Furnishing a New Home: Michael and Ellie’s Journey with Bed Bath and Beyond

Michael and Ellie have a lot to celebrate this year. They are getting married, have purchased, and are furnishing a new home.

As any new homeowner knows, furnishing a new space can be exciting and overwhelming. Luckily, Bed Bath and Beyond made the process easier for them. With their extensive selection of quality home goods, Michael and Ellie transformed two areas into a cozy and stylish home.

Outdoor patio with black railings, dark wood decking, white cushioned seating, a black coffee table with a vase and flowers, and a view of a green yard and trees in the background.
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Furnishing a New Home

A bedroom with a wooden nightstand, black lamp, and grey and striped pillows on a bed with a grey and blue blanket. A painting with blue and green tones hangs on the wall. White curtains are to the left.

Last month, I wrote a blog post titled How to Furnish a New Home or Apartment on a Budget and shared Michael and Ellie’s new home.

Today, I am sharing how Michael and Ellie outfitted their guest bedroom and outdoor deck with Bed Bath and Beyond items. You’ll find some great tips and inspiration here, whether furnishing a new home or refreshing your current space.

Outfitting the Guest Bedroom

A bedroom with a neatly made bed featuring blue and white bedding, a bedside table with a lamp, a large abstract painting above the headboard, and light-colored curtains.

Michael and Ellie prioritized creating a welcoming and comfortable guest bedroom. They wanted their guests to feel right at home, and with the help of Bed Bath and Beyond, they achieved just that.

Before Photo

An empty room with a large window, white walls, light wood flooring, and a ceiling fan. Sunlight streams in through the window.

Here is the bedroom photo from the day Michael and Ellie moved in.

Below are the items they shopped from Bed Bath and Beyond to decorate their guest bedroom.

Key West Console Table with Drawers and Shelves by Bush Furniture

A white wooden console table with two drawers and two lower shelves, featuring a framed picture, a candle, and a blue glass vase on top, standing on a wooden floor near a patterned rug.

The Key West Console Table is a versatile piece that fits perfectly in the guest bedroom. Its drawers and shelves provide ample storage space for guest essentials like extra towels, books, and decorative items. The coastal-inspired design adds a touch of charm and sophistication to the room.

Curtains and Rug

A minimalist bedroom with a light-colored dresser, a gray rug, a blue bedspread, a window with white curtains, and a view of trees outside.

Brooklyn Rug Co Lorretta Geometric Cotton Area Rug

Michael and Ellie chose the Brooklyn Rug Co Lorretta Geometric Cotton Area Rug to add warmth and texture to the space. Its geometric pattern and soft cotton material make it a stylish and comfortable addition. The rug also helps define the space and adds a cozy layer underfoot.

InStyleDesign Industrial Steel Pipe 1-inch Adjustable Curtain Rod

They opted for the InStyleDesign Industrial Steel Pipe Adjustable Curtain Rod for the window treatments. Its industrial look complements the room’s modern aesthetic, and the adjustable feature ensures a perfect fit for their windows.

Exclusive Fabrics Signature Plush Velvet Hotel Blackout Curtains

They selected the Exclusive Fabrics Signature Plush Velvet Hotel Blackout Curtains to provide guests with comfort and privacy. These luxurious drapes add elegance to the room and effectively block out light, ensuring a good night’s sleep.

Key West End Table with Storage by Bush Furniture

A bedside table with a drawer and shelf, featuring a black textured lamp with a white shade, a portion of a bed with a blue pillow, and a wall outlet beneath the table.

The Key West End Tables on either side of the bed offer additional storage and a place for guests to place their items. The design matches the console table, creating a cohesive look.

Mina Victory Lifestyle Woven Denim Throw Pillow

A bed with grey-blue knitted pillows, a striped cushion, and a colorful abstract painting above the headboard.

Adding a pop of color and texture, the Mina Victory Lifestyle Woven Denim Throw Pillow enhances the room’s overall aesthetic. It’s both stylish and functional, providing extra comfort for guests.

GALANO Layton Wood Frame King Platform Bed with Headboard

A bed with a light wood headboard, a white sheet, and blue pillows next to a bedside table with a colorful abstract painting hanging above.

The centerpiece of the guest bedroom is the GALANO Layton Wood Frame King Platform Bed with Headboard. This sturdy and stylish bed frame offers excellent support and beautifully complements the room’s decor. The headboard adds an extra touch of comfort and style.


A bed with wrinkled white sheets, a blue quilt draped at the foot, and a patterned gray rug underneath.

Beaute Living 3-Piece Cotton Reversible White Quilt Set

They chose the Beaute Living 3-piece Cotton Reversible White Quilt Set for bedding. This quilt set is soft, cozy, and reversible, allowing for easy changes in the room’s look. The crisp white color adds a fresh and inviting feel to the space.

Superior Solid Comforter Reversible Microfiber Down Alternative Bedding

Additionally, they added the Superior Solid Comforter Reversible Microfiber Down Alternative Bedding. This comforter provides warmth and comfort year-round. The reversible design offers versatility in color choices, perfectly matching the room’s decor.

Transforming the Outdoor Deck

A wooden outdoor deck features a seating area with two cushioned chairs and a sofa, a rectangular table with flowers, and a gas grill in the background. Trees provide a natural backdrop.

Michael and Ellie also focused on creating a comfortable and inviting outdoor space where they could relax and entertain guests. Bed Bath and Beyond offered a wide selection of outdoor furniture and decor, making it easy to find precisely what they needed.

Here is the before photo of their patio.

A wooden deck attached to a white house with sliding glass doors, set in a backyard with trees and neighboring houses visible in the background.

4-Piece Outdoor Steel Sofa Set

A patio with a black grill, white cushioned chairs, a black coffee table with a vase of flowers on a wooden deck, surrounded by trees.

The 4-piece Outdoor Steel Sofa Set includes a sofa, two side chairs, and a table. It is perfect for lounging and enjoying the outdoors.

Outdoor patio featuring a sleek, black-framed couch with cream cushions and patterned pillows, set against a backdrop of a spacious yard with trees under a clear blue sky.

The durable steel frame ensures longevity, while the comfortable cushions make it inviting for gatherings.

Outdoor Pillows

A wooden deck with two cushioned sofas, a low table, a small flower arrangement, and a gas grill, surrounded by greenery.

22-inch Indoor/Outdoor Geometric Throw Pillow OR Cover

The 22-inch Indoor/Outdoor Geometric Throw Pillows add a vibrant touch to their outdoor decor. The geometric pattern and durable fabric make these pillows a great outdoor choice, adding style and comfort.

Deconovo Throw Pillow Inserts (2)

To add extra comfort and style, they purchased Deconovo Throw Pillow Inserts. These high-quality inserts provide excellent support and fluffiness, making outdoor seating even more comfortable.

Benefits of Shopping at Bed Bath and Beyond

Outdoor patio with dark wooden decking, featuring white cushioned seating and a central coffee table with a vase of flowers. In the background, there are trees and a modern house exterior.

Shopping at Bed Bath and Beyond for all their home furnishing needs was a breeze for Michael and Ellie. Here are some reasons why Bed Bath and Beyond is an excellent choice for anyone looking to furnish their home:

Extensive Selection

Bed Bath and Beyond offers a vast selection of home goods, from furniture and decor to kitchenware and bedding. This wide range of products makes finding everything you need in one place easy.

Quality Products

Bed Bath and Beyond is known for carrying high-quality products from reputable brands. Whether you’re looking for durable furniture or luxurious bedding, you can trust that you’re getting items that will stand the test of time.


Shopping at Bed Bath and Beyond is incredibly convenient. You can shop online or download their app. The online store is user-friendly, with detailed product descriptions and customer reviews to help you make informed decisions.

Great Deals and Discounts

Bed Bath and Beyond often offers great deals and discounts, making it easier to furnish your home without breaking the bank. They also have a popular coupon program, which can help you save even more on your purchases.

Excellent Customer Service

The customer service at Bed Bath and Beyond is top-notch. Whether you need help finding a product or have questions about your order, their online-friendly and knowledgeable staff are always ready to assist.

Easy Returns

Bed Bath and Beyond makes returns easy if you’re unsatisfied with a purchase. Their hassle-free return policy ensures you can shop confidently, knowing you can easily exchange or return items if needed.

Furnishing a New Home

A backyard patio features white cushioned chairs, a small table with flowers, and surrounding greenery under a clear blue sky.

Furnishing a new home can be daunting, but with the help of Bed Bath and Beyond, Michael and Ellie created beautiful, comfortable spaces in their new house. Every detail, from the inviting guest bedroom to the relaxing outdoor deck, was carefully chosen to reflect their style and meet their needs.

Whether you are moving into a new home or looking to update your current space, Bed Bath and Beyond offers everything you need to create a home you love. You can’t go wrong with their extensive selection, quality products, and excellent customer service.

Congratulations to Michael and Ellie on their new home and upcoming wedding! We hope their story inspires you to create your own beautiful and functional spaces with the help of Bed Bath and Beyond. Happy decorating!

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  1. A console table instead of a dresser? I suppose their guests don’t need to unpack their suitcase?

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