photo by: Matt Varney Photography
It’s been awhile since my last airbnb Beach House update – but we are FINALLY done!
The house was finally listed here on airbnb at the start of May and it’s been pretty crazy busy since then. We have about 30 reservations on the books since we began and our summer has been pretty hectic getting all of our guests set-up and settled.
I finally found some time to blog more about airbnb journey and wanted to share more details on our Beach House Master Bedroom! Have a look around…
I was really looking for a bohemian beach vibe and found this perfect shibori headboard from Joss and Main. I still needed a bed frame for it and I decided on this white narrow leg platform bed from West Elm.
I had found cheaper ones online, but this one looked the most sturdy and would be able to hold the weight of two adults. The only caveat was that it was on backorder for 8 weeks – hence the delay in posting our reveal!
Choosing a platform bed meant I didn’t have to deal with a box spring. My only other issue was that the wooden part of the headboard was black. I decided to use two big king pillow to hide the mismatched wood.
The shibori accent throw is actually a fabric tapestry I ordered from Society6. It feels like a sheet, is machine-washable and adds a bit of colour to the end of the bed. I looked at buying a real mud cloth, but it would not have been feasible to keep clean.
Beach Bedroom Accessories
I wanted the bedroom to feel beachy and relaxing, but not full of seashells and kitsch. I decided to go with a few indigo mudcloth pillows from One Fine Nest on etsy. I ended up using these big ones on my couch and chose a small lumbar one for the bedroom.
I scored a cute faux succulent plant from Michael’s for $10 and the wooden nighstands were a score from Urban Outfitters. The hanging lanterns from World Market added a bit of dramatic flair. The macrame banner is also from Urban Outfitters.
For bedding, I suggest going to Costco for pillows. The bedding set is Threshold Performance from Target and the duvet cover is from Ikea. I chose inexpensive bedding in case it needed to be replaced from guest wear and tear.
This small gold mirror is also another Urban Outfitters find.
The Barn Door
One of my favourite features of our beach house bedroom is this barn door we got from Home Depot for around $400. It worked perfectly on that wall and gave the room a fun fixer-upper feel. After we had this installed, a couple of other homeowners wanted one as well!
I don’t blame them – it’s a fun and inexpensive feature to add.
I finally came around to the idea of getting a memory foam mattress and I seriously can’t believe I waited this long because – A) they are comfy and firm and B) they are inexpensive and ship very easily.
One of the biggest hassles of decorating our beach bedroom was getting all the furniture delivered. Leesa delivered my new bed in a week in a compact box and all I had to do was roll it out and place it on the bed. I like a medium to firm bed and so do most guests. I found it really comfortable while giving me the firm support I want as a side sleeper.
So that’s it for now! We are trying to enjoy the summer here in Portland and hope to get up to our airbnb when there’s a gap in bookings in August. I’m hoping to take this time to get all caught up on beach house blogging + room reveals as well.
Our mattress was provided by Leesa for review, however the opinions expressed in this post are always my own.