Here is the old:
Now here is the new:
Something white.....something nice.....something beachy. I wanted this one duvet bedding set from Pottery Barn, but who has a million dollars to spend? I found the same exact duvet bedding set at Kohls (same great quality and everything.....even with a little accent pillow) for half the price. Score. I also got a level II down alternative comforter from Kohls. Then I was able to find "platinum" colored 1000 thread count sheets on Overstock. Mission complete.
And yes, it does feel as luxurious as it looks. Lucky me!