My Bedroom and A Love Letter to My Tuft & Needle Mattress

Gabrielle Savoie's Bedroom • Tuft & Neeedle Mattress Review on @SavvyHome

 

TUFT & NEEDLE GENEROUSLY SENT ME ONE OF THEIR MATTRESSES TO TRY… THIS IS MY HONEST REVIEW.

 

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When I moved into my apartment, the first thing I tackled was my bedroom. This was my first experience at living in a high rise building and I wanted to create a cozy but clean hotel room feel. I knew I wanted to upgrade to a queen bed and the move seemed like the perfect excuse! I fell head over heels for this four poster bed from West Elm (FYI—it’s still 50-60% off!) because it reminded me of my stay at the Ludlow Hotel. I bought it sight unseen and had it delivered on move-in day.

Upgrading to a queen meant that I also needed a new mattress—something I absolutely HATE shopping for. So when Tuft & Needle offered to send me one of their mattress to try, I couldn’t say no. Worst case scenario, I’d just get a new one, right? The mattress arrived in a tiny vacuum-sealed box, and I’m still hating myself for not filming what happened next. Within minutes of cutting through the plastic wrapping, it had unfolded and expanded perfectly into place.

I won’t lie, I take my sleep very seriously and I was a little skeptical at how comfortable a vacuum-sealed mattress would be. I’ve been sleeping on it for about 5 months now, and I can honestly say that it’s the most comfortable mattress I’ve owned (even more so than the memory foam mattress I previously purchased for 6x the price)!

I will say this though: as much as I love the feeling of sinking deep into a mattress before dozing off, softer mattresses personally give my back pain after a few days, so I need a firm mattress, and this one is definitely very firm. It has amazing support, but if you don’t like the feeling of a firm mattress you might not like this one. I got a super fluffy duvet cover and pillows to maintain that soft hotel bed feel and it’s worked perfectly for me.

 

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West Elm Tabitha Bed | Tuft & Needle Mattress c/o | Matouk Dashiell Duvet and Shams | West Elm Quilt (sold out, similar) | West Elm Mongolian Lamb Pillow  c/o | Schoolhouse Electric Isaac Plug-In Sconces | Bailey Bedside table | Astier de Villatte Candle | West Elm Modern Weave Underbed Storage Baskets c/o

Disclaimer: This post is not sponsored, but I was generously gifted a Tuft & Needle mattress to try. All opinions are my own.

One Room Challenge: The Reveal!

Gabrielle Savoie's One Room Challenge on @SavvyHome

 

It’s finally time for the reveal!!

Remember Week 1? I highly suggest you go back to the before pictures for a minute, because we’ve come a long way. To recap, I moved in to a much smaller apartment, with a lot of ill-fitted furniture from my old place. The space needed an overhaul—and it got one! My new space is much better fitted to my lifestyle (and general style). And now that summer is here, I can finally sit back and enjoy!

 

Gabrielle Savoie's One Room Challenge on @SavvyHome

Gabrielle Savoie's One Room Challenge on @SavvyHome

Gabrielle Savoie's One Room Challenge on @SavvyHome

Gabrielle Savoie's One Room Challenge on @SavvyHome

Gabrielle Savoie's One Room Challenge on @SavvyHome

Gabrielle Savoie's One Room Challenge on @SavvyHome

Gabrielle Savoie's One Room Challenge on @SavvyHome

Gabrielle Savoie's One Room Challenge on @SavvyHome

Gabrielle Savoie's One Room Challenge on @SavvyHome

I had to learn the art of editing lately. Living in a small open space means that the slightest out-of-place item makes the entire room look messy! Because of this, when it came to making decor decisions, my eye was drawn to clean lines and a simple color palette.

I love that the space is small enough to completely transform with just a few pillows and a rug (remember week 4?). I also love the fact that my picture ledge allows me to switch the art around as I please. Since I like to be my own guinea pig when it comes to decorating, I love the versatility that this new place allows me to test out different looks and styles easily. This room is definitely very “me”—a little coastal, a little boho, a little modern and a little traditional. It’s a mix of items I’ve collected over the years, and some new ones thrown in the mix!

I can’t believe I was able to fit three rooms in one tiny space, but it worked! And believe it or not, it’s very functional! Ok, full disclosure: I’ve maybe had dinner at my bistro table once, but I love using it as library table, and use it to display books and flowers. My gals and I love sitting at the “bar”—those Bludot barstools are surprisingly comfortable! Everyone that has sat in them commented on their comfort. Of course, my favorite space remains the “living area” (a.k.a my sofa). Getting to sit back and relax after sitting at my desk for many hours is pure bliss.

I don’t mean to play favorites, but a piece I love in the room is Oomph X Savvy Home Tini Table—you might remember it from our collaboration last year. The fact that I had a say in the design of the piece makes it extra special. I’m thrilled to announce that Oomph has agreed to re-release the table for the One Room Challenge , and you guys get first dibs! Be quick though because they sold like hotcakes last year.

I won’t lie: it’s 12:16am and I’m not sure what my mental state is at this point: I’ve been styling, shooting and editing for the past 12 hours and I’m all bugged out. But we got here—and I’m thrilled with the result! I cannot wait to sit back and enjoy it… I hope you like it too! I spoke a lot about my process over the last few weeks, so you can re-read all about it below!

 

Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5

 

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Living Area Oomph X Savvy Home Tini Table (re-issued for a limited time for the One Room Challenge!) | Burlap Bench (similar) | Minted Sailboat and River Boat Prints c/o | West Elm Deep Picture Ledge c/o | Serena & Lily Braided Abaca Rug c/o | Bone Inlay Box (similar) | Mad et Len Candle | Hammered Metal Side Table (similar) | Le Labo Santal 26 Candle | Amy Poehler’s Yes Please | Loom Decor Roman Linen Shades c/o

Sofa from Beige Montreal (similar) | Fragments Identity Batik and Kuba Pillows c/o | Serena & Lily Brahms Throw in Surf c/o |  West Elm Mid-Century Floor Lamp c/o

Desk Area Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Frida Chair | West Elm Mini Mid-Century Desk c/o

“Sailboat” Bench Sailboat Frame belonged to my grandmother (similar) | Woven Leather Bench | J.McLaughlin Palm River Hat | Vanessa Bruno Bag

Kitchen Counter Allmodern Bludot Real Good Barstools in Copper c/o | Tory Burch x Dodie Thayer Canape Plates c/o | AESOP Hand Soap | Williams-Sonoma Napkins | Vintage Hublot Mirror (similar)

Dining Area Dresser from Beige Montreal (similar) | Schoolhouse Electric Caprice Lamp c/o | Vintage Ginger Jar (similar) | Serena & Lily Stafford Candlesticks | Jonathan Adler Muse Votive Candle | West Elm Waterscape Votives | Vintage Gold Mirror (similar) | Vintage Silver Tray (similar) | Wayfair Wishbone Chairs c/o | West Elm Reeve Bistro Table c/o | Far & Wide Collective African Basket c/o

 

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Photography, Styling & Interior Design by Gabrielle Savoie.

Guest Post: A Nursery Design for Kirsten Krason

I’m incredibly flattered to be guest posting today over on 6th Street Design School where I’m covering for Kirsten while she enjoys some well-deserved time off with her newborn bub. The theme  of the post was “dream nurseries” which is double the fun because it’s a nursery AND it involves no budget.

I’m sure Kirsten needs no introduction since her blog probably gets more traffic than JFK at Christmas but if you have been living under a rock, please stay a while and enjoy the cleverness of this decorating beauty.

Here’s a peek-a-boo of the room I designed, but you’ll have to hop over for the full thing and sources.

Oh and if you want to have your nursery (or any other room) designed by me, yep I do offer these services. Drop me a line, I’d love to help.