Monday, March 12, 2012

boys room reveal

Over the last few weeks I've been working on my son's room.  I am so happy to share the results with you today.  This was a tough room for me.  First of all, this was how the room looked when we moved in.  So although I had never decorated this room into a young boys theme, I was redecorating the room into a more grown-up space.  Not an easy task for a mama whose little boy is growing up.  It's hard to believe he will be 9 next month.  My second challenge came in decorating in a football theme.  I am not a big sports fan, so channeling my inner sports fan was not easy.  In the end I decided to go with a more classic theme and only add in football related accessories.  I explained that if in a few years he wanted to change the theme it would be easy enough to just change out the accessories.  He seems to have bought that - whew.


So here is the before shot.


And here is the after!
I love how much larger the room looks and feels.  Not to mention how much cleaner.  There is no better spring cleaning than a fresh coat of paint!

Enjoy your week!  

Di

Closet after - see closet organization here

Football sign made with scrapbook paper and pressed wood letters.


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14 comments:

  1. It looks fantastic! Hope it stays as clean and neat!

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  2. Thanks! You know the cleanness will never last, but I'm enjoying it while it lasts!

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  3. I love the grey. I just painted my nine year old boys room and did a complete makeover. We choose a dark grey. Your son looks happy in his tween room. THis room will carry him through his teen years. Great job! Lesley

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  4. Hi Diane Saw you stopped by. Here's the link for the finished room. http://chaoticallycreative.com/2012/02/05/gavins-world/

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  5. I'm sure as a teenager he'll be inviting his friends to check out his awesome room! This project would be perfect for our linky party featuring "Transformations" called Repurpose-Remodel-Reveal, I know our readers would love to see it too! (It starts tomorrow- Friday, March 16th 2012 at 7:00 am and reoccures every 1st and 3rd Friday)

    -Whitney @ TheRoosterAndTheHen

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  6. Love the football sign! Nicely done girl.

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    1. Thanks Beth! That was such an easy one!

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  7. Great job! Love the paint & the football letters.

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  8. I wandered over from Thrifty Decor Chick--looks great! I'd have trouble with a football theme, too, but you've hit the right note...it's there but not overwhelming. Fortunately, all of my boys inherited our non-sporty genes. Of course, I'm sure the day when I get asked for a minecraft themed room is not far off...

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    1. lol I think my son would love a minecraft room too! Glad I dodged that bullet - too many squares!

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  9. It looks awesome! You did a great job!!

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