Bedroom Update: Bohemian Chic Comforter

If you’ve followed me for any amount of time then you know one of the things I dabble in is home décor. I am by no means an expert or a super decorator like my mother, but I do know pretty when I see it! Which is why when I saw this bohemian-chic comforter set I fell in love.

Comforter

I purchased it from Joss & Main. It was a pretty penny at $139.99. However, that was a steal compared to the one I initially wanted from JC Penney that totaled at $250 even after my coupon! I couldn’t justify spending that amount of dough on a comforter set. When it arrived it had that true factory smell, like formaldehyde. A washing was a must. Where I made my mistake was the dryer. I set it just a bit too high and it did leave my comforter a bit more “crunchy” than it should have been.

My solution to the rough and crunchy texture the dyer inflicted was a steamer. My sister happens to own a small hand steamer she uses for her clothes. I filled it up and went to town on the new focal piece of my bedroom. Overall it helped. I still feel a couple of spots that need some work, but I figure they will come out in the next wash. Word to wise if you purchase this one…don’t dry it; if you have to set it on really low heat.

Pillows

Combined with my favorite gray sheets and plethora of throw pillows; the comforter is the best addition to the bed yet. It’s surprisingly warm which is perfect for the drop in temperature that is about to hit DFW. I will try to list where I purchased some of what you see in the photos below. Stay Inspired!

Comforter Set: Joss & Main

White Square and Rectangle Pillows: Homegoods (previous bedroom set by Elie Tahari)

Round Grey and White Pillow: Homegoods

White Satin Pillow Case: Wayfair

White Faux Fur Pillows: Walmart

 

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Lucite Dreams on an Acrylic Budget

Moving is my absolute least favorite “adulting” thing to do. I have done a lot of it in the past two years, but I am finally settled in a new place with my younger sister. We have a beautiful, modern, two bedroom near both of our jobs and the cool spots Uptown and Downtown. I successfully removed the final moving boxes from my bedroom last week, and have been working on pulling the space together.

Of course most of my focus has been on the area where all the magic happens…my vanity. Last night, being the handy woman that I am (insert sarcasm here), I hung the shelves I purchased last week.

Please ignore the fact that I’m hanging out in the mirror.

If you know me at all then you know I am obsessed with anything acrylic, lucite, or basically see through. There is just something about it that looks so classy to me. So when I saw these acrylic shelves at The Container Store I knew I was going home with them. I initially went in there for more storage drawers or possibly even new ones (lusting over the cliché units that Desi Perkins has), but when the shelves caught my eye it was a done deal.

Eventually I would like to do a full overhaul of my happy space, but I am taking it a few items at a time. I like to mix modern with vintage and sometimes it takes some hunting to track down the latter. Needless to say I have never met an antique store I didn’t like! Fortunately for me I found my French Provincial vanity on Craigslist for 100 bucks! That was back in 2012 and since then pieces like it have sold for triple. Look out for my next post on bedroom décor and I am sure there will be a vintage find included.

I hope you all have an amazing rest of your week!

Acrylic Shelves

Metal Marquee Letter

Brush Cup with Blush and Freckles

Glass Brush Cups

 

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