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Friday, January 20, 2012

the North guest bedroom


















































click HERE to read the "details" post on this room

95 comments:

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!! I love that bed and I'm making my reservations now!!

Shari @ turnstylevogue.com said...

Hey Joan!

So...when are you taking reservations? Simply beautiful.

Shari
(your Pacific NW Sista :)

Red Door Home said...

So beautiful! Every room in your house is a visual delight. Looking forward to all the details!

Coastal Cottage Dreams said...

Beautiful room, I like the rug and bedding.....Nice pics.....

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous! Looks so comfy and inviting, just how a guest would want it to be. Love the old table/desk. Thank you for sharing.

Debbie Mason

Pondside said...

The first thing that came to mind when I saw the room was the word 'restful'. I guess that's a good word for a bedroom, but it was beyond that - I saw 'rest' as in retreat, silence, peace, serenity. I like that you have left it relatively spare.

Southerncook said...

Joan, This is such a lovely guest bedroom. Any guest would feel the warmth and welcoming feel to this room. You seem to have a lot of natural light in your home. If I haven't mentioned it before, Happy New Year to you.

Carolyn

Kat said...

Like usual, everything is beautiful! Love that lamp next to the bed--I'm sure Dan worked his magic and came up with that beauty:) Beautifully done, Joan!

jessica said...

Another beautiful room Joan!! Do you have much snow there!? We are having our winter's share here in the Puget Sound!! Ice and snow = no power!! Thankfully it's been on for a while now! Have a wonderful weekend!!

Jessica @ Simply A Farmer's Wife said...

I love this space! Your home is to die for... Thank you for sharing & inspiring!

Brooke said...

You're going to think I'm nuts, but ALL day long, I've been texting my family and friends to ask if they have a specific looking basket for me to use for a photo shoot I have in mind. YOUR BASKET (by the bed) IS PERFECT!!! I SO wish I could just pop on over to your house and borrow it. Please oh please tell me that's not a one of a kind antique piece, and that I can just pick one up at my local Target? xoxo!

Victoria said...

I love the room, Joan. The bedding is beautiful, especially the long pillow. I also like the idea of using an oversized quilt at the bottom of the bed...it works well if you have a queen size bed and can use a king quilt. The color of it is a favorite of mine. I have a nearly identical rug, except mine is smaller and I use it in my kitchen. It is lovely for guests that you have enough room to have a desk and chair in the room...AND a chandelier. It is all so elegant.
All the best...Victoria

Debbie C said...

Just as lovely as I thought it would be!!

An Urban Cottage said...

I will be very comfortable there. My favorite piece is the painting over the bed. Both painting and frame are really special.

Full Circle Creations said...

Simply divine! Love that lamp!

Holly

Jacqueline said...

Such a peaceful room. When can I come stay?! haha

dawnineden.com said...

Love the bedroom, very serene. Do you have any info on the window panels. I like the simplicity of the panels. What fabric is that?

laney said...

...someone is going to have sweet dreams...lovely...blessings...laney

AmyeToTheRescue! said...

Every corner has spoken beautifully.
Well done!

Vicki said...

Hi Joan,

Just lovely! You seemed to be using the deep red as an accent color...something different than your other rooms. You always keep it interesting. Thanks for the inspiration.

Jane@Cottage at the Crossroads said...

What I am loving is your use of antique textiles and that gorgeous rug in your guest room! I knew you had a room waiting on me!

Designs By Pinky said...

Oh, how I want to make a reservation! Could it be for a weekend? I would love to follow you around and LEARN from you! This room is stunning. Did you make the bolsters on the bed??? Gorgeous. XO, Pinky

Fancy said...

I just found your blog...what a beautiful home! So cozy and inviting but still sophisticated. You just acquired a new fan! <3

the gardener's cottage said...

well hello guest bedroom!

BethA said...

Luscious! Any guest will be thrilled when they walk in this room. Aaaahhhhhh. Peaceful and comfy.

Patti said...

Love it! the first thing I noticed was the chandelier. Is it vintage?

much older sister Susan said...

Is this our room?

Barb @ GritsandGlamour said...

Ok, ok you convinced me. I agree to come up and stay with you, and this is the room I want. :) You have such a gift for creating a space with unique combinations. It is just warm and inviting. I love the little desk area you have set up. That is my fave. Thanks for sharing. Blessings, Barb

Dixie Delights said...

Another stunning room! I cannot tell you how much I look forward to your posts :-) Amanda
www.dixiedelights.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

So very peaceful and serene.

Claudia said...

Hello,

Just beautiful! Love the bed and all the pretty accessories.
Thank you for sharing.
Claudia

Anonymous said...

What a restful space - just lovely!

And I hope you're planning to show us the mudroom.

Jenny @ Simcoe Street said...

That bed! That chair! That RUG! LOVE!

Hope you are well
Jenny
www.simcoestreet.blogspot.com

Cath said...

Lovely and looks inviting.

Do you have any open dates for this room? It would give me an extra reason to go and see my sister in Portland.

burlap+blue said...

This is gorgeous! I just discovered your blog and am loving your style. Thanks for the inspiration. xo

Michelle said...

Another absolutely gorgeous room! Is that coral in the basket on the chair? Love every inch of it!

Anonymous said...

I am so excited to see another room. Everything you do is incredibily breathtaking. I would love to have just even one room look as beautiful. I wish I knew you so that could happen. Can't wait to see the details. best regards, wenda...maggieandme52@yahoo.com

A Country Farmhouse said...

So beautiful Joan! I love the abundance of artwork especially. And that little brass detail on the bed is lovely. What a gorgeous space.
xoTrina

Tima Murrell said...

So beautiful. I love the peacefulness. Everything is lovely, but I think you could have put almost anything on those floors and I still would have liked it. Those floors are gorgeous.

Amy @MaisonDecor said...

What an elegant guest bedroom. How nice~I love the bed and the way you dressed it~what are the curtains?

niartist said...

Any availability for extended stay this March? Gorgeous! I think I may have the same quilt - mine is in orange though. Did you get it at Soft Surroundings?

Izzys Mom said...

Hi Joan,
Everytime I see one of your reveals I'm in awe! I luv the detail you put in your rooms.

Just curious, is that crown molding I see?

I can't wait to read about the details. I enjoy your stories of how and where you acquired your antiques.

Amy

Zolane said...

Just like all of your rooms, this guest room is beautiful, peaceful and welcoming. Love all the details and especially the chair.

What a blessing for your guests.

Etta said...

Wow tris room is a DREAM, so lucky guests!!! ;)
Have a nice week end...
Etta

Jeanine said...

Beautiful!

Linda (Nina's Nest) said...

Beautiful bedroom - so warm, light and welcoming! Linda

Kirsten said...

As always....absolutely gorgeous! It looks so inviting and peaceful. You are such a talented person. I can't wait until you share the details.

Carolyn@SweetChaos said...

Is there any corner of your home that isn't absolutely drool-worthy? Love this room... the rug, the pillows, the art, the accessories, ah... and the lamp. Did you make that?

Gorgeous!

AntiqueChase said...

I love the tones in the room and the pillows on the bed look amazing!

Dianne said...

Oh lucky,lucky guest! That room is beautiful. I especially like the pillows on the bed and the art. Can't wait for the details. :)

LL from KS said...

Once again you have amazed me. That room is so serene and inviting. I'm sure every piece has an interesting story. I could just feel myself sitting in that room, totally at peace.

Steph. :) said...

Wow, it's such a grown up room! :) Very serene. I love the bed and the beautiful salon chair.

Buttercup Bliss said...

So beautiful - very peaceful, too! You have so many special touches, but I think my favorite part is the antique chair at the desk. I want a chair just like that.... I know one day I am going to find one that I can redo. Again, the entire room is gorgeous!

Mary said...

The rug! The artwork! The quilt! The entire color scheme. :D Quiet, but enough color to be exciting. Perfection. love love love!

Leslie said...

So cozy! I love the way you pay attention to all the little details. The rug is gorgeous!

Ocean Breezes and Country Sneezes said...

Beautiful, can I come be a guest?

I am Julie said...

You always get every element just right! Beautiful!!! A very inviting room!

The Distressed Mother said...

Beautiful! I'd love to be a guest in that gorgeous room.

TDM xx

Parnassus said...

A guest room dedicated to guests! My North guest room disappeared last year, when I acknowledged ts real function as storage. The South one is still in operation, but is just a bed insinuated in a room lined with bookshelves.
--Road to Parnassus

Syndi@ Beachnut Lane said...

Just beautiful. You have such a gift for decorating. This room flows so perfectly with the rest of the house.

Posie Patchwork said...

What a beautiful & inviting guest bedroom, so delightful, love Posie

SHERRY HART said...

Looks like it is ready for guest. I can't wait to read the "details"...those pillows on the bead are to die......

Muraca Design said...

Ohhh! Just love it all! I'm swooning over the bed pillows. So inspiring. I smiled when I saw the desk with the ottoman under it. I'm on the hunt for a console or table or desk to put next to my living room chair and be able to scoot the ottoman under it. I've been tweaking my first floor, painting most of the walls Benjamin Moore, Titanium after reviewing your paint list. Thank you for all the wonderful pictures!

Sandy

My Little Bungalow said...

What a pretty room. I especially love the white bedspread and the dainty little wooden chair in the corner. Thanks for sharing this room with us.
Claudia

lori sargent said...

Beautiful room! I have been looking for floors exactly like the ones in this room! Are they reclaimed wood? Could you give me the details? Company, type, etc. Thanks so much!!

To The Moon and Back said...

Joan, this is STUNNING! Are you taking reservations?

Vicki V @ blestnest.blogspot.com said...

You have impeccable taste! I would love to know where you got the little round bedside table and the pretty grey? coverlet at the end of the bed. Also the paint color.

Jen said...

I love all the neutral textures and the soft reds of the rug and paintings. Elegant simplicity.

Katherine said...

Joan,
The mix of much loved and new is a winning combination, especially the way you always put things together. The new finish on the much loved bed frame is beautiful.
And I want the long pillow - did you make the cover for it?

Battfam said...

I love this room, every detail. I hope you will tell us about the bed skirt when you get to the details. It is fabulous.

sécia said...

Ummm, wow. Just wow. Your spaces never cease to amaze me.

♥ sécia
www.petiteinsanities.blogspot.com

laney said...

...i keep trying to get a better look at the pillow behind that long front pillow...is that a pillow made from a turkish rug...or is it tapestry...whatever...i love it...blessings laney

darlene said...

Joan, love the curtains! and how nice is it to have a desk in the guest room! this is my first comment on a blog with many more to follow. thanks for the response re: the miele. Darlene

Living Life in the Lowcountry said...

So pretty!

Cathy said...

Absolutely stunning! Would you be willing to share the paint color you used for the walls?

Donna Mc said...

Wow, wow and wow! I've lost track of all the things I love about this room. It is truly beautiful...a masterpiece. I can't wait to read the details. Thanks for the amazing photos!

Elizabeth (Blue Clear Sky) said...

Another lovely room, Joan! Great personality in your collected pieces too. Any guest would feel cherished in such a lovely space.

Cindy said...

Joan, Dan, and Ella: Beautiful, peaceful, restful, inviting, serene...what a guest room! I can't wait to read the story. Cindy

Jemsmom said...

That room is just lovely as all your rooms are, but I must say... your floors make my heart go pitter patter!

vicki archer said...

How beautifully welcoming and generous Joan... as I know you are... How fortunate your friends are to share your home...
Be careful... Your guests will never want to leave... xv

Becca said...

I'd like to make a reservation for 2, please! What a beautiful guest room, Joan ... anyone who steps foot in such a gorgeous space will *not* want to leave!

Anonymous said...

I'd love you to post your stuff on pinterest! it is all so beautiful.

rachel hood

The Epper's said...

BEAUTIFUL Joan! What lucky house guests you have! :)

-Meg

Lizabeth @ Infuse With Liz said...

Seems as though there is going to be a line-up to stay in this bedroom!
I do love it too! Your collections are amazing and your placement of each item is perfect! Love the balustrade lamp, bedding and the big wide pillow! 5 star!! :-)

Vicki said...

Love the bedroom, where did you get the pillows?

Mel@Georgica Pond said...

What a lovely elegant, welcoming, cosy, stylish room - beautifully decorated and presented - looks so lived in and as though it just evolved magically rather than being contrived and overdecorated. You have such a skill for doing that.

annie said...

What a perfect guest room...it looks like you've thought of everything. I love the painting above the bed and the desk is just gorgeous. A perfect reading lamp and tray to hold jewelry or whatever...even a rug as your feet hit the floor in the morning...oh and the bed linens are well...to die for. Your guests will never want to leave!

Carolyn said...

So restful. I particularly love the writing desk. I have one that's very similar made by Wright Table. Mine is distressed to look old; yours looks like the real thing.

Karen said...

Joan,
As always, your style is so beautiful. I truly hope you and Dan are approached about creating a coffee table book of your home. I love to revisit the images as they always inspire me with ideas for my own home.
Karen

Anonymous said...

So beautiful and peaceful. I love how the red in the rug is picked up in the pictures and pillows.
Patti

Audrey said...

The entire room is so peaceful and welcoming...just beautiful. But oh, my. Oh, my. I have been wanting to do a needlepoint bell pull (or two? or three?) from Elizabeth Bradley but wasn't sure how I'd use it once it was done. Now I know. Exactly! Thank you!!!

Stacy Curran said...

Thank you so much for your comment today because it led me here...how I was not following already I'll never know, because your house and blog are spectacular! I'll be stalking you now :)
Stacy

Anonymous said...

I quite love the color of this gorgeous room. Was wondering if you could tell me what paint color you used? Your home is so inspiring!

-Giselle

for the love of a house said...

hi Giselle,
the color is BM's Overcast. If you go to the bottom of these comments you will see: "newer post" "home" "older post". If you click on "newer post" it will take you to the detail post on this room. Also, ALL of my colors are listed under "My Paints and Stains" on the sidebar. Hope this helps!

Jenny Rose-Innes said...

This is such a darling welcoming bedroom... how lucky your guests are! xx

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