’ End and Pottery Barn offer $8 and $12 monogramming on their classic white sheet sets. And there are a couple Etsy shops that specialize in appliqué monogram bedding that looks much more expensive than it is! If you’re ready to splurge, I could spend all day browsing the monogramming options on Matouk. It will be a long time before we splurge on another set, but this style gives me all the heart eyes!

lands end monogrammed cane bedding

{Lands’ End cane bedding, starting at $39 (some colors/sizes on sale starting at $24!) + $8 per monogram}

pottery barn morgan bedding monogrammed euro sham

pottery barn morgan bedding with monogram

{Pottery Barn monogrammed bedding, starting at $49 + $12 per monogram}

southern linen etsy embroidered monogrammed euro sham

{Southern Linen embroidered pillow sham, starting at $54}

southern linen applique monogram pillow cases

{Southern Linen appliqué monogram pillowcases with ribbon trim, $62 for two}

southern linen applique monogram pillowcase

{Southern Linen appliqué monogram sham, starting at $92}

southern linen appliqué monogram euro sham bedding

{Southern Linen appliqué monogram sham, starting at $98}

williams sonoma home greek key monogrammed pillow case

williams sonoma home greek key monogrammed duvet cover

{Williams-Sonoma Home monogrammed Greek key bedding, starting at $99 (some colors/sizes on sale starting at $29!) + $12 per monogram}

williams sonoma chambers bedding with monogram

williams sonoma home monogrammed duvet cover

{Williams-Sonoma Home monogrammed bedding, starting at $99 + $12 per monogram}

lettrefina monogrammed euro sham

lettrefina scalloped monogrammed euro shams

lettrefina scalloped monogrammed euro sham

{Lettrefina appliqué monogram Euro shams, starting at $118}

madre scalloped monogrammed bedding

{Madre scalloped monogrammed bedding, starting at $135}

southern linen applique monogram duvet cover

{Southern Linen appliqué monogram duvet cover, starting at $207}

lettrefina monogrammed duvet cover

{Lettrefina appliqué monogram duvet cover, starting at $358}

matouk lowell monogrammed euro sham in navy blue

{Matouk Lowell bedding, starting at $135 + $39 per monogram}

matouk lorelei bedding with monogram

{Matouk Lorelei bedding, starting at $198 + $39 per monogram}

matouk mirasol bedding with monogram

{Matouk Mirasol bedding, starting at $185 + $39 per monogram}

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4 DECORATING IDEAS FOR MY NEW STUDIO

I hope you had a lovely weekend! I spent mine with a rotating crew of family and friends helping me move into my new apartment (seriously, what would I do without them?). One thing I’m learning about furnishing a 375 square foot studio is that every purchase has to be completely deliberate. There’s no “let’s buy it and find a spot for it” because there simply is no extra space. So far that means using an oversized bookshelf as a room divider (which you can sort of see here), a deep windowsill as a bedside table, and a dining table that will double as a work surface for packing boxes for my boutique. I’m surprised at just how much I’ve been loving the challenge! Here are a few spaces that are inspiring me at the moment…
My space is even tinier than Elizabeth Bauer’s gorgeous studio but I love that she divided a small space into two distinct rooms. I adore the glass divider but we used a bookshelf for much-needed storage!
I’m totally hung up on finding the perfect white bedding! Monogrammed pillows would be the perfect finishing touch, don’t you think? 
My studio only has two windows but thankfully they’re quite big and let in a good deal of natural light. I’m excited to build pelmet boxes (using this tutorial) with my mom and love the idea of adding bright white trim.
I keep coming back to this picture as an example of perfectly styled bookshelves. The mix of books, storage, and personal touches makes you totally forget it’s from Ikea! 

There you have it: a vague idea of where I’m headed with this 😉 I can’t tell you how much fun I’m having with it! What decorating projects are next on your to do list? 
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