Miss Room Redo


"M" room is the one room in my entire house that has been a HUGE Thorne in my side! It started out GREAT!!! I thought for sure I wanted pink and green, the room in a whole was darling but... the longer I lived around it, the more I became unsure.

I don't know if it was the green bed or the pink walls but something started wearing on me.
Before I go any further into this story I have to explain something about me. "Color" in general REALLY affects me. I mean REALLY affects me. I know this sounds super crazy but for example: when I am pregnant I can't decorate, or for that matter, even LOOK at a paint deck until I'm about 6 months along. If I DO attempt to decorate while feeling sick, then any time after I look at that bed spread or paint color or lamp that I bought while sick, it invokes a flood of memories of MORNING sickness and I start to dry heave and become nauseous... NO JOKING!! 

Just the other day I went through my old maternity clothes and the entire time I felt sick to my stomach like I wanted to throw up!  So...YES I am extremely sensitive to color! Now that I think about it...I pick restaurants not based on the food they serve but the atmosphere of the restaurant. 
Hummmmmm...Am I alone on this??? or am I just CRAZY;)
To add to the craziness I don't go to Disneyland for the rides, I go for the ambiance! 

Sooooo you can imagine on a GOOD day, if I don't like the color I am surrounded by, you better believe I will change it ;)


I wanted to design a bedroom that Missy could grow into. 
I didn't want it to feel too young, but at the same time I didn't want it to look or feel like a basic guest Room either. 

I wanted a room that whenever I walked into it I would "sigh"... and have the feeling of “I LOVE IT”!! hehe 

If I don't absolutely LOVE something I have this REALLY bad habit of going down a decorating downward spiral, I seem to re-do and re-vamp until it's a decorating mess, Aughhhhh!!!, at which point I just have to stop until I see something that inspires me. 
Unfortunately with "M" room, I haven't found ANYTHING for the past 2 YEARS... until NOW!!!!  

Let me back up for just a second...Here is a short HISTORY of where we started with "M" room!

First we started with pink walls,

 It was Super pretty...But I don't know??? I just wasn't feeing it, I guess I just had something else in mind for the room. 
Sooo, I then painted one wall green 
(that was a instant No!) and then I turned to blue...Which is the same color as the Nursery upstairs (Snow Cloud-Columbia paint)

Here is a sneek peek!!


  After two years of THINKING about what I was going to do, I finally found it thanks to PINTREST
(oh...how I LOVE Pintrest)  And Neiman Marcus 

Here is my plan...let’s just hope I like the bedding as MUCH in person as I do the picture!!!


 This darling bedding is on back order ‘til August but I am soooo willing to wait!!  
To cut down on the price, I only bought the quilt and 2 embroidered shams. 
I figure I can finish off the look of the bed by finding items at 
either TJ Maxx or on eBay!

Or I also thought it would be fun to add pillows like this!






My first inspiration for Missy's Room came from this picture!


I have been looking at this picture for the past year. Every time I see it, I fall in love all over again!  
I have BIG plans to do a tree similar to this but, with a little bit of Heidi flair added to it :)

I can see the entire room in my head...soooo, that’s always a good thing! That means I am on the right path when I can visualize the project from start to finish.

I will keep you all POSTED!! 

Oh, and one more thing... for those of you that have been asking about the toy closet? I have to be honest, I hit one of those 
"I'M NOT LOVING" it moods..so, I am waiting for some inspiration to kick in, and I will then finish it! 
I will post it soon, I PROMISE!!  
Thanks for being patient and waiting on "REAL TIME" 
as I get these projects done ;)

12 comments:

  1. AnonymousJune 23, 2011

    I think the problem in the room (and what may be preventing you from loving it) is the carpet. It's what caught my eye first, for sure. I might consider replacing with wood flooring and throw rugs.

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  2. AnonymousJune 23, 2011

    Hi Heidi,
    Would you be so kind as to share where you found that bedding? It's just gorgeous!

    Thanks,
    KT

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  3. I can't wait to see it. I saw the first picture and thought love this bed! looks so comfy.

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  4. You have some wonderful ideas! I can't wait to see the finished room. I do understand, you can't finish something until you get inspired. I am the same way. I just wish I was inspired more often!

    Susan

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  5. I have to know where this bedding comes from!!! It is gorgeous!!! Love your work. I always enjoy seeing what you are up to:o)

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  6. Hey All..Ok so I got the first Bedding from Pottery barn kids a few years back! I bought 2 quilts one for the bed and the other I used to sew custom pillows.

    The 2nd bedding..The NEW bedding, I got from www.neimanmarcus.com under their kids bedding section!

    Hope that helps!! :)

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  7. The SAME THING happens to me with paint when I am pregnant!!! SO glad to know that I am not the only one! I also made my husband change his shirt a few times in the delivery room - b/c the color and pattern on it was making me very nauseas! Your blog is beautiful - btw!

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  8. megan...OMG I am totally laughing here!!! I am the SAME WAY!! my hubby can't wear after shave or wear anything that is has CRAZY patterns!!! We are the SAME!! I also can't handle the smell of hair when I'm prego! it's soooo weird!!! When I was prego with my first we needed a new bed spread so I bought one from PB it was VERY pretty and VERY expensive but 2 months later I HAD to get rid of it. I would feel nauseas the entire day because of it. TO CRAZY!!!! Hope you have a wonderful day!!!

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  9. Sooo glad to hear there are others who feel the sme way when they are pregnant! I thought I was just some psycho lady. Maybe I am, sounds like you are too! Hehehe....
    I have learned NEVER to do room redo's when in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. When I was pregnant with my 2nd, I found this great upholstery fabric and made huge throw pillows. Then about a week later I couldn't stand the sight of them, and it had absolutely nothing to do with them, just with how I felt when I made them. I gave them to my sister but I still have to hide them when we visit or I start feeling terrible again! Can't stand to even think about them.
    Last year we bought our first barbecue, a really nice and pretty red one. I was about 6 weeks pregnant when we set it up and had our first barbecue. It ruined the whole thing for me. I have to work really hard not to feel that feeling again when we go out the the deck and start cooking. And I thought I only felt that way about decorations, not things like a barbecue!
    Glad to know there are others with the same, ummm, predicament.
    I love Megan's room. (That is my name too!) The molding your husband put up is beautiful. Can't wait to see what you are coming up with!

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  10. Stacy TuckerJune 23, 2011

    I have become addicted to reading your blog, anxiously opening it every morning, hoping to see a new post. You inspire me to want to stretch my decorating thought process further. What gets me are the architectural details that you've added with all the moulding & trim. LOVE IT!! The rooms are warm and inviting. Keep up the awe inspiring work. Can't wait to see Megan's (also my daughters name & DIL's name!) finished room.

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  11. Heidi! I thought I was the only one. I have told people that so many times and they just look at me like I am insane. Colors are so crucial for me. I have serveral things right now that I bought just before my current pregnancy and I can't stand the site of them. I really have to wait until my last trimester.

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  12. AnonymousJune 25, 2011

    Love the new look of the bedroom. I LOVE the big flower pillow. It's adorable. I acutally own that day bed shown in the picture with the tree. I LOVE it. Gabrielle

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