Thursday, January 19, 2012

Flea Market Finds in the Bedroom

Hello everyone!

I thought I'd share a few changes that I made to my bedroom using things that I already had.  I have had this magazine for a few months and recently gave it another look.  I became inspired by a few pages in it.


As you know, my lower level is pretty much void of color.  I prefer a more serene feminine farmhouse feel to it.  However, upstairs I have more color. It has become a nice outlet for me to play with colors there too.

Here are some inspiration pics from the magazine above.


I love the pops of blue and fuchsia combined with the softness of the cottage style.

I love the feminine lines of this room, ie; chandelier, drapes, bench, layers of pillows. I am also drawn to the cheerful colors.


I love the pattern on the drapes and the flowers.

I believe that the dominant factor in these rooms is that they all have a "flea market" feeling to them.  In other words, the decor is not matching and has a collected cottage feel to it. 

So............onto my bedroom to see if mine has any of those qualities now.


First off, I added a punch of color with these fuchsia flowers and blue painted lamp to the dresser beside my bed.


The dresser and the floral painting both came from flea markets!

I carried the blue color over to the other bedside table too.


I don't have room for a bench, but had this vintage needlepoint stool that I added to the foot of my bed. It came from a flea market as well.


I painted the legs gold.  The needlepoint is in disrepair, but I think that just adds to the   charm of it.

Beside my chair, I have a wicker magazine holder......from a flea market.


And.......above my dresser is an old piece of metal used as wall art.


So, you can see that my room is a mix of flea market finds, floral patterns, mismatched furniture and playful colors.    I think it's a nice deviation from some of the other rooms in my house.  Don't we all need a little detour every now and then? 


Thanks for stopping by!

~ Kelly ~

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36 comments:

THE FARMHOUSE PORCH said...

I love it Kelly! Love your beding!

Linsey

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Kelly your bedroom looks so pretty and I love all the different pieces! I am not a matchy matchy girl! I spy your little pooch on the pillows, too cute!

Olive Cooper said...

The chest as a bedside table is a good touch and the print, lamp and flowers are a wonderful collected look. Every single item in our yellow house is second hand and we like it that way. When you have two houses it is a necessity plus I love the look and the savings. Olive

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Flea Market Makeovers said...

I love your colorful touches! How fresh!!

Debbiedoo's blogging and blabbing said...

Looks beautiful. I love that touch of blue Kelly!

d e l i g h t said...

I've always loved that soft fabric above your headboard. It adds a subtle feminine touch. The footstool is awesome and I like to gold legs. Beautiful room!

Amy @MaisonDecor said...

I love the bedroom~I want to see how and what you hung up over the bed itself~some kind of wispy bedcanopy thingy? Love that you painted the legs of the stool gold too, it is a room I could call my own.

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

Great inspiration Kelly. Your bedroom is gorgeous. I have that same magazine.

Pondside said...

What a pretty bedroom! I like the little additions you made - they really give it the look you wanted.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I think it looks wonderful, Kelly! I would be quite content to spend time in a bedroom like yours. I love that chest next to your bed!

Cozy Little House said...

Absolutely, Kelly! We need a change here and there, and to play around and find new things we like. Makes the world go round!
Brenda

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

What else would bring in those pops of color would be a fuschia and a blue pillow in place of the brown. Just a thought and it looks great like it is.
Love, sis.

Susan @ homeroad.net said...

LOL I thought the picture of your bedroom was from the magazine when I scrolled down! I guess you did a great job!
Susan

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

Love your bedroom, Kelly! Looks warm and welcoming and romantic in a cottage-kind-of-way. Especially love the little blue bird on one of your bedside tables (I have two of them). ;) Have a great day! blessings ~ Tanna

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Kelly, this is such a pretty room! Love the blue accents! I love pops of blue in the bedroom. My room and the guest room both have blue accents. It's such a peaceful color.

labbie1 said...

Kelly--how lovely! I really enjoyed the tour of your bedroom! It is really cute and the bed looks like you could just jump in and sink into divine comfort!

Blondie's Journal said...

Your bedroom is so pretty, Kelly! All of the colors are so soft and subdued, that's how I like them. Love your bedside tables! And your bedding is beautiful!

XO,
Jane

chateau chic said...

Great finds. I especially like the charming little needlepoint stool. I agree, the wear on it adds to its charm.
Mary Alice

Shelia said...

Hi Kelly! OH, your bedroom is so pretty and has a nice calmness! You have such style! Love that color of blue on the lamp! ;) Love the lamp too.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Blooming Rose Musings said...

What a very pretty and relaxing room! Your bedding is gorgeous and I love the needlepoint bench...I agree, a little disrepair adds to the charm of things. I never buy new because I like charm and character. Your room is very lovely.

Linda Chapman said...

I LOVE your room!!! It looks lovely and fits YOU perfectly!!

Christine @ Stonehouse Living said...

Hi Kelly,
I love that first picture of the entry into your bedroom.
Your new/old additions are beautiful, just perfect!
All the Best,
Christine

Holly said...

KELLY! So pretty. I love that magazine and I don't have that edition..hmm. Love what you did to your bedroom...WOW! Books propped by th TV ...homey and pretty.

Chatty Chics said...

So pretty and feminine! Love it! Thanks for sharing!
Melody
ChattyChics.com

Sibel-ish said...

What a lively bedroom with all those bright colours:)

Ruth Sagrario Macotela said...

Wow! love it, you have an excellent eye to decorate.

Rooms by Ann said...

Looks really warm and cozy, It's perfect. I love all the touches of color.Lot's of eye candy.

Great job

thistlewoodfarm said...

Definitely! Your room definitely have a cottage style. I love that needlepointed stool! Perfect!

Shannon said...

Found you thru Common Ground~lovely bedroom, really like the blue bird on the antlers!

Sue said...

Hi Kelly....I love your bedroom with it's flea market finds...I really like what you have draped behind your bed...it's so pretty....Do you ever go to Scott's in Atlanta?....we were there last weekend and ofcourse we didn't bring home anything pretty like you have...No...
We got a Buffalo head....yes, that's right...well, it's half a head...the Boss hung it in our family room and you expect to look up the staircase and see it's other end sticking out of the wall.....it's hideous....But he loves it...Hope your new year is going well!! Sue.

At The Picket Fence said...

It is all just so lovely Kelly! Beautiful details and it definitely has that cottage feel to it. Thank you so much for sharing it at Inspiration Friday this week!
Vanessa

bj said...

Your colorful touches look really pretty.

Regarding the green tomatoes...I bought these at the grocery store...when you find a large display of tomatoes, look down toward the bottom. The stock boy told me they put their green ones there, giving them time to ripen before they reach the top. Isn't that a cool tip!!

Buttercup Bliss said...

What a beautiful room! In fact, your entire home is gorgeous!! I, too, LOVE your decorating style! :-)

rachel@Acts of Life said...

It looks really pretty Kelly. Great romantic cottage feel to it all!

Carolyn@SweetChaos said...

I love your room, Kelly! It's got such a cozy, cottage-y feel. Love all the flea market finds.

Sandra said...

Hi Kelly. I dont recall where I read that you had a blog, but I did remember that you are Kim's sis and wanted to follow your blog. I love every single post I have read. Love the bedroom - especially the juxtaposition of the antlers with the silver tray. I will continue reading...lots of eye candy!