Mini Makeover: Master Bedroom

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Your master bedroom should be the most tranquil, comfortable room in your home. Is yours in need of an upgrade? Check out our 5 easy and affordable tips on how to give your master bedroom a Mini Makeover:

 

1. How long have your had your bed & mattress? Your bed is the focal point in your room — the easiest way to transform this space is to splurge on a new one! Upholstered headboards can add some softness. Check out these Davis Beds for inspiration.

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The Greyling Bed from Gardner-White — Coming June 2015

 

2. Speaking of your bed, if you don’t want to get rid of the frame you have now, consider jazzing your space up with a new bedding set. Check out the Flowerdale Bed Set — chic, warm and inviting. Everything a bedroom should be!

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The Flowerdale Comforter set from Gardner-White

 

3. Swapping out the matching mirror in your dresser-mirror combo for a decorative one can transform the look of your bedroom simply and inexpensively. Round mirrors as well as decorative mirrors are not only beautiful, but they add a different texture to the room. This Round Overlay Mirror & this Mother of Pearl Mirror are perfect.

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4. Want to add a personal touch to your bedroom? A gallery wall is a great way to showcase your family photos in a decorative way. Mix and match colorful or metallic frames to add some extra special flair. Many hobby stores have wood letters (like the ones seen below) for just a few dollars!

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5. Pumping up the comfort in your bedroom is as simple as adding plush seating to the end of your bed. Perfectly practical! Nestle in with a good book or relax with a cup of coffee before starting your day. We really love this Brileigh Lagoon Chair & this Annora Kelly Accent Chair.

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Mini Makeover: The Mini Bar

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Have you started planning your first Summer party yet? Don’t let your lack of a mini bar hold you back! We have five great solutions for areas (and budgets) of all sizes. Here are our five favorite mini bar ideas:

 

1. The North Marble Top Bar by Ashley :: This is the type of bar you imagine in a rustic basement or a traditional mancave. It’s not only compact for smaller spaces, but it has a ton of storage in the back for wine, glassware, bottle openers and more. Click here to see the North Bar.NorthBar

 

 

2. The Pallet Bar :: This is a great idea for when space is at an absolute premium. We love that there is a place for glassware to hang underneath, while all of the delicious libations are housed above. A simple, yet practical bar!

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3. The Built-In Bar :: If you have the space & the budget, the built-in bar is definitely the way to go! Extra shelving to showcase glassware, coupled with a mini refrigerator and wine cooler, makes this bar fit for royalty. Nothing goes better with a drink than some delicious appetizers; the open countertop provides enough space for a yummy spread.

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4. The Server Bar :: Don’t have time to build a bar? Repurpose a server & hang some shelves for an easy upgrade! Both our Lidia Server and our Monarch Server have built-in wine racks making them the perfect choice for your mini bar. Simple and chic!

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5. The Outdoor Bar :: This mini bar is an instant upgrade for your patio! And the best part is, it’s completely customizable & easy to put together. When not in use, simply shut the front, and your glassware & wine are hidden away. Genius!

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Mini Makeover: Nursery

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This Mini Makeover focuses on the smallest person in your home — your baby! Whether your a first time parent-to-be, or you’ve been around the block a few times, you’ll love our five affordable solutions to jazz up your baby’s nursery.

 

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Not only does nursery furniture get expensive, but it often the storage isn’t enough to transition with a child as they grow. Instead of dropping major dollars on a changing table, pick a dresser that fits your lifestyle and add a changing pad. You can even build a wooden frame for extra durability. See our selection of dressers here (all mirrors are detachable).

 

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Nothing says childhood like bedtime stories! Here’s a genius way to display your baby’s books without investing in an expensive (and bulky) bookcase. Even better? You can do it yourself! Follow the link above for a step by step tutorial on how to build these simple shelves for your nursery.

 

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When it comes to nurseries, the cozier, the better. A nice big rug can add a layer of warmth and color. Click here to check out our huge selection of rugs, perfect for baby’s room.

 

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The baby’s crib is often the focal point in the nursery, but it doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. Save money by visiting your local thrift store or jazzing up a hand-me-down with a fresh coat of paint! A little elbow grease and some nursery-friendly paint, and your crib will look as good as new. Also don’t forget to check manufacturer recalls before purchasing any crib.

 

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The nursery isn’t complete without an ultra-comfortable rocker recliner! A comfortable spot is key for breastfeeding, rocking baby to sleep and reading bedtime stories. A beautiful, neutral recliner will transition seamlessly from the nursery to the living room when the time is right. Browse our large (and affordable) selection of rocker recliners here.


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Mini Makeover: Home Office

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Whether you have a huge room or just a tiny corner, it’s important to make the most of your home office. Here are our top five favorite work space inspirations:

 

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How dreamy is this French-style home office? We could sit here and write love letters all day… how about you? Achieve this look with a vintage chair and small writing desk. Try scouring your local resale and antique shops to find hidden treasures.

 

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Want a stylish home office, but just don’t have the space? Our Toffee Desk doubles as a sofa table that would compliment any entryway, hallway or other small corner of your home. Pair this with a beautiful upholstered chair and you have a tiny, yet chic work space.

 

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We’re totally in love with this old world home office. You don’t get any better than built-in’s full of books for that traditional office look. The pendant lighting adds a touch of softness while the geometric rug ties everything together. Bonus look for less: check out our Lindy Accent Chair.

 

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Minimal styles with an emphasis on accent pieces are at the top of our list. Achieve this look with our Small Hairpin Workshop Table & Annora Accent Chair. Add a few framed corkboards & shelving, and you’ve got an organized home office.

 

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Combining decorative pieces with office essentials (files, folders, bins) is a great way to disguise the papers and clutter. We’re loving this super trendy home office! Bonus look for less: check out our Majestic Round Mirror — this would be a great focal point for the wall behind your desk.

 


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Mini Makeover: Cozy Reading Nook

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This Mini Makeover features one of the most relaxing places in your home — the reading nook. Whether it’s a beautiful built-in or simply a comfortable chair, the reading nook is a place members of the whole family can go to de-stress after a long day. Here are the reading nooks that inspire us:

 

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This button-tufted chair paired with this chevron floor “poof” and metallic side table is ultra inviting. The soft tones and different textures mix together to make this the perfect place to relax with a book.

 

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If you have an area to put a built-in reading nook like this, we say go for it! The recessed bookshelves and under-seat storage make this spot practical and pretty. Here, your books are only an arm’s length away.

 

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Our Gaylord Swivel Pod (and Kona!)

Our Gaylord Swivel Pod is not only the perfect place to curl up with a hot cup of tea and a great book, but it won’t take up a ton of room. This pod is big enough for two, so snuggling with your favorite furry friend is a must.

 

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Chaise Lounges have everything a Reading Nook needs: a place to sprawl out, a comfy built-in leg rest and room for a bunch of throw pillows. Add a soft blanket and you won’t want to get up.

 

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We love this Reading Nook for so many reasons — the soft gold and powder blue instantly invoke a feeling of pure relaxation. The gold accent lamp is great for reading deep into the night.

 


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Mini Makeover: Easy Breezy Entryways

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This Mini-Makeover features the entryway — the first impression when someone walks into your home. An entryway is one of the easiest places to redecorate because it’s usually on the small side. Here are our five favorite entryway inspirations:

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This rustic entryway can be achieved with just a few items — a vintage console, candles, photo frames and any other accessories you desire. We love the oversized clock as the focal piece above the console.

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While this is technically in a bedroom, this look can easily translate to an entryway. The pop of color in the settee freshens up the space, while the tall horizontal mirror will trick the eye into making your entryway look larger.

Bonus Look for less: The Tall Weatherwood Mirror.

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Nothing says bright and airy like white-washed furniture with aqua accent colors. We really love how the homeowner has lots of little accessories instead of one huge statement piece. Also, check out the birch tree tealight holders in the bottom left corner — if you or someone you know has access to tree branches, this could be an easy DIY addition to your entryway.

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Who says your entryway can’t be stylish AND functional? This very traditional style showcases an elegant framed chalkboard, perfect for writing to-do lists, grocery lists or a simple welcome note to your guests. The console also has plenty of storage to hide house keys, mail or anything else that might clutter up your space.

Bonus Look for Less: The Whitesburg Server.

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For those with an extra long hallway, a super long console table can be just the wow-factor you’re looking for. Add a few wicker baskets, some candles, a plant and a mirror to complete this elegant look.


 

Our Mini Makeover series is helping you redecorate your home one small area at a time. We’re sharing our favorite room inspirations along with bonus Looks for Less to help you achieve your dream style on a dime.