Mystery Boho Bedroom & Metamorphosis


I know I've been seriously MIA lately and that it's pretty lame abandoning my dear blog this way...  BUT...
It is mainly because I think Gypsy Yaya is undergoing a bit of a metamorphosis.  Not that I'm changing directions or becoming minimalist or anything crazy like that.  What I have been thinking a lot about is my focus and direction and taking blogging more seriously.  Maybe I have a bit of Spring Fever, and it's got me thinkin all new and fresh.  I have been busy composing a loooonngg and involved post describing this in detail and have a few more tweaks before I feel I can share it with ya'll.  In the meantime just think of Gypsy Yaya as a chrysalis blog in it's cocoon, soon to emerge a butterfly.  Sounds groovy right?

So that being said, does anybody out there know where this picture came from?  I found it while "Pinteresting" and just LUUV it!  I have searched high and low and haven't found its' source anywhere.  I would love to know who this fellow maximalist person is and what the rest of their space looks like.  I can tell I would deeply dig it.  I'm guessing it was lifted from someones Instagram feed.  If anyone knows-please help!
Later Lovers


Update! Thank you gorgeous Taylor of Onyx-Eye for letting me know this is the bedroom of Brit Nason of Disarming Darling.! I realize now that I have been coveting this very same room for a minute. Haha.


Janis's Vintage Chic Apartment Tour - Part Four

Time for the fourth and final installment of Janis's Vintage Chic Apartment Tour. Which, if you don't already know was decorated almost entirely from thrift stores and/or for free.  Her place is Super Inspirational!  Seeing what she has achieved style wise with a tiny budget and a huge amount of creativity, determination and patience has put a fire under my butt to do the same. I thought I was the Queen of thrifty design but I think she's got me beat!  Her decorating style is not what you would expect to see in a thrifted home, she has the glamorous yet down to Earth "High Style" look down pat (she's a bit of a 30s movie star type).  I have always admired her ability to live beautifully and create gorgeous and comfortable environments and this apartment {as usual} did not disappoint.

 You can visit the other rooms in her home at the links at the end of this post. Enjoy!

PART FOUR - The Bedroom & Bath

 My bedroom is on the small side but it has great bones (hardwood floors/nice molding) and plenty of light from 2 large windows. A great foundation for a relaxing and pretty bedroom oasis.  I'm never afraid of filling a room with furniture to get maximum use out of the space. In this case I fit a double bed, dresser, bookshelf, 2 side tables, a chair and even a desk that doubles as both an office and a vanity area. I kept my color palate in tune with the rest of my apartment with my favorite combination of blues, white and pops of pink and animal print. 

All said and done I'd say I spent about $1500 to furnish and decorate my ENTIRE apartment so far. No word of a lie. I know. I'm awesome. With all of the finishing touches and maybe a few upgrades here and there I doubt I'll go over $2000. Not bad at all right?

That about wraps up Janis's Vintage Chic Apartment Tour!  I hope ya'll enjoyed it and came away with lots of ideas for decorating on a budget and are inspired to do a little treasure hunting yourselves.  Make sure to check out the other 3 parts if you haven't already. Just click on the links below.
 I'll be back pronto with some more cool stuff I have lined up to share with ya'll :) Maybe I'll even {finally) share some pictures of my home.  If I EVER feel like it's finished enough to share. Haha. It will happen. Soon. Promise.

Update: Janis recently purchased an 1854 farmhouse and started a new blog Big Rory Road to share the process of bringing it back to it's former glory. You can check out her new journey full of creative and vintage loveliness HERE.