Roger Hazard and Chris Stout-Hazard
Cart | Checkout
Grey House: Renovating a 160-year old Victorian.
Mastered bedroom. Before and after.

Paint, lattice, and a nail gun turned this sunny but boring room into a master retreat.

Like many rooms in our home, the master bedroom was unremarkable. Three large windows brought in a lot of light, but the stained floors, uneven ceilings, and ugly baseboard radiators didn't do anything to add charm. We created a relaxing retreat with a simple lattice treatment, color, neutral bedding, and a few pops of color.

The room was bright but dull.

The room started with three big windows but little interest.

Chris applies lattice.

Chris used a nail gun to apply inexpensive lattice, creating a board-and-batten effect. Read more this project.

CertaPro repaints the worn windows.

The 160-year old windows were badly in need of refinishing. The painters cleaned, restored, and repainted them to look like new.

Paint scheme.

The two-tone paint scheme creates a bright, happy space with a dark ceiling that recedes, making the ceilings feel taller.

Chris and Roger apply fabric to the painted headboard.

After painting our inexpensive bed frame, we wrapped it in neutral ticking fabric.

Chris staples the fabric in place.

Using an upholstery stapler, Chris "gift wraps" the headboard in the fabric.

Bedside sconces and a relaxing color palette.

Our Wrap Star sconces hang over vintage milking stools.

Wrap Star hanging over a milk stool. A custom slipcover for this old love seat adds color.

A custom slipcover for this old love seat adds color.

Photo by Alec Hemer. A slipcovered vintage chair with mirror from IKEA.

We had a slipcover made for this vintage chair. Roger painted the legs red.

Vintage milk stool makes a great bedside table.

This vintage milk stool makes a great bedside table.

Wood blinds from Smith+Noble offer a vintage touch.

Wood blinds from Smith+Noble offer a vintage touch.

Bright and airy in the day. Relaxing at night.

Bright and airy in the day. Relaxing at night.

Sources

Colors
Colors SW 7757 High-Reflective White, Sherwin-Williams
SW 7075 Web Grey, Sherwin-Williams
SW 7015 Repose Gray, Sherwin-Williams
Professional painting, CertaPro Painters
Window Treatments
Blind 2" Wood Blinds in Vintage Ashen Finish with Black Twill Ladder Tape
$210, Smith + Noble
Art & Accessories
Bug Prints Insect Prints
$29, Roger + Chris
Pillow Assorted Pillows
$110, Roger + Chris
Lighting
Wrap Star Wrap Star Sconce
$245, Roger + Chris

What do you think of the transformation? Have questions about the projects or where we found supplies? Share your comments and questions below!

Pin It
Chris Stout-Hazard
Chris Stout-Hazard · Founder · Roger + Chris · Sharon Springs, NY
Chris Stout-Hazard leads product design and development for Roger + Chris and co-stars with Roger in Roger That. MORE ABOUT Chris Stout-Hazard

Hot right now on Roger + Chris

Infographic: How Big Furniture Companies REALLY Use Your Money
With most luxury furniture companies, only a fraction of each dollar you spend is actually used to build your sofa. Let's look at just a few of the other things you're paying for when you shop with big retailers.
Restyling a Garden House: Paint It Black
A cute, 160-year old Italianate Victorian had the potential to be a stunning garden house - but only after taming the garden, adding style to the porches, and applying some unexpected new colors.
10 Design Tips for Picking the Perfect Chesterfield
There are quite a few things to consider when picking the perfect Chesterfield. Here are some tips that will give you a head start.
MASTER BEDROOM
Floorplan
MORE FROM THIS ROOM
Bedroom Board-and-Batten
Roger and I decided that board-and-batten would make a nice addition to the look of our master bedroom. This time, I tackled the project myself. Here's how to do it and what you'll need for the project.
RELATED POSTS
In Defense of Track Lighting
According to Clairee Belcher in Steel Magnolias, all gay men have track lighting, and all gay men are named Mark, Rick, or Steve. We're not named Mark, Rick, or Steve, but otherwise I'm afraid we're playing to stereotypes. Because we love track lighting. Here's why.
A Rare Sunny Day
Roger and I are in Atlantic City this weekend for the New Jersey Home & Garden Show. I snuck out of the convention center during a break between sessions to explore the boardwalk and take a few photos.
Life In A Village
I've never lived in a tiny village before. I knew we were in for a big change, but there are a few things that have still surprised me. I thought you city folk might find some of these interesting (and the country folk will just laugh at me).
JOIN OUR NEWSLETTER

Design ideas, new stuff. discounts, and the occasional puppy photo. Sign up! All the cool kids are doing it.

NEW GOODIES
80
87
86
Kent Knole settee in teal velvet
Kent Knole settee in teal velvet
96