Monday, September 21, 2009

New Room

My daughter's room got a much needed face lift. Don't really have any before pictures, but the walls were off white dingy with fingerprints all over the place. A friend at work paints on the side and gave me that orangey-red color for the accent wall. I really like the way it came out.
We had been wanting to get her a loft bed for more floor space cause her room is so tiny. Finally found this one at Wal Mart of all places that was in our price range. There's a few million pieces when you open the box.
But it turns out looking like this. It took us slightly over 2 hours. And when I say us, I mostly mean my husband.
I liked the idea of having a little desk under there for her to study at...found this cheap one at Wal Mart too. It was a perfect fit. Still have to get a desk lamp and a little task chair. Then the real studying can begin!
Oh the blinds, we're such doofuses. We didn't realize in the store you'd be able to see right through them. Duh :P We'll have to fix that somehow.
I'm not sure about mixing the metal bed with bamboo shades, but I guess we're not going for any decor contests and we liked them.
It's the girly stuff corner!
Well, she likes it and is thrilled with her new bed, and I guess that's what matters!

19 comments:

Katy ~ said...

Lovely girly girl room! I would have loved a room like this when I was growing up.

Katy ~ said...

Lovely girly girl room! I would have loved a room like this when I was growing up.

James said...

Her room had a facelift - wait a minute, her room has a face? That's a freaky house you've got there!

sherri said...

Love the vibrant colors!

Katherine Aucoin said...

You can totally mix the metal with the bamboo shades. The bamboo softens the metal as will all of the other accents ya'll decide on. I think the room looks terrific!

Monica H said...

It's such a cute room. Those bright girly colors beat white walls any day!

As far as the blinds go, you can probably see out but you can't see in. Just a thought.

Tater Tot Mom said...

So cute!

You can buy a blackout shade for the back of the bamboo roman shade. You'll be losing the light though without having it pulled up. Otherwise you could add curtains over top?

I really like it though...just darling and love the lights on the bed!

Kim said...

I love the new color and I have never seen a bed like that. I like how the bed offers so much more space. Very nice. I bet she is so excited!!

valentine said...

what a great way to save some space. the colors are very nice.

5 Star Foodie said...

My daughter I'm sure would love to have a room like that! Very cute!

MaryRC said...

looking good, i like the colors too.

love lives in the kitchen said...

hello! i found you on sist! i like so much the blog, i love to read about cooking:)
i like very much the colours in your daughter's room :)
wish you a great day!
justyna

Steph Jordan said...

Hi there. Stopping by from SITS. Got hungry. Really hungry. LOL. Love your blog. and the room came out too cute!

Come by and visit me sometimes
Steph :-)

www.diviacity.blogspot.com

The Japanese Redneck said...

Everything turned out great. I like that bed. Never seen one and what a great idea. Gives you your floor space back, how neat.

Ramona

S.E. Sward said...

Great job on the room! Stopping by from SITS.

♥peachkins♥ said...

nice color! I'm sure she loved it!

Captain Dumbass said...

I like that paint combo. I just finished (like an hour ago) painting out bedroom. It took two months to remove all the wallpaper and two days to paint.

Carolyn @ My Backyard Eden said...

Cute room! I love the idea of a loft bed. You can get so much more in a room when you raise the bed like that! Thanks for stopping by my blog today!

Ingrid said...

First Babygirl's room is painted various shades of pink and we've been wanting to loft her bed as well. Thanks for the headsup on the bed and desk. Guess we'll be checking out our local walmart for them!

How old's your daughter? Mine turned 10 this summer.
~ingrid
~ingrid