Metamorphosis/Blue Monday ~ Master Bedding

This week I’m combining Metamorphosis Monday with Blue Monday. Our bedding in our Master Bedroom was getting very tired looking and we found a pattern that both Dear and I could live with. Since the new bedding is mostly blue and green it made perfect sense to combine our two Monday events. I appreciate Susan at Between Naps on the Porch and Sally at Smiling Sally for their gracious hosting of these fun events each week.

Before…

A buttery yellow duvet cover and slightly lighter dust ruffle. Green and yellow accent pillows.

After….

When I first started looking for a new fresh look I was really discouraged at what I found especially the prices. I just couldn’t justify spending $249.00 for a Duvet set. We found this April Cornell Duvet Cover with two shams at Home Goods for $34.95. Now that’s what I’m talking about! Then at a different HomeGoods I found an April Cornell green sheet set with pillowcases for $29.95. The dust ruffle was $14.95.

Now I was on the search for some throw pillows to finish off the look. Again I couldn’t justify spending $20.00 to $50.00 a pillow. On Friday I made a special trip to the Ventura Main Street Thrift stores and was so excited to find these three pillows, 2 blue, and one green for $4.95 each. It was like they were just sitting there on the shelf waiting for me.

We’re enjoying our new fresh looking Master bedding.

To see more Met Monday visit Susan here and to see more Blue Monday visit Sally here.

Have a wonderful week everyone!

57 thoughts on “Metamorphosis/Blue Monday ~ Master Bedding

  1. Ellen – just lovely! I love the blue with the sage walls. It could not be more perfect! I know what you mean about finding bedding that the Mister would be comfortable with. I am still looking. :- /
    Thanks for sharing…Barb

  2. That looks great – love the color combinations of blue, green and yellow and I’m thinking of doing the same colors to summarize my bedroom. Linda

  3. What a huge difference this makes. It’s just perfect and it looks like it cost mucho bucks. The pillows are so complimentary; I can’t believe they were so inexpensive. Great job.

  4. im glad you are enjoying your bed makeover, it is so pretty and one of my favorite color combinations in my mostly neutral world. Like you i cant justify paying big dollars for most things, and its a thrill when you land a great buy for something that you love.
    hugs
    janet

  5. Ellen…I am just loving the new look! Perfect for Spring and all that’s new and fresh!! You got a great deal which makes it all the better!! Woo Hoo!!! Hugs!

  6. Perfect! I love April Cornell! And what a deal!

    Tomorrow: tutoring and then eye dr appts. Bummer. No walking. Tuesday: another test. I’ll let you know…

  7. What a wonderful fresh Spring look. Love it! Also I really like the color of your walls. Do you remember what it’s called?
    Sweet Dreams to you and Mr. Dear,
    Candy

  8. Oh it is perfect! I didn’t even realize your walls were green until I saw the room with the new bedding. I then had to go back and see if the walls had been green in the original picture! In other words the bedding really makes the colors in the room pop!

  9. Those pillows were meant to be! I love your wall color. I have paint on the brain 🙂 –am trying to pick out a color for a guest room! Great makeover!

  10. I love how you tied in the old colors with the new ones. Genius. A good bargain makes the change that much more enjoyable. Beautiful setting. Blessings to you!

  11. Thanks for visiting my blog! I like your new bed set. The green in pillow looks like it matches your bedding and wall color perfectly. You got some really great bargains, good shopping! Mary :O)

  12. wowzers! you are quite the bargain hunter, my dear!

    i love april cornell.. her things are just so nicely made and they always seem to somehow be vintage too. you really have done such a marvelous job with how you pulled everything together. to do that on a budget takes extra-special talent☺

  13. What a beautiful, fresh transformation, Ellen! And a bargain to boot…what’s not to love, eh?! Love the new look! Happy week, my friend ((HUGS))

  14. Wowie Zowie!! That change really adds a lot of punch to the room. I really like how it turned out to change to the new bedding. You got lucky with your finds. No since spending an arm and a leg when you can find better deals that let you keep that arm and leg. Awesome!

  15. Love this change! It’s the pattern – it brightens and just draws you right into the room. Great job and what fun to find this bedding at bargain prices. Truly what it’s all about.

  16. Ellen – don’t you just live the liveliness in April Cornell’s designs?! The blue looks great!! And I also like the two blue metalasse pillows.

    I can’t wait to hear your opinion of “The Chronicles of Pemberley”. I am DYING to talk to someone about the book! 🙂 But I won’t say anything lest I spoil the plot for you. I shall wait…

  17. Well done Ellen .. I love the blue and butter yellow combo .. one of my favorites. .saw those thrift shops driving through little vilalges again today .. and thought of ellen.

  18. Your new bargin April Cornell bedding is so beautiful with the color of your room. The addition of the thrift shop pillows really sets the whole thing off and gives your bedroom a very custom look.

  19. Hello, I’m thrilled you like our bedding! You have a great eye. I hope that you’ll continue to shop in the future as we come out with new designs. I love how you put it all together from different venues for a beautiful layered look. In the meantime, if you feel the desire to spruce up your wardrobe come to aprilcornell.com and visit our “Attic” for great bargains.

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