Oh yeah...and creating a second guest room...which leads me to my post...
Ryan and I have been using our second guestroom, located in the basement, as our pseudo garage since we moved in. Our out-of-season clothes, pictures, lamps, have called this room home. But with guests coming in 12 days we had to quickly clean this out and make it feel like a guest room.
We painted the walls with Simply White by Benjamin Moore. I'm not going to lie, I'm a huge fan of BM colors, but not so much the paint. I find it to be very thin. I might commit the cardinal sin of color matching BM with Lowe's Valspar for my family room...don't hate me!
Simply White is part of the Potterybarn/Benjamin Moore Summer line. After doing thorough research and testing 5 BM whites on my wall, I really fell in love with this one. I also tested Decorator's White, Dove White, Cloud White and Soft White.
The room came out beautifully bright and airy. I also purchased this bed from Ikea (below):
And I've had this awesome Orange/White Tile Duvet from Potterybarn forever just waiting to use it:
I'm going for a whole farmhouse meets artsy chic feel.
Will post shots of the room and my mood board later...