home tour // my seattle loft ‘bedroom’

Wow, this is quite the bittersweet post to write. Late last week, I moved out of my gorgeous Seattle loft and into my first home. I couldn’t be more excited about the house itself (and location… and quiet… and potential), but it was really hard to leave a space that is so architecturally stunning. Prior to living here, I always wanted to live in a loft, especially amongst the exposed bricks. Well, for the past year I got to! This week I’m going to treat you guys to a home tour of my Pioneer Square loft with a different ‘section’ of the loft each day. First up, my bedroom!

home tour // my seattle loft 'bedroom' — check out the full tour on jojotastic.com!
home tour // my seattle loft 'bedroom' — check out the full tour on jojotastic.com!
home tour // my seattle loft 'bedroom' — check out the full tour on jojotastic.com!

So technically, the loft doesn’t have a bedroom. After all, it’s just one, giant open space.

Instead, I used a dresser and rug to help define the space (more on that here) and make it feel separated from the rest of the space. I picked up this mid-century style dresser from Craigslist and added a few of my treasures to the top. I stuck with a mostly white palette to keep things airy — one thing I learned from living with brick is that things can feel too dark VERY quickly.

home tour // my seattle loft 'bedroom' — check out the full tour on jojotastic.com!
home tour // my seattle loft 'bedroom' — check out the full tour on jojotastic.com!

As soon was I moved in, I KNEW exactly where to hang my vintage naked lady painting — above the bed. She looks glorious juxtaposed against the exposed brick, while also setting the mood for my bedroom, don’t you think?

I tend to prefer super casual, rumpled bedding so linen is always a favorite. And these custom Rebecca Atwood euro shams are definitely one of my most prized possessions! I love what they add to any mix-n-match bedding look I do.

home tour // my seattle loft 'bedroom' — check out the full tour on jojotastic.com!
home tour // my seattle loft 'bedroom' — check out the full tour on jojotastic.com!

Nightstands have always felt tricky for me. Sean and I have totally different styles, so I wanted each side of the bed to reflect that. Mine is definitely girlier and shinier thanks to this silver end table. I always keep a big stack of books there and tend to read by the light of my salt lamp before I go to bed. The light is soft and glowy, definitely not harsh.

Then, on Sean’s side we went with an octagonal wooden block that doubles as both a table and a stool. The rough-hewn look is perfect for my mountain-loving bf.

home tour // my seattle loft 'bedroom' — check out the full tour on jojotastic.com!
home tour // my seattle loft 'bedroom' — check out the full tour on jojotastic.com!
home tour // my seattle loft 'bedroom' — check out the full tour on jojotastic.com!

I’ll be sharing even more of the Seattle loft home tour this week, so be sure to stay tuned!

Sources: wooden bed from IKEA, vintage wooden dresser (similar), martini side table from West Elm, Thuja wooden stool c/o Bryght, linen duvet from IKEA, pink crochet-edge sheets from Gilt,  vintage painting, custom euro shams and dec pillows from Rebecca Atwood, Nyla rug c/o Loloi, salt crystal lamp c/o Lamps Plus, desk lamp from Target, rattan cat hut from Goodwill. If you’d like to know the source of anything else, let me know!

Photography by Meghan Klein

ps. if the loft looks familiar, it’s because my homegirl Coco+Kelley used to live here! Check out how she styled it over on My Domaine.