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Whew! I finally got the room done. It has taken me two weeks to get it done. Not because there was a lot to do, but my life is a non-stop ride on the interruption train. But none the less I am only a little worse for wear. There were lots of late nights painting and poor Addison has been bunking on the couch for most of it. She has been quite the trooper though. She said it was worth the wait.
So here is the before picture of her room. It is not always this messy, but we had just started going crazy on the whole redecorating.
We got her new bedding, pink of course. We painted the walls a very pale pink. We also found this chandelier at a charity resale shop for $15.00. I am bummed because I thought I had taken a before picture, but I guess I didn't. It was the color of cement, and not very cute, but with a little spray paint, beads and sparkly material this is what we ended up with!
Here is a close up of the beading on the shades. They are so cute and sparkly.
I painted the shade on her lamp, that was purple, with white paint and hot glued pink flowers and more of the same beading as what was on the chandelier.
This was a purple mirror, but my hubby broke the mirror trying to get it off to paint. In his defense it was seriously glued on, and there was almost no way of getting it off. So we decided to make it a frame for vinyl lettering that Addison picked out at my Mom's a few months back.
This stuff was on her all before, so not anything new. I do love the clock though. It is perfect for a Cinderella girl.
This is the before of the bookshelf, just plain old boring white shelf, nothing special, so we decided to give it a "pop" of color.
This was Addison's idea too. The original wall color in her room was the green behind the vinyl lettering. Her idea was to tape off a square and paint around it, so the green shows through. Hubby is going to put up some molding to make it look like a picture frame. Can't wait for that.
I even polished up the old furniture that is in her room. This furniture was my Great-Grandparents bedroom furniture. It is a bit old for a girl of 8, but I keep it for sentimental value. Someday I hope to have a nice guest room to put this set in, for now Miss Addison gets it.
Hope you enjoyed the tour. If any of you have a good curtain idea, please pass it along. I have such a hard time finding curtains that I like (that are not a fortune)!
PS...thanks to Grandma CoJe for funding the makeover