Bedroom Reveal: How I Decorated My Bedroom with Furniture Under $250

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As I mentioned in my Desk Reveal post, I recently had some sort of stroke (…of genius ?) or something and decided to move my bedroom into my living room so that I could convert it into my home office. It’s been a couple weeks since I wrote that post and about a month and half since I made the change, and I am more convinced than ever that it was absolutely the right move. My biggest concern was making my bed area feel like a separate space, even though its sharing a room with my kitchen and couch/sitting area. Luckily the layout of my apartment is pretty conducive to this, so I don’t feel like I’m sleeping next to my refrigerator haha.

I wanted to keep my bedroom light and airy, taking advantage of all the natural light I have. I’m proud to say that everything in this space I bought for under $250even my headboard (found two years ago on major sale at Kohls thank you very much). When I started decorating my place I was convinced that I was never going to be able to do it the way I wanted to on a budget, but I couldn’t have been more wrong. It just takes time patience, and sale alert emails from West Elm and CB2 and you can still have the perfect pinterest decor of your dreams.

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If you know me well, then you know that my magazine collection was once quite extensive. Once I made the move to Miami, I had to make some deep cuts but obviously I had to hang onto this Vogue Sienna Miller cover. It’s the September Issue from the September Issue, which I love. I can’t believe that was almost 10 years ago! Time flies. PS. this is one of the best smelling candle on the planet – and the gold jar is tres chic to boot.

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The millennial pink obsession is alive and well in my house, so naturally I had to add a few touches here and there like this pink tufted bench.

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One of the hardest pieces to find under $250 was this standing mirror. I honestly drug Christian to HomeGoods ever other week for months just hoping to find an inexpensive mirror like this. But alas none of them were ever quite right, although I did find several other pieces along the way like my metal side table. So when I found this mirror from CB2 for $199 and then got a promo code I knew I had to pull the trigger. If you follow me on instagram you already know its the perfect selfie mirror for OOTDs:)

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I like to keep a rotating stack of coffee table books on a little black tray on my pink pink bench, under the mirrored lamp, & on the side table – it’s such an easy way to mix things up without really having to buy anything new.

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I found Minted.com years ago through Pinterest, so when it came time to pick art for my apartment it was kind of a no brainer where I would get it. I’d been eyeing these gold leaf map prints (I have Dallas & Miami) for a while, and I like the idea of mixing my Texas roots with the beach. I’d love to say that I taped this whole area off and measured to make sure I got it just right, but honestly I just eyeballed it, put up some command strips and hoped for the best. I eventually want to hang more pieces, but I want it to evolve naturally and not just buy stuff because I need to fill the space.

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RACHEL ASHWELL shabby chic chair (old. similar) | CB2 rose gold pillow  and infinity standing mirror | HOMEGOODS copper side table (similar) | c/o LAFCO penthouse candle | TARGET mirrored bedside tables & lamp, gold lamp, metal cow skull, black tray, mongolian fur stool | KOHLS tufted headboard | H&M white linen comforter | WEST ELM gold blanket | ANTHROPOLOGIE textured pillow | WAYFAIR pink tufted bench | c/o CAPRI BLUE gilded muse candle | CELINE sunglasses | IKEA dresser

BOOKS:

GRAY MALIN beaches | GRAPHIC IMAGE vogue covers | EMILY SHUMAN cupcakes and cashmere | DAVID DALTON edie factory girl | RACHEL ZOE style a to zoe | THE COVETEUR private space, personal style | NATE BERKUS the things that matter

ARTWOOK:

c/o MINTED dallas & miami gold leaf map prints, cactus print, beach print

  • June 5, 2017 - 4:27 am

    Layla - This is such a gorgeous post – I love this and love looking at inspiration posts like this as I always want to end up changing things in the home haha :)

    Layla xx

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  • June 7, 2017 - 10:20 pm

    Yelena Guerra - Sooo beautiful!
    My favorite store is homegoods ❤️ReplyCancel

  • June 7, 2017 - 10:34 pm

    Tiffany - Homegoods warms my soul!ReplyCancel

  • June 8, 2017 - 12:05 am

    Shelby Young - This room is fab! I love love love Anthro for bedding! & World Market for reasonable bedroom furniture!ReplyCancel

  • June 8, 2017 - 1:02 am

    Darlene Rawlins - Love your style! The color scheme of your bedroom is really nice too. I love bedrooms in soft colors, so relaxing!

    My favorite store to find good home decor deals is Target! Their home decor section is always so good!ReplyCancel

  • June 8, 2017 - 8:57 am

    Maya - I always get my home stuff from Target! 🙌🏼ReplyCancel

  • June 8, 2017 - 2:30 pm

    Ally - I couldn’t be without my monthly trips to HomeGoods — literally the best!! Also, TJ Max & Marshalls! 💄💋ReplyCancel

  • June 8, 2017 - 3:22 pm

    Jenna - Love the seat at the end of the bed!ReplyCancel

  • June 8, 2017 - 6:43 pm

    Lauren - Totally agree with you on Kohls!!!! I always find the cutest bedroom furniture & decor there!ReplyCancel

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