white guest bedroom decor inspiration. / sfgirlbybay

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as you may have seen on my instagram stories last week, i’m transforming my former home office into a guestroom. i mean, who really needs an office when you’ve got a trusty laptop? so, anyway — i’m going for a kind of funky beach shack meets vintage vibes. it’s hard to explain the method to my madness, but suffice it to say that if coqui coqui imploded with cape cod you end up somewhere in the direction i’m headed.

guest bedroom with beach vibes. / sfgirlbybay


i’ve got a few of the main pieces nailed down — a land of nod jenny lind bed in black and a bunch of mismatched bed linens from serena & lily. i’ve got an old vintage tallboy dresser in there i’ve painted black and a few vintage portrait paintings i found on everything but the house. so i’m on the hunt for some fun lighting — i wanted something bamboo like this lamp i found on etsy and i think i’ll go with a simple sisal rug. i wanted to have some fun with the window treatment so i am battling between making draperies from schumacher’s Pyne Hollyhock in charcoal and this much more colorful vintage fabric panel bringing in some pinks and greens. anyway, this is where i’m currently at and i’ll share the complete makeover soon!

vintage portait painting and rattan stool. / sfgirlbybayguest bedroom decor elements. / sfgirlbybay

clockwise, from l to r: vintage bamboo bench via ethanollie and vintage portrait via desire to inspire; Custom Schumacher Pyne Hollyhock Curtains; pretty guest room via @whitjohns; vintage portraits via lonny; kara rosenlund’s pretty bed with vintage portrait via the design files; vintage bamboo side table from elsie green; Shaggy palm lamp light from abigail ahern; vintage portrait over black dresser via clement designs.

bedroom with black and white walls. / sfgirlbybayguest bedroom decor and inspiration. / sfgirlbybay

clockwise, from l to r: @audreyfitzjohn; pom pom floor baskets from indego africa; vintage bamboo lamp; cute guest room from another ballroom; Grande Tete De Katia print by matisse from art.com; Natural raffia pendant lamp from la casa decoto; laure joliet’s black & white todos print; nude sketches via lark & linen.

vintage meets beachy guest bedroom decor inspiration. / sfgirlbybaydecor inspiration for my guest bedroom. / sfgirlbybay

clockwise, from l to r: task new york; farm rio surfboard; tumbleweed over bed; serena & lily Utility Canvas Throw; sisal rug from all modern; vintage rattan hangers from mildred finds; vintage bamboo side tables from elsie green; Casablanca Pom Throw from serena & lily; vintage portrait via farrow & ball and below oversized print over bed via rue.

black and white photography over bed with two black wall lights. / sfgirlbybay