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A little glimpse of my bedroom...
starting to show some Christmas cheer!

A seashell edged white quilt covers the bed-
it is one of the most beautiful white quilts I have found-
and with touches of bold red needlepoint and faded florals-
love it.
White bedding against the dark wood of the bed is a favorite
Sometimes, I have this look too in winter...
I have a very thick and warm red comforter that I use on my bed when it gets cold.

I do love it. I love the red. I love the floral.
I don't know which I love the best!

The draperies are draped with cedar branch and white berry garlands
& an old antique settee covered in a bold red and cream check,
holds a few silver wrapped presents.

I found the chippy yellow desk which serves as one of the nightstands
at a thrift store several years ago...

It wears it's original chippy crusty painted finish and has darling dainty glass knobs and so much charm-
I loved it instantly when I found it.

On the other side of the bed,
an antique painted dresser serves as a nightstand.
I love the details on this one

old original moulding on the center drawer
and flower drop accents at the sides.


I placed the glittery NOEL letters on the shelf
and put a large wreath
underneath it.

Just a few touches of Christmas in the bedroom...
I'll share a few more pictures soon!

I wanted to say thank you so much to all of you who have left such
kind and thoughtful comments and sent emails about my post about my grandmother.
Your words really touched me and I appreciate all of them.

sharing at
cottage instincts
Please Join My First Party 11/3
Holiday Decor Party


  1. Hi Courtney! Your bedroom looks so pretty! Your pretty red and white checks look wonderful for Christmas too.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  2. Your bedroon is sumptuous, Courtney, with attention to every detail. Beautiful.

  3. Your bedroom is just gorgeous Courtney! It looks like a perfect place to cozy up! A perfect Christmas and winter retreat! I love your curtains, by the way, did you make them?

  4. Hi, Courtney. I love your bedroom with the Christmas accents. You know I bid on a gorgeous wreath at a silent auction and just realized the best room in the house for it is my room Never thought of hanging a wreath in there before now. Thanks!

  5. What a gorgeous bedroom, Courtney! I love the big, bold checks. Your Christmas touches are perfect!

  6. It's very pretty and decadent! I love the way you've draped the cedar. It is definitely my favorite Christmas greenery!

    Also, I'm sorry to hear of your grandmother's passing.

    Take care,


  7. What a pretty bedroom Courtney! I love that red and white settee and your vaulted ceiling. The greenery and the wreath are the perfect Christmas touches :)

  8. Oh I just love your bedroom. I like how that little shelf (molding) is above the bed for just the perfect saying!

  9. Your bedroom is gorgeous! Inspiration for my Mst bedroom revamp that I need to do!

  10. Ahhh, what a pretty place to lay your head down at the end of a long day! How peaceful and festive your bedroom looks! Thinking of you during this difficult time! xox

  11. I love how you decorated your bedroom for Christmas the big NOEL and the wreath above your bed it looks so elegant.
    Thank you and Happy Holidays!!!

  12. i think we have the same red comforter, i love it both ways. your room is goregous. where did you get your settee? it's perfect.

  13. Very, very pretty! I love your color scheme, the red and the white, both. And your holiday decorations are perfect for your decor. Beautiful!


  14. Courtney, your room is so charming. I really want your red checked settee. Also love your checked drapes.There is just something about that large checked fabric. That is why I love my drapes in my breakfast room. Thanks so much for sharing this at the party!

  15. I LOVE IT!!! You have great taste and talent!

  16. Hi Courtney, Thank you for sharing your beautiful bedroom at my party. I have loved your settee since the first time I saw it posted. Everything is gorgeous!

  17. Good morning from Finland =)
    I love it and i love your blog <3

  18. Hi Courtney, Your bedroom looks gorgeous!I love the red check.


  19. Courtney,, your bedroom is beautiful. I love all your holiday touches... My daughters name is Noel so of course she'd love it~!!

    Happy Holidays

  20. Your bedroom is perfect! What a wonderful retreat during the cold nights of winter. I especially like the setee.

  21. OH MY GOODNESS!!!! I am sooooooo following you! :)
    I love this bedroom. You did such a great job. Love it all!

    Merry Christmas!

  22. What a pretty bedroom. I have to get to work on my bedroom so this is an inspiration! I love the corner window with the curtained area and the vanity desk.

  23. your bedroom....I am not a big colour person,but your room looks so inviting and so warm!!! All the best,Chrissy

  24. Courtney, I love your bedroom! As you know red is my favorite color and I adore florals. The checks you chose too, simply say comfort. Very cozy! What a great job, and I adore the pillows you chose for your bed. hugs, tami

  25. absolutely gorgeous! I am trying to play catch up, as I have been getting my house ready to sell! I have a VERY similiar settee waiting to be reupholstered and I LOVE the buffalo check you have on there! Love it all :)

  26. Your bedroom is absolutely gorgeous! I love everything about it. All your furniture is fabulous, and I love your holiday touches. The wreath above the bed is stunning, and I adore the plate rail, too.

  27. That is one of the most beautiful and cozy bedrooms I've seen since blogging! I don't think I'd ever want to leave that room. I love the corner windows and the treatments. Also, like how you used a dresser and little table for nightstands. Very very pretty, Courtney! xx

  28. Your bedroom is gorgeous. Love the bedding, but also really love the architectural elements in the room.

    I also wanted to tell you how sorry I am to hear about your Grammy.

  29. Gosh! Your bedroom is like staying at a beautiful bed and breakfast. Sigh. I wish I could get you to decorate my master, it's a disaster right now lol. Beautiful. Merry Christmas! You have inspired me. I now know what I want for my bedroom. I love red.


  30. Courtney, this room looks scrumptious! I'd like to plop down in that cozy bed any old time. It has just the right touches of color and pattern. I do like the red!! And the touch of garland on top of the draperies is such a good idea. :-)
    Merry, Merry!! Sue

  31. Your bedroom is just gorgeous!!! I love it! I could lay there and read all day!

  32. What a beautiful place to dream at night!!

  33. Hi Courtney! Your room looks so cozy and just like a dreamy bed and breakfast somewhere in the Frency countryside. I love the crispness of the white bedding against the dark wood and your Christmas touches are absolutely perfect.
    Thank you so much for linking this up to Inspiration Friday this week!

  34. Oh wow, your bedroom is so pretty! I love the settee at the foot of your bed. All the Christmas decor looks beautiful.

  35. Courtney, Your bedroom is so pretty! It looks like a magazine. The way you've draped the garland around the drapery is are those drapes! What a comfortable place to sleep!


  36. Hello! I found you at Cottage Instincts and I am loving your blog! I wanted to invite you to enter my $50 American Express giveaway and my link party that are both going on this week! Keep up the great blogging and happy holidays! -Dana