Monday, September 26, 2011

Kids Bedrooms

Roomspiration continues today over at All Things Bright and Beautiful with kids bedrooms.  I have a son and a daughter.  In honor of Roomspiration today, here is a tour of both of their bedrooms:
My daughter's room was updated a few months back on a budget.
I made the bedskirt and the euro pillows as well as the neck rolls.
The chair was reupholstered.  It started out looking like this:
I think everyone had a glider chair like this.  
Big transformation and so much less money than a new chair.
I recently found a desk and chair on Craigslist for $30.  Using AS Chalk Paint I transformed the desk and chair and reupholstered the chair with fabric I had on hand.
The wall in her room was stenciled by me.  It took five hours but the end result was worth all of the hard work.  You can check out how I did it here.

Here is my son's room.  Clearly a baseball fan, his room definitely has a sports theme. 
This was his room about four years ago.  We were in transition from his toddler years Pooh room to a sports room.  He didn't want to totally get rid of the mural my brother painted until he was ten when he was finally ready to let us paint over it.  The side table was an unfinished piece of furniture from AC Moore which I painted and added baseball knobs.  All pre-blog...imagine that.

My husband and my son are visiting all of the MLB baseball stadiums.  At each stadium they collect a baseball for his case.

I sewed the valance for his window.  I wanted it to look like pennants to go with the sports theme.  
Here's a close up of the table I painted for his room.

{ All Things Bright and Beautiful }

I headed over to link up my kid's bedrooms.  I hope you will stop by All Things Bright and Beautiful and link up your kid's rooms too.

Hope to see you there!



René said...

Your daughter's room is delightful! Love those mixed patterns & colors.

Gina said...

Both bedrooms are beautiful! I have to say I'm stunned by the glider...I have one sitting in my basement right now. I had to idea it could be turned into something so pretty.

Unknown said...

Looks great! Actually awesome! I love to do DIY-projects by my self too;)Always at least one project going on;D

Debbiedoos said...

Your kids rooms are gorgeous. So nicely decorated and so much personality!

Unknown said...

Both you and SJ have this link up and as of 9 am est, the hostess doesn't have the linky party up! Her last post was last Friday. lol I will keep checking back!!! I have an older post with some pics of my daughter's room that I want to share.

Anonymous said...

Lovely! Would you be willing to share a step by step of how you transformed the rocker? Yes, I have 2 actually of those very same chairs in your daughters room. Awesome job. :)

Susan Anderson said...

Too bad they have to live in such squalor.



PS. Seriously, though. The rooms are beyond cool. I'll bet they love them!

Wendy@Once upon a rose haven said...

Beautiful rooms! Love your daughter's chair transformation. Well done!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Judy both rooms are beautiful! Martina

Shan said...

I like em all! :)

At The Picket Fence said...

Your kids rooms are so amazing Judy! You can tell you put lots of thought and time into them and they look incredible. I still can't get over what you did to your daughter's glider! You are so talented my friend! :-)

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Such great rooms Judy- love your daughters bedroom- it is so darling!! Well done on both rooms!! :)

Natasha in Oz said...

My son would love that room! It looks incredible.

Best wishes,

Aubrey {All Things Bright and Beautiful} said...

I am super impressed by both rooms, girly...especially with your daughter's! You can tell it was done with love...I'm especially crushing on that PBteen pillow I spy on the bed, I've been eyeing it for a while now, I might just have to take the plunge! Such cute rooms! Thanks for linking up, girl!

Jenny @ Simcoe Street said...

I love, love, love these!

Anonymous said...

I just finished my son's room and am about to start my daughter' son just turned 2 and my daughter is almost 11 mos, so we are in the stage it looks like you just left. I LOVE the daybed with all the pillows and patterned bedskirt.

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