We moved in to our new house just under a year ago and while we've paid a lot of attention to the rooms that we live in, the rooms that we sleep in haven't been shown the same amount of love. The master bedroom is magnolia heaven and contains all the furniture and accessories that were in our old room in Switzerland. It's a little bit bland and very, very mismatched. Liveable but not very exciting so yes, it's my next project.
Flicking through some fashion magazines a couple of weeks ago, I read that navy is set to be the new neutral for winter and if you have to make just one purchase, you can't go wrong with a little tweed something from Chanel. Navy and tweed. Tweed and navy. A colour and a fabric that I love. And equally as important, a colour and a fabric that my husband is also enamoured with. So why not apply both trends to our bedroom, hey?
We have built-in wardrobes and a bed that we adore (although a new memory foam mattress from Argos wouldn't go amiss) so we don't really need to buy lots of new bedroom furniture. We're looking at flooring (hardwood as we had it throughout our old apartment in Zürich and I loved it), bedside tables (ours are lovely but they don't really go with the bed) and the very best bits to shop for ... soft furnishings. And maybe a lick of paint. I'm not really that adventurous when it comes to walls so I'd probably be inclined to swap the magnolia for white. Daring, non?!
When trying to find the little bits and pieces to make the bedroom feel more homely, I came across a beautiful tweed blanket in Toast, grey with navy accents. It's 100 percent wool and 100 percent perfect, and made here in Wales too so a win all round. It gave me the perfect starting point to start scouring the shops for other accessories to bring the navy and tweed theme together and give the bedroom that extra touch of comfort.
Here's what I found. And yes, I know that a cup and saucer is not an essential bedroom item but any excuse to buy another, right?
I adore the cute silver effect candle holders. As I mentioned, we're not looking to buy any big pieces but there's some lovely bedroom furniture on the Argos website (they stock the awesome Habitat range too - definitely worth checking out).
So now the only question remains is do I get that paintbrush out before or after Christmas?!
Disclaimer: This post was written in association with Argos.