This post is sponsored by Ace Hardware. All thoughts and opinions are my own and do not necessarily reflect those of Ace Hardware.
We have avoided sharing our bedroom for so long because, well, it’s been unimpressive. The beige walls, our huge king bed taking up most of the space, the complete design neglect; all not worth sharing. As part of our ongoing home transformation with paint with Ace Hardware (which will last through September), we made two big decisions. Decision One: We are going to finally address the bedroom and get rid of that depressing color that’s somewhere between stale dirt and a rotten apple and Decision Two: We are going to pick a color that’s not white.
I would usually default to white for such a small space, but I really fell in love with this Clark + Kensington Color at Ace Hardware: Soft Floral. It’s everything I want our bedroom to be, and surprisingly Joey was 100% OK with it being in the pink family.
It immediately brightened up the room with just the first coat. It was quite a magical transformation. This color is so beautiful. It’s got the slightest pink-blush color under all the bright white goodness. It’s not overwhelmingly girly, and it can absolutely be treated like a neutral and paired with browns or blues. I decided since Joey was OK with the pink, that I go in a more girly direction than usual and incorporate reds and corals into the room as well. Basically, I went totally girly. Living in the land of dinosaurs and cars and kid-friendly/boy-friendly everything else, I figured, why not?
We did go with a satin finish, because Atlas is always in our room, and we always need to wipe the walls after Mr. Sticky Fingers has been around. That kid sure knows how to get peanut butter everywhere.
The two old dressers are heading over to live at the airbnb, and we are investing in all new bedroom furniture. Right now we have the paint and rug, and light switches all here, but are still making a final decision on the dresser because I am weird about dressers and have never truly committed to a dresser. Ever. So let’s see how this goes. We need a really amazing magical dresser too. One that doesn’t let us pile our clothes up in a mountain every day because that extra 30 seconds is just too much time to waist.
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