All done! You know, I’ve been thinking… this blog thing really keeps one accountable to finish what you started. I’d bet my life that this room would have sat another year or two with one or two things not being done. Like, I’m sure I would’ve made an excuse to not finish the curtains…or even start them for that matter, because I was scared I’d mess them up…
But, I knew I had to buckle down and finish because I told you guys I would. Funny how that works, huh? Sometimes we need just that little extra push to get it done.
I wish I had taken before pictures. It was quite sad. Poor girl being the third child and all, didn’t get much hoopla for her room… But, now we’re all jealous! I kept the wall color the same as her nursery (If you can all it that). It’s a great green that goes with anything. The sky painted ceiling is also a remnant of when her brothers resided in this room.
Art collage above her kitchen and play area.
The Bookshelves are still my favorite part
The little chair was my moms when she was little. I love that Natalie has it now! The lamp was purchased at Lowes and I added a simple grosgrain ribbon to the top and bottom of the shade using double stick tape
This is an old maple nightstand I found on Craigslist and painted. I added the back fabric with Mod Podge and found it made a perfect nap spot for the kitty :) Tutorial HERE
Did ever mention I have lamp issues? Yep. I buy them like I used to buy shoes! I couldn’t resist this stacked pachyderm lamp with the polka dot shade I found at Home Goods.
These mirrored hooks I found on clearance at Joann’s several months ago. I love the vintage feel and they are perfect for her ever growing apron population
Speaking of aprons, I whipped up this ruffly little number that matches all the fabrics in her quilt and floor pillow. She cooks in it all the time ;)
The ironing board got a facelift using THIS fabric
I stitched a sun and cloud motif on some blue felt and hooped it for her art collage wall
I also hooped up some regular ol’ fabric. easy. cheap. color!
The button knobs kill me. I love them. I actually didn’t buy them at first on account of my flaky un-decidedness and then had a sinking panic feeling when I got home, so the next day went back to Joann’s to pick them up. They add so much fun and color to an otherwise boring dresser.
The dresser was one of the major purchases. I looked for months and didn’t find anything I liked, so I broke down and ordered it from Costco. The drawers glide so nicely and the finish is fabulous!
The curtains were the last of my projects because it took me For.Ev.Er to pick out the fabric. But, I couldn’t be happier. The shape of the print, the colors, it pulls the whole room together.
The hodge podge of letters came out just the way I envisioned it. You can see all the tutorials HERE
The floor cushion fabrics are what set the mood for the entire room
The modern table and chairs were purchased at Overstock.com
And it is always stocked with treats. And tea. We drink a lot of tea ‘round these parts :)
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UPDATE: After all the emails I got regarding the color of her walls, I tracked down the old can!! Although I don't have the name of the color, they did label it with the color combination they used to create it. The brand is BEHR...hope this picture helps!