Staging A Beach Inspired Bedroom On A Budget

Staging A Beach Inspired Bedroom On A Budget and Giving It Much Needed Style

Hi All,

I have been working with a client who plans on putting her house on the market in the near future. She has two guest rooms and wanted to make them more presentable without spending a lot of money since her new home will be smaller and she will have to let go of some of her existing furnishings. Today I will be sharing how we transformed one of those guest bedrooms. I am going to show you how staging a beach inspired bedroom on a budget can give a drab, dated space new life without breaking the bank. This guest room was dark, uninspiring and a bit out of style. The decor was a hodgepodge of nautical pieces, South West inspired bedding with a few country accents added to the mix. I used the Pelican themed artwork above the bed as a jumping off point and decided to go with a beach theme.

Staging A Beach Inspired Bedroom Before
Before

I found some gorgeous beach inspired fabric that featured vintage style crabs, fish, shells and octopuses that had a nice neutral background. I made a simple curtain valance from it and a few throw pillows. Vintage Inspired Beach Crab Pillow We swapped out the South Western themed bedspread with a simple sage green one and added three throw pillows. Staging A Beach Inspired Bedroom On a Budget In the corner sat a Plain Jane desk / computer station. Staging A Bedroom Before We moved the desk to the opposite wall. To add some color to the wall I created a set of two custom beach prints that match the pillow fabric. I was lucky enough to find the same vintage images online and was able to tweak them to a nice aqua blue. I painted a couple of old thrift store frames and distressed them. Custom Made Vintage Inspired Beach Prints I cleaned up the desktop and added a couple of accessories to warm it up. A Nautical Office Nook I found this cute Pelican accent lamp at Kirkland’s and just had to buy it. It compliments the artwork above the bed. A Pelican Accent Light The dresser in the room was compiled of a mishmash of different items with no real rhyme or reason.

Staging A Guest Room Before
Before

I cleared off the surface and gave it a complete makeover with a few tasteful¬†beach inspired accessories. Staging A Beach Inspired Bedroom On A Budget After spending hours looking for the “perfect” lamp for the space and coming up empty, I decided to create one from scratch. I bought a decorative bottle from Hobby Lobby and turned it into a lamp. I covered the shade with the same beachy fabric. I love it! A Beachy Bottle Lamp The pretty turquoise fish was a thrift store find. Here it is in it’s “before” state. Thrift Store Fish With a few coats of paint it has a whole new look and fits perfectly in the room. Upcycled Thrift Store Fish Figurine On the opposite side of the dresser I paired together a great glass vase with a nautical dried floral arrangement from Kirkland’s for a pretty centerpiece that adds height and balance. Staging A Bedroom To Sell

Staging A Beach Inspired Bedroom On A Budget

With some decluttering, creativity and a few new accents this guest bedroom is now a relaxing place for guests to unwind and it is inviting to potential buyers without being over the top. Staging A Bedroom On a Budget When staging a home to sell it is very cost effective to spruce up the things you already own. Adding a few new inexpensive accessories can freshen up the space, making it more appealing to buyers without breaking the bank. Upcycling a few thrift store pieces or existing items is a great place to start.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

~Lisa

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2 Responses

  1. Betsy@coastal-colors

    Wow, this makes quite a difference! Your staging is great! You found the the cutest pillows. I love the lamp you made and the way you painted the fish! What a transformation!

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