When looking at pin-worthy bedrooms, the same bedroom kept popping up: white walls, white sheets, fiddle fig tree in the corner, and perhaps a vintage kilim rug at the foot of the bed. I love that look, but I really wanted to create a relaxing bedroom that felt like us. That meant painting the one wall in a deep and saturated navy tone (blue is my favorite color) and adding soft textures and tones. That’s how we ended up with a boho chic navy and pink master bedroom, although we had started out interested in a scandinavian minimalist space!
Pictures by Bethany Nauert
Despite what many people say and think, a dark color in a small space can work and can actually make your space appear larger. #mindblown
I had been searching high and low for the perfect washed linen sheets. They aren’t the cheapest nor are all of them the softest. You could say I was looking for a unicorn: inexpensive and luxuriously soft! During one of my late night research ventures online, I came across this duvet set at H&M. The price blew me away and for under $100 I ordered it and took a chance. I was not disappointed and anyone who has seen it, wants it. I bought additional pillow cases and sheets and our bed was complete. And yes, Alan likes the pink duvet!
The side tables were a deal and an early find from one of my haunts, Sunbeam Vintage. I think I bought them when we were still in escrow on our house! I love the “x” detailing on the top and they were only $200 for the set. The lamps were another lucky find that I couldn’t pass up. The lamps are huge and finding the right shades for them took a bit of work, but I found these burlap ones on a random website and knew they were meant to be.
The pink runner is a flea market find and it was one of those trips when I wasn’t looking for anything but came home with a bunch of items. I was trying to snap a picture of the runner for my Instagram (as one does) and the vendor told me, “I’ll make you a deal!” I said, “Thanks but I’m just looking.” He then said, “I’ll give it to you for $100.” I said, “I’m just looking, not interested in buying anything today.” He kept lowering his price until he came down to $35. I said okay, but when I opened my wallet, I realized I only had $22 dollars on me. He said that was fine and I walked away with this pretty pink vintage kilim!
Sources: Hale Navy by Benjamin Moore, Vintage Side Tables from Sunbeam Vintage, Vintage Lamps from Flea Market, Duvet Cover, Throw, Vintage Artwork, Brass Tray, Vintage Kilim Rug from Flea Market, Vintage Basket Bag from Flea Market, Vintage Indigo Throw from Flea Market.
What color are the other walls? I am painting a navy accent wall and not sure what color to paint the other walls? Thank you.
Hi Ashton. The paint is Benjamin Moore Hale Navy!