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Master Bedroom: Almost Complete

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You might remember the master bedroom project I was helping my friends with a few months back. Well– I finally got a few moments to take some photos now that the construction crew is long gone. We are still working on decor and finish details but you get the idea of how this all shook out. The pillow is John Robshaw and is temporary. The wall color here is Benjamin Moore’s Pale Smoke. It is more subtle and a bit smokier in real life. My friends and I worked on the mantel and fireplace surround together. I knew we needed a “book nook” to occupy that space to the right of the fireplace surround and they knew that they wanted glass front cabinets on the bottom of the built-ins. The sconces are Visual Comfort and the picture lights mounted above the shelves are the Merrick from Hudson Valley. We wanted…

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Master Bedroom: Renovation Progress

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I’m helping a friend remodel their master bedroom. The regular crew and I are taking a break from the Grout Cottage and lending a hand to this transformation from ho hum bedroom to master and commander with a dressing room and super organized closet. This is the only true before image that I have. via Flickr Before it was a regular bedroom with a cathedral popcorn ceiling, a walk-in closet that was packed to the gills with not only clothing but also a huge water filter, two unnecessary windows and a boob light. Another tiny early 1900s closet and an adjoining closed in porch that was being used as a small junk room rounded out this space. First order of business was to blow out that old 1900’s tiny closet and the wall separating the bedroom from the small junk room. Here’s a list of how the rest of the…

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Assembling a Master Bedroom for Houzz.com

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Check out the latest ideabook over at Houzz.com, where Sarah pulls together a list of must-haves to create a soothing space in your Master Bedroom. Guest Picks: Assembling a Master Bedroom Houzz- Kitchen Remodel, Bathroom Remodel and More » Browse Lighting on Houzz- For Example: Ceiling Fans · Chandeliers · Kitchen Lighting And Cabinet Lighting · Light Bulbs · Pendant Lighting · Recessed Lighting · Table Lamps · Track Lighting ·

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Sarah’s (old) house: Paint Master Bedroom

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These paint samples were up for two weeks in the master bedroom and in the downstairs hall. The colors are all Benjamin Moore. The image below shows the samples in the hall. Moving left to right, Paper White,  Wickham Gray,  Moonshine I was pretty frustrated with the light when I was taking these pictures but the end result turned out to be an accurate representation of the colors.  The same set of colors are again sampled this time in the master bedroom. Here’s how the decision making process went- Moonshine looked great on the color chip but it has too much of a lilac tone at different times during the day. Paper white is way too stark so it was excluded quickly. Wickham Gray is the clear front runner at this point. I intended to sample Ben Moore’s Gray Owl but I never got around to it. A lot of…

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