Friday, April 15, 2016

Guest Bedroom, A New Throw and A Giveaway

Our guest bedroom is coming along nicely, especially with the addition of a few accents like a soft woodgrain print throw and a sign I painted. Stay with me to the end of this post for the details on the giveaway.



While I am trying to keep the cost of this makeover to a minimum using items we already have, repurposing and making some items, it is nice to add a few new pieces. I shared the before, the inspiration and the early progress of this room makeover in this post.


The 'white wood wall' print double layer fleece blanket I ordered from www.visionbedding.com arrived and I love it! I love how soft this throw is and my photos don't do the wood grain print justice.


The 'life is beauty full' sign that I painted was inspired by the one in my inspiration photo but I chose to use black lettering on a grey background with stain and a whitewash. I need to either paint the night table and cannonball bed or deal with the scratches that time has brought to this antique set that I bought when I was 19. 


The throw adds some interest without overpowering the neutral and white colour scheme. I also think the pattern could easily blend with other seasonal pillows and colours.


I love that trays can add some pretty details and yet be moved aside so easily. 


The collage frame with boat and dock photos is the only other item on the wall in this small room.


A wood plank barn door will be added to the closet when the budget allows but for now I added a basket and white pillows to the top shelf and a quilt rack with extra throws. I will add some wood hangers for guests, but otherwise we have lots of storage space and this closet can be just for guests.


The 2" wood blinds are staying for privacy but they will get a good spring cleaning outdoors as soon as the weather improves. I also plan to hang simple white curtains from a black rod.


There were so many great images that I could have had printed on this double layer fleece blanket but I am very happy with the white wood wall pattern that I chose.


Black is one of my base decor colours so I chose a black fleece backing. Super soft and it ties in with the black lines between the planks on the front.


Although there are some other projects that I still want to complete, our guest bedroom is guest worthy at this point and that feels really good. So for the giveaway... the throw I ordered is from Vision Bedding and they have offered one of my readers a coupon code for $100 to use on their products. They sell bedding, bath decor, wall art, murals, pillows and other products with so so many great images to add or you can add your own image.

The rules are fairly simple: 
  • Open to readers (and hopefully you're a follower somehow too -bloglovin', on your blog list, by email subscription etc.) of Rustic Maple here on the blog and/or follow rusticmapleelizabeth on Instagram.
  • There are up to 2 chances to enter. Comment here on the blog (one per person with a valid way for me to contact you ie. your blog or email) and/or comment on my IG account rusticmapleelizabeth on the Giveaway! photo
  • I am Canadian so this giveaway is open to Canadian and U.S. readers (note that I am not responsible for shipping.)
  • Entries end Wednesday April 20th at noon at which time I will combine all entries from both the blog and IG and draw one winner for the $100 coupon code to use at visionbedding.com

Thanks for stopping by and good luck!


I was compensated for this post with product to provide opinion on the product and services. As always, the opinions expressed are my own, I will always give my honest opinion, findings or experiences on this topic or product. 


25 comments:

  1. Elizabeth- That room looks just beautiful- peaceful and serene. I have to say that I LOVE that collage of the boats. It is lovely. Nice job all the way around. You don't have to enter me in the giveaway--I have been too absent to count! Have a wonderful weekend- xo Diana

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  2. I love the classic yet softness to this room. And am so glad you are hanging on to your old bedroom set. It is a beautiful set!

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  3. So the throw was made from one of your photos printed on the material? How cool.

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  4. You did a great job decorating the bedroom. Personally I think you should leave the bed and nightstands with the scratches and dings; it adds charm =)

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  5. I really like the tray you used! I have been looking for one that has a nice beach-y feel to it, and this one definitely fits the bill! rebeccabarker2@gmail.com

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  6. Hi Elizabeth! Your guests will be very lucky to stay in your pretty room - and may never want to leave, lol. I love the peaceful colors, also with the pop of the check shams and the throw is a great touch. The wood pattern makes me smile.Have a fantastic weekend! Jane

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  7. I love throws and that one is so cute. I love how you made the room, so pretty and fresh looking. Throw my name in the hat, I am a follower.

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  8. I love throws and that one is so cute. I love how you made the room, so pretty and fresh looking. Throw my name in the hat, I am a follower.

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  9. The guest bedroom looks lovely. I really like the subtle colour scheme you have. I follow along via a couple of different ways, would love to be a winner as our guest bedroom needs a makeover. I'm at craftygardener at xplornet dot com

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  10. I really like how you decorated this guest room! The sign over the bed looks great. You are very talented. The bedding is pretty too. Thank you for the opportunity to win this giveaway. I'll be sure to check out their website.

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  11. You did a great job putting it altogether! Soft and cozy and not too feminine for the men who might stay there! I'm a fellow Canadian follower! Diane

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  12. Love the plaid pillow. Great colour scheme!!

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  13. Love those plaid pillows and your colour scheme!!
    rauch3@telus.net

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  14. The guest bedroom looks very inviting. I'm sure all who stay there will enjoy it.

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  15. I'd love some new bedding. I just painted my bedroom a light grey. And I have a cannonball bed and was wondering if I should paint it!

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  16. I love the sign! "Life Is Beauty Full" it's perfect!

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  17. What a lovely room! Thank you for the chance to win.

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  18. The color combination in that room is very relaxing and peaceful. Love that bedding too. Thanks:-)

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  19. Loving everything about that room..the tray is a great touch. I entered on Instagram, too!

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  20. Looks like a wonderful room, good job!

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  21. WOW the room looks wonderful. It would be sure fun to win your giveaway!

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  22. The giveaway is closed. Congratulations to mspgy. I will be contacting you.

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