Michaela's Room Tour

Hello MBG readers! this is Michaela Warner - I'm here today to show you my bedroom makeover. What's a girl to do when she finds herself at her parent's home for the summer with a bedroom calling her name for a redesign?! Redesign it, of course!  As an interior design major and graduation soon approaching, I'm always seeking out design projects, so this summer I took on my own bedroom.  The inspiration for my room was the beautiful palette of colors seen above. 

I'm head-over-heels for Caitlin Wilson Textile's pretty fabric, so those were the hues that determined the direction of my color story!  Fresh minty walls and rejuvenating peachy pink accents - that was enough to make me go for it!


My DIY side came in handy when redoing my bedroom, as I needed to stick to a budget my wallet would be happy with.  I refinished the white dresser (a Goodwill find for only $70), gave the nightstand a fresh coat of dove gray paint, sewed the curtains with my sweet grandma's help, and put together a collection of architectural paintings and prints by talented artists for the gallery wall above my desk.  

Now when I'm blogging & working on client projects, I have something extra pretty and inspiring to glance up at every once and a while.  As a lover of all things handmade, I made sure to hunt down my favorite etsy shops and add some specialty pieces to my room.

I'm a firm believer in absolutely adoring the place you call home by filling it with treasures you love.  I'm also pretty sure a certain english cream golden retriever will make you smile almost every time you see her.  Meet Hope, she's my personal assistant & sometimes we take breaks to read the latest House Beautiful together :)

Beautiful photographs {both film and digital} taken and edited by the talented Emily Scott of Gem Photo.

Source List
Paint color: Sea Cap by BEHR

Gallery Wall:

Paintings- Custom artwork by Jill Atogwe (jkatogwe@gmail.com)
Photographs- Sarah Tucker Photographyhttp://www.etsy.com/shop/sgmtucker
Letter "M"- Anthropologie


Desk & chair: consignment
Desk lamp: West Elm
Shell frame: Anthropologie
Chair pillow: West Elm
Side storage bookcase & turquoise box: thrifted
Baskets: Michael's
Birdcage: San Francisco Flower Mart
Painting: Michaela Noelle Designs


Bedding: Anthropologie (similar)
Pink greek key pillows: Skoope Home
Gray Euro Sham: West Elm
Accent Pillow: DIY using Caitlin Wilson Textile Fabric
Artwork above bed: custom by Michaela Noelle Designs


I Love You Blogs & Coffee print: Made By Girl
Mercury owl: West Elm
Abstract painting: Paint the Runway etsy
Succulent & mint pot: Trader Joes & San Francisco Flower Mart

Dresser: Thrifted and refinished with Anthropologie knobs
Lamp: Home Goods
Cake stand: Meadow Boutique

Curtains: Sewed using Caitlin Wilson Textile Fabric // DIY here
Nightstand: Refinished from Home Goods
Large white owl: Home Goods
Rain boot painting: Custom by Jill Atogwe (jkatogwe(at)gmail.com)
Turquoise rain boot frame: Z Gallerie 
"Happy Girls are the Prettiest" print: SS Print Shop
Shell frame & candle: Anthropologie



  1. Beautiful room! I wish I had someone design and decorate my room like this when I was growing up!


  2. What a great makeover! Love the fabric choices and those build in shelves are so great! The repainted dresser is fabulous as well!

  3. Wow...I just adore everything about this room!! I love the colors, I love the made by girl print, that dresser is a beautiful & @$70 WOW, the photo boxes are a cute touch too!! I wish I had your lil workstation too!! =) Beautiful inspiration!!

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  4. Thank you so much for the feature, Jen! You're so sweet. xoxox

  5. So beautiful! Michaela has amazing taste and her bedroom is just gorgeous! xo

  6. The gallery wall is especially pretty! Gorgeous design!

  7. Michaela is one of the most talented young ladies I know! I love the soft colour palette, and extra excited that I can spy a print from my shop on here too! Lovely post :)

  8. Beautiful room! I love the idea of using a frame as a white board! Cute!

  9. Your room is great inspiration :) Thank you for sharing ideas, everything is just fabulous!!!

  10. Oooh, I love that gorgeous, gallery wall! Wonderful job, Michaela! xo

  11. What a beautiful room! Love the minty colored walls. Michaela is so talented and a lovely young woman.

  12. Totally amazing!! Love the curtains and the little owl! And Hope, too!

  13. Michaela it looks fantastic! Congrats on this exciting feature :)

  14. You have the classiest taste! I am adding you to my list of favorite blogs. Keep being amazing and have a blessed Thanksgiving!


  15. Fabulous job and both you and your dog are darling! I cannot believe the irony-I just discovered Caitlin's fabric line this past weekend and I am in LOVE!

  16. Love Michaela! She is just a sweetheart and her room maker over is gorgeous! XOXO

  17. Of course it was the dog that caught my eye, but the room is lovely now, nice work. Was there a "before" photo, did I miss it when scrolling?

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  18. I LOVE everything about this bedroom Congratulations honey you did a beautiful job!
    ox, C

  19. just bookmarked this post to get some shopping ideas for my bedroom. I hate being in a rental space, but that won't stop me from sprucing it up a bit!

  20. Michaela - thx for sharing! xo


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