My daughter and I are both over the moon excited that her room makeover is finished! And I’m sharing it with you all today! So much time and work went into every single part… there wasn’t hardly anything that was a simple fix… but it makes it that much more worth it.
FULL source list at bottom of post
In case you missed it, last month I shared my room design for this room HERE.
And this is what it looks like now…
I tried to keep things fairly simple, but I had fun with color and pattern. The striped yellow rug is from Rugs USA and it really livened up the space with the sunny yellow color. It also is my first wool/cotton blend rug that does NOT shed at all! It is amazing… the perfect solution for a kid’s room.
The board and batten was probably the biggest chore. It took me an entire Saturday (from sun-up to past midnight- by myself) to install most of the wood (including plywood over the sheetrock), then another couple days to finish up installing the wood, add wood filler, sand, then paint two coats on all the newly installed board and batten.
As I mentioned in my post on Monday, when I shared a tutorial on how to stencil a wall, the walls were painted with two coats of BM in Yours Truly with BM Simply White for the stencil. That part took me about 6 hours. Granted… I am doing all of this solo, because my other half is back in school.
Because her room is SO so tiny (like 12 x 10) there was basically no room to have a dresser, if I wanted to have a little reading nook. There is a closet to hold most of her larger toys, but the clothes situation needed a solution. So I came up with a storage trundle:
The center dividers can easily be removed and this trundle holds a standard twin mattress! It is on 6 wheels, so it glides in and out very smoothly. To see build plans for the this trundle storage CLICK HERE. I’ll have you know, I built this entirely from extra wood I had! All I had to buy was the wheels and corner brackets. The pulls are vintage from my stash.
Because I no longer had to worry about space for clothing, the other side of the wall I could use for a reading nook and a bookcase– holding all her small toys. Why is it that girl’s toys always seem to have a million minuscule pieces? Drives me crazy I tell ya…
The gallery wall includes a giclee print from my girl, Lucy’s Society6 shop and some hand-made things I threw together. I will probably switch some things out as I find them.
Both Kaila (my daughter) and I had so much fun painting these letters. She loves to paint (wonder where she gets that from?) and we found these cork letters at Michael’s, painted them, then glued them on cardstock, already in a frame.
This is another craft project I’m proud of, but is a total and complete copycat of an Anthropologie globe. Only I decided to use a Bible quote instead of a Shakespeare quote. I just painted over a small globe I had with craft paint for the flowers and leaves, and a metallic gold Prismacolor marker for the outlines and letters.
This canopy is my daughter’s favorite part of the whole room. She loves to hang out in that little spot, and even insists on getting dressed in there. I made it from Ikea curtains hung on a small hula hoop that I reduced the size of, then the top part with tassels were just things from my fabric and craft stash.
I asked her to pose for me and she was more than happy to oblige. 🙂
Gosh I love this girl!
I mentioned this above but just in case you missed it:
and some updates to her room are below:
**I was provided with the paint from Benjamin Moore, the stencil Royal Design Studios, and rug from Rugs USA in exchange for mention in this post. All opinion are my own and I would not use them or recommend them if I did not truly love them!**
Source list in Order of Appearance:
Paint: Benjamin Moore Simply White OC-117, Aura Interior, Satin Finish (stencil)
Benjamin Moore Yours Truly 1317, Aura Interior, Flat Finish (walls)
Benjamin Moore White Dove PM-19, Aura Interior, Semi-Gloss (board and batten, trim, doors)
Stencil design: Esperanza Lace Tile Stencil by Royal Design Studios
Artwork: Isn’t She Lovely by The Urban Post
Daybed: thrifted, painted with Rustoleum Seaside in Gloss
Throw pillows on bed: Target and HomeGoods
Polka dot sheets: Target
Duvet: Well-Nested Duvet cover from Land of Nod
Quilt: vintage, Etsy
Felt Balls on wall and on bookcase: Seamstress colorway by Hello Maypole
Trundle Storage: Shades of Blue Interiors – hot pink color is 60/40 ASCP Emperor’s Silk & Pure White
Lace canopy: Shades of Blue Interiors – lace curtain panels from Ikea
Pink seat cushion & pillow in canopy: HomeGoods & Target
Small bookcase: Purebond bookcase kit white-washed with ASCP in Old White
Seagrass baskets in bookcase: HomeGoods
Owl lamp base & shade: Walmart
Globe: hand painted by Shades of Blue Interiors
Art in gallery wall: Pink Peonies print by Craftberry Bush
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