There’s nothing like the threat of out-of-town guests to motivate you to get the guest room set up. A new peaceful paint scheme turned this room from “blue” to “ahhh.”

We were leaning toward some warmer colors for the room, but after some test spots we went with a more neutral scheme of putty walls with a darker grey accent wall. Sarah added in some sheer white curtains and choose a simple white fan to replace the “UFO” which was donated to Frisco Resale (which is a wonderful work of Frisco Family Services).

the chair

There was enough sample paint left over for me to make a distressed mirror from the mirror we ripped out of the old bathroom downstairs. A funky old chair I’d used as a movie prop came out of storage and ended up making an impromptu stand.

It’s a simple space that we hope will make our house guests feel at home.


Posted by Wildman

Husband. Dad. Pastor. I like to capture moments, pull their threads, and see what unravels. Lead well, read well, think well. And grace. Lots of grace.


  1. The room is lovely and peaceful, beautiful and simply decorated. You and Sarah have done a beautiful job with it! We look forward to our next visit! Thank you for the royal treatment!!



  2. […] story short, when we finished up reworking the guest bedroom, we needed something cheap to add a little color. And […]


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