Before and After: A Cozy Bedroom Transformation

Love how this room transformed into such a cozy bedroom space!

This past Wednesday was another room photo shoot day for Schneiderman’s.  A very busy day shooting a variety of rooms and settings in a beautiful new construction home built by Swanson Homes.

As is always the case, our design team did a great job putting all the different looks together. You’ll have a chance to see the images on our website, in our magalogs, and in upcoming blog and social media posts (so stay tuned!).

I snapped some pics while I was there to give you a little peek behind the scenes at a before and after of one of the rooms.

This pretty bedroom already had a good start with gray walls and some great design details, but it was empty and just waiting for comfortable furniture and some decorating to make it more inviting.

What a great bedroom transformation! Love it.

The transformation started with our Lewiston bed  (one of the American-made Daniel’s Amish beds), and matching furniture.  It has a slightly rustic look, beautiful cherry wood, and clean simple lines that make it versatile and easy to design around.


Next we added the Miramar coverlet, along with some tucking and steaming, and used organic branch art in gold and bronze to soften the space between the windows.  Gold lamps sit pretty as you please on the nightstands.


Layering pillows is a great way to make a bed more inviting, so we layered some on for an extra dose of color and pattern.

Placing two matching tufted leather top benches with an antique brass base at the end of the bed felt a little unexpected, in a very good way.  It also repeated the gold from the wall art and lamps.  One of those little details that really help pull a room together and make it more cohesive.


The canvas art that Steph and Natalie chose for the wall on the other side of the bedroom was the perfect way to pull some color, and another texture, over there.

The rest of the accessories were kept very simple –  just added here and there for even more texture and a little color.

so much to love about bedroom 1s transformation

And of course I have to mention those great storage drawers in the bed!  They not only allow for additional storage without taking up any more space, but are a really nice design detail as well.  Perfect.

Love the pullout drawers on both sides of this storage bed

The finished look is so inviting, isn’t it?   I think it strikes a perfect balance between light and airy and warm and cozy. Pretty sure I could be very comfortable in this bedroom — how about you?

{If you’re interested in creating this look for yourself, you’ll find the Lewiston bedroom furniture on our website and bedding, accent pieces, art, and accessories in our stores.}


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