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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Accessories Make the Room

Accessories make the outfit and in this case they complete our guest room.  The accessories create the cozy, cottage feel I was longing to achieve.

Let’s take a look.  Guest room complete 009

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Fresh flowers are always welcoming.

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A scale that holds an Ironstone bowl with lavender sits on a bedside table.

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Old books, a clock, a pair of glasses and a dress form (purchased at Heritage Square Antique Mall from Polly) sit on the dresser.

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When my guests were coming it was 90+ degrees and still summer, so the shells were appropriate.  These will be changed out shortly!

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I scored the euro shams, which seem to work with the bedding.

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This darling, old ladder has the perfect patina for this room.  I found it at the antique mall for $7.50!  It will hold towels and an extra blanket.

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The breezy curtains were purchased from GW for $1 each.  The little rocking chair is mine from childhood.

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You learned all about my dresser (you can read about it here), I added a mirror in the same finish.  They were not a set but they seem to work well together.

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The wreath is made of wood.  It has the same color that is in the bedding, so this will be a permanent fixture.

So there you have it.  The accessories of the guest room.

As the seasons change and guests come and go, I am sure things will evolve, but for now I am marking this room as done.



Note: All items were purchased from thrift stores.  Many from the Target section (they are new).  The total cost for accessories was just $32.50!!  I hope Hubby is reading this!


Sherry Hicks said...

I love your guest room, it is very inviting. The mirror goes very well with the dresser!! I love scales so love the lavender in ironstone1

Polly said...

It's such a pretty room! LOVE the dresser and the mirror! thanks for the shout out too!!


Mandy said...

I've been trying to come up with something "brilliant" above the bed in our guest room. Love the idea of the open frame. I think I found my something "brilliant"! Thank you.

Carrie @ Hazardous Design said...

Such a beautiful room! Careful though, or your guests will never want to leave :)

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