8/17/14

Hart of Dixie Inspired Bedroom Decor | Reader Request


All the way from Italy, Daria wrote in to The Lovely Side asking for a little inspiration in recreating Zoe's room from Hart of Dixie. While I'm slightly familiar with the show, I've never watched it. And finding photos of Zoe's space was a bit of a challenge. However, I was able to whip up an inspiration board based on the above and below photos.


I'm guess Zoe's room isn't always such a mess! ;) 


How would I describe my glimpse into Zoe's room? Class feminine meets crisp modern meets southern cottage chic. Here's how I recommend pulling off Zoe's bedroom style.

Blue Wallpaper: Search online or your local home improvement store for a wallpaper (or renter-friendly removable wallpaper) in a similar subtle geometric pattern and cobalt color. Or paint your walls that color of blue.

Upholstered Headboard: Not only are upholstered headboards widely available (try Target and Urban Outfitters), but if you're handy you could create your own for less by searching Pinterest for a DIY tutorial. A basic beige will do if you can't find the exact pattern, but you could also stencil or draw the pattern on.

Pastel Bedding: Mix and match your bed sheets in shades of buttery yellow and rosy pink. It looks like Zoe's comforter is beige with white polka dots, but a plain beige will do, too. Just add some beige and white patterned pillows to get the same look and feel.

Wall Art: I love that lattice-like metal cutout thing (is it a screen?) in Zoe's room, but that's probably expensive and difficult to come by. Instead, get the same style on a smaller scale with some metal cut-art wall art. Search thrift shops and online. If it's in the wrong color, you can always give it a nice coat of metallic spray paint.

White Nightstands: This is easy. Find two simple nightstands (they don't have to be the same) with clean lines and edges. Paint them both a bright, crisp white and replace hardware with something shiny, silver, and modern. The clean lines balance out the headboard's feminine curves. 

Smoky Gray Curtains: I think you could find some smoky gray or blue sheers anywhere from a home decor store to Walmart or Target. These are versatile. You could even go with sheer whites to let more light in.

Glass Lamps: Those lamp bases I see in Zoe's apartment (glass base, round shapes, blueish tint) are everywhere right now. I've seen them online and in stores like Target. With such a glitzy lamp base, keep the shade simple... like solid beige, a light burlap, or even white.

Girly Accessories: There are lots of flowers around Zoe's bedroom. Bring in a vase of your own. Add in more feminine touches with things like small, pretty candles or a floral notebook on your nightstand. Store away clutter in light-hued wicker baskets. 

Natural Toned Flooring: It appears that Zoe has light hardwood floors, but if you're not so lucky you can still get a similar look. Search online for rugs that look like wood planks. Or opt for a less expensive rug with white and beige stripes. 


Hope this helps, Daria!

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Disclaimer: I'm neither the the set designer nor in touch with the set designer for these television and movie rooms. Unfortunately, I do not know the sources for most of the decor, furniture, etc. These inspiration boards and posts are meant to show a similar look and help guide you in shopping for items that will help you get there. If you really want to know the source of a specific item (for example, where a pair of curtains can be purchased), feel free to leave your question in the comments. If I knew, it would definitely be listed in the post. However, maybe another The Lovely Side reader out there will know!
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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

thanks jessica for your work.i guess a post like this takes time to create.i love this section, in fact i discovered this blog several years ago through penny from tbbt inspired apartment.have a nice day!

Jessica Hansen said...

You're welcome! I hope to be churning more of these tv/film decor boards soon!

Thank you for reading The Lovely Side! xoxo

Anonymous said...

I adore this post! I do love her room on set, and I'm a fan of the show. Her room is always well put together and stylish. These are great!