7 Beautiful Bedroom Makeovers by Designer, Katie Rosenfeld

Welcome to the 344th Metamorphosis Monday!

Every now and then I come across a designer whose work is so unique and so cleverly done, I think to myself, this is a designer I could just turn loose in my house and say, do your thing! I don’t give up control easily, I’m a bit of control freak when it comes to my home, but Katie’s work makes my heart sing!

In an interview I read at Coastal Living, Katie Rosenfeld explains that she grew up in Florida where she was surrounded by colorful, stylish interiors. Now she infuses her love and talent for mixing colors and patterns into the homes she designs in Cape Cod.

Looking through her online site recently, I loved so many of the bedrooms she’s designed. Usually if I’m using a lot of color in a room, I’d probably think I needed to keep the walls white. No white walls here and it looks great! Be sure to check out the wall color Kaite has chosen for each of the seven bedrooms in this post.

Pink, Orange and Green Bedroom

 

I’ve never been a fan of orange, it has always been my least favorite color. But for some crazy reason, I like how it looks when combined with pink. Why is that? I wonder if it’s because pink, being another bold color, tempers the orange a bit.

Vibrant Bedroom in Pink & Orange

 

When Katie designs a room, she says she starts with the fabric, even before she measures the space. She can create bedrooms that are cheerful and exuberant as seen above, or bedrooms that are serene and soothing as shown below. I’ll take one of each, please. 🙂

Beautiful Bedroom with 4 Poster Bed

 

I love, love, love this room! This was obviously a tough room to work with due to all the windows across the main wall, but I love how she placed the furniture making sure to not block out the light and view. I also love the symmetry and balance created by the two beds, two lamps and the long single desk…it just feels right, doesn’t it?

Did you notice the walls are a pale lavender? You’ll see the paint color a bit better in the next photo. Cute door knobs!

Beautiful Green & White Bedroom

 

The lavender wall color picks up the purple in the hydrangea fabric. I really love the mix of floral with geometric patterns. Notice how Katie layered a striped pillow, a solid, a floral and finally, a geometric. The solid white pillow and matelasse coverlet offer relief from all the pattern, creating the perfect balance

Lavender Walls for Bedroom in Green & Lavender

 

There’s so much to learn from the way Katie uses pattern and color in a room. Wouldn’t this be a fabulous bedroom for a boy.

Boy's Bedroom in Navy

 

I’m pretty sure the desk chair is the same one I have in my office, except in navy. Mine is in an oatmeal/linen color and is currently on sale at Pottery Barn HERE. I’m so tempted to buy a new one since I use my constantly as I work all day and will be sad when I wear it out.

Update: It is the same chair, only slightly smaller. It’s available in Navy and several other colors HERE.

Navy and Yellow Bedroom for Boy

 

Another cute, cute bedroom! Love the chandelier!

Beautiful Bedroom in Bright, Happy Colors

 

Notice how Katie hung the art down low so it can be appreciated while seated in the chair. That always looks so great in a reading corner! Love it!

Green & Orange Bedroom

 

Another beautiful bedroom for the girly-girl who loves pink. Love that curtain fabric!

Bedroom Makeover in Pink

 

Pink really does hold its own when combined with orange. That mirror says Palm Beach to me…reminds me of my visit there many years ago.

Pink Floral Bedroom Makeover

 

This room is described as a “Big Girl Room” on Katie’s website. I hope that includes a big girl like me because I could definitely be happy here.

Green & Lavender Bedroom

 

Here’s a little closer view of the wonderful fabrics and patterns she used on the bed. Sooo pretty! It takes a lot of talent to mix so many fabrics/patterns in a room and have it turn out so beautifully.

Lavender and green for the bedroom

 

See more of Katie’s beautiful work at her website where these pictures were found: Katie Rosenfeld

Looking forward to all the fabulous Before and Afters for this Met Monday!

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Comments

  1. Each bedroom is even more stunning than the last! So much amazing inspiration! Thanks for hosting and hope you have a fabulous week!

    🙂 Linda

  2. We’re on the same page this week Susan – this coming Wednesday’s home tour is full of colorful rooms too !
    These are just gorgeous !
    Thanks so much for the party – hope you have a great week ( when do you leave? )
    XOX

  3. pam ~ crumpety cottage says:

    Lovely, Susan. Each wall paint color she chose was beautiful — colorful, but soft. How did she find such soft paint colors? It could be a trick of the lens, too. I’ll have to visit her site and see if she credits the paints. And I really liked that green wallpaper in the bedroom with the ‘low’ art, lol. It’s subtle, but gives a hint of texture. I’m very happy to see wallpaper making a come back, of sorts.

    Most of the rooms are architecturally interesting, which helps the over all look and feel, imo, and probably made them fun for her to decorate. And hey, I’m surprised you don’t like orange! I love orange. It’s such a sunny, happy color to me. I loved that she used the lilac/purples with the greens. 😀

  4. Each bedroom was so bright and colorful, thank you for the inspiration! Thank you for hosting and I hope you have a great week! Christine

  5. I so love all of the gorgeous bedrooms!!…I do especially love the “big girl’s room”…Yes I would like to have that one too!!

  6. So much beautiful inspiration in this post. Thanks for sharing it, Susan, and thanks for the linky party.

  7. So many pretty colors! 🙂 Thanks for the party, Susan!

  8. I’m usually a white wall as a backdrop for color person myself but I think it depends on the shade of pink. Pink and orange work better if the pink has peachy rather than blue, undertones. The pink walls here seem to reflect a salmon pink to me (unless the orange is throwing a hue onto to the wall). Love how that works together! But my favorite is the lavender and hydrangea room. Love those blinds! Great post – lots of takeaway ideas!

  9. I’m with you Susan, not a big fan of orange but I adore it with pink! I have recently added pink and orange decor to our master with black, and a guest room…it’s such a happy wow pop! Love love all these rooms you shared, I am so glad color is back in style! Thanks for the party and have a great Labor Day!

  10. Thanks for hosting!!

    Hugs,
    Deb

  11. Marlene Stephenson says:

    Lovely rooms,she’s very talented. Thanks Susan.

  12. Mary from Virginia says:

    I have been wanting to do something with our master bedroom. I did a little update a while back, but I am not loving it. These rooms are very pretty! So glad to see designers embracing color once again.

    Fun post!

  13. I love those green doorknobs in the lavender room.

  14. The boys room is done very well.

  15. Regality (aka The Quing) says:

    Ah, death to 6B decorating. Long live Katie Rosenfeld! Wonderful.

  16. Regality (aka The Quing) says:

    Methinks you like the orange and pink combo, because it reminds you of your favorite dress designer’s (can’t recall her name) colorful patterns.

  17. Susan,
    Green and purple are my favorites, so I love the lilac walls and I want the lavender/cream quilt and the lilac/lavender sofa, etc. Amethyst is my birthstone and I have many purple, lavender and lilac accessories and some jewelry. I was just showing some lilac dessert dishes, on the Pier One website, to my Mother yesterday. Thanks for all the lovely ideas. Ashley

  18. Iris McCloud says:

    Mixing patterns is so popular right now. Often I think the choice for the mix has too many colors for the number of patterns and to me just looks confusing but I am with you on these rooms. The color/pattern combinations are so beautiful. I could live in most of these rooms. Thanks for sharing. Iris

  19. Love your blog! Thank you for sharing! Do you know how they make the dust ruffle in the 3rd picture stand out from the bed rather than just hang “flat”? I’ve seen this look in so many decorator sites. It almost looks like they have “1950 crinolines” under it. But if you just included a crinoline under it, the weight of the dust ruffle would likely just push the crinoline back under the bed.

    • Thanks, Amma! I tried to do that with the spring/summer bedshirt I had made many years ago for my bed, but unfortunately the person I used to make the skirt didn’t use the right lining so it would stand out. If I helped it along by going around the whole bed lifting it out, kind of fluffing it, it did stand out, but of course it didn’t stay as soon as it got bumped.

      I talked later to a good friend who is a decorator and does a lot of sewing for her clients and she said that it all has to do with how the skirt is lined. Apparently, a seamstress can use a heavy-duty lining (not sure if it’s interfacing or what) that will help it to poof out. Plus, the skirt needs to be made longer than normal since it will be slanting out. You can see how mine kinda stood out in this old post: http://betweennapsontheporch.net/a-princess-and-the-pea-master-bedroom-welcome-to-the-9th-metamorphosis-monday/ It actually did a better job of standing out when I had carpeting. After I added hardwood florring, the skirt wasn’t as long so it didn’t stand out as well as you can see in that post. Again, mine never did stand out properly without some help from me, fluffing it out.

      I like your idea of using something like a crinoline under it….maybe that would work. But I think the main way a decorator achieves that look is by making the skirt a little long, lining it (or using some kind of interfacing) that gives it a lot of heft and also making the skirt nice and full.
      You can see my winter bedding in this post where I was going for a super full look again. It stays poofed out than my summer skirt: http://betweennapsontheporch.net/how-to-make-a-very-full-bedskirt-for-a-tall-high-bed/ Actually, now that I have a deeper mattress, my summer skirt just hangs straight…no standing out at all.

      Wish I had more info for you. You know, if noone makes a crinoline to go underneath a bedskirt, maybe someone should invent it. Folks like us who want that “stand-out” look would definitely buy it! 🙂

  20. I see a few rooms that I’d give a good home to 🙂 And I love how the LOVE print hangs low in the reading corner; filing away that idea. Thanks.

  21. Love, love, love all of the colorful rooms!
    Thanks for hosting the party!

  22. Beautiful post, Susan! Thanks for hosting!
    Lynda @ Gates of Crystal

  23. I am SO a “color” person!! Lovely!! franki

  24. Thanks so much for the party Susan! Those bedrooms are so beautiful!!! I hope you have a great week. Take care, Tara

  25. Ummm…Katie could absolutely “do her thing” in my house!! Beautiful!

  26. Beautiful colors and beautiful rooms. She’s one talented lady.

    As always, thanks so much for hosting Susan.

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