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Neutral guest room with twin beds, blue ceiling

Our guest room is finally done! It used to be the home office, but Marcello and I both had the idea at the same time to close in the double doors and make it another bedroom! I did it on the cheap (of course), I’ll show you how.

I wanted the room to work for anybody — adult, child, male or female — so I kept it neutral, but added a blue ceiling for a touch of fun.

This is what it used to look like:

It was the dumping ground for random stuff when we moved in early this year. And somehow I didn’t take any before pictures so now I have to show the world this mess! Haha!

I asked God if we should fill in the doors and make a bedroom to help other kids with this house he’s given us. If so, I told him He’d have to do it because we don’t know how and it’s not in the budget to hire someone so soon after moving.

Do you know that the next week some new friends said they would help us fill it in! And they did! Within two weeks it was all filled in and cost about $150. Seriously!

Thursday I’ll show you how I did a board and batten wall on the dining room side of this wall.

Here’s what the room looks like as a bedroom. We moved our office into our bedroom! Post coming soon.

SINNERLIG bamboo pendant and KVIKNE wardrobe closet from ikea in guest bedroom
blue ceiling in bedroom with bamboo pendant from IKEA and DIY $10 large scale art
Neutral guest bedroom with bamboo pendant light and blue ceiling - harbor haze
Guest room on the cheap - neutral with calming blue ceiling
cheap macrame wall hanging from Target
Upholstery nail to hang art or use for bulletin boards

I use upholstery nails instead of nails for wall hangings and instead of tacks for bulletin boards.

IKEA wall shelf and whimsical cat pot for kids room
Cat pot with succulent

It’s cheaper to buy succulent pieces at Hobby Lobby or Joann Fabric and stick it in a pot, rather than buying a faux plant already potted.

Scripture art - for i know the plans i have for you
Bamboo IKEA light fixture pendant in guest bedroom with blue ceiling
IKEA kallax shelving unit is the best
wall shelf styling for guest bedroom
puppy planter with succulent
Neutral guest room with two twin beds, bamboo pendant and blue ceiling
my favorite ikea shelving unit in the guest room
Scripture sign - plans to give you a hope a future
IKEA SINNERLIG bamboo pendant - Perfect ceiling paint Benjamin Moore Harbor Haze
IKEA SINNERLIG bamboo pendant - Perfect ceiling paint color Benjamin Moore Harbor Haze
IKEA wardrobe and DIY art in guest room
Novagratz indoor outdoor rug - gray brown purple pink aztec pring
Neutral guest room with two twin beds, bamboo pendant and Harbor Haze blue ceiling

I curious to see who God has this room in store for! I hope they feel at home and welcomed here.


Sources

Bedspreads ($30)
Throw blankets (sale $15)
Throw pillows (sale $10)
Rug (sale $116)
Macrame wall hanging ($15)
Ceiling moulding medallion ($20) – 22″ (16″ is shown)
Light fixture ($70)
Wardrobe ($159)
Baskets ($13)
Wall shelves ($19)
Standing shelves
Frames above beds ($48 with 40% off coupon for both)
Love sign: DIY here ($10)
Stuff on wall shelves: Ross and T.J. Maxx
Lamp: Ross $20
Nightstand: hand-me-down (that I’d like to paint, of course)
Headboards: old, Costco
Paint color: Benjamin Moore Harbor Haze

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4 thoughts on “Neutral guest room with twin beds, blue ceiling

  1. It is a beautiful room. Love the neutral color scheme and
    the rug. God will bless you and in turn the room……what a generous heart.

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