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A Little Unplanned Guest Room Makeover

Anyone else ever accidentally do a room makeover?  I started an unplanned makeover of my guest room back in late summer and I am really happy with how it turned out!

It all started at a Dillard's sale.  I saw some indoor/outdoor Lilly Pulitzer throw pillows marked down.  They turned out to be not quite as cheap as I had originally hoped because they had been put on the wrong markdown table, but then the sales guy called the manager and got permission to give them to me for the better price.  SCORE!
They reverse to this...
So I got 4 Lilly throw pillows for super cheap and had plans to use them outside until everyone said "Are you crazy?!?!?!".  I decided to use them in my guest room because I thought it would be a pretty easy transition.

In my guest room I have a daybed that I got for my birthday when I was in 1st grade.  When I moved into my house in 2005, I bought a white matelass√© bedding from Pottery Barn and used it with some colorful printed pillows shams.  So all I needed was new larger pillows, and the Lilly throw pillows should be great.  Also, it turns out a Lilly square pillow I got several years ago and never had a great place for would work perfectly.  I found some great Crinkle Puff Euro Shams at Pottery Barn teen to complete the look.




Then a couple of weekends ago, I washed the white bubble shade that had been hanging on the window in the room for the past 12 years, and decided I might like some new curtains to complete the makeover.  I looked online and settled on a pair that I ordered from Walmart.  They were from Better Homes and Gardens and were only about $13 per panel and they look really nice!  Now, ideally, curtains should go all the way to the floor, but the way the bed is situated and a file cabinet, floor length curtains don't work great in here.  Luckily Walmart sold them in 63 inch, which was the perfect length to work with the curtain rod as it already was.


Once I got the curtains in and it looked so good (and was really white and not Ivory as described), I decided to try a "matching" pillow that Walmart sold for $8.44.  I had been wanting another Lilly pillow for the center of the bed, and there was a Lilly gold & white one that I really wanted, but didn't want to pay $36 for it.  This little number for less than $10 was perfect!


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