Vintage farmhouse bedroom decorating ideas

Effortless farmhouse bedroom decorating ideas

Truth be told, the master bedroom is always the last room I decorate. I’m not sure why, but it was time for a little refresh and some new bedding. I love vintage farmhouse style so I kept that style going into the master bedroom. I moved some things around, completed a quick furniture DIY, took my own advice to create a cozy corner, and got some new bedding! I hope my effortless farmhouse bedroom decorating ideas are inspiring and encouraging!

Effortless farmhouse bedroom decorating ideas

Simple modern farmhouse wreath

I created this modern farmhouse wreath because I’ve been dying to make one of these beauties myself. There are some lovely designs all over Pinterest and they looked easy enough, so I tried making one too. I found the huge 23 inch embroidery hoop at a craft store because all the huge brass rings were sold out everywhere else. I didn’t want to pay for shipping so I got a wood ring instead.

I could have used wire to attach the stems, but I just used green embroidery floss and it worked great. I also considered spray painting the wood a gold color to coordinate with my brushed gold accents all over the house, but kept the natural wood – it’s cozier. This wreath is so fun, pretty, easy to change, light-weight, and huge – it’s such a great statement piece.

simple modern farmhouse wreath

Easy DIY furniture makeover

My first project was to update our nightstands and dresser, just a bit. Don’t get me wrong, there was nothing wrong with the furniture and I still enjoy it’s look very much, but after ten years, I wanted a little change – so I spray painted the hardware and I wish I would have done it sooner. I also looked into changing out the legs, but it was too expensive. I also looked into installing new hardware, but my idea fell through (however, I’m keeping an eye out for just the right piece of furniture to makeover and try my idea).

easy DIY furniture makeover
Vintage farmhouse bedroom decorating ideas

Create a cozy corner in the bedroom

My husband’s great grandpa’s green leather chair is such a beauty. It has beautiful lines with nail head details, and it’s in amazing condition. The ottoman makes it an idea chair for reading or doing a devotional. So, a new corner library was created and I love the serenity of it. Just out the window is a lovely view of fields and landscape – there’s also a curvy road, but it’s not a busy road. Some people have questioned why the books are facing backwards and that’s just because I love the neutral look and the colors of worn pages so much more than I like book spines. Now, if I had a huge collection of old books, I’d definitely turn out the spines.

create a cozy corner in the bedroom

Master bedroom farmhouse bedding

I have been on the lookout for new bedding for a while, but it’s not an easy task. My husband is particular about sheets, blankets, and bedding. Keeping his preferences at the forefront of my mind, I ended up selecting a comforter. I don’t think we’ve owned a comforter for over 15 years, but this one is Hearth & Hand, and looks like linen.

master bedroom farmhouse bedding

I love the neutral grey, the texture, and tiny cross details. I think it will be wonderful as we transition into spring because it feels so light over me. During these colder months, I’ll add a thin quilt for extra warmth and weight. I can even add some springy throw pillows to brighten it up. With a neutral base, it’s so much easier to swap out blankets and pillows with each season.

Tip: Once you place a new comforter or duvet cover onto your bed, get an extension cord for your iron and iron out the wrinkles right on your bed. Be sure to keep the iron moving and to use the correct temperature for the type of fabric.

Effortless farmhouse bedroom decorating ideas

Our bedroom refresh can’t go without the mention of a few new items I scored from Target. The best part about three of these items is that I will be using them around the house to refresh other areas. Who doesn’t love shopping their house to change up a look? Here’s a list of my new items from Target:

Open weave basket with leather handles

Ceramic vase with tassel

Hearth & Hand grey comforter

White ceramic footed planter

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Create a stunning wall gallery

There is currently one photo gallery in my home. It’s large, symmetrical, and it fits great on the wall! I didn’t originally display the current artwork in the frames though, I had family photos and loved how the large prints showed my girl’s expressions so well. You can create a stunning wall gallery that is not only affordable, but one that makes a big impact!

create a stunning wall gallery

When I staged my home to sell it, the personal photos had to go into hiding. I found the current artwork for free, on The Graphics Fairy website. This talented lady has so many amazing vintage images – it’s easy to get carried away admiring the graphics. The amount of freebies she offers is amazing! The best part is that the vintage images I selected enlarged perfectly. I uploaded the images into Costco Photo and they printed the same day!

stunning wall gallery

I have received numerous compliments on these images and I still love them as a collection today! The large frames are from IKEA and they have plexi glass instead of standard glass, but you’d never know it. I hope this gallery wall concept inspires you to install your own gallery – especially now that you have an art resource with thousands of free images to choose from!

Create a stunning wall gallery

IKEA Ribba Frames: $90

The Graphics Fairy art: FREE

Photo enlargements: $36 ($3.99 ea.)


If you love these specific graphics as much as I do, you can download them from The Graphics Fairy or here. These prints cannot be sold, but used only for personal use.

More wall gallery inspiration

Creating a wall gallery takes time, but is worth the planning and effort. There is something so special about designing a collection of art, mirrors, photography, and wall hangings that has meaning and sentiment. The display of wall art can be just as artful as the art itself. Here is some wall gallery inspiration to get you going.

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How to distress glass bottles

I just love the charm that a collection of glass bottles can add to your decor. Personally, I love vintage glass and worn items. However, old, worn, and dirty vintage bottles can cost a small fortune – so to save money, but not sacrifice charm, I’m going to share how to distress glass bottles.

How to distress glass bottles
My glass bottles before they were distressed and labeled.

I first tried using sand paper to rough up the outside of a bottle, but I only had one grit of sand paper, and the little progress I made took way too long. So, I ended up using a more simple method that gave me the subtle affect I was after. This process is so easy, costs next to nothing, and you probably already have the necessary items on hand .

How to distress glass bottles

I poured about 3 tablespoons of Elmer’s glue into a paper cup, and then added about 3 tablespoons of tea – mix well . (I steeped one tea packet into a third cup of hot water to get a strong tea color.)

how to distress glass bottles
Distressed this spaghetti jar in just a few minutes!

Pour some of the mixture into the bottle and after turning the bottle around to spread the glue mixture onto the entire inside surface, just pour out the excess back into the paper cup.

French ephemera labels

Allow to dry and decorate! For some interest, I added these free French ephemera labels by the Graphics Fairy. You could age the labels too if you wanted a more authentic vintage look.

More ways to age glass bottles

For more vintage farmhouse decorating inspiration, check out my 4 easy winter decorating ideas.

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