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Bedroom Makeover – Pottery Barn Inspired

Pottery Barn Inspired – Bedroom Makeover


My bedroom makeover began with this issue of Pottery Barn

I knew I had a sheer swag

there was one time in my life when several of my windows had their swag on. ย 

Sometimes I’m glad that I keep stuff, like swag.


I placed a basket on top of an ottoman, layered a wooden tray, with a few old books at the end of the bed and added a corbel. ย I wanted to recreate a natural look like the one in the photo using things from around the house.


I took photos from different angles, turned the lights off and opened the blinds trying to get the lighting just right.


I guess it took me a little too long.


Miss Murphy was ready for a nap.

And that’s how the

Murphy Bed

edition evolved.


I’m sharing my bedroom makeover at Debbiedoo’s Magazine Copycat Party

I hope you join us this week for the rest of Spring’tacular!


  1. Love it Debby, love the way it is styled, especially the Murphy picture! Take care, Laura

  2. Oh, this is so pretty! Would you come style my bedroom, please??

  3. Elegant and sophisticated! Thanks for sharing.

  4. Debbie- great copy cat. Your dog is the perfect prop though!!

  5. Wow! It’s absolutely beautiful! Great job! What a “dreamy” place! ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. I’m lovin’ that Murphy bed!!! Made me giggle. You did a beautiful job!

  7. A+++++++ … you did an incredible job, Debbie, recreating that gorgeous bedroom from PB! I love the swag and how you added the fun vignette at the base! Your monogram looks awesome, too … might have to borrow that idea somewhere. ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. Pottery Barn’s got nothing on you and Miss Murphy! She should be modeling in the PB catalog! Glad you got your swag on – looks fab!

  9. Debbie this is beyond fabulous lady!! I just LOVE It!!!!

  10. Gorgeous Gorgeous Gorgeous!!! you nailed it. Your room is fabulous.

  11. Wow! Great job, I love your bedroom! I’m now a follower

  12. This is awesome! You did such an amazing job! I love your dog too, is that a goldendoodle or labradoodle? I have a goldendoodle, just love these dogs, they make great additions to a photoshoot! Super job!

  13. I still can’t get over this makeover!!! ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS!!

  14. I love it! And Murphy is just adorable!

  15. Oh my goodness, Debbie, your bedroom is beautiful! You certainly captured the PB look & improved it!

  16. This post is just so darn cute from the photos to the clever writing. I love how you added text to your photos to make them look SO MUCH like the Pottery Barn catalog photo. Your dog is adorable too and love how you edited the photo text to adapt to him being in the picture.

  17. Fabulous copycat. Your room is gorgeous!

  18. Murphy is so cute! Who can blame her for wanting to take a nap on such a gorgeous bed? I saw that bed in PB and thought it was so pretty. Yours is every bit as lovely! I am now a new follower.

  19. Oh girl, your rendition is beautiful! You have a lovely bed and your linens are fabulous. I love your little Murphy and how you made your photo look like a Magazine cover, you’re brilliant. Thanks so much for coming by my blog and leaving a sweet comment!
    Hugs, Cindy

  20. Beautiful! Your bedroom makeover is so pretty and well done!

  21. Your bedroom is so gorgeous! Your copy cat is wonderful!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ๐Ÿ˜‰

  22. First off I love Miss Murphy so cute, the bed is gorgeous and I too sometimes keep things that I’ve used later!

  23. Isn’t it fun to try recreating a room “look?” You did a great job, Debbie. I like all of your elements and how you labeled your photo to look like a catalog :).

  24. Pottery Barn is going to contacting you to style they’re next catalog! What a beautiful room, and Miss Murphy is the star of the shot! ~Marcy

  25. Your bed looks beautiful and the dog is the perfect finishing touch. PB needs one. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  26. How cute! I love your entry…you even put copy on your photo like the one in the Pottery Barn catalog! Truly, you nailed it!

    I am linking from Debbiedoos.
    Ricki Jill

  27. Your makeover is just beautiful! Gorgeous bedroom!

  28. OMGee. I so snort-laughed when Murphy hopped up on the bed! Classic.
    Again, you knock my socks off lady. You are so dang talented your room surpasses PB.
    What a dreamy space to lay your head at night.
    Mr. Fresh sure is lucky to have you around to make things perfect ๐Ÿ˜‰

    PS-And Murphy too, to get to snooze on that beauty!!

  29. Lovely make over especially with a pooch in the photo ! Have a good day !

  30. Girl, you did a fabulous copy cat. I love your pretty bed and your dog is precious.
    Isn’t this such a fun party…I look forward to it every month.

  31. Fabulous! The copy is perfect! Love your magazine cover and your dog just makes it!!

  32. Debbie, your bed is gorgeous. Love your copycat and your dog is the icing on the cake.

  33. Love the Murphy edition!! Great copy!

  34. Hahaha, we all know who’s in charge…same goes in my house. But if I take too long they are at my feet so I just get dog butt shots. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Great copy cat…I’m pinning it. ๐Ÿ™‚

  35. I love this! Your Miss Murphy is right at home up there on that bed. My little dog is too. Your swag is delightful. The monogram is such a nice touch.

  36. Debbie what a wonderful and gorgeous haven you have created!! Love your inspiration and LOVE your room even more girl!! That bedding is beautiful.


  37. That is an awesome copycat! Girl, you rocked it!

  38. Another great job. And, Miss Murphy is so cute!!

  39. Debbie!! You are amazing! I absolutely love your incredible copycat and frankly like it a million times more than the original…it may be due to Miss Murphy joining in but no matter what it looks gorgeous! ๐Ÿ™‚

  40. Gorgeous bed! LOVE your murphy bed pictures! Oh my goodness what a cutie! You’ll have to give Miss Murphy a hug for me. ๐Ÿ™‚

  41. That’s too cute!! Looks just like the PB cover ๐Ÿ™‚

  42. The Murphy edition made me LOL! Too cute, and love how your room came out, I’ve always dreamed of someday having a bed like that. ๐Ÿ™‚

  43. it looks BEAUTIFUL, debbie! i absolutely love it! and i love your cover shot!

  44. Beautiful job Debbie! I like your Murphy bed version the best, it looks so cozy and cute with the addition of Murphy. Hope you are having a wonderful weekend!

  45. Hi Debbie,
    What a great makeover & copy cat! Your bed is just gorgeous and Murphy is so sweet!
    She looks perfect on you bed…
    What a great magazine cover too!
    Well done!
    I Just love all of it…
    Have a great day today…
    All the Best,

  46. Your makeover is just beautiful Debbie. I love that you had everything to do it with. GOrgeous bed too. Love your doggie, so cute. Thanks for sharing this lovely makeover with the party. See you later on.

  47. Love your makeover! Very nice job.

    Miss Murphy is adorable!

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