- A Project For: Miller
- Age: 2
- Location: West Monroe, LA
With our second baby due soon, it was time to move our 2 year old out of his crib and into a big boy bed. So, I decided it was time for a whole new big boy room too!!
Project Nursery & Pinterest were the two main places I found inspiration and ideas. I wanted it to be a colorful, inviting place to play.
Colorful, eclectic, diy, functional
THE BED was my husband's when he was little so we painted it "Firmament" from Valspar (Lowe's)
CURTAINS: I used cheap ($2.99/yd + 40% off coupon) navy & white fabric from Hobby Lobby and pieced them together using Ultrabond iron-on strips (no sewing!!) and I added blackout (also from Hobby Lobby), curtain tie-backs were made using strips of fabric which I cut slits in the ends of and used a cup hook to hang them on the wall (easy!).
DRESSER: It was also my husband's. We left the top the original wood and painted the rest of it Valspar's "Sleek Gray" , the jute knobs are from Hobby Lobby and drawer pulls are original, spray painted with Krylon's Oil Rubbed Bronze.
BROTHER CANVAS: I loved this quote I had seen many times on Pinterest. I used a canvas that I had on hand, painted it with navy acrylic paint and used some foam stamps with white acrylic paint for the quote.
LARGE PHOTOS: I had 20x24 photos printed and then mounted them on foam board from Hobby Lobby using spray adhesive. I mounted them on the wall using 3M velcro adhesive strips.
CHEVRON PILLOW: made with fabric from Hobby Lobby
Alphabet Wall Cards: house8810.com
Yellow metal "M": 405 Imports in Norman ,OK
Green/gray quilt and striped pillow: Kohl's
Orange/burlap honeycomb lamp: Hobby Lobby (use a 40% off coupon)
Kids table & chairs: IKEA
Chalkboard, frames, old fan, books, etc are from garage sales & thrift stores.
It's hard to narrow down because I have several favorites...his bed, the yellow M, the alphabet cards, the big photos....
Just go for it! If I saw something I liked or wanted to make, I just went for it and it fit great into the room. Don't stress about everything having to match. The more character, the better. :)
Posted on June 9, 2012
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