Master Bedroom Makeover

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My Master Bedroom Makeover has been dragging along, and I’m so happy that the day has arrived to share and I can consider it DONE! My husband built  our homemade bed almost 2 years ago, drapes hung a year ago, walls/ceiling painted 8 months ago, it was simply the finishing touches that I just couldn’t seem to hammer down. I dedicated the month of April to finish, and I did!If you didn’t realize, my goal is to tackle a room a month around here. In January it was my boys room reveal, in February/March it was my girls Fancy room (it needed two months), and now the Master in April.  I heard once that a Master bedroom should be a retreat with no pictures of your kids. I took that to heart and included images from trips my hubby and I took together (Alaska, Vermont, France), and only placed pictures of the two of us throughout the years around the room.

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dresser painted yellow

Who doesn’t love some BEFORE & AFTER’s?  I used some of the same elements from before, just re-purposed them! Notice the giraffe’s in the corner…

before and after of master bedroom

All I could locate were low res files, so slightly pixelated…

before and after of master dresser


eiffel tower lamp fingerprint palette art landscape art photography in alaska vermont orange blossom frame painted african giraffe palatte board art Target chair turquoise bedroom  yellow bedroom yellow painted dresser

yellow and gray master bedroom

There isn’t anything too fancy or exciting DIY wise in this room. The colors are pretty trendy online right now, but I love it. It it is calm and relaxing and I hope I can keep it clean!

Here is a quick little video snippet so you can get a feel for the room as a whole:

Our Homemade Bed

How to make Fingerprint Art

Corner chair at Target (similar here)

Pics of my hubby and I in Alaska (jumping and cuddling on dresser) by Katie Cannon Photography see more here

Turquoise whimsy wooden from from Orange Blossom Shop (see how else I’ve used them here)

Custom Pillows on by bed Custom Touch Sewing

Window Drapery by my friend Amy (if local let me know if you want her info)

Print above bed and on wall from Alaska and Vermont from trips my hubby and I took

Eiffel tower image taken on a couples getaway in 2006 (with my point and shoot camera)

To see the other room makeovers I’ve done so far:

Room Reveals

Girls Bedroom//Boys Room

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  1. just wondering where you got your teal trunk from?

  2. I love the bed your husband made!!! He did an amazing job. I was wondering if you could tell me what paint color you used on it. Is it a silver color?

    • Kristen Duke says:

      thankyou! It’s a metallic color. I got it at home depot–martha stewart, and it is really small. Not sure if they still have it, but look for a metallic silver if not.

  3. Skye Cline says:

    I am in love with the color of the bed, is it like a silver/pewter color?
    What is it? How do I do it?
    Starting my master bedroom remodel and I was just going to paint the bed white but that color is amazing.


    • Kristen Duke says:

      I love the silver, too! It is metallic, Martha Stewart from home Depot. Not sure if they sell it anymore, but when I got it a few years ago, it was in a very small jar (fit in my palm) and I used 2 or 3 of them.

  4. What a lovely master bedroom you got there. I really like the yellow and white color combination of the wall paint and those pieces of furniture. You and your husband did an excellent job! And those photographs are amazing, by the way.

  5. Your room looks wonderful! I really love the colour combination. What is the name of the grey colour on your wall?
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