A spring room makeover*

Hello, raspberry rose walls! This month I just about finished decorating our room for the warmer months. I’ve been loving soft pastels and touches of boheme, there is something

so pretty and cosy about rustic wood furniture juxtaposed with soft, pastel hues. My wardrobe and draws are both pine, which is notoriously difficult to treat, but I’m so pleased with how they came out. I love to stain untreated wood furniture myself for a homemade, personal touch.

This was also the month my dream came true and I had the opportunity to collaborate with the brand at the heart of all my shabby chic dreams, Sass & Belle. After getting in touch with their team, I was kindly sent a few items to review, including the Pablo Pug cushion, Ivory Rose garland and Cream Romantic hand mirror, to help decorate my space in romantic flair.

Also included was a sweet little canvas bag extra, which I’ve hung on my wardrobe door. Sass & Belle are a wonderful home decor company and there’s so many delightful things to find on their website, from wedding essentials, to nursery decor, to fun family home accessories and quirky cushions. There’s something for everyone and everything is of a very high quality!

How adorable is this Pablo pug cushion? It’s a really lovely size and has the cutest floral pattern and heart shaped nose. I am becoming such a hoarder of pug novelty items, they are so sweet with their huge eyes and cinnamon roll tails. Oscar loves to borrow this in his cot!

My favourite places to shop for bedding are Asda George and Primark, as they have such decorative and dreamy, decadent, affordable home collections. I try to go for reduced sets where a pillowcase or such is missing, or wait for the sales for home shopping, as you can save a lot this way. I love to mix and match the pastel colours and patterns together! My bedding at the moment is from Primark and features a double sided pastel bohemian mandala pattern.

Sass & Belle have a huge selection of rose garlands, in all shades of pink, red, cream and even light up varieties! I eventually went for the pink and ivory garland to match my room and I love it arranged above my bed. It’s really bendy and easy to arrange or twine around furniture. It’s really sturdy too and I want to collect more and fill my whole room with them!

I love a flower crown or ten and found this one in Ravens, a beautiful fair trade gift shop, down in Stourport on Severn in the West Midlands. I love the leafy trail and pretty hydrangea like flowers! Not only do they look magical when worn, but add a lovely vintage, whimsical feel to a room when placed on a bedside table or bookshelf, or hung on a bed frame.

I also picked up an opal gemstone for my crystal collection. I wonder if it’s true about your crystal “choosing you” and there is a reason behind the one you pick. It’s really fun to imagine, and I was immediately drawn to this stone by its gorgeous polar landscape like hues. It gleams all shades of violet and forget-me-not blue at once within the crystal shell.

This vintage style hand mirror is such a romantic touch. I’ve been lusting after one like this and I love the ornate detailing and the flecks on the paint exude shabby chic vibes. I always think it’s little features like this that come together to give a room its personality and flair.

One thing I’d love to collect for my room are art prints, maybe some framed Pre Raphaelites or poetry quotes. I’m so in love with The Lady of Shalott poem, it’s one of my favourites!

I hope you enjoyed my little room tour, a huge thanks to Sass & Belle – and for the lovely words and kindness on my May garden post!  You can also get £10 off an order over £40 by using the code ‘icecream’ on their website. Check out my Pinterest here for more of my interior favourites – bursting with pinks, creams and wooden/floral details! ♡



  1. Renee
    May 22, 2016 / 1:42 am

    Your room looks lovely! I love that hand mirror!!

    Renee | Lose The Road

    • elizabeth
      May 25, 2016 / 6:53 pm

      Thank you so much Renee, I'm so glad you love it! πŸ˜€ β™‘

  2. Hayley
    May 22, 2016 / 4:38 am

    I recently moved into a new house and I wish my room looked as great as yours! I still have a few boxes out and a ton of organizing, haha
    I love the pretty pastel pink you used!
    Have a good one
    Hayley || hayleyoliviareflectionsofme.blogspot.com/ ||

    • elizabeth
      May 27, 2016 / 6:06 pm

      Thanks so much Hayley!! Ahh that's so exciting, I hope you have a wonderful time customising your new home πŸ˜€ so glad you liked it! β™‘

  3. Tam Hien Nguyen
    May 22, 2016 / 6:40 am

    You got such cute bedroom! x


    • elizabeth
      May 27, 2016 / 6:07 pm

      Aw thanks so much Liz! πŸ˜€ β™‘

  4. Emma Copland
    May 22, 2016 / 8:44 am

    How good is Sass & Belle?! I love that place! That hand mirror is gorgeous, loving the cushions too x


    • elizabeth
      May 27, 2016 / 6:13 pm

      It's soooo good, I could just browse their site for days haha! I've heard that they have a little shop down south as well, I'd love to pay a visit sometime πŸ˜€ thanks so much Emma!! β™‘

  5. Jess | The Indigo Hours
    May 22, 2016 / 8:56 am

    This is beautiful! I love Pablo the Pug β™₯

    Jess xo | The Indigo Hours

    • elizabeth
      May 27, 2016 / 6:13 pm

      Thanks so much Jess, so kind! He's the cutest xD β™‘

  6. Unknown
    May 22, 2016 / 9:39 am

    Oh my gosh just look at that adorable Pablo Pug cushion…I'm so in love and want one for my bedroom! πŸ™‚

    xx, Matea

    • elizabeth
      May 27, 2016 / 6:14 pm

      Hehe it's the cutest thing! He makes a wonderful companion for Oscar's cot too πŸ˜€ thanks so much Matea!! β™‘

  7. Class and Glitter
    May 22, 2016 / 9:46 am

    The rose garland is gorgeous, as is everything as!

    Parie x

    • elizabeth
      May 27, 2016 / 6:15 pm

      Thank you so much Parie, so kind! πŸ˜€ β™‘

  8. MakeErinOver
    May 22, 2016 / 11:09 am

    That pug cushion has to be the cutest thing, LOVE IT πŸ™‚ I love your room though, it is so sweet πŸ™‚

    Erin || MakeErinOver

    • elizabeth
      May 27, 2016 / 6:15 pm

      Awww thank you Erin, I'm so glad you like it! πŸ˜€ β™‘

  9. Hannah
    May 22, 2016 / 11:58 am

    Beautiful colours!

    Hannah | Oh January

    • elizabeth
      May 27, 2016 / 6:16 pm

      Thanks so much Hannah! β™‘

  10. Helen C
    May 22, 2016 / 1:23 pm

    Beautiful post, I adore the colour scheme and special details you have chosen in your newly decorated room. I particularly like the Primark cushions, they look so cosy and soft. Thanks for those shop recommendations on affordable homeware too! I noticed how your room fits the style of your blog, I think that’s super cool. Hope you are having a nice weekend! πŸ™‚ xx

    Helen | Helens Fashion & Beauty Blog

    • elizabeth
      May 29, 2016 / 7:20 am

      Awww thank you so much Helen, that's so kind!! I'm so glad you liked it and it was helpful, awww I hope you are too! πŸ˜€ β™‘

  11. Curls n Cakes
    May 22, 2016 / 2:28 pm

    OMG! I am in love. I want your room! Everything is so beautiful and I adore that hand mirror.
    Hope you are having a nice weekend.
    Much love,

    • elizabeth
      May 29, 2016 / 7:22 am

      Thank you so much for your kind words Mona! I'm so glad you liked it! I hope you are having a wonderful weekend too πŸ˜€ β™‘

  12. Unknown
    May 22, 2016 / 2:45 pm

    Super cute, love the romantic/girly elements!


    • elizabeth
      May 29, 2016 / 7:22 am

      Thank you so much Athena! πŸ˜€ β™‘

  13. Sally
    May 22, 2016 / 7:33 pm

    Your room is so pretty, it fits perfectly with your blog theme and pictures, so romantic ad girly. Beautiful xx

    • elizabeth
      May 29, 2016 / 7:24 am

      Thank you so much Sally, that's so kind, I'm so glad you like it! πŸ˜€ β™‘

  14. Kayleigh Wright
    May 22, 2016 / 7:41 pm

    I seriously love that hand mirror, I just love the pretty vintage style of it! Not to mention the pug pillow too, it's so cute πŸ™‚

    Kayleigh | anenthusiasmfor.blogspot.co.uk

    • elizabeth
      May 29, 2016 / 7:27 am

      Awww thank you Kayleigh!! How kind, I'm so glad you like it! πŸ˜€ β™‘

  15. Lauren
    May 22, 2016 / 8:45 pm

    Hey Elizabeth, thanks for commenting on my blog earlier! I am in love with your room make over, this colour scheme is everything οΏ½οΏ½

    • elizabeth
      May 29, 2016 / 7:28 am

      No problem Lauren, thanks so much and it's great to meet you! Awww I'm so glad you like it! πŸ˜€ β™‘

  16. louise
    May 22, 2016 / 9:23 pm

    Such a lovely post! I love the pug cushion! x
    Louise | helloteddy.co.uk

    • elizabeth
      May 29, 2016 / 7:29 am

      Thanks so much Louise, so glad you like it! πŸ˜€ β™‘

  17. Sarah
    May 22, 2016 / 10:12 pm

    That cushion is amazing!
    Such a beautiful room xxx

  18. Kenzie Smith
    May 23, 2016 / 12:26 am

    Your room looks absolutely amazing! I love the pastel color you chose for your wall and the way everything ties in together so well!

  19. Amy
    May 23, 2016 / 12:32 am

    Your room looks so perfect for spring! I especially love that mirror β™₯
    Amy xx

    Little Moon Dragon

  20. Kynia
    May 23, 2016 / 1:55 am

    okay, that Pablo pug cushion is to die for! and the wall colour and your overall style… in love! looks like the perfect summer haven <3 thanks for sharing xX


  21. May 23, 2016 / 2:32 am

    Your room is sooo lovely!
    Followed you on GFC and Bloglovin. πŸ™‚

    Mhaan <3 | Mommy Rockin' In Style Blog

  22. Unknown
    May 23, 2016 / 2:34 am

    Your room is ADORABLE, and so tidy! (!!!) xx


  23. Fiona Bernal
    May 23, 2016 / 8:20 am

    You have a very cute and pretty room Elizabeth! And a very cozy pillows too πŸ˜€


  24. Rosie
    May 23, 2016 / 10:10 am

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  25. Marie Roget
    May 23, 2016 / 2:36 pm

    So pretty! I really love the colors πŸ˜€
    I'm following you, dear.

    Love, Marie Roget | Marie Roget Shop

  26. Carina G.
    May 23, 2016 / 4:03 pm

    I'm totally in love with your room, it's so pretty !
    Thanks for following me dear ! I'm following you too <3


  27. Unknown
    May 23, 2016 / 7:44 pm

    Lovely space. The pillow is so cute.


  28. Suvarna Gold
    May 23, 2016 / 8:31 pm

    how pretty it looks !

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  29. Harriet Pattison
    May 23, 2016 / 9:24 pm

    So cute! I love Sass & Belle <3


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  30. Charlotte - Nichole
    May 24, 2016 / 12:15 pm

    So cute!
    a life of a charlotte

  31. Demilla / Dasha Zubenko
    May 24, 2016 / 1:18 pm

    It looks awesome! I love this style!

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  32. Anonymous
    May 24, 2016 / 5:15 pm

    this is such an adorable room. I adore Sass & Belle items!


  33. Tijana
    May 24, 2016 / 9:11 pm

    so nice πŸ™‚ have a nice day:)


  34. Hannah
    May 25, 2016 / 1:03 pm

    What a beautiful room and a lovely blog πŸ™‚


  35. Unknown
    May 30, 2016 / 2:40 pm

    Really lovely, I adore how you treated the wood to tie it in more with the room.

    Amy | fourcatsplusus.co.uk

  36. Unknown
    June 3, 2016 / 3:02 pm

    Looks so cosy :).
    x Hannah

  37. Unknown
    June 8, 2016 / 7:12 am

    We also adore rustic furniture and pastel colors together, your room came out so beautifully! You have a great eye for decoration, we're seriously thinking of getting a pug pillow like yours too!

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