$100 Room Challenge Bedroom Refresh: Week 2

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Last week I shared my plans for the refresh of my son’s/guest bedroom. This week I’m sharing a little change to the refresh. Of course the stress begins. I am juggling so many things! I braced myself for this upcoming year, that I need to get used to this feeling, especially if I take on all these projects! It’s fun!

Honestly, I was confused on what to use for the bedding. I felt a bit rushed last week and I had picked out a checkered fabric for $20 online. When I went to purchase it was sold out. So, back to the drawing board I went. I knew I wanted something that would be bold! Then I stumbled upon a glorious tie dye fabric print. The technique to get this type of tie-dye look is called Shibora. I felt this could be it. It stuck with me all night and there you have it. I am now going with a tie dye topper using white sheets I already have. I am crossing my fingers that it will turn out the way I imagine.
To keep the things interesting I am also positioning the same bureau in the bedroom in a different place. The wall is so huge that it needs more bold accents pieces to make it pop. Don’t you love how this bureau looks? It adds a bold, modern statement to this home in Italy, which was featured in Veranda Magazine.
 I am in love with this bed topper featured in this international vibed-out room. So I am hoping my idea of  a  Shibori project ,which is  a resist dyeing technique of folding, twisting and binding fabric adds another accent piece I need to make it all work out and give it a similar international vibe!
Ok friends, here are the two chairs my daughter did not want, so I decided to utilize. The slip covers needed to be washed. The slip covers were not the correct size but some how I made it fit. So cheers to saving more money! I will be moving the bureau by the bed and putting a small round table in between the chairs. I want to thanks Erin from Lemons lavender & Laundry for organizing this challenge.
Please stop by the other gals  projects to see what they are up to with there re-do for the $100 Room Challenge.  To see week 1 check it out here! Enjoy!
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  • ashley@biggerthanthethreeofus

    I think those slipcovered chairs are charming! With a throw pillow on each one – they’d look cute!

  • Amanda

    Can’t wait to see it all come together! It’s going to look awesome!

  • BonBon

    I am loving your ideas for this room. The two slip covered chairs are great. Can’t wait to see it all.

  • Maureen

    I love the inspiration photos you shared today and can’t wait to see how it all unfolds! Those slip covered chairs are perfect and are such a blank canvas!

  • Patti Estep

    Hi Maria,

    I can’t wait to see how your bedding turns out. I was thinking about doing something similar for curtains but ended up purchasing a white scarf valance. The dresser is gorgeous and the chairs too. I would want this room for myself.
    Have a great weekend,

  • Sarah

    I can’t wait to see the finished room! I bet your $100 will go a long way!

  • Colleen

    I love the chairs and look forward to seeing your progress next week! You have some beautiful inspiration to work with!

  • Eliesa @ Pinterest Addict

    I am such a fan of bold, bright, blue… so those pillows would be something I’d choose for myself! Can’t go wrong with blue and white in any room..

  • Diane @ An Extraordinary Day

    I think the tie-dye is a fabulous idea and the few other places I’ve seen it… it has been very striking. You made a great choice and I bet your son will LOVE it!! Good luck with the dyeing process.

  • Natalie @ A Turtle's Life for Me

    I love those two little chairs! With a bold pillow or throw rug in front of them, they will really pop!

    • Maria Brittis

      Thanks Natale! Yes Im hoping to find some pillows and throw in my own closet that will match my blue and white theme! need to keep budget under $100.

  • Deborah

    Love those chairs!!!! I have one like it. What a score!

  • Amy | Stow and TellU

    I love cottage style and adore those chairs. I think they’ll be gorgeous with the Shibora pillows!

    • Maria Brittis

      Yes, I was thinking that, hopefully I get Indigo dye soon, i ised the wrong dye for the throw but it came out pretty good.

  • Zografia | Bisozozo

    The sitting corner is going to be awesome. We have 2 accent chairs placed next to our fireplace and it’s my favorite place in the house.

    • Maria Brittis

      I love the sitting area too, we were lucky we changed the plans on this home to add a little more square feet to this room for very little price.

  • Jillian

    All your inspiration photos are amazing! I love the shutters on the windows, so classic!

  • Kristen

    Great inspirations, can’t wait to see it all together!

  • Amy @ mylifefromhome

    It looks great! I love the chairs. I can’t wait to see it all come together.

    • Maria Brittis

      Thanks, it was a nice surprise to rescue them before my daughter was getting rid of them. All she had to do was wash the slipcovers! But I guess she is looking for another look for her nursery.

  • Emily

    I love those two chairs! I like simple furniture accents like that, then you can layer in with color and patterns with other items. I am excited to see this room all done!

    • Maria Brittis

      Thanks Emily, its getting stressful waiting for stuff to finish this project, hopefully it all comes this week.

  • Erin @ Lemons, Lavender, & Laundry

    What a score on those chairs! And I love the idea of moving the bureau. Outside of paint, I think rearranging furniture is such a game-changer in a room. Looking forward to seeing how the bedding comes together.

    • Maria Brittis

      Thanks Erin, its been a fun challenge! Its great to re-use other pieces from different part of the house, helps keeps the costs down.

  • Tracy

    Those chairs are great! And free! That’s awesome!

  • Heidi

    Great ideas! I love your inspiration photos. I love to redo rooms myself. There is something therapeutic about it! 🙂 Good luck!!

  • Heidi

    visiting from #overthemoon

    I love the tie dye pillows! Good luck with your room transformation. Redoing a room is always kind of therapeutic for me. Love it!

    • Maria Brittis

      Thanks, I am getting so worried that kit still has not come from the manufacturer. Yikes less than two weeks to go for the final reveal.

  • Kathy

    So many great ideas! Can’t wait to see this week’s progress.

  • Simple Nature Decor

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  • Angie @ Postcards from the Ridge

    Can’t wait to see how your Shibori turns out. I love all your inspiration photos.

  • Kati

    Good luck with the refresh! I am sure you will be able to make a beautiful room, even with the setbacks.

  • Jenna VanHoof

    Wow what a great idea to do a room for just $100! I may have to do this for my apartment! Thanks for the idea!

  • Angie ~ ambient wares

    The slip covers look great and the tie dye fabric is so fun! Thank you for sharing with us at Funtastic Friday!

  • Simple Nature Decor

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  • Theresa Huse

    Looks so good! Thanks for sharing at the Inspiration Spotlight party.

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