Friday, November 8, 2013

Madeline's Room Makeover - Dandelion

Life has been so busy I forgot to post pics of Madeline's room makeover back in September. She's super thrilled with how it turned out, that makes me happy. I wanted to give her a tween room that she could grow into in her teen years. It all started on a trip to Ikea where we let her choose a new duvet cover, she picked this beautiful Lyckoax cover.

I had a vision of yellows and purples for her room. So we brought her duvet cover to Home Depot and picked out a coordinating wall color, we went with September Morning.

Because she had purple and green color on her walls already I bought paint with a built in primer. It worked great! I was told yellow is a tricky color for walls, but I'm happy with how this shade looks.

After the paint had dried for several days I went to work at applying the dandelion wall decal I had found on Amazon that is from Pop Decor. I had seen other dandelion decals but I especially liked this one because it had 3 dandelions and you could choose which color you wanted them in. I chose purple. It took quite a while to apply (several hours) only because there were SO many different parts of the decal. But Madeline and I LOVE how it turned out! It's perfect! Oh and we have textured walls, but had no problem with the decal adhering. 

Some other small touches for her makeover was buying these pretty drawer pulls from Hobby Lobby (they were 40% off, score!). She also wanted a white canopy net for above her bed. We were going to get one from Ikea but I thought it was overpriced around $25, so I found this one on Amazon for around $10.

The last detail touch for the room was finding some pom poms or lanterns to hang in the ceiling corners of the room. I found these accordion lanterns by Martha Stewart on Amazon too. The 3 shades of purple matched perfectly with her duvet cover!

And now it's complete!!! :) We rearranged her bedroom furniture...

Her desk was a Craigslist buy a year or so ago for $10. The chalk board was practically free from my work's model home furniture sale...

And now our princess sleeps wonderfully in her new room!


Justine and Fernando said...

It’s really sweet, and I think it’ll be perfect to grow into. In fact, I painted my room at my parents’ house (yellow and more lavender-ish) when I was there in my 20s..Now when Paloma goes back she calls my old room “her room”, and I think it’s because it’s because of the soothing colors. Great job!

andria said...

Madeline's room looks great! I love the colors! Definitely a 10 year old girls room!