My *current* favorite room in my house is our master bedroom. This is a shame, really, since its the room we spend the least amount of time conscious in. Still, I’m so glad Hubby and I decided to shell out a bit of dough for some nicer furniture. My grandparents wanted to purchase a bed for us as a wedding present, and I talked Hubby into purchasing a dresser that was part of the suite. I reasoned that if we waited a couple of years to get something nice, by then we’d want to have kids and spend all our money on them. We needed nice furniture, I explained, so we could have a retreat. I am soooo glad we did! I love the clean lines of the pieces with more traditional details, like the pulls. Its still not where I’d like it to be (the small dresser we’re usuing as a bedside table is an inexpensive one Hubby’s had since high school, and doesn’t quite go with the rest of the room’s wood tones), but I still love it!

 

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View from the door. I found the comfortor at the end of the bed out in Colorado when I was in college, and it was yet another gift from my wonderful grandparents.

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Our dresser. My parents gave us this mirror they purchased from an antique shop. Orginally, it was a gilded frame, but it was badly damaged, so all the gilded plaster was scrapped away and the frame was turned into a lovely pine mirror. I love the contrast between the wood tones of the mirror and the dresser.

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I use this mug holder to display my jewelry. I wear it a lot more if I can see what I have!

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The things on the otherside of the dresser — Hubby made the wooden jewelry box for me the Christmas after we got engaged with my “married” monogram on it.

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My side of the bed with my apothecary lamp.

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Hubby’s side of the bed.

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Close up of one of the books and pocket-knife on Hubby’s side.

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Close-up of my bedside table. The knob that came with it was silver and more modern. I found this at a salvage shop in town for $1, and instantly made the table work with everything in the room.

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