Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Adventures in Redecorating vol.1

My first inspiration post! Now let me say as a disclaimer that I have NO interior design training or even potential whatsoever. In fact, being an engineer, I rarely even use that side of my brain. I just like things that are pretty.

While browsing through Google Reader today, I came upon an image of a master bedroom that I couldn't stop staring at. Because I just moved to a new apartment, I've got the itch to change the color scheme in my room. I've also had my comforter for almost three years and while I love it, I'm ready for a change. So, here's the bedroom that captivated me this morning:

Image via styleathome

I am absolutely in love L.O.V.E with those pillows. Because I have no idea how to make some similar or find the fabric, and because those pillows probably cost muchos dolares, I scoured the interwebs to find some more in my price range that are similar colors.

Here are a few etsy finds:

I'm leaning towards this first one because I'm really drawn to grapes/purples right now:

These are a little different but I like the color scheme.

And finally, some from Overstock that are pretty similar to the ones in the original pic. They're a bit more expensive though.

Which ones do y'all like?


  1. I like the first one! Go with the purple, you can't go wrong with purple, ever!

  2. I also LOVE the thing on the wall above the bed.

  3. did you get the pillows yet? I'm anxious to see pictures of the room when you're finished.

  4. I like the first two!

    And I agree, you really can't go wrong with purple - I painted my bedroom a lightish purple in high school and still have an affinity towards purple in the bedroom :)

  5. I bought the first one! 2 18x18s. I am eagerly awaiting their arrival...they're coming all the way from Canada. Btw, love you guys both forever for being the first ones to comment on the blog ;)