My favorite room, right now!

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Our made bed Country Design Style

My favorite room right now is our bedroom.  Right now because my favorite room is usually the one with something new.

Plus most of the things in this room I built:)

I woke on Tuesday morning excited to take photos of our bedroom and put up a post on Hometalk with the hashtag favorite room.  Many of my Hometalk blogger friends are showing their favorite room too, so hop on over and check all the rooms.

My Favorite room Hum Country Design Style

As for Tuesday morning progress, the washer overflowed into the bedroom and then the patio door shattered!  Now it’s Thursday and the carpet is almost dry and the glass guy will be here this afternoon.  I decided to take pictures anyway and include the disasters.

Country Design Style

Anywho, this is the something new, the shelf my grandson helped build.  You can read how we built it here at how’s your TV hanging?  The aged wood technique we use can be seen here, this old wood.  You can see the side of the mantle made from scraps.

Faux mantle Country Design Style

There’s the scrap wood mantle straight on.  I love decorating this mantle.

Homers corner Country Design Style

Homer’s corner is on the other side of the mantle.  This is his crate “decorated” with a piece of painted plywood sitting on top and canvas attached with hook and loop tape.  Usually, the canvas is draped open because his crate is his comfort place.  Check out more about Homer’s crate here.

The wall plaques I made in 1998 way before blogging.  They are simply wood blocks covered in plaster of Paris.  Then I added dimension with more plaster or cut into the plaster and painted each one.  Mike gave each one a “title” on the back.

The book wreath was placed on an empty nail after the holidays because I didn’t have a box to put it in.  Guess I still don’t have a box:)

My undie cabinet Country Design Style

This is the area leading into the closet on the right and the bathroom on the left.  We did buy two items in our bedroom at a furniture store.  The undie cabinet and the dresser under the TV.  I haven’t even repainted them…yet!

The oil painting is of my grandparents 4 room farmhouse in Oklahoma.  I made a new frame for the painting from 2 by 4 boards.My favorite room Country Design Style

Room Details

Our bed IS a full bed!  Works for us;)  I built the bed, again way before blogging.  I wanted it to look like old doors, plus I got a lot of practice using a router.

The dresser on the left was a $20-yard sale find.  I added glass knobs.  The black chair I copied from a chair in a designer furniture store, again long before ever thinking about blogging.  The tie cut-out has special family meaning.

The black cabinet on the right I made in 2003 when we lived in Scottsdale.  We had an incredible backyard with a cable outlet.  Of course, we needed a TV on the patio, right?  So I made this cabinet with wheels to move the TV around the patio.  Now it sits in the bedroom holding our “sleeping” pillows.

The little end tables came from an old dresser that I cut in two.  I would like to buy or make something to replace these small end tables in the near future.

I made the curtains when we first moved in 7 years ago.  Back then I had layers of curtains.  The room had layers with reds, browns, black and cream.  While I like the toile, I want to lighten the room maybe with drop cloth curtains.

We repainted the interior of the cabin in December.  Every wall and ceiling inside were yellow!  Now the walls are 15 shades of white except this accent wall in my favorite room.

What’s your favorite room and why?

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  1. Such a dreamy room! You are so talented… I cannot even imagine trying to tackle those projects… but you completed them, beautifully! And – that oil painting of your grandparents’ place is fabulous! I <3 it all… a.m.a.z.i.n.g!

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