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Brenda has been writing since grade school. She attended journalism school where she majored in professional writing. She loves to decorate, garden, read and spend time with her Yorkies.

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How I Like To Style My Bed



I'm a simple girl. I use a top and a bottom sheet. I prefer quilts to duvets. I just don't like a lot of thickness over me at night.


I don't go for a lot of pillows on the bed. The dogs would just knock them to the floor. And I've never had Euro pillows, though I know they're quite popular.

Like I said, I am a simple girl with simple needs.


Crane & Canopy offered me this quilt and the two shams. I chose this gray color because I had never had anything in this color before.


I must have a good-sized lamp next to my bed because I read at night. 

I prefer using dressers rather than night stands, because night stands are never tall enough for my taste.

I have a quilt on the wall on either side as well. Balance, you know!

And of course I have doggy steps at the end of the bed for the pupsters to climb up and sleep with me. They must approve the bedding!

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  1. This is really cozy and pretty, Brenda. :)

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  2. Your bedroom is very restful. A bedroom should like your own little nest. I agree with you regarding having a good reading light.

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  3. You bedroom looks nice & relaxing, cozy! I have gotten so that I like the gray's that are being used too. It is so easy to put a "pop" of color with them. Have a wonderful week end!!

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  4. Love the new bedding and the two quilts on the wall are amazing.

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  5. Comfy and cozy and I always love to see your pretty quilts! :)

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  6. Your bedroom looks like a delightfully cozy place to retire to each night. It looks like a great place for snuggling down with the pups and get in some good reading. The gray looks like a nice shade that will go with everything.

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  7. I love the gray.. It really looks pretty with the colorful quilts on top and on the walls.. Looks so pretty.Pretty lamps too.

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  8. Your bedroom is very pretty and cozy. I love that you shot the pictures at night. I thought I was the only person who used a top sheet. I think it keeps the comforter clean and sometimes I'm too hot for the layers and the sheet is just fine.

    I love the gray comforter and shams. I'm looking for something for the lakehouse master and I'm leaning towards grays...just a minimal farmhouse look. Sometimes we associate gray with masculinity or modern style but I think you and I are on to something!!

    Going to check out Crane & Canopy.

    Jane

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  9. I know you've discussed this before, but could you tell me how you hang your quilts on the wall? Can I just use a few big headed tacks? Your walls look so cozy and warm.

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    1. I hang quilts that are that size with simple thumb tacks. When I hang a large quilt, I sew a muslin pocket on the back at the top, then slip a dowel or curtain rod through the pocket and attach to the wall.

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  10. We have to keep a little stool next to my daughter's bed so the Monkey can get up to snuggle!

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  11. the gray is the perfect backdrop for your wonderful quilts. I keep our bed simple also, since we tend to be "nappers". really cozy and comfy!

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  12. I really like the gray as a background for your quilts. My bed is covered with white and white shams. I have a wedding ring quilt that my grandmother quilted at the bottom of the bed.

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  13. It all looks lovely, Brenda. I prefer a quilt, or coverlet, rather than a duvet cover, too. Duvets always look messy (at least on my bed). I love the two quilts on the wall for balance. They offer great graphic impact.

    Years ago we would never have thought grey would be the new neutral, would we? I like it!!!! xo Diana

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  14. Your room looks very cozy! I like the gray with the brighter colors - nice balance. I, too use a top sheet and then a light cotton blanket and then a cotton quilt over that. In the winter when it is bitter cold, we also use a thick comforter over the top of all that! We also have a heated mattress pad for use in the winter.

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  15. Gray is a good choice with your pupsters. I love all of your quilts, Brenda!

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  16. What a relaxing room to rest and read in...The gray quilt set looks so nice...With all of the new bedding you are receiving you and the pups are going to have a cozy Winter this year...Enjoy!

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  17. I love your bedroom Brenda! I would also like to know how you hung your quilts.

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  18. Cozy and beautiful! I prefer quilts too! Love your sweet and colorful home.... always.

    xo

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  19. Just love the simplicity of your bed covers and pillows. So many posts are over the top with bedding which are lovely, but your look is so appealing and a soothing resting place.

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  20. I don't comment on blogs too often but wanted to share this with you. I have had anxiety off and on throughout my life. Mild, but I am more prone during the fall. I read somewhere that children who suffer from anxiety attacks and panic attacks get comfort from a heavier blanket on them at night or during nap time. I figured what the heck I would try it. I cannot believe how it has helped me sleep better. I have a very old pure wool blanket that belonged to my father-in-law and started usin it. Again, my anxiety is very minor but it does wear me out without any good sleep some days. This I started last year and it is so comforting to me

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